Terri Brandt Correia Joins Estes Park Health as Chief Nursing Officer

May 21, 2019

Meet Terri Brandt Correia BSN, RN, CNOR, MBA. Terri has moved to Estes Park, CO, from Lexington, OR to join the Estes Park Health Senior Leadership Team. Terri listed her objective for serving in the CNO position as: “I seek to utilize my skills as an effective leader to support the Mission, Vision and Values of Estes Park Health. I…

What should you know about measles?

May 16, 2019

A message from Patti Aldridge, MD, Pediatrician, Estes Park Health and Iris Burgard, Medical Student, Rocky Vista Medical School A recent New York Times article quoted some startling statistics that have been reported by The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. “A total of 839 cases of the measles have been reported as of May 10, 2019 for this year….

Why Does My Doctor Need to Know All My Medications?

May 7, 2019

Medication Management is identified as the most common patient safety concern in the United States. Many people are seen in multiple health care settings like a hospital, emergency room or specialists’ office. In each setting medications can be prescribed or updated by the health care provider and can be recorded in multiple patient health records.  There is not one universal…

Estes Park Health Urgent Care Center Update – Interior building plans are starting to take shape!

April 30, 2019

The Estes Park Health Urgent Care Center Steering Committee is working diligently to finalize interior drawings for the 12,000 square feet of space Estes Park Health is leasing from Alarado Business Park developers at 420 Steamer Drive on the corner of Highway 34. The Urgent Care Center will share the first-floor space with Jimmy Johns Gourmet Sandwiches. Both spaces are…

Estes Park Health Birth Center Talks About C-sections

April 30, 2019

Estes Park Health Birth Center is a Baby Friendly© Designated Hospital and is honored to care for Estes Park families. The top priority for our Birth Center team is to provide safe, high-quality care that helps our patients with their unique delivery experience. Our RN’s are highly capable, dedicated and equipped with many years of experience. They take great pride…

Patient Access is Your First Stop for Services

April 5, 2019

Estes Park Health understands that when you arrive at our door, you just want to have your procedure done or see your physician. Please know that when we ask you for your insurance card, your ID and verify your benefits, we are protecting your valuable patient information. What is Patient Access? The trained Patient Registration Professionals that check you in…

Spring Health Fair – April 27, 2019 from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at Estes Park Health

April 1, 2019

The Health Fair is back at Estes Park Health. This event offers the community the opportunity to obtain basic health screenings.  While the screenings are not as comprehensive as routine check-ups with a healthcare provider, they do provide a baseline of information that you can share with your physician.  Plenty of parking is available in front of the facility as…

Health Information Professionals Week

March 26, 2019

Estes Park Health and The American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) honors and celebrates health information professionals during the 30th annual Health Information Professionals (HIP) Week. This year’s theme is “Driven by Health Data.” “While the healthcare ecosystem is constantly changing, health information professionals make it their priority to ensure high-quality data to enable better care for patients,” said AHIMA…

Early Screening is Essential to Prevention for Colorectal Cancer

March 26, 2019

Colorectal cancer is the fourth most commonly occurring cancer in the USA and nearly five percent of Americans will develop colorectal cancer in their lifetime. At any time, over one million Americans are currently living with colorectal cancer. Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States, with over 56,000 people expected to die from…

DNV-GL made an unexpected visit to Estes Park Health

March 18, 2019

The results of our progress were very good.  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…