New Orthopedic Surgeon practicing at Blue Mountain Hospital

Dr. Shannah Redmon, MD, recently joined Blue Mountain Hospital’s surgical staff as an Orthopedic Surgeon, replacing Dr. John LeBlanc, DO, who recently left BMH for a position in Colorado. A native of Springfield, Missouri, Dr. Redmon’s mother is a Doctor of Internal Medicine, originally from the Philippines, and her father is a fourth-generation Missourian and former Navy Pilot. Both are […]

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DID YOU KNOW?

Did you know, Medicare open enrollment is now underway? For 2018 Medicare coverage, open enrollment is October 15th to December 7th, 2017. During this Annual Enrollment Period (AEP) you can make the following changes: You can switch from Medicare Advantage to Original Medicare. You can switch from one Medicare Part D (prescription drug) plan to another And if you didn’t […]

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State Office of Vital Records honors BMH, donates books

Blue Mountain Hospital has been recognized by the Utah Department of Vital Records for submitting records of newborn births and paternities to that department in the fastest time. BMH earned the First Place Award in the Southeast Region of Utah, for completing and submitting newborn Birth Certificates and Voluntary Declarations of Paternity to the Department of Vital Records in an […]

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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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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 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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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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