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Welcome to the WHA monthly newsletter, your source for member news, current activities and trends that impact healthcare in our rural communities. Have news to share? Let us know!

What's up? News for Western Healthcare Alliance.

August 2019

WHA News

This month WHA’s CEO, Angelina Salazar sits down with Marguerite Tuthill, Network Development Manager and Tyler Downing, Data Innovation Manager from our Community Care Alliance (CCA), to talk about why the CCA is so vital to our organization. Listen Here. After listening, don't forget to reach out to Marguerite or Tyler for more information on the CCA.

Meet the Newest Addition to WHA’s Family of Companies - Western ACO

In July, WHA launched a brand-new members-only portal on The portal currently houses recorded Leadership Academy classes. Over the next few months we will roll out Peer Network specific sections that will allow our groups to share documents and more! Stay tuned for updates!

Member News

Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center Foundation Awards EMS to RN $5k Scholarship

Montrose Memorial Hospital Awarded $200k Grant for Opioid Response Project

Telluride Regional Medical Center Play for P.I.N.K. Raises $128k for Breast Cancer Research & Over $170k for Local Health Initiatives

Vail Health & Colorado Mountain Medical Announce New Partnership

Estes Park Health Foundation Receives $50k from Elizabeth Guild

Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center Offers New Outpatient Nutrition Program

Community Hospital Partners with Habitat for Humanity Build a Home

Telluride Regional Medical Center to Add Stroke Robot to Team

UCHealth Yampa Valley Medical Center Emergency Department to Undergo Major Renovation

Community Hospital's Oncology Department Earns Three-Year Accreditation

Vail Health's Urgent Cares in Both Gypsum & Avon Now Accredited Through the Urgent Care Association

Member Recognition

RWJF Names Quality Health Network’s Community Resource Network 1 of 5 National Semifinalists for Its Innovation Challenge

St. Mary’s Hospital Receives the Platinum Chest Pain - MI Registry Performance Achievement Award

Quality Health Network’s Western Colorado Community Resource Network Selected as National Semifinalist for Well-being Innovation Challenge

New Faces

Jason Anderson & Douglas Pattison Join Mind Springs Health & West Springs Hospital Leadership Team

What's Up in
Value-based Contracting?

WHA’s Community Care Alliance (CCA) is your centralized, cost efficient support infrastructure that provides population health solutions and value-based contracts with various payers.

What You Need to Know About MIPS in 2020

Meet the Newest Addition to WHA’s Family of Companies - Western ACO

Events, Education, & Training

Register for WHA Peer Network Meetings & Events

WHA Leadership Academy - View Upcoming Classes

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