UNHS EMS now teaching Stop the Bleed courses in San Juan County

If someone asked you to name the #1 preventable death after injury would you know?   If you said no, you wouldn’t be alone, according to UNHS EMS Paramedic/Training Officer, Otis Oldman. The answer is bleeding. Oldman has been delivering this message to UNHS staff from Navajo Mountain to Blanding and to other organizations in an effort to promote a […]

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What Matters most to the Patient?

by Reesie Fox, BMH Radiology Manager   “They may forget your name, but they will never forget how you made them feel.” -Maya Angelou What by definition is the purpose of healthcare?   A definition from the Institute for Healthcare Improvement reads, “The fundamental purpose of healthcare is to enhance quality of life by enhancing health.”   To answer the million […]

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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from Blue Mountain Hospital!

BMH’s annual Christmas party was held on December 12th, and a great time was held by all. There was also an inter-departmental stocking decorating contest held at the hospital this year, with the winners being announced at the Christmas party. Best Overall: Radiology Most artistic: Facilities Best department theme: Pharmacy Honorable Mention: Food services Honorable Mention: Dialysis

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Halloween at Blue Mountain Hospital

Hospital-wide costume contest winners: Most Original: Cari & Denise as Dwight and Angela from The Office Best Couple: Karson & Whitney as Popeye & Olive Oil Silliest: Shania as Spongebob Best Overall: Radiology Department (Reesie, Codi, Mark, & Jade) as Mario Kart Scariest: Chad as Slash Best Group: Radiology Department Winners of BMH Pumpkin Carving Contest 1st Place: Food Services […]

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BMH accomplishments in Telemedicine highlighted in Stroudwater’s Findings From The Field/October 2019 Telemedicine Spotlight

Blue Mountain Hospital (BMH), a Critical Access Hospital in Blanding, Utah, lies in the heart of San Juan County. The area is home to 15,000 residents and attracts hundreds of thousands of visitors each year, drawn to the remote beauty of the area, including nearby tourist destinations such as Moab and Lake Powell.   As is the case for many […]

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Director of Pharmacy chosen for BMH

Shane Gurley, PharmD, recently joined the Blue Mountain Hospital team as the Director of Pharmacy and he’s excited about the opportunity to take on a new challenge.   A native of Payson, Utah, Shane graduated from Payson High School in 2000 and then accepted a scholarship from Utah Valley State College (now UVU) in Architectural Woodworking. After receiving his 2-year […]

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