News at East Morgan County Hospital  

Press Releases at East Morgan County Hospital

 

Contact our Public Relations team


Hospital ready to unveil $20-million addition
Public open house is scheduled for Dec. 9
BRUSH, CO (Nov. 13, 2014) – The community is invited to join the staff of East Morgan County Hospital for an open house to celebrate the new hospital wing. The event is 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday Dec. 9 at the hospital, 2400 W. Edison in Brush, Colo.

East Morgan County Hospital implements flu measures
Visitor restrictions aim to increase patient safety
BRUSH, CO (Jan. 3, 2014) – With the number of cases of influenza and respiratory illness on the rise in Colorado, East Morgan County Hospital is enacting measures to protect patients and staff.

East Morgan County Hospital earns honor for quality
BRUSH, CO (Dec. 3, 2013) – East Morgan County Hospital is one of 22 Top Rural Hospitals in the country according to a national organization that evaluates performance measures from hospitals across the country.

Open house to welcome team of providers
BRUSH, CO (Nov. 1, 2013) – Banner Health Clinic in Brush invites community members to welcome our newest team of providers to the community on Tuesday, Nov. 12, 4-6 p.m., at the clinic located at 2400 W. Edison St.

New financial leader joins East Morgan County Hospital
BRUSH, CO (Oct. 17, 2013) – Banner Health welcomes Thomas Loff to East Morgan County Hospital as the chief financial officer for the facility.

Banner Health welcomes new podiatrist
FORT MORGAN, Colo. (Sept. 13, 2013) – Lorin Brandon, DPM, has joined Banner Health Clinic in Fort Morgan to provide care in podiatry for Morgan County residents.

Brush Family Medicine welcomes new physician
BRUSH, Colo. (July 17, 2013) – Brush Family Medicine is pleased to announce the addition of a new family medicine specialist to the clinic.

East Morgan County Hospital expert discusses ADHD
BRUSH, Colo. (July 11, 2013) – East Morgan County Hospital invites the community to learn more about Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder – ADHD – at an upcoming seminar Thursday, July 18.

Upcoming EMCH event will teach about strokes
BRUSH, Colo. (April 17, 2013) – People who want to learn more about strokes – what they are, how they are treated and what you should do when you suspect someone nearby is having a stroke – should plan to attend an upcoming educational event at East Morgan County Hospital.

East Morgan County Hospital honors lab manager
BRUSH, Colo. (Feb. 27, 2013) – A 10-year veteran of East Morgan County Hospital has been selected to receive the facility’s 2012 Employee of the Year Award.

East Morgan County Hospital prepares for annual health fair
BRUSH, Colo. (Feb. 15, 2013) – Residents who want to participate in the 2013 East Morgan County Hospital Health Fair should call now to schedule screenings prior to the fair.

Three East Morgan County Hospital staff members recognized by college
BRUSH, Colo. (Feb. 11, 2013) – Three staff members at East Morgan County Hospital have been named All-Star Alumni by Morgan Community College in Fort Morgan for their excellent work in their careers and the benefits each has brought to the community.

Celebrate National Heart Month over lunch with Banner Health physician
BRUSH, Colo. (Feb. 7, 2013) – February is National Heart Month and a Banner Health expert wants to visit with residents about heart health.

East Morgan County Hospital chef warms up to soups and sauces
BRUSH, Colo. (Feb. 5, 2013) — Learn how to make delicious soups and sauces that are high in flavor, but low in fat, salt and calories at the next Good 4 You Healthy Cooking Class at East Morgan County Hospital.

East Morgan County Hospital to add cataract surgery to offerings
BRUSH, Colo. (Jan. 30, 2013) — East Morgan County Hospital soon will offer surgical treatment for cataracts, providing a local option for residents who do not want to travel out of town for care.

Offer well wishes to outgoing Banner Health Clinic specialist at event
FORT MORGAN, Colo. (Jan. 30, 2013) – Banner Health Clinic, specializing in Internal Medicine, invites community members to offer well wishes Scott Faulkner, MD, at a farewell open house. 

Banner Health program improves stroke care in Northeastern Colorado
BRUSH, Colo. (Jan. 15, 2013) — Banner Health knows that when it comes to treatment for stroke, every second counts. For this reason, Banner Health is partnering with Swedish Medical Center to introduce a telestroke program at East Morgan County Hospital in Brush.

Banner Health chef shows how Mexican food favorites can be healthy
BRUSH, Colo. (Jan. 9, 2013) — The nation’s biggest football game of the year is right around the corner. For many, the day is synonymous with food. More often than not, lots of Mexican food! Chef Peter Sisneros of East Morgan County Hospital invites community members to learn how to make delicious, flavorful Mexican dishes in a healthy way.

East Morgan County Hospital hits complete compliance with flu policy
BRUSH, Colo. (Nov. 28, 2012) — In response to Banner Health’s new mandatory flu vaccine policy, 100 percent of staff members at East Morgan County Hospital answered the call. The policy requires all employees, employed physicians, volunteers, contractors and health care students to be vaccinated or to apply for and receive an exemption, which can be given based on religious or medical reasons.

East Morgan Community Hospital offers lessons on child passenger safety
BRUSH, Colo. (Oct. 30, 2012) – Learn the importance of properly restraining the youngest passengers in vehicles – both according to the law and according to what is best for your children and their body types during East Morgan County Hospital’s upcoming Ask the Expert presentation on Nov. 8.

Banner launches mandatory flu shot policy for all personnel
PHOENIX (Sept. 11, 2012) – Banner Health is launching a systemwide mandatory flu vaccine policy which will require all employees, employed physicians, volunteers, vendors, contractors and health care students to be vaccinated by Dec. 1.

Flu season is nothing to sneeze at; plan now to get a flu shot
BRUSH, Colo. (Sept. 6, 2012) According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, during some influenza seasons there have been as many as 49,000 “flu-associated deaths,” deaths that might have been prevented. If you are contemplating not getting a flu shot or if you just don’t think they are necessary, think again. Attend one of the flu shots clinics being held in Brush and Fort Morgan.

East Morgan County Hospital hosts blood drive, Aug. 2
BRUSH, Colo. (July 12, 2012) – Do you have an hour to save two lives? Donate blood at the East Morgan County Hospital blood drive on Thursday, Aug. 2. Anyone can be a donor. Demand for blood always increases during the summer months.

Sports Physicals offered by Brush Family Medicine and Banner Health Clinic
BRUSH, Colo. (July 12, 2012) –The provider teams at Brush Family Medicine and Banner Health Clinic in Fort Morgan are offering sports physicals to middle school and high school students in Morgan County. The cost of the sports physical has been reduced to $20 for this special event.

Daniel Heaston, MD, orthopedics provider begins June 6
BRUSH, Colo. (June 4, 2012) – The East Morgan County Hospital Specialty Clinic will be adding two orthopedic surgeons to the list of visiting specialists. Beginning June 6, Daniel Heaston, MD will begin seeing patients in Brush. Later this summer, Riley Hale, MD will begin treating patients as well. Both physicians practice at Banner Mountain Vista Orthopaedics Medical Clinic in Greeley.

East Morgan County Hospital Medical Staff scholarships awarded
BRUSH, Colo. (May 24, 2012) — The Medical staff of East Morgan County Hospital and EMCH Foundation are pleased to award the 2012 Medical Staff Scholarship to Alysse Milano and Connor Weisser graduating seniors of Brush High School.

EMCH holds blood drive, May 31
BRUSH, Colo. (May 17, 2012) – Do you have an hour to save two lives? Donate blood at the East Morgan County Hospital blood drive on May 31. Anyone can be a donor. Demand for blood always increases during the summer months.

May Lobby Lecture: New Solution to Common Problems in Women's Health
BRUSH, Colo. (April 16, 2012) – Visiting specialist, Paul Hiratzka, MD, obstetrics and gynecology specialist at East Morgan County Hospital’s Specialty Clinic, invites area residents to join him May 8 for the next Lobby Lecture Series topic: New Solutions to Common Problems in Women’s Health.

Brush! PD and EMCH partner on Drug Take Back program
BRUSH, Colo. (April 12, 2012) – Save the date, Saturday, April 28 on your calendar. It is the 3rd National Prescription Drug Take Back Day. The City of Brush! Police Department, in partnership with East Morgan County Hospital is sponsoring this event in the main lobby of the hospital from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

EMCH Honors Volunteers during National Healthcare Volunteer Week
BRUSH (April 13, 2012) – The volunteers, who help in the healthcare setting, are dedicated individuals who believe in giving back to the community in which they live. During National Healthcare Volunteer week, April 15 – 21, East Morgan County Hospital is proud to honor two outstanding auxiliary volunteers.

Do you know how to safely dispose of medications? April Lobby Lecture topic
BRUSH (March 28, 2012) – East Morgan County Hospital Pharmacy Program Manager, Clark Seele, invites area residents to join him Apr. 10 for the next Lobby Lecture Series topic: Handling medications in the home.

Blood supply remains low in NE Colorado
BRUSH, Colo. (March 7, 2012) – The blood supply for East Morgan County Hospital and Banner Health in northeastern Colorado is extremely volatile. Currently, there has been a high demand for all blood types, causing type A- to be in short supply. All blood types are needed at this time. To address this need East Morgan County Hospital is holding a blood drive on Mar. 29. Anyone can be a donor. 

Fall Prevention, the March Lobby Lecture topic
BRUSH, Colo. (March 1, 2012) – The East Morgan County Hospital physical therapist, Tim Brown, invites area residents to join him March 13 for the next Lobby Lecture Series topic: Fall Prevention.

Thorpe named CEO for East Morgan County Hospital
BRUSH, Colo. (Feb. 20, 2012) – Linda Thorpe has been named Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of East Morgan County Hospital (EMCH) effective Monday, Feb. 20, Banner Health Western Region President Jim Ferando announced. Thorpe had served as the hospital’s interim CEO since last July.

Community invited to Banner Health Clinic, Fort Morgan Open House
BRUSH (Feb. 2, 2012) – You are invited to visit Fort Morgan’s newest family practice clinic during a community open house on Thursday, Feb. 23 from 4 to 6 p.m. The free event, being held at Banner Health Clinic, 909 E. Railroad Ave., will feature tours of the facility, opportunities to visit with the clinic’s two health providers and other staff, refreshments, and more. A ribbon-cutting ceremony will take place at 3:30 p.m.

Dementia: Memories Stolen, Feb. Lobby Lecture topic
BRUSH (Jan. 30, 2012) – The East Morgan County Hospital hospitalist, Charles Kopell, MD and Pat Samples, chief nursing officer, invite area residents to join them Feb. 16 for the next Lobby Lecture Series topic: Dementia: Memories Stolen.

Brush Family Medicine recognized National Medical Group Practice Week, Jan. 23 - 27
BRUSH, Colo. (Jan. 23, 2012) – National Medical Group Practice Week, Jan. 23 – 27, is intended to advance public and industry awareness of the key benefits that group practices provide to patients, communities and physicians and to recognize the professionals who lead and manage these organizations. Brush Family Medicine wishes to salute our hardworking staff that provides patients with exceptional care on a daily basis.

Banner Health ranked in top five large health systems in the nation
BRUSH, Colo. (Jan. 19, 2012) – Banner Health’s focus on quality patient care has earned the system a ranking among the top five large health systems in the nation according to a Thomson Reuters recently released announcement.

Blood supply critically low in NE Colorado
BRUSH, Colo. (Jan. 11, 2012) – There is a critical need for blood in northeastern Colorado. Anyone can be a donor. O- and O+ type blood are in demand with no supply available, all blood types are also needed. To address this East Morgan County Hospital is holding a blood drive on Jan. 19.

Banner Health announces new clinic in Fort Morgan
BRUSH, Colo. (Dec. 12, 2011) – Banner Health and East Morgan County Hospital (EMCH) are pleased to announce the addition of a family practice and specialty clinic in Fort Morgan. Banner Health Clinic, Fort Morgan will be located at 909 E. Railroad Avenue. The clinic will have two new family practice providers, Lila Ann Statz, MD and Nancy Samples, FNP who will see patients beginning in March 2012.

Lobby Lecture: Early warning signs of stroke and heart attacks
BRUSH (Nov. 17, 2011) – The East Morgan County Hospital internist, Scott Faulkner, M.D., invites area residents to join him Dec. 13 for the next Lobby Lecture Series topic: Early Warning signs of stroke and heart attacks.

Blood Drive Scheduled for November 22
BRUSH, Colo. (Nov. 15, 2011) – East Morgan County Hospital will be holding a “Be Thankful” blood drive on November 22 at the hospital.  “Donating blood gives back to our community and helps our patients when they need a transfusion,” said Cindy Nestor, Interim Laboratory Manager at EMCH.  “On average a transfusion for a patient will require two units.”

Lobby Lecture: Car Accidents & Blast Injuries
BRUSH (Nov. 3, 2011) – The East Morgan County Hospital Emergency department physician assistant, Mike Roberts, invites area residents to join him Nov. 8 for the next Lobby Lecture series topic, Trauma: Car Accidents and Blast Injuries.

EMCH salutes Health Information Management Week
BRUSH, Colo. (Nov. 2, 2011) – East Morgan County Hospital salutes the dedicated health information management (HIM) and health information technology (HIT) professionals on staff and in our community, who play an integral role in today’s rapidly evolving health care industry. Their contributions to health care will be acknowledged throughout the United States and Canada during the American Health Information Management Association’s 22nd annual Health Information and Technology Week, Nov. 6 through 12.

Need help paying for healthcare?
BRUSH (Oct. 24, 2011) – East Morgan County Hospital will host a forum, Paying for Healthcare, as a service to the community on Wednesday, Nov. 9, at the hospital, 2400 W. Edison in Brush. Paying for Healthcare will be held in the main conference room from 3:30 – 6 p.m.

Lobby Lecture: Breast Cancer, Breast Health
BRUSH, Colo. (Sep. 23, 2011) – Fort Morgan Internal Medicine, Erin Stalker, nurse practitioner, invites area residents to join her Oct. 11 for the next Lobby Lecture Series topic: Breast Cancer, Breast Health.

East Morgan County Hospital Foundation awards scholarship
BRUSH, Colo. (Sept. 13, 2011) — The East Morgan County Hospital (EMCH) Foundation announced the 2011 Scholarship has been awarded to a student working in the Brush area who is continuing her medical education. Brandy Rogers, a certified nursing assistant (CNA) at EMCH, received a $500 scholarship to advance her medical training. 

Banner Health wins 'Top Leadership Teams in Healthcare' Award
PHOENIX (Aug. 18, 2011) - Banner Health has received the 2011 "Top Leadership Teams in Healthcare" Award by the national trade publication, HealthLeaders, a leading provider of health care business information for industry executives.

East Morgan County Hospital schedules blood drive for August 24
BRUSH, Colo. (Aug. 17, 2011) – East Morgan County Hospital will be holding a blood drive on August 24 at the hospital.  “Donating blood gives back to our community and helps our patients when they need a transfusion,” said Cindy Nestor, Interim Laboratory Manager at EMCH.  “On average a transfusion for a patient will require two units.”

East Morgan County Hospital welcome Hospitalists
BRUSH, Colo. (Aug. 15, 2011) – East Morgan County Hospital has implemented a full-time hospitalist program for inpatient care. Hospitalists are board certified or board eligible physicians who have chosen to specialize in the care of hospitalized patients.

Banner Health completes electronic medical record implementation in Colorado
BRUSH (Aug. 1, 2011) — This week North Colorado Medical Center in Greeley put into place one of the last components to give all Colorado Banner Health hospitals a comprehensive, enhanced electronic medical record (EMR) system.

Banner Health named Health Care's Most Wired
PHOENIX (July 13, 2011) – Banner Health, which owns or operates four hospitals in northern Colorado, has again been named one of Health Care’s Most Wired companies for 2011 by Hospitals and Health Networks magazine.

Gavin Carmichael leaves East Morgan; CFO assumes interim role
BRUSH, Colo. (June 23, 2011) – Gavin Carmichael will leave his role as chief executive officer of East Morgan County Hospital on July 8 to become chief operating officer of Providence Physician Services Organization in Anchorage, Alaska.

East Morgan County Hospital recieves stuffed animal donation
BRUSH, Colo. (Jun. 16, 2011) – Morgan County Board of Realtors donated stuffed animals to the emergency department at East Morgan County Hospital. Pictured with emergency room nurses

Brush Family Medicine offers sport physicals
BRUSH, Colo. (Jun. 6, 2011) – The provider team at Brush Family Medicine is offering sports physicals to middle school and high school students in Morgan County and Woodrow.  The cost of a physical has been reduced for this special event. 

Blood Drive Scheduled for June 22
BRUSH, Colo. (Jun. 6, 2011) – East Morgan County Hospital will be holding a blood drive on June 22 at the hospital.  “Donating blood gives back to our community and helps our patients when they need a transfusion,” said Cindy Nestor, Interim Laboratory Manager at EMCH.  “On average a transfusion for a patient will require two units.”

Lobby Lecture: Man vs. Beast
BRUSH, Colo. (May. 5, 2011) – The East Morgan County Hospital emergency department physician, Ned Nixon, MD, invites area residents to join him May 19 for the next Lobby Lecture Series topic: Man vs. Beast.

East Morgan County Hospital lifts visitation restrictions
BRUSH, Colo. (Apr. 5, 2011) – East Morgan County Hospital will now allow children ages 12 and under in patient care areas at the hospital. “Due to the decreased local and statewide flu activity over the last month, visitation restrictions have been lifted.

Lobby Lecture: Battle of the Bulge, Hernia
BRUSH (March 28, 2011) – The East Morgan County Hospital surgeons, Thomas Bryant, M.D. and Lawrence Schoelkopf, M.D., invite area residents to join them Apr. 12 for the next Lobby Lecture Series topic: Battle of the Bulge - Hernia.

East Morgan County Hospital wins six awards
BRUSH (March 21, 2011) – At the Banner’s Best Awards ceremony, Team EMCH won 6 of 12 possible awards for calendar year 2010.

EMCH hosts annual 9Health Fair April 16, 2011
BRUSH (March 3, 2011) – Own Your Health. The 9Health Fair encourages people to take charge of their health. This year’s health fair offers 15 free and five low-cost health screening and education to help you keep your health in check. 

Banner Health seventh in integrated health systems
PHOENIX, (Feb. 2, 2011) – Banner Health is seventh in the Top 100 Integrated Healthcare Networks in the nation, according to SDI. 

EMCH implements visitor guidelines for flu season
BRUSH, Colo. (Jan. 27, 2011) — East Morgan County Hospital has announced that it is implementing visitor guidelines as a precautionary measure to ensure a safe environment for patients and protect patients, visitors, and employees during the influenza season.

EMCH Schedules Blood Drive
BRUSH, Colo. (Jan. 6, 2011) – East Morgan County Hospital will be holding a blood drive on January 25 at the hospital.  “Donating blood gives back to our community and helps our patients when they need a transfusion,” said John Liston, laboratory supervisor at EMCH. 

EMCH now offers low dose radiation for medical imaging
BRUSH, Colo. (Dec. 16, 2010) – Ask your doctor! Is my CT scan a low-dose radiation machine? East Morgan County Hospital provides the latest technology in low dose CT imaging. EMCH now offers an advanced system that helps doctors determine health problems while lowering radiation doses to patients by up to 40 percent.

How many times can you be hit in the head?
BRUSH, Colo. (Dec. 3, 2010) – People love sports, especially kids. How many times have you seen an athlete get their “bell rung?” East Morgan County Hospital emergency department physician, Ned Nixon, M.D. and speech therapist, Elaine Prascher, MA, CCC-SLP, invite you to join them December 16 at 7 p.m. for the next Lobby Lecture Series topic: Closed Head Injury.

Erin Stalker, FNP joins Fort Morgan Internal Medicine
BRUSH, Colo. (Oct. 20, 2010) – Fort Morgan Internal Medicine is proud to announce the addition of Erin Stalker, FNP to the practice.  Ms. Stalker will be working with Scott Faulkner, MD. 

East Morgan County Hospital Foundation Awards Continuing Medical Education Scholarship
Brush, Colo. (Oct. 21, 2010) — The East Morgan County Hospital (EMCH) Foundation announced the 2010 Scholarship award to a student in the Brush area who is continuing her medical education.   Shira Leal, a radiology technician at EMCH, has received a $500 scholarship to advance her medical training. 

Architectural rendering for Morgan Community Hospital
PHOENIX (Oct. 6, 2010) -- With the release of architectural renderings of Morgan Community Hospital, Banner Health has taken an important step forward in the process to build a community hospital that is intended to be built between Brush and Fort Morgan.

East Morgan County Hospital Blood Drive Scheduled
BRUSH, Colo. (July 8, 2010) – East Morgan County Hospital will be holding a blood drive on July 28 at the hospital.  “Donating blood gives back to our community and helps our patients when they need a transfusion,” said Connie Hume, blood bank supervisor at EMCH.  “On average a transfusion for a patient will require two units.”

Employees Support EMCH Surgery Project
BRUSH, Colo. (May 17, 2010) — East Morgan County Hospital (EMCH) employees surpassed their $100,000 goal and pledged $154,607 toward the expansion and renovation of the hospital’s surgical area. Pledges were made as part of EMCH’s fundraising campaign, Operation: Surge Forward 2010. The employee campaign is the first phase of the community wide fundraising effort.

Blood Drive Scheduled for May 26
BRUSH (May 4, 2010) – East Morgan County Hospital will be holding a blood drive on May 26 at the hospital.  “Donating blood gives back to our community and helps our patients when they need a transfusion,” said Connie Hume, blood bank supervisor at EMCH. 

Skin Cancer, know the risks
BRUSH (April 28, 2010) – As the summer quickly approaches, do you know the risk factors associated with skin cancer? There are several different types; each one has different prevention approaches. The East Morgan County Hospital surgeons, Thomas Bryant, MD, Lawrence Schoelkopf, MD, invite you to join them May 6 for the next Lobby Lecture Series topic: Skin Cancer.

Prascher Attends Dementia Conference
BRUSH, Colo. (April 6, 2010) – Elaine Prascher, Speech Language Pathologist, Alonzo Petteys Rehabilitation Center in Brush, recently attended a conference on Dementia in Denver. Prascher will be providing updates in research, treatment options, and documentation requirements for Physical, Occupational, and Speech Therapists at East Morgan County Hospital.

Gavin Carmichael named CEO of East Morgan County Hospital
BRUSH, Colo. (Jan. 20, 2010) – Jim Ferando, Western Region President for Banner Health, has announced the appointment of Gavin Carmichael as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at East Morgan County Hospital effective Monday, Jan. 25.

East Morgan County Hospital CEO resigns; interim CEO named
BRUSH, Colo. (Jan. 11, 2010) – Jim Ferando, Western Region president for Banner Health, has announced that Nancy Schmid has resigned as chief executive officer at East Morgan County Hospital effective Friday, Jan. 8, 2010

East Morgan County Hospital lifts visitor restrictions
BRUSH, CO (Dec. 23, 2009) – East Morgan County Hospital will now allow children ages 12 and under in patient care areas at the hospital.

Brush Family Medicine to offer H1N1 vaccines to eligible individuals on Nov. 19
BRUSH, Colo. (Nov. 16, 2009) — Brush Family Medicine will offer H1N1 vaccinations to eligible members of the community on a first-come, first-served basis this Thursday, Nov. 19, from 8:30 a.m. to noon and from 1 to 4:30 p.m.

Acid Reflux the November Lobby Lecture topic
BRUSH (Oct. 29, 2009) – Your stomach feels hot and there is a burning sensation in your throat. Need relief from heartburn or is it acid reflux? The East Morgan County Hospital surgeons, Thomas Bryant, MD, and Lawrence Schoelkopf, MD, invite area residents to join them Nov. 12 for the next Lobby Lecture Series topic: Acid Reflux.

Manicures, Massages, and Mammograms
BRUSH (Oct. 9, 2009) – East Morgan County Hospital is excited to bring you a fun, relaxing event that will also help you monitor your breast health.  Women can experience a day of pampering with free massages and free manicures. Most importantly, we will be offering digital mammogram screenings.

H1N1: When to visit the doctor
BRUSH, Colo. (Sept. 18, 2009) – Now that H1N1 flu seems to be affecting more Morgan County residents, East Morgan County Hospital and Brush Family Medicine want to help you decide when the time is right to seek help, whether it’s a call to the doctor, a visit to urgent care or truly an emergency that should be cared for at the hospital.

East Morgan County Hospital Celebrates National Rehabilitation Week
BRUSH, Colo. (Sept. 18, 2009) – The East Morgan County Hospital Rehabilitation department will be celebrating National Rehabilitation Awareness the week of Sept. 21-25. This year’s theme is “Rehab: The Power to Change Lives.” This theme draws focus on the satisfaction that rehabilitation professionals gain from assisting and helping others improve their quality of life.

Anesthesia is next Lobby Lecture Topic
BRUSH, Colo (Sept. 2, 2009) – The East Morgan County Hospital (EMCH) anesthetist, Ellen Harper, CRNA, invite area residents to join them Sept. 10 for the next Lobby Lecture Series topic: Anesthesia.

EMCH learns about high risk OB transports
BRUSH (Aug. 16, 2010) – North Colorado Med Evac visited East Morgan County Hospital emergency department to brief staff on new services, including High Risk Obstetrical (HROB) patient transport and a new one-call transfer center.

Blood Drive Scheduled for Sept 2
BRUSH (Aug. 13, 2009) – East Morgan County Hospital will be holding a blood drive on Sept. 2 at the hospital.

Banner Health Western Region director wins risk management award
BRUSH, Colo. (July 16, 2009) – Banner Health’s director of Risk Management for the Western Region, Lynn Runyan, was recently named “National Risk Management Professional of the Year” by the National Association of Insurance Women.

Patients receive help with difficulties in swallowing
BRUSH, Colo. (June 30, 2009) –Swallowing food and liquids is not automatic for an estimated 6 to 10 million Americans. This condition is called dysphagia and can involve difficulty chewing, keeping food and liquids in the mouth, and moving food and liquids safely from the mouth to the stomach.

East Morgan County Hospital offers therapy for incontinence
BRUSH, Colo. (June 30, 2009) – Incontinence, although extremely common in the United States, is one of those topics that people avoid.

Code STEMI available for Heart Attack Victims
BRUSH, Colo. (June 17, 2009) – This year, about 1.4 million people will suffer a heart attack. Approximately 400,000 of those heart attack victims will experience a STEMI – a complete block in blood flow to a portion of the heart. Unless steps are taken quickly to eliminate the block and restore blood flow to the heart, the patient is at a greater risk of dying or becoming debilitated.

East Morgan County Hospital Goes Tobacco Free June 1
BRUSH, Colo. (May 22, 2009) – East Morgan County Hospital (EMCH) is taking a step toward improving the health and wellness of its employees, medical staff, patients, and their families. Beginning Monday, June 1, 2009, EMCH will become a tobacco-free campus.

East Morgan County Hospital Tops Colorado HCAHPS
BRUSH, Colo.  (Apr. 13, 2009) – East Morgan County Hospital has earned the state’s highest ranking in a section of recent publicly reported hospital patient surveys.

Learn Your Numbers at the 9Health Fair on April 25
BRUSH Colo. (Apr. 10, 2009) – Number are important for everyone, whether it is for your job, your personal life, or your health.  The 9Health Fair is an excellent way to find out what your health numbers are and how those numbers affect you. East Morgan County Hospital is pleased to partner with the 9Health Fair again this year. On Saturday, April 25, from 7 to 11 a.m., Morgan County Fairgrounds will be the place to find out what those numbers mean to you. 

East Morgan County Hospital mammography passes state review
BRUSH, Colo. (Feb.19, 2009) – The Radiology Mammography department at East Morgan County Hospital has passed the Mammography Quality Standards Act (MQSA) State inspection for CR Digital Mammography with zero deficiencies.  This is the only CR Digital Mammography unit in Morgan County.

East Morgan County Hospital 9Health Fair
BRUSH,Colo. (Feb. 19, 2009) – Below 100. Under 200. One hundred twenty over 80.  Do you know what these numbers mean? You should. They are ideal levels for glucose, cholesterol and blood pressure.

East Morgan County Hospital
2400 W. Edison
Brush, CO 80723
(970) 842-6200
Follow Us:  
Facebook IconPinterestTwitter IconBlogYouTube Icon
 
 
 
Jump to top links