Southwest Memorial Hospital

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New Southwest Health medical office building dedicated

The new medical office building under construction at the Southwest Memorial Hospital campus was dedicated Tuesday in a “topping-out ceremony” attended by about 30 hospital staff, board members and...

DATE: June 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Southwest Health celebrates Wound Healing Awareness Month

June is Wound Healing Awareness Month, and Southwest Health System’s director of rehabilitation services, Jodi Harris, offers some advice for wound care. “Keep your wound clean, covered and moist,”...

DATE: June 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Southwest Colorado hospitals could lose more than $4 million

DENVER – The financial impact of balancing Colorado’s budget on the backs of healthcare providers just became a little more tangible.The Colorado Hospital Association released a report Monday on...

DATE: April 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Southwest Memorial Hospital expansion moves ahead

The $32 million expansion of Southwest Memorial Hospital is gaining ground, with a new emergency services station set to be completed this July. Once the entire project is done, which hospital...

DATE: April 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Hospital Provider Fee reform clears Colorado Senate committee with GOP support

DENVER – Hospitals in rural Colorado and they people they serve can breathe a little easier as a measure to undo a $264 million cut to the healthcare system passed its first hurdle. Senate Bill...

DATE: April 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Breast cancer deaths decline with early diagnosis

Besides skin cancer, breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer among American women. In fact, about 1 in 8 U.S. women will develop invasive breast cancer over the course of her lifetime....

DATE: March 9, 2017 | COLUMN: Southwest health notes

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CDC doctor talks to Cortez doctors about antibiotics

A representative of the Centers for Disease Control spoke to Montezuma County doctors on Wednesday about how to better use antibiotics to treat diseases. Katherine Fleming-Dutra, a pediatric...

DATE: Jan. 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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Montezuma County gets drop-off bin for unused prescriptions

Got a drawer or cabinet with unused or expired prescription drugs?To avoid them getting in the wrong hands, Southwest Memorial Hospital is now a drop-off point for a medication take-back program...

DATE: Jan. 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Living

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Southwest Memorial welcomes its first baby of 2017

Dantzelle Kelly and Tim Yazzie of Cortez rang in the new year with the birth of their daughter Serenity Yazzie, the first baby born at Southwest Memorial Hospital in 2017. Serenity was born on...

DATE: Jan. 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Local institutions to finance hospital construction

The Southwest Health System and Montezuma County Hospital District Board of Directors announced Dec. 22 that financing has been secured for the expansion of Southwest Memorial Hospital. The...

DATE: Dec. 23, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Hospital construction project begins

DATE: Nov. 6, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Financing for hospital expansion inches forward

Southwest Memorial Hospital is negotiating with local banks for a $40 million loan to finance an expansion project and pay off $9.7 million in outstanding debt. The financing is being structured as...

DATE: Oct. 6, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News