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Welcome to the WHA monthly newsletter!

What's up? News for Western Healthcare Alliance.

October 2020

What do you do when a pandemic, riots, fires, global unrest, and certainly a host of other stress-inducing situations begin to lead to an overwhelming feeling? In this month's Rural Treks, WHA's CEO Angelina Salazar has the answer. Rural Treks with Angelina

Please meet WHA's newest Corporate Partner, StormWind, a virtual learning platform specializing in real-world technology and cybersecurity training, curated for IT professionals at every skill level. Learn more here.

Congratulations to WHA's own Lindsay Holman on her recent promotion to HR Manager. Lindsay has been with WHA for over eight years and was most recently the HR Coordinator.

Our friends at Quality Health Network have launched a new Community Resource Network platform.

Member News

Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center Awarded Joint Commission Accreditation

Aspen Valley Hospital & The Steadman Clinic Form Strategic Partnership

Southwest Health Getting Medical Helicopter Service

San Luis Valley Health and Eagle Air Med Forming Partnership for Emergency Air Medical Transport

Gunnison Valley Health Foundation Supports New Scholarship Program

$535,297 DOLA Grant Awarded to St. Vincent Health

Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center Assumes Management of Custer County Medical Center

Award Ceremony Acknowledges San Luis Valley Health Women's Health Clinic

The SCL Health St. Mary's Cares Team Volunteers to Support Habitat for Humanity Mesa County

Family Health West Senior Leadership Serves Breakfast

Grand Junction Lions Club Donates Over $9,000 to HopeWest

Value-based Contracting News

Rural Connections with Sharma

Jessica Hicks, Health Data Coordinator of Community Care Alliance, Chosen as Customer Trailblazer of the Month by The Garage.

Events, Education, & Training

All in-person Peer Network meetings have been changed to webinars through the end of 2020. Please visit to view and register for upcoming Peer Network meetings.

Learn More with Our Partners

WHA's Corporate Partners offer great value to members and are a great resource for member education. Please visit their individual company pages on and click on Education and Resources from the side menu. See navigation.

WHA also hosts member webinars with our Corporate Partners on an ongoing basis. If you missed one, please visit our members only portal on and look for "Corporate Partner Program Presentations" to view webinar recordings and presentations.

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