Delta County Memorial Hospital Volunteers will be awarding $1,000 scholarships to 2019 graduates of Delta County high schools who are continuing their education in any area of health care. Applications are available from school counselors.
Grand Mesa Oncology and Infusion Center is located at Delta County Memorial Hospital. It may look like a general oncology center, but what goes on there is much more unique.
We are five weeks into this open enrollment and in Delta County our early numbers are already above last year's record-setting pace. The number of initial sign-ups is the strongest start to an open enrollment period we have seen since opening six years ago.
Medicare patients are being offered a free, value-added benefit called a Medicare annual wellness visit. There is no cost, no deductible and no co-pay for Medicare patients.
Receiving medical care can be stressful. Whether you're nervous about a procedure, frustrated at the wait time for an appointment, or visiting a new medical practice for the first time, navigating the health care world can be understandably unnerving.
But PAs, or physician assistants, are here to help.
A new health insurance option awaits consumers this fall. Proponents say it will offer lower premiums and relief from increasingly expensive Obamacare policies sold in the so-called individual market.
Jared Polis, Democrat candidate for Colorado governor, hosted a Delta health care town hall at the Wild Flower Bistro in Delta on July 3. Over 70 people attended.
Last week, the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) acknowledged seven rural organizations from across the nation as champions in providing high-quality access to health care in rural communities. Families Plus of Delta was named Champion of Innovation in Health Care Delivery.
Citizens of our community have been asking, "What is a school-based health center? We hear we have one in Delta County, but we don't really understand what it is." A school-based health center is a health care facility located within or on school grounds.
It's one of the most complex and controversial issues in America today. It's also the fastest growing sector of the economy.
Delta County Memorial Hospital dodged a bullet when the hospital provider fee was moved into a state enterprise fund, ensuring continued financial support for rural hospitals in Colorado. But with the Republican proposal to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, DCMH continues to operate in a world of uncertainty, CEO Jason Cleckler reported at an Indivisible gathering in Cedaredge.
Patients, doctors, hospitals and several leading national organizations that advocate for better health care are joining together to highlight concerns all Coloradans should have about health reform proposals being discussed in Congress, including the recently released U.S. Senate proposal.
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