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

Providing the Highest Level of Imaging and Patient Safety

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). Our Diagnostic Imaging P\patients are in the best hands possible The ACR gold seal of accreditation represents the highest level of image quality and patient safety. It…

Prepare for an Emergency Department Visit

December 10, 2018

Be prepared for that one day you need emergency care 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…

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…

Focus is on patient safety and quality care

December 3, 2018

Why seek accreditation? 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…

Help the Paramedics Find You

December 3, 2018

 Estes Park is privileged to have one of the best ambulance crews in Colorado. But, they can only do their job if they can find you. You don’t expect to have to call 911, but you should be prepared in the event the unexpected happens to you. Catherine Cornell, Estes Park Health EMT, shared this story, “I work for the…

Care for the Caregiver

November 26, 2018

“Families provide 80% of long-term care in this country.” – Family Caregiver Alliance It might have started with a small, insignificant task, like laundry, and now you realize you have taken over the role of caregiver. What started as “They did so much for me, I can do this for them.” is now “How do I juggle my career, kids,…

Take Time to Celebrate Memories of a Loved One with Estes Park Health Hospice

November 26, 2018

The holiday season can be a difficult of time for people who have experienced the death of a loved one. Holidays are usually a time of joy, family togetherness and thankfulness.  However, if you are grieving, the holidays can also bring times of emptiness, isolation and intense sadness. Estes Park Health Hospice Care invites  you and your family to a…

Patient on the Road to Self-Sufficiency

November 14, 2018

Help From Estes Park Health Home Health Services After a motorcycle accident, Steve Weitz received the care and support  he needed to continue his rehabilitation at home.  After a motorcycle accident on Highway 14 near Walden in August 2017, Steve Weitz says, “I could only move the index finger on my left hand and I could barely wiggle my toes on…