Understanding the End-of-Life Options Act for Estes Park Health

January 11, 2019

The Colorado End-of-Life Options Act was approved by Colorado voters in 2016. The Act: Allows an eligible terminally ill individual, with a prognosis of six months or less to live, to request and self-administer aid-in-dying medication in order to voluntarily end his or her life; Authorizes a physician to prescribe aid-in-dying medication to a terminally ill individual under certain conditions;…

Remain Close to Home and Receive Excellent Wound Care Treatment

January 11, 2019

Thanks to a generous donation from the Estes Park Health Foundation, the Wound Care Clinic offers advanced healing options. Many people suffer from chronic open sores that can become seriously infected. A variety of factors can influence a wound to become chronic and refuse to heal. Some factors include circulation problems, cancer treatments, age or being a diabetic. Estes Park…

Estes Park Health reminds the community of cold and flu season precautions

December 27, 2018

Temporary precautionary limitation on visitation now in place at Estes Park Health and Estes Park Health Living Center for visitors. As the northern hemisphere dips deeper into the winter months, cold and flu season swings into full effect. No community is immune to these annual outbreaks, and in order to ensure the health of patients and residents, Estes Park Health…

New Internal Medicine Physician, Juli Schneider, M.D., Joins Estes Park Health Physician Clinic

December 26, 2018

Juli Schneider, M.D. will join the Estes Park Health Physician Clinic on January 17, 2019, bringing her expertise in Internal Medicine to the Estes Valley Community. You can call 970-86-2200 to schedule an appointment.  Get to know Dr. Juli Schneider  Juli Schneider, MD Credentials  Certified in Internal Medicine by American Board of Internal Medicine  Specializes in internal and hospital medicine…

Cindy Standlee, Estes Park Health CNO, Puts Family First

December 26, 2018

Cindy Standlee has served in the role of Chief Nurse Officer (CNO) at Estes Park Health since 2015. During that time, she has enhanced the quality of care provided by the nursing staff through encouragement and education to better serve our community. Standlee has used her gifts and talents as a servant leader, she is always ready to step in…

2019 Special District “Transparency Notice”

December 17, 2018

Estes Park Health CT Department Earns ACR Accreditation

December 17, 2018

The Estes Park Health Diagnostic Imaging department has been awarded a three-year term of accreditation in Computed Tomography (CT) as the result of a recent review by the American College of Radiology (ACR). The ACR gold seal of accreditation represents the highest level of image quality and patient safety. It is awarded only to facilities meeting ACR Practice Parameters and…

Preparing for an Emergency Department Visit

December 10, 2018

Going to the Estes Park Health Emergency Department most likely is not on your top 10 things to do.  But there might be a day, when you find yourself needing Emergency Department care. On that day, the very best thing you can do, is to be prepared. When you enter the Emergency Department it important for you to have the…

2018 Recap and a Look Forward to 2019

December 10, 2018

As 2018 comes to a close, the Estes Park Health Senior Leadership Team conducted an Administrative Department strategy meeting to review all the changes this past year and the challenges for 2019. We believe that 2018 will go down in the record books as a significant turning point in the history of Estes Park Health.  It was the year we: Signed…

DNV-GL Accreditation moves Estes Park Health to a new level of patient safety and quality care

December 3, 2018

Accreditation is a way for a healthcare organization to meet regulatory standards established by The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Not only meeting regulations, but also demonstrating the organization’s commitment to high levels of performance and patient care by driving Continuous Quality Improvement.  Accreditation programs directly impact the clinical outcomes by improving the structure and process of care…