Navajo Mountain clinic gets face lift in preparation for upcoming JC visit

The administration and staff at Utah Navajo Health System, Inc. have been busy preparing for the much-anticipated visit from the Joint Commission inspectors. These preparations have included not only medical and clerical preparations, but an emphasis on getting the UNHS clinic facilities looking ship shape as well. Recently, Bryan Mose and his maintenance crew visited Navajo Mountain to give the […]

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Let’s face the fat

Lauren Hannibal, RD, Clinical Dietitian    Fats have a not-so-good reputation. In general, fats are thought to literally cause “fat” on our bodies and clog our arteries to the point of causing a heart attack. There is truth to those scenarios, but there is more to fat than the weight-gaining, artery clogging information that is out there. Fat is high in energy […]

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Tele-urology is latest in Tele-medicine offerings at UNHS and BMH

In an effort to continue providing our patients with the finest in health care, Utah Navajo Health System, Inc. has expanded its tele-medicine arsenal with University of Utah Health Care to include tele-urology. According to UNHS Medical Director, Dr. Val Jones, officials at University of Utah Health Care reached out to UNHS with the idea of tele-urology. UUHC has already […]

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Kay Shumway’s photos bring beauty of San Juan to BMH

When Kay Shumway retired from his position as a Dean at the College of Eastern Utah-Blanding Campus he had no intention of becoming a well-known landscape photographer, renowned for capturing the beauty of San Juan County. Shumway said his original intent, after retirement, was to create a book chronicling the flowers and plants of the county. As he spent more […]

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