Distance socially, not medically: Health care a priority

Since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, many Americans have taken precautions to stay safe and healthy — wearing face masks and maintaining a safe social distance. There’s been a concerning trend, though, in medical distancing as people cancel, miss or shortchange their health care. Monument Health launched Your Health is Essential to encourage Coloradans […]

CMU takes proactive approach in pandemic efforts

I’ve enjoyed the privilege to develop incredible relationships with countless businesses and organizations as Monument Health has grown and become more deeply ingrained in Western Colorado. Count Colorado Mesa University among those organizations. Through my service as a CMU trustee, I’ve been able to witness the thoughtful and proactive leadership that places students at the […]

Plasma donations sought in effort against COVID-19

While many survivors describe COVID-19 as an experience they’d never wish on anyone, they now have the ability to help other victims by donating their blood plasma. If you’ve been following national news, you’ve likely read about or seen the emerging work supported by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat severely infected patients […]

Help available in outbreak to obtain health insurance

In just three months, coronavirus has gone from a blip on our radar by way of international news to imposing a real presence in our communities with life-changing effects. Shortly after Colorado Gov. Jared Polis declared a disaster-related to the coronavirus outbreak, the World Health Organization declared a pandemic. The  Colorado Department of Labor and […]

Creative efforts improve health care

Affordable health care seems to be top of mind for everyone, lately. It’s no wonder creative health care solutions are popping up out of necessity to control rising costs on both the insurance and provider sides of care. The good news: Creative solutions work. Direct primary care clinics like  Trailhead and Appleton clinics have cropped […]