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Welcome to the WHA monthly newsletter!

What's up? News for Western Healthcare Alliance.

June 2020

Rural Treks with Angelina

Congratulations to WHA's Director of Outreach, Pilar Mank, on her appointment as the new 2020-2021 President of the Colorado HFMA Chapter, as well as HFMA's Dedicated Region 8 Contact Association Education Committee!

Please join us on June 30, 2020 at 10 AM via Zoom for a 20-minute introduction into Ryan Sallans' personal story and how he has helped professionals in the healthcare field overcome barriers to serving marginalized patients. Learn more and register for Serving Transgender Patients in Our Communities.

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.

It's important to share our stories during these trying times to not only educate our communities but to inspire each other. We hope you're enjoying "The Rural Voice" with Sharma Vaughn, Executive Director for WHA's Community Care Alliance. Read More

Member News

Vail Health President & CEO Will Cook Among Those Accepting Chief's Community Partnership Award

Southwest Health System Donates 35 Non-contact Thermometers

San Juan Healthcare Foundation Donates $50k to Montrose Memorial Hospital COVID Relief Fund

COVID Relief Fund Grant Awarded to Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center

Rio Grande Hospital Among Top 20 Critial Access Hospitals in US

St. Vincent Health Purchases New Ambulance With Help of EMS Grant

Community Hospital Offering Cardiology Services to Grand Valley & Surrounding Areas Soon

Pagosa Springs Medical Center CEO/CMO Rhonda Webb is the Speaker for This Month's KWUF Radio Show

St. Mary's Medical Staff Physicians Help Raise Over $18k for Local Non-profits

Grand River Health Gives a Sneak Peek Inside THeir New Care Center

Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center Begins IgG Antibody Testing Through Hospital Laboratory

Value-based Contracting News

Rural Connections with Sharma

What's New With the Hospital Transformation Program?

Events, Education, & Training

All in-person Peer Network meetings have been changed to webinars through the end of September. Please visit to view and register for upcoming Peer Network meetings.

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