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Welcome to the WHA monthly newsletter, your source for member news, current activities and trends that impact healthcare in our rural communities. Have news to share? Let us know!

What's up? News for Western Healthcare Alliance.

November 2019

WHA News

A message from WHA's CEO, Angelina Salazar: "You are doing amazing work together to not only provide the best in care, but to also drive down the cost of care by coming together regionally to identify how to create healthier populations..." Read More or Listen Here.

Registration for WHAAS 2020 is now open! Plan to join us February 26th and 27th in Grand Junction as we Reinvent Rural Together. This year we will be joined by our friends from WHA's Community Care Alliance and Western ACO. Learn more and register today!

Did you know that November 21st is National Rural Health Day? Nearly 60 million people make up rural communities across the country and are part of our unique healthcare environment. WHA members are at the forefront of collaboration and innovation in our communities. We are proud to be rural. Join us on the 21st as we "Celebrate the Power of Rural"! Learn more about National Rural Health Day at

Say Hello to Our Newest CCA Staff Member!

Member News

Memorial Regional Health Opens New Medical Office Building

Vail Health Announces Lower MRI Prices

West Springs Hospital to Reopen Walk-in Center

HopeWest Partners with Colorado Mesa University for End of Life Training

Classic Air Medical's Glenwood-based Flight Crew Carries Out Critical Work

Voters Approve 10 More Years of Aspen Valley Hospital Funding

Valley View Hospital Receives $400,000 Gift

UCHealth Yampa Valley Medical Center Seeking Approval for Larger Emergency Department

Mesa County Approves Deals with Mind Springs for Psychiatric Care, Detoxification & Treatment

Member Recognition

Animas Surgical Hospital Named Among Healthgrades Top Colorado Specialty Hospitals for 2020

Pagosa Springs Medical Center Recognized for Technology Implementation

People on the Move

Animas Surgical Centers Welcomes New CEO Joe Theine

Community Hospital Hires New Chief Operating Officer/Chief Nursing Officer & New Vice President of Human Resources

Delta County Memorial Hospital Announces Interim CEO

Value-based Contracting News

What's New with the Hospital Transformation Program?

Annual Medicare Wellness Visits Reducing Costs & Increasing Quality of Care

Holiday Hours

Please note that WHA and our family of companies will be closed on Thanksgiving day, November 28th and Friday, November 29th. Have a safe holiday!

Events, Education, & Training

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