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Welcome to the WHA monthly newsletter!

What's up? News for Western Healthcare Alliance.

January 2021

Forget New Year's resolutions, for 2021 WHA CEO Angelina Salazar has something different in mind. Read More

Healthcare Management is excited to announce the launch of its new collection software in 2021! Read More

WHA's Charitable Giving Committee gives back $18,500 in 2020. Read More

Member News

Aspen Valley Hospital Emergency Department Receives Press Ganey's Guardian of Excellence Award for Patient Experience

Community Hospital CEO Chris Thomas Featured on Becker's Healthcare Podcast

Valley View Hospital, Grand River Health Suspend COVID-19 Vaccine Wait Lists as Demand Heightens

Montrose Memorial Hospital Board of Directors Chooses New Management Company

Vail Health Purchases da Vinci Xi Surgical System

The Season of Giving

Community Hospital Receives $1 Million Donation from James Pulsipher to Help Build New Regional Cancer Center

Delta County Memorial Hospital Donates over 5,000 Pounds of Food

Grand River Health Employees Donate Food and Toys

HopeWest Receives $5,000 Donation from RE MAX 4000 to Support HopeWest Kids

Chevron Donates More Than $20,000 to St. Mary's Medical Center's Emergency Fund

Community Hospital Receives $30,000 Grant from Grand Junction Lions Club

HopeWest Receives $6,500 Donation from Academy Mortgage

St. Mary's Medical Center Employees Donate Nearly 300 Pounds of Food

Community Hospital's Grand Valley Oncology Receives $2,800 Donation from Grand Junction Police Department

Value-based Contracting News

CCA Executive Director Sharma Vaughn lays out the plans for 2021 in this months Rural Connections with Sharma.

Leadership Academy

Connecting the Dots: Creating a Departmental Strategic Plan Webinar - Tuesday, January 12, 2021 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM 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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