Pfawnn Eskee’s glad to be home after a ten-year education tour

The newest member of the UNHS Behavioral Health team is a young lady whose passion for helping the people in her community inspired her through a long, ten-year journey that eventually led her home. Pfawnn Eskee grew up in Red Mesa, Arizona and graduated from Red Mesa High School in 2007. While in high school she participated in the Upward […]

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BMH surgeon is member of prestigious AANA & AOSSM

Dr. John LeBlanc, D.O., of Blue Mountain Hospital, is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon and a member of the prestigious Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA) since 2002. According to The Arthroscopy Association of North America’s website, AANA is, “an international professional society of more than 4,000 orthopaedic surgeons and other medical professionals who are committed to advancing the field […]

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New helipad completed, ready for use at Blue Mountain Hospital

It’s being called one of the only, if not the only official helicopter-landing pad in San Juan County and it is located at Blue Mountain Hospital. On Monday, officials from Blue Mountain Hospital, Eagle Air Med, Tri-Hurst Construction and Northern Electric met at the new helipad, on the southwest side of the hospital, to do a final walk through and […]

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A hospital ER is better than a clinic in serious situations

There is some concern about seriously ill or injured UNHS patients, who come to their local Community Health Centers, or bring friends or family members to those facilities, in extreme emergency situations instead of calling 911. While anyone is welcome to receive care at all Utah Navajo Health System clinics, the concern in this case is the time it takes […]

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New patient portal for UNHS patients

For patients of Utah Navajo Health System, Inc., who schedule appointments or access medical records via computer through the UNHS Intellichart Patient Portal, there is a change to the system you need to know. According to the UNHS IS Department, the old Intellichart Patient Portal is being replaced by a new patient portal that will make life a little easier […]

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New Physical Therapist joins Precision Rehab

Precision Rehabilitation has a new Physical Therapist working in the Utah Navajo Health System Community Health Centers. Paul Goodrich is a native of Price, Utah, and a 2007 graduate of Carbon High School. He was a runner in high school but injured his knee, and had to go through therapy. It was there he learned about what a PT does. […]

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New Employees at Blue Mountain Hospital

Blue Mountain Hospital recently added several new employees to its roster of great workers and we’re glad to welcome them aboard. Bailey Herring is a native of Blanding, who graduated from San Juan High School in 2005. The daughter of Dick and Dantzelle Einerson, Bailey has lived in Blanding all her life. She married Trent Herring in August of 2005 […]

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New Employees at Utah Navajo Health System Inc.

There’s a new receptionist sitting behind the glass at the UNHS Navajo Mountain Community Health Center these days, but she is not new to the community. Cryshal Graymountain is a native of Navajo Mountain and graduated from Navajo Mountain High School in 2000. After high school she worked at various jobs before attending college in Phoenix, Arizona, where she earned […]

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UNHS is signatory to Utah Dept. of Health Agreement

Utah Governor Gary Herbert recently invited Utah Navajo Health System, Inc. to participate in the Utah Department of Health Federally Recognized Tribes of Utah Consultation & Title V Urban Indian Organization Conferment Process Policy. The Consultation and Conferment Agreement was established to, “better achieve mutual goals through improved consultation proces-ses between sovereign (tribal) governments and the UIO (Urban Indian Organization),” […]

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UNHS Standard of Excellence for March

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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