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March 2019

WHA News

The WHA Annual Summit is over but our year-long effort of collaboration is only beginning! In her CEO monthly message, Angelina looks at how we can continue WHA's mission of "Collaborating to improve community healthcare." Read the Message from Angelina or Listen Here.

We are proud to announce our new CFO, Bill Raimer. Bill will serve as a member of the senior leadership team and be actively involved in ensuring WHA meets the needs of our members and clients. Read More

Additionally, Jo Ellen Hill has been named as our new Director of Revenue Cycle. Congratulations, Jo Ellen! Read More


Member News

Carbondale Physician to Take the Helm at Valley View Hospital

$1.3 Million Raised to Build Child Friendly Spaces at St. Mary's Hospital

New Orthopedic Surgery Center in Steamboat

Community Hospital Certified as Healthy Business Leader

West Springs Psychiatric Hospital Up and Running

Grand River Health Officials Seek to Find Alternatives to Opioids

Vail Health Implements Nurse Residency Program

Family Health West and Colorado Mesa University Give Kids the
Gift of Mobility

Community Hospital Sponsors St. Baldrick's Annual Head Shaving Event

Delta County Memorial Hospital has 8% Cesarean Section Rates

Grand River Health to Break Ground on New Care Center on March 15th

Gunnison Valley Health Heightens Treatment Options

Four-way Agreement Moves Money Toward Mental Health Care in Aspen

Glenwood’s Valley View Hospital Utilizing More Opioid Alternatives


Member Recognition

Grand River Health Brings Home the Summit Award

Montrose Memorial & UCHealth Yampa Valley Among Top 100 Rural Hospitals in the Country

Jim Coombs Wins CEO Founders Award

Heart of the Rockies & Gunnison Valley Recognized as Top 100 Critical Access Hospitals

Extraordinary Nurses Recognized at Delta County Memorial Hospital


Peer Connection

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Community Care Alliance News

Capitol Comments


WHA Events & Education

View and register for upcoming Peer Network meetings and events

"Nursing Bundle Boot Camp" WHA Leadership Academy, Thursday,
April 18th


"Peer Today, Boss Tomorrow" WHA Leadership Academy, Friday,
April 19th


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