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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New addiction medicine coalition formed to address addiction problems in SE Utah

Affiliations between Blue Mountain Hospital, Utah Navajo Health System and University of Utah Health Care have fostered exciting healthcare opportunities, including a new collaboration to help address the challenge of substance abuse and addiction. The Southeast Utah Addiction Medicine Coalition met for the first time in late February with representatives from Blue Mountain Hospital, UNHS, San Juan Counseling, San Juan […]

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New affiliation between UNHS and University of Utah Health Care

During a pre-Thanksgiving visit to Montezuma Creek, officials from University of Utah Health Care met with administrators and staff of Utah Navajo Health System, Inc., to finalize a formal affiliation between the two organizations. The new affiliation will help bring enhanced medical care to UNHS patients in San Juan County, and access to medical specialists from University of Utah Health […]

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BMH affiliation with UUHC will improve access to medical services and specialists

A large audience of Blue Mountain Hospital employees, administrators, Board members, community leaders and local residents, gathered at the hospital Monday afternoon to hear a special announcement from hospital CEO Jeremy Lyman. “We’ve done a lot of things to find ways to better provide care and better services for our community. In an effort to continue to improve, we are […]

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