EPH Surgery Program Has Returned to Employed Local Surgeons

März 3, 2021

Estes Park Health now has two general surgeons employed through Estes Park Health to provide the community with 24/7 surgical care:  Jennifer McLellan, MD, and Scott Woodard, MD. This replaces the contracted Rural Physicians Group “surgicalist” program that has provided general surgery for the last couple of years. Dr. McLellan has been living and working in Estes Park since Dezember…

Don’t Delay Life-Saving Emergency Care During This Pandemic

April 21, 2020

Dr. John Meyer, Chief of Staff and Emergency Department (ED) physician encourages the Estes Park community to seek emergency care when needed. “I’ve had a few cases this week where patients almost waited too long for emergency care. Luckily the outcomes were good.” Estes Park Health is not unique in this situation of people avoiding the ED. Many hospitals are…

First Reported COVID-19 Case Reported in Estes Park

April 17, 2020

April 17, 2020, Estes Park, CO – All staff at Estes Park Health (EPH) have been working under the assumption that COVID-19 was present in the Estes Valley and have been diligent about wearing appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) in the facility when interacting with staff and the community since Februar 2020. Today, we have confirmation of COVID-19 in Estes…

Estes Park Health: Vital to our Mountain Community During the Pandemic and Always

April 15, 2020

Estes Park Health was very proactive at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, and created several “negative-pressure” inpatient rooms for proper isolation of patients who have tested positive and require hospitalization. We can admit non-ICU (Intensive Care Unit) patients to these inpatient rooms and provide proper and protected care. In the event of very serious cases requiring ICU attention, EPH…

No drive time, no waiting room and no need to leave your home – Virtual Visit with your provider!

April 15, 2020

Virtual Visits with Estes Park Health Physician Clinic Providers Technology now affords a convenient way for Estes Park Health patients to connect with their expert Physician Clinic primary care provider. The Estes Park Health Physician Clinic is now offering Virtual/ Telehealth Visits for current patients to provide an avenue to have contact with their regular primary care provider while staying safe…

The Importance of Advanced Directives

März 31, 2020

By Dr. Nicholaus Mize, Estes Park Health Internal Medicine and Palliative Care Provider What are Advance Directives? They are written instructions to medical caregivers that define what forms and levels of care a patient wants for their body, when the patient is unable to make the decisions verbally due to their underlying illness. They aid all involved to help determine…

Estes Park Health’s Proactive Management of the COVID-19 Epidemic in our Community

März 19, 2020

With an abundance of caution, Estes Park Health has been working since the announcement of COVID-19 in Wuhan, China, to set up policies and procedures to keep our community and our Estes Park Health staff safe. We did not wait for a positive case to set up a Clinical Operations Team. This team, in collaboration with the Medical Staff, the…

Estes Park Health CEO Larry Leaming Retires

Februar 21, 2020

It’s been a successful three years! Estes Park Health bid “Bon Voyage” to CEO Dr. Larry Leaming on Februar 14 with a reception in the Estes Park Health Lobby. Staff and community members took the time to stop by and wish Dr. Leaming well on his next life chapter called retirement. Dr. Leaming shared, “I’ve been working in healthcare for…

How do You Know if Your Insurance is in Network?

Februar 4, 2020

All Insurance Plans Are Not Equal It is important to understand that all plans provided by insurance companies are not the same, your plan will provide the coverage you’ve agreed to pay for. Think of it like buying a car. You want to buy a Subaru Outback, but you only want the basics, that car will come with a standard…

Dr. Aaron Florence awarded Degree of Fellow from the American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics

Januar 22, 2020

Recently, Aaron Florence, D.O., F.A.O.A.O. was conferred the distinguished Degree of Fellow from the American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics. Members of the Academy earn the title of “Fellow of the American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics” who provide outstanding achievements and contributions to the healing art, to the practice of Orthopedic Surgery, to research or for such other meritorious services reflecting…