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Welcome to the WHA monthly newsletter!

What's up? News for Western Healthcare Alliance.

February 2021

As busy rural healthcare leaders, you might not realize all the services WHA can help you with. Read more in this month's Rural Treks with WHA CEO, Angelina Salazar.

WHA is proud to announce our newest member, Spanish Peaks Regional Health. Be on the look out for new members in your peer network groups and be sure to say hello! Learn more about Spanish Peaks Regional Health here.

Member News

Montrose Memorial Hospital Opens Sensory Room to Assist Children with Autism Spectrum Diagnosis & More

Colorado Hospital 'Superheroes' Honored for Work During Pandemic

Community Hospital Awarded Diabetes Center of Excellence Accreditation from the Joint Commission

Delta County Hospital Implements New Surfacide UV-C Disinfection Technology

Community Hospital Receives Nearly $5,000 Donation for New Regional Cancer Center

Delta County Hospital Sponsoring New Scoreboard for Local Highschool Basketball Team

Valley View Hospital Named Beneficiary of World Snow Polo Championship Proceeds

Vail Health Receives Shoutout from Governor Jared Polis

St. Vincent Hospital Receives $73,247 Donation for New Equipment

Animas Surgical Hospital & Pagosa Springs Medical Center Help Long-term Care Facilities With Covid Vaccinations

CEO of San Luis Valley Health, Konnie Martin, Joins Rural Health Services Council

Local Healthcare Workers in Montrose & Long-term Care Personnel Share Vaccination Experience

Montrose Memorial Hospital Frontline Workers Receive Donations from Montrose Help4Hope Program

New Faces

Zach Wojcieszek Named as New CFO for Moab Regional Hospital

Value-based Contracting News

WHA's Community Care Alliance members have hit the ground running in 2021! Read more in this month's Rural Connections with Sharma.

Leadership Academy

Peer Today, Boss Tomorrow Virtual Series
March 15, 17, 22, 24, 29, 31 from 8:15 AM to 9:30 AM MT

Click here to learn more and register.

Events, Education, & Training

Please click here to view and register for upcoming Peer Network meetings.

Learn More with Our Partners

WHA's Corporate Partners offer savings and education to members. Please visit their individual company pages on for more information. We also host educational webinars with our Partners. Missed one? Don't worry, we record them! Visit our members only portal and look for "Corporate Partner Program Presentations".

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