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Welcome to the WHA monthly newsletter!

What's up? News for Western Healthcare Alliance.

July 2020

In this month's Rural Treks, WHA's CEO Angelina Salazar discusses recent events related to racial violence and how it affects our rural healthcare leaders. Rural Treks with Angelina

Thank you for joining us on June 30th for our introductory webinar on Serving Transgender Patients in Our Communities with Ryan Sallans. In case you missed the session, all WHA members can access the recording via the WHA Members Only Portal on under Special Member Presentations. If you don't have access to the portal, you can Sign Up Here. Stay tuned for details on the next member event with Ryan!

During these challenging and uncharted COVID-19 waters, we are doing everything we can to support you as you care for your communities. Click Here to learn how WHA is responding.

Member News

HopeWest Presented With Prestigious Mary J. Nelson Inspirational Award

STEM Students Create & Donate Intubation Hood to San Luis Valley Health

Mind Springs Health Announces New Foundation

Valley View Physicians Published in ASTRO Journal Publication, Advances in Radiation Oncology

Homecare & Hospice of the Valley Moves Administrative Offices

Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center Foundation Receives $199k DOLA Grant

Grand River Health's Care Center Construction Paused

Community Hospital Earns 2020 Healthcare Equality Index Recognition

UCHealth Yampa Valley Medical Center Community Health Benefit Fund Inaugural Grant Recipients Announced

Delta County Memorial Hospital Looks to Weather COVID-19 Financial Storm

Mind Springs Health Featured on Eagle Valley Behavioral Health Community Stream Podcast in Discussion on Effects of COVID-19 on Mental Well Being

Montrose Ford Nissan Donates $6k to Montrose Memorial Hosptial

Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center Foundation Awards Three $2.5k Scholarships

Valley View Opens New Fracture Liaison Clinic at Glenwood Orthopedic Center

Symptomatic COVID-19 Testing Site Moves to Montrose Memorial Hospital

Value-based Contracting News

Rural Connections with Sharma

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