2017 New Years Baby Arrives at Blue Mountain Hospital

It took a little time but the 2017 New Years Baby for Blue Mountain Hospital finally made his entrance into the world on Monday, January 9 at 1:22 p.m. Kyler Ashkii Wagner arrived a little late to be the official New Years Baby for all of San Juan County, but we are proud he was the first baby born at […]

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UNHS EMS celebrates third year serving residents of Utah Strip

On December 9, 2016 Utah Navajo Health System, Inc. celebrated the third anniversary of its Emergency Medical Services organization, which has become one of the premiere rural EMS service providers in the Four Corners Area. UNHS EMS began providing emergency service to the Utah portion of the Navajo Reservation on December 9, 2013 with four ambulances and a handful of […]

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UNHS adopts new Standards of Excellence

In 2016 UNHS adopted a list of standards and behaviors that reflect the behaviors UNHS, as an organization, would like to foster among its employees, as well as to their patients and  within the community, called the Standards of Excellence. UNHS Staff select a Standard of the Month to encourage employees to work even harder in those areas, during that […]

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Tea, an easy way to improve your wellness

by Lauren Hannibal, RD, Clinical Dietitian Tea is the most consumed beverage in the world, and sales continue to rise for good reason. Early on tea was thought to have medicinal properties and recent research indicates that it does have potential in preventing diseases. Tea comes in multiple varieties. Green tea, black tea, white, yellow, oolong, and a variety of […]

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New Lab Tech joins host of Blanding natives as part of BMH family

Another Blanding native has joined the ranks of Blue Mountain Hospital employees to begin the New Year. Jayden Squires began working in the BMH Lab, as a Medical Lab Technician on January 5. Jayden completed his Medical Lab studies at Utah State University-Eastern, Blanding Campus at the end of the 2016 Spring Semester, under the tutelage of former BMH Lab […]

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Dialysis cookbook makes great Christmas gift for BMH dialysis patient

Dialysis patients at Blue Mountain Hospital received a very unique Christmas present in December that could help make their specialized diet and meal planning a little easier to follow. Terri Valdez, Registered Nurse (RN), and Lauren Steve, Certified Clinical Hemodialysis Technician (CCHT), who work in the BMH Dialysis Unit, took the time and effort to search out more than 100 […]

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Supporting BMH Foundation now as easy as shopping

There is now an easy, convenient way to donate to the Blue Mountain Hospital Foundation, whether or not you live in San Juan County, and all you have to do is shop on line. According to BMH Foundation Treasurer Kent Tibbitts, if shoppers who order merchandise from Amazon will simply use Smile.Amazon, when ordering, Amazon will contribute a portion of […]

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DID YOU KNOW

Insurance & Billing FAQ Are Blue Mountain Hospital and Blanding Family Practice Community Health  Center (Utah Navajo Health System) two separate entities? We share the same building and work closely to ensure our patients receive the care they need but we are two very separate and distinct Health Care Organizations. What does this mean for you and your family? You […]

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