Doctors deliver first set of twins by C-Section at Blue Mountain Hospital

Blue Mountain Hospital reached another milestone on February 19, when a pair of twin baby girls was delivered by cesarean section. According to Kent Turek, the hospital’s Director of Clinical Services, this was the very first set of twins delivered by C-section at the hospital. Dr. Val Jones delivered the twins with the assistance of Blue Mountain Hospital Medical Director […]

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Doctors Tyler and Erin Greene leave UNHS dental team

Wednesday, September 17, was a big day for Doctors Erin and Tyler Greene. Not only was it the final day of work at the UNHS Dental Clinic in Monument Valley for the two Texas natives, but it was also their third wedding anniversary. They were honored with a special luncheon at Gouldings Lodge, recognizing the end of their two years […]

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Questions and concerns about the CDC’sVaccines for Children program answered

Part of the success of Utah Navajo Health System, Inc. has been its ability to partner with various state and federal agencies, and other organizations, like the University of Utah, for health care services. One of the very important UNHS partnerships has been the Vaccines for Children (VFC) program, administered by the Centers for Disease Control. The VFC Program offers […]

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Bluni. Rich Bluni…

Employees of BMH and UNHS were pleased to hear from Rich Bluni, a trainer for The Studer Group®, during special sessions in September. Bluni addressed BMH at the San Juan Theater, in Blanding. BMH and UNHS have partnered with The Studer Group® for special training sessions to teach them how to achieve, sustain, and accelerate exceptional clinical, operational, and financial outcomes. BMH and UNHS have joined […]

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Patient Portal signup week for UNHS patients October 20 – October 24

We live in an age of continually evolving technology, much of which is designed to save the average individual time and effort in maneuvering through day-to-day activities. One of those day-to-day activities, that can sometimes cause frustration and inconvenience, is dealing with medical providers and the angst involved with scheduling appointments, scheduling medication refills, learning the results of medical and […]

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The growing pain killer problem in the United States

by Dr. Val Jones THE PROBLEM Every day in the United States, 113 people die as a result of drug overdose, and another 6,748 are treated in emergency departments for the misuse or abuse of drugs. More specifically, of these 113 deaths, 41% are due to an overdose of prescription painkillers. Here, painkillers refer to opioid or narcotic pain relievers, […]

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BMH affiliation with UUHC will improve access to medical services and specialists

A large audience of Blue Mountain Hospital employees, administrators, Board members, community leaders and local residents, gathered at the hospital Monday afternoon to hear a special announcement from hospital CEO Jeremy Lyman. “We’ve done a lot of things to find ways to better provide care and better services for our community. In an effort to continue to improve, we are […]

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