Monument Valley staff helps bring 31-week-old baby into the world

March 29, 2017 was a normal day at the UNHS Monument Valley Community Health Center, until just after 1:30 p.m. when Dr. Patricia Spencer’s second patient of the afternoon arrived. By 2:00 p.m. Dr. Spencer was closing the clinic and marshaling all the providers, nurses and anyone else who could help that second patient, as she struggled not to deliver […]

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New Doctor to begin practicing for UNHS January 30th

Everyone knows there is an annual New Years Baby, but when the newest member of the UNHS Medical Staff begins practicing at the end of January, she could be called the New Years Doctor. Dr. Patricia L. Spencer is more than just a Doctor of Medicine (MD) though. She is also trained, and Board Certified in Family Medicine with OB, […]

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BMH Celebrates delivery of its 1000th Baby!

Blue Mountain Hospital reached another milestone earlier this month when the 1,000th baby was delivered on Wednesday, December 7. Isabelle Lily-Leree Gough was delivered by C-section at 6:09 p.m. by Dr. Val Jones. She weighed 6 pounds 2 ounces and was 18-1/2 inches long. Her proud parents are Penny and Ronald Gough, of Blanding. According to BMH officials, Isabelle is […]

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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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Donated hats help newborns leave BMH in style

It’s not unusual for newborn babies at Blue Mountain Hospital to receive some nice gifts when they leave the hospital, but one unique donation helps keep their heads warm and stylish on their ride home.   Danell Sorensen, a grandmother from South Jordan, Utah, started knitting small baby hats for newborns at Blue Mountain Hospital more than a year ago. […]

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Doctors deliver first set of twins by C-Section at Blue Mountain Hospital

Blue Mountain Hospital reached another milestone on February 19, when a pair of twin baby girls was delivered by cesarean section. According to Kent Turek, the hospital’s Director of Clinical Services, this was the very first set of twins delivered by C-section at the hospital. Dr. Val Jones delivered the twins with the assistance of Blue Mountain Hospital Medical Director […]

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BMH’s 2014 New Year’s Baby

Blue Mountain Hospital’s New Year’s Baby for 2014 took his time arriving, but the wait was well worth it. Isley Myles Jackson made his arrival at 7:02 a.m. on the morning of Sunday, January 5, to the delight of his parents Yolanda Armstrong and Collin Jackson of Montezuma Creek, Utah. The youngster weighed in at 7 pounds 9 ounces, and was 20-1/2 inches tall. Dr. Val Jones was on hand to welcome young Isley into the world. […]

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