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Welcome to the WHA monthly newsletter!

What's up? News for Western Healthcare Alliance.

May 2020

Rural Treks with Angelina

WHA is proud to announce that Angelina Salazar, CEO of WHA, has been elected to the 2020 Board of Directors for the National Cooperative of Health Networks (NCHN). Angelina was also elected to serve as the 2020 Secretary. NCHN is a national professional membership organization comprised exclusively of health networks, and consortiums dedicated to supporting the success of health networks. WHA has been a member of NCHN for numerous years and was selected as the 2018 Outstanding Network.

Sharma Vaughn, Executive Director for WHA's Community Care Alliance was live on the KAFM Radio in Grand Junction. She did a great job continuing to tell the story of our rural members. Listen Here

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

Pagosa Springs Medical Center's CEO/CMO Dr. Rhonda Webb is Featured Guest on KWUF's Good Morning Pagosa

Proect C.U.R.E. & Colorado Hospital Association get Ventilator to Rangely District Hospital

As Colorado Eases COVID-19 Restrictions, Local Hospitals Like Valley View Hospital & Aspen Valley Hospital Not Overwhelmed

Rural Hospitals Get Much Needed Relief Thanks to Colorado Senators

State Surveyors Find Zero Deficiencies in Infection Control Measures During Grand River Health Care Center Inspection

Airlift Delivering COVID-19 Supplies to Rural Colorado Hospitals

Colorado Hospital Association & Project C.U.R.E. Get PPE to Gunnison Valley Health

Summit County Partners with Vail Health to Dramatically Expand Local COVID-19 Testing

Community Hospital Recognized as Certified Healthy Workplace by Health Links

Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center Assuming Ownership of the West Custer County Medical Center

Colorado Hospitals Projected to Lose $3B in 2020

St. Mary's Regional Blood Center Begins Collection of COVID Positive Patient Plasma

Community Hospital Donates Hundreds of Masks to Mesa County Emergency Operations Center for Homeless Population Distribution

Faces from the Front Lines: Four Corners Doctors, Nurses Take on COVID-19

How Vail Health Prevented a Surge

Mind Springs Health Offering COVID-19 Mental Health Support

Crisis in New York Delays Telluride Test Results

People on the Move

Pioneers Medical Center Welcomes New CEO

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 May. Please contact Cassie Fanning with any questions you may have regarding Peer Network meetings.

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