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Welcome to the WHA monthly newsletter!

What's up? News for Western Healthcare Alliance.

February 2022

WHA CEO, Angelina Salazar, and CINO, Tom Northey, have a brief Q&A session regarding the new Community Care Alliance Joint Venture. Read More

We are excited to announce WHA's newest Corporate Partner, Qualaris Healthcare Solutions. Save time and accelerate your quality initiatives with Qualaris' quality improvement auditing and reporting software. Learn More

WHA has developed a new mentorship program, Wisdom in Practice, built for those who want develop professionally and move into an administrative role. Learn More & Apply

Healthcare Management is celebrating 30 years! Throughout the year we will be introducing you to the HCM staff that help our owners and clients. This month, we'd like you to meet HCM's Administrative & Client Services Team.

Member News

Montrose Regional Health & Delta Health Collaborate for Gynecology Services

Speech Therapy Program Now Offered at Vail Health Howard Head Sports Medicine

St. Mary's Medical Center & Community Hospital Celebrate Grand Opening of St. Mary's Medical Education Center

New Delta Health Pain Center Provides Integrated Approach to Pain

Grand River Health Opens New Pulmonary Rehabilitation Center

Gunnison Valley Health Paramedics' Response Zone is Largest for an Ambulance Service in Colorado, Causing Strain

Grant Funding from UCHealth Yampa Valley Medical Center Foundation's Community Health Benefit Fund Increases for Third Straight Year

Only Independent Pharmacy in Meeker Closes, Pioneers Medical Center's Hospital-based Pharmacy Expected to Open in Spring 2022

Animas Surgical Center Receive Becker's Hospital Review 5-star Patient Experience Rating

Community Hospital Receives $25,000 Donation

Mind Springs Health Celebrates 50 Years

Gunnison Valley Health Launches New Website

Next Steps for Community Hospital's New Medical Clinic Opening in Palisade

Members on the Move

After 14 years, Mind Springs Health President & CEO, Sharon Raggio, Retires

Value-based Contracting News

CCA Administrative Director Marnell Bradfield reminds us that a patient-centered, value-based approach to care can lower costs while improving patient's quality of life. Read More

Leadership Academy

Virtual Series: Reality-Based Leadership Philosophy – Ditching the Drama & Turning Excuses into Results
March 7th, 9th, 14th, 16th, 21st, & 23rd, 2022 from 8:15 to 9:30 am

Click here to learn more and register.

Peer Network Activities

Please click here to access our member's only content in the member portal on In the portal you can register for upcoming Peer Network meetings, see meeting recaps, listen to presentations, and more.

Learn More with Our Partners

WHA's Corporate Partners offer savings and education services for members. Learn more online at WHA also hosts educational webinars with our Partners. Missed one? Visit our members only portal and look for "Corporate Partner Program Presentations."

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