Emergency Room at BMH earns award

Blue Mountain Hospital has been honored by another state office for exceptional work in making patient transports to other facilities much more seamless and efficient for patients, and for providers at the receiving hospital. According to BMH CEO Jeremy Lyman, the Office of Primary Care and Rural Health (OPCRH) named Blue Mountain Hospital the Outstanding Critical Access Hospital in Utah […]

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Blue Mountain Hospital CEO earns top healthcare management credential

Jeremy Lyman, FACHE, Chief Executive Officer for Blue Mountain Hospital, in Blanding, Utah, recently became a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE), the nation’s leading professional society for healthcare leaders. “The healthcare management field plays a vital role in providing high-quality care to the people in our communities, which makes having a standard of excellence promoted by […]

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BMH 3rd/2nd Quarter Thumbs Up Winners

The third-quarter Thumbs Up Winners for Blue Mountain Hospital were announced recently. Those winners are: Logan Monson, Julee Slade, Jimmy Johnson, Cindy Melling, McKenzii Palmer, and Lisa Young. The Thumbs Up winner for the second quarter of this year was Stockton Perkins. Congratulation to all our winners!

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Survey results in, three raffle winners named

  Response to the recent Community Health Needs Assessment survey were a little less than hoped for, but the results were released earlier this month by the National Rural Health Resource Center, in Duluth, Minnesota.   As of October 3, 149 surveys had been returned which is a 19.2% response rate. Officials had hoped for a 25% response rate.  The […]

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Kudos for a job well done…

At its regional meeting in Moab on September 12th, the Utah State Office of Vital Records presented Blue Mountain Hospital with an award for being ranked First in the entire state, among small hospitals, in completing 90.91% of Voluntary Declaration of Paternity documents. According to BMH Patient Care Coordinator, Chris Haskell, this prestigious award is a great milestone for Blue […]

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First Place Trophy presented to BMH and UNHS…

The Blanding City Council presented trophies to the top three entries in this year’s 4th of July Parade Float Competition. Councilman Robert Ogle, who oversees the 4th of July festivities for the council, made the presentations. Blue Mountain Hospital and Utah Navajo Health System, Inc. won the top prize this year with a combined entry. This is the third consecutive year in which either […]

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UNHS passes Joint Commission survey to retain accreditation

19Utah Navajo Health System, Inc. has been serving the health care needs of San Juan County residents for the past sixteen years, and for nearly a decade UNHS has been accredited by the Joint Commission. UNHS passed its fourth Joint Commission survey in late March and received high praise from surveyors who examined three of the four UNHS Community Health […]

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UNHS celebrates 50 years of EMS during EMS Week

The Utah Navajo Health System EMS program was started on December 9, 2013 with one 911 Ambulance and one Interfacility Ambulance in Montezuma Creek, and one ambulance in Monument Valley. In the past two-and-a-half years EMT’s from UNHS EMS have responded to 820 dispatched calls throughout the south portion of San Juan County and the Utah portion of the Navajo […]

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BMH Lab earns coveted COLA Laboratory Excellence Award

2016 is the year of the Summer Olympics in Rio de Jeneiro, America’s presidential election, the Year of the Monkey in China and, so far, the Year of Awards and Certifications for Blue Mountain Hospital. After successfully passing inspections, and receiving certifications from the Joint Commission and Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services, BMH has scored another award for excellence. This […]

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Blue Mountain Hospital passes recent Joint Commission survey with flying colors

For the second time in three years, Blue Mountain Hospital has been accredited by the Joint Commission and awarded the Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval, following an intensive survey of the facility in January. According to BMH CEO Jeremy Lyman, the initial survey in January went very well. When an unannounced  follow up survey was done the week of February […]

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