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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BMH and San Juan Hospital Conduct Joint Exercise

Blue Mountain and San Juan Hospital co-sponsored a mock emergency training exercise earlier this month, marking the first time the two hospitals have participated together in such an event. Other participants in the training exercise included, UNHS, Rocky Mountain Home Care, 4 Corners Care Center, San Juan Public Health, San Juan County EMS, San Juan County Emergency Management, Utah State […]

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Time to think about vaccinations

Immunization or Vaccination?   According to the World Health Organization (WHO), “immunization is the process whereby a person is made immune or resistant to an infectious disease, typically by the administration of a vaccine. Vaccines stimulate the body’s own immune system to protect the person against subsequent infection or disease.”   A person becomes immune to a disease when the […]

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BMH now equipped to test and certify breath alcohol levels

Breath Alcohol Testing has been an issue for agencies whose employees are required to have these tests done randomly, or on a regularly scheduled basis, but Blue Mountain Hospital can now help solve this problem.   According to Stacey Meeks, Laboratory Manager for Blue Mountain Hospital, the issue involves transportation and time. Employees working for agencies involved with safety sensitive […]

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Scramble tourney scholarship recipients named

On August 19, twenty young residents of San Juan County who are studying health care-related fields were awarded scholarships by Blue Mountain Hospital and San Juan Health.   The funds for the scholarships were raised during the third-annual Scholarship Scramble Golf Tournament at the Hideout Golf Club, in Monticello. According Farley Crofts, of San Juan Health, the tournament raised $10,000 […]

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BMH and San Juan Health collaborate on cost of new Siemens CT Scanners

With the addition of two new CT Scan machines, Blue Mountain Hospital and San Juan Health have taken the science of diagnostic treatment to a new level of excellence in patient care.   According to Blue Mountain Hospital Chief Operating Officer, Trent Herring, BMH and San Juan Health each purchased a CT Scan Machine as part of a package deal […]

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UNHS holds Open House for Blanding Family Practice Clinic

More than 600 community members and dignitaries joined the UNHS staff, administration and Board of Directors for an open house and ribbon cutting for the new Blanding Family Practice Clinic on Friday, July 26.   Under a giant tent erected in the parking lot of the new clinic, those in attendance heard UNHS Board Chairwoman Melinda Farley, and Board member […]

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