Scholarships given to local students in health-related education courses

Several local residents pursuing careers in the healthcare field have received scholarships this year from Blue Mountain Hospital, San Juan Health Service and Utah Navajo Health System, Inc. In July, Blue Mountain Hospital and San Juan Health Service sponsored the Scholarship Scramble golf tournament at the Hide Out Golf Club, in Monticello. Proceeds from the tournament were used to sponsor […]

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BMH Admin staff earn degrees

Kent Turek, Blue Mountain Hospital’s Director of Clinical Services, recently completed a Masters Degree in Business from the University of Utah, and received his diploma on August 4. Turek also holds a Bachelors Degree in Nursing and is an RN. In 2013 he became Director of Nursing for BMH. His title was later changed to Director of Clinical Services. He […]

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Influenza

by Cari Spillman, BMH Emergency Management Manager Influenza or more commonly called the “Flu,” is a virus, not bacteria, that we need to be more aware of as the usual season is fast approaching. It is vital to have more awareness about the vaccination, signs and symptoms to be aware of and how to decrease the spreading of the virus. Blue […]

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Teddy Bear Clinic

Pictures above are mostly from the Navajo Mountain CHC Teddy Bear Clinic. The photo with the basketball court is the Teddy Bear Clinic in Monticello where 158 youngsters took part. It was the first Teddy Bear Clinic in Monticello. There was a good turnout in Navajo Mountain and all had a great time.      Staff photos/Courtesy Photo of Monticello

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New addition to BMH entrance…

Blue Mountain Hospital’s Environment of Care Director, Trent Herring (L), and CEO Jeremy Lyman (R) were proud to display the newest addition to the hospital’s entrance, a Navajo Rug (Rug on R) created by Irene Eskee earlier this year. Eskee’s creation joins the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe Rug (C) and the Quilt by Grayson Country Quilters (L). The three rugs […]

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New programs for UNHS employees

Utah Navajo Health System, Inc. has begun two new programs for their employees and staff, aimed at recognizing accomplishment and encouraging better health and fitness. The first program allows supervisors and employees, alike, to recognize staff and fellow employees for their hard work, and efforts to make UNHS the best it can be. According to UNHS Human Resources Director, Herb […]

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Did You Know?

Did you know, if you change insurance companies, or even insurance plans, it is a good idea to reach out to your medical provider to update your information and ensure they are in network. If your insurance changes it is a good idea to call any provider, clinic or hospital (facility) you receive health care from to notify them of […]

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UNHS is adding DME company… Bids for Blanding clinic to go out next month

Utah Navajo Health System, Inc. is expanding its services to include a DME company and new clinic in  Blanding. UNHS is starting its own Durable Medical Equipment company for patients and employees. In order for UNHS to bill for Durable Medical Equipment (DME) they have to be accredited, so the organization is getting accredited for DME. “Since we have to […]

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UNHS employees get a day off at annual retreat

Utah Navajo Health System held its annual staff retreat last Thursday at the scenic Blue Mountain Guest Ranch. The day started with a walk/run race and breakfast for all employees. UNHS CEO Michael Jensen then welcomed everyone to the retreat, telling them this was the one day of the year they could just have fun. “It’s a chance to see people […]

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New Employees at Utah Navajo Health System Inc.

The newest member of the Utah Navajo Health System medical staff is a native of Albuquerque, New Mexico, whose journey to San Juan County has taken him through New Jersey, Provo, Utah and Henderson, Nevada. Joseph Walker PAC, grew up in Albuquerque and graduated from high school there in 2002. He then spent a year at Brigham Young University, in […]

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