Georgia Black is named BMH Employee of the Year for 2016

Georgia Black, RN, received the well deserved honor as Blue Mountain Hospital’s Employee of the Year for 2016, during the hospital’s annual Christmas party last Thursday evening at the Blanding Arts & Events Center. The announcement was made by BMH Board Chair Bradley Hight, who said,  “Over the course of Blue Mountain Hospital, this employee has consistently gone above and […]

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Blue Mountain Hospital start Tele-Critical Care Services

Blue Mountain Hospital took another step toward expanding healthcare services in San Juan County earlier this week by initiating CCU (Critical Care Unit) services in conjunction with Intermountain Healthcare. BMH has one patient room and one bay in the Emergency Room for Critical Care patients. Both have secure interactive audio and video systems connected with Intermountain’s TeleCritical Care Support Center […]

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Dr. McCullough is new BMH Medical Director

Dr. Casey McCullough has  been named the new Medical Director for Blue Mountain Hospital, replacing Dr. Mahana Fisher, who assumed the position in early in 2014. Dr. McCullough joined Utah Navajo Health System in July of 2013, practicing family medicine and obstetrics for UNHS and at Blue Mountain Hospital. In the past three-and-a-half years he has been instrumental member of […]

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Taking care of you over the Holidays

Lauren Hannibal, RD Clinical Dietitian Christmas and New Years can be a magical time of year, but if we aren’t careful, they can be an overwhelming time of year. Last month’s article focused on enjoying our food,  but this article is going to focus more on enjoying holiday magic. It is easy to see how the holidays can be stressful, we […]

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New Doctor to begin practicing for UNHS January 30th

Everyone knows there is an annual New Years Baby, but when the newest member of the UNHS Medical Staff begins practicing at the end of January, she could be called the New Years Doctor. Dr. Patricia L. Spencer is more than just a Doctor of Medicine (MD) though. She is also trained, and Board Certified in Family Medicine with OB, […]

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Blue Mountain Hospital CEO earns top healthcare management credential

Jeremy Lyman, FACHE, Chief Executive Officer for Blue Mountain Hospital, in Blanding, Utah, recently became a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE), the nation’s leading professional society for healthcare leaders. “The healthcare management field plays a vital role in providing high-quality care to the people in our communities, which makes having a standard of excellence promoted by […]

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Navajo Mountain residents enjoy UNHS wellness workshop

For Lauren Hannibal and Tiona Grant a November trip to Navajo Mountain was more than just an opportunity to work with elderly residents of the community, it turned out to be a lot of fun. The two UNHS staffers traveled to Navajo Mountain to conduct a blood glucose workshop and talk about nutrition with members of the community, who gathered […]

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BMH Celebrates delivery of its 1000th Baby!

Blue Mountain Hospital reached another milestone earlier this month when the 1,000th baby was delivered on Wednesday, December 7. Isabelle Lily-Leree Gough was delivered by C-section at 6:09 p.m. by Dr. Val Jones. She weighed 6 pounds 2 ounces and was 18-1/2 inches long. Her proud parents are Penny and Ronald Gough, of Blanding. According to BMH officials, Isabelle is […]

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