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Welcome to the WHA monthly newsletter!

What's up? News for Western Healthcare Alliance.

March 2021

Dealing with burnout?  WHA and HCM members offer tips and tricks as to how they cope with burnout and maintain their wellbeing in this month's Rural Treks with WHA CEO, Angelina Salazar.  Read More

Healthcare Management is excited to announce the launch of its new collection software in 2021!  
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WHA is proud to announce our newest member, Middle Park Health.  Be on the lookout for new members in your peer network groups and be sure to say hello!  Learn more about Middle Park Health here.

WHAAS 2021 - June 24th & 25th

Save the date for WHAAS 2021!  Plan to join us for two days of networking, collaboration, education, and fun.  Registration opens soon!

Call for Speakers.  Have you collaborated with other healthcare leaders or organizations on a project that would resonate with other WHA members?  How about collaboration with your community to improve your local healthcare ecosystem?  We want you to present at WHAAS 2021!  Our theme for WHAAS 2021 is Resonate to Elevate and will be centered on stories that focus on creating transformational impact through collaboration.

WHA members did a great job presenting last year (see who presented) – let’s make it even better this year!  Submit your idea today via this link

Member News

Moab Regional Hospital Awarded $4 Million Grant to Fund Treatment of Substance Use Disorder & Mental Illness

Family Health West Interviewed by NBC News About Their Innovative Post-COVID Recovery Program

Delta County Memorial Hospital Announces Rebranding to Delta Health

Memorial Regional Health's New Upgrades in Radiology Aim to Better Serve the Needs of Patients & Staff

St. Mary's & Community Hospital Make Large Donations to CMU for Health Sciences Center

Why Rural Hospitals in Colorado Are Faring Better Than Expected Amid the Pandemic

Delta Health Introduces New Robotic-assisted ROSA Knee System

Moab Regional Hospital Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary While Planning Expansion to Meet Community Needs

Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center Updates on Buena Vista Health Clinic Expansion Project

Delta Health Introduces New Surfacide® UV-C Disinfection Technology

Spanish Peaks Regional Health Center Raises $6,500 for Alzheimer's Research

Montrose Memorial Hospital Alpine Women's Centre Offers New Ultrasound Services

St. Vincent Reassures Patients That New Hospital Doesn't Mean More Expenses

Vail Health on Schedule to Open New Dillon Health Center in Fall of 2021

Integrative Therapies at Gunnison Valley Health Upgrades Lobby

Middle Park Health Partners With Vail Summit Orthopedics & Neurosurgery

Telestroke Partnership Between Moab Regional Hospital & Local University Saves Life

The Rapunzel Project Donated A Deep Freezer For Cold Caps at Montrose Memorial Hospital

Community Hospital Launches New Electronic Medical Records System, MEDITECH Expanse

Delta Health’s New Tablets Improve Patients’ Ability to Connect With Family & Friends During Hospital Stay

San Luis Valley Health Donates Helmets to Alamosa Bicycle Coalition

Message From the CEO: A Bright Future for Delta Health

Value-based Contracting News

WHA's Community Care Alliance members collaborate across the region!  Read more in this month's Rural Connections with Sharma.

Events, Education, & Training

WHA Leadership Academy:  How Safe Are You?  A Guide to Personal Device Security, Virtual Session on April 13th from 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm 

Stay tuned for new virtual Leadership Academy sessions coming soon!  Click here to learn more and register.

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. 

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