Blue Mountain Hospital start Tele-Critical Care Services

Blue Mountain Hospital took another step toward expanding healthcare services in San Juan County earlier this week by initiating CCU (Critical Care Unit) services in conjunction with Intermountain Healthcare. BMH has one patient room and one bay in the Emergency Room for Critical Care patients. Both have secure interactive audio and video systems connected with Intermountain’s TeleCritical Care Support Center […]

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UNHS/UUHC Tele-Psychiatry program celebrates successful first anniversay

April 2016 marks the first anniversary of the Tele-Psychiatry program between Utah Navajo Health System, Inc. and University of Utah Health Care as part of their affiliation. UNHS Behavioral Health Director, Rick Hendy, explained that in April 2015 UNHS began the Tele-Psychiatry program simultaneously at all four UNHS clinics. He said the program includes two Board Certified adult Psychiatrists MD’s […]

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Tele-urology is latest in Tele-medicine offerings at UNHS and BMH

In an effort to continue providing our patients with the finest in health care, Utah Navajo Health System, Inc. has expanded its tele-medicine arsenal with University of Utah Health Care to include tele-urology. According to UNHS Medical Director, Dr. Val Jones, officials at University of Utah Health Care reached out to UNHS with the idea of tele-urology. UUHC has already […]

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BMH Emergency Room adds Tele-burn services to list of available medical treatments

Blue Mountain Hospital’s Emergency Room recently added a brand new Tele-health service that will expand its ability to treat even more emergency patients. The hospital recently signed a contract with the University of Utah to provide Tele-burn services in the ER. This service will allow providers and staff in the emergency room to consult with burn specialists at the University […]

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Tele-Medicine playing huge role in health care

Patients in rural areas of Utah are often required to travel long distances to see specialty doctors, when services they need are not available close to home, but this trend may be changing. In Blanding, patients of Utah Navajo Health System, Inc. and Blue Mountain Hospital have already been using different forms of a technology called ‘tele-medicine.’ Tele-medicine provides local […]

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Blue Mountain Hospital is now certified as a Stroke Receiving Facility

Patients diagnosed as possible stroke victims can now receive initial treatment at Blue Mountain Hospital, before being flown to another facility, where they can receive advanced treatment As a certified Stroke Receiving Facility, ambulances can no longer bypass Blue Mountain Hospital to take patients to San Juan Hospital, in Monticello. Any ambulances in the south part of San Juan County, […]

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BMH ER features new Telestroke technology to help stroke victims

Blue Mountain Hospital’s 6-bed Emergency Room is equipped with the most up-to-date technology and a welltrained staff of Doctors, RN’s and ER-Techs, who have a sterling track record of saving lives and treating the injured. Our Emergency Room features a state-of-the-art Tele-Stroke machine that allows ER personnel to have direct contact with specialists at the University of Utah, in Salt […]

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