Training is key for UNHS EMS and UNHS staff

The EMS program at Utah Navajo Health System, Inc. continues to be one of the top volunteer paid EMS organizations in the region, and continuing education and training are major contributors to that success. Through courses like Advanced Cardiac Life Support, UNHS EMT’s, Advanced EMT’s and clinical staff continue to hone their skills and learn techniques that help save lives […]

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Healthy family, Healthy child

by Ginger Snyder, RDN, CD You’ve heard it over and over again. America is facing an obesity epidemic and children are not exempt. According to the Center for Disease Control approximately 17% of children ages 2-19 are considered obese.  If you find your child fitting into the category of fat, obese, fluffy, or heavy don’t despair. You are not alone.   The […]

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Chris Haskell joins BMH team

Chris Haskell is an LPN-Surgical First Assistant with twenty three years of nursing experience including twenty years as a clinic nurse manager and twenty years as a surgical first assistant-LPN for a General Surgeon specializing in Bariatric Surgery in Utah County and San Jose, California, so she’s highly qualified for her new job at Blue Mountain Hospital. Chris started working […]

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Fitness program promotes active, healthy lifestyles

Utah Navajo Health System, Inc. is offering free fitness classes this fall at Whitehorse High School for those who wish to participate in an organized exercise program and keep active. According to Lauren Hannibal, UNHS Nutrition-ist/Dietitian and Certified Personal Trainer, the classes are held each Monday and Thursday at 6:00 p.m. in the Whitehorse High School cafeteria. Hannibal teaches the […]

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UNHS preparing for Joint Commission survey in 2016

With the next Joint Commission survey expected sometime between January and April of 2016, administrators and staff at Utah Navajo Health System, Inc. have been busy preparing for an intense round of inspections. UNHS has earned Joint Commission Accreditation since 2003 and prides itself of upholding the highest standards for healthcare professionalism, safety and compliance with Joint Commission requirements across […]

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