Thursday July 24, 2014

A patient and consumer health portal that saves patients time and offers the convenience of accessing their health information from Delta County Memorial Hospital 24-7 is now available. The new patient portal went “live” on July 1 for hospital patients and their family members and may be found through the hospital website at

Read more: Hospital launches patient portal

Heirlooms for Hospice is celebrating its first-year anniversary on Main Street in Delta with a storewide sale July 14-19. Heirlooms for Hospice is a unique resale shop and all proceeds from Heirlooms for Hospice directly support the programs of HopeWest.

Read more: Heirlooms for Hospice celebrates first birthday

She has met the most interesting people. A nuclear physicist, a chemist and a mother of 14 are just some of those who come to mind.

Read more: Sandy Walker joins Region 10 as long-term care...

HopeWest recently had an unannounced, onsite survey that takes place every five to seven years for hospice organizations in Colorado. HopeWest received perfect results.
The health facilities division of the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) is the state survey agency that looks for compliance with Colorado licensure laws as well as compliance with Medicare conditions of participation for hospice organizations in Colorado.

Read more: HopeWest receives perfect survey results amid...

During their regular board meeting on June 26, DMEA directors heard a report on a two-month-long service outage on the South Canal hydro unit.
DMEA staff said that during April and May, an unplanned maintenance procedure caused the need to purchase $200,000 of additional power from Tri-State in April, and $100,000 of additional power from Tri-State in May.

Read more: DMEA directors hear of South Canal unit outage

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