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Sterling Regional MedCenter announces new finance leader
Journal-Advocate (May 29, 2015)
Sterling Community Health Fair includes information on wellness, safety
Journal-Advocate (March 30, 2015)
New Banner Health Center unveiled
Journal-Advocate (Jan. 30, 2015)
Self management program important to your diabetes treatment plan
Journal-Advocate (June 30, 2014)
Learn to manage your diabetes
Journal-Advocate (May 28, 2014)
Ground Broken on New Medical Center
Arizona/Colorado Managed Care Newsletter (April 10, 2014)
Ground broken on new medical center
Journal-Advocate (April 9, 2014)
Journal-Advocate (March 4, 2014)
Good heart health at Sterling Regional MedCenter
Journal-Advocate (Jan. 4, 2014)
Couple doing well thanks to Sterling Community Health Fair
Journal-Advocate (March 25, 2013)
STERLING, Colo. (Aug. 4, 2015) — Banner Health has named Kelly Hurt, MBA, MHA, interim chief executive officer of Sterling Regional MedCenter. Hurt replaces Sharon Lind who is moving to Arizona to become CEO at two Banner Health hospitals.
PHOENIX (June 29, 2015) – Banner Health has name Sharon Lind chief executive officer of Banner Ironwood and Banner Goldfield medical centers. Lind joined Banner Health in 2012 as CEO of Ogallala Community Hospital in Nebraska and has also been serving as interim CEO at Sterling Regional MedCenter in Colorado since January.
Sterling Regional MedCenter hires new finance leader
STERLING, Colo. (May 27, 2015) — Sterling Regional MedCenter welcomes Tiffany Weber, the facility’s new chief financial officer. Weber starts in her new role June 1.
Banner Health lifts visitor restrictions at all facilities
2014-2015 cold and flu season starts to wind down
PHOENIX (April 1, 2015) – As the flu and cold season winds down, Banner Health has lifted visitor restrictions at all of its facilities. Restrictions for the 2014-2015 cold and flu season were implemented last Oct. 1; a little earlier than expected because of the outbreak of Enterovirus D68 across the nation.
Hospital introduces Spirit of Women community program
STERLING, Colo. (April 2, 2015) — In its first community Spirit of Women presentation, Sterling Regional MedCenter invites women to learn more about one of life’s more challenging times for women: menopause.
Banner Health to hold job fair in Northern Colorado
Recruiters will be seeking to fill openings in Northern Colorado and Wyoming
LOVELAND, Colo. (Jan. 9, 2015) – Banner Health is hosting a job fair Monday, Jan. 12 at Embassy Suites Hotel and Conference Center in Loveland.
Sterling Regional MedCenter recognized for quality
STERLING, Colo. (Dec. 2, 2014) – Banner Health’s Sterling Regional MedCenter has been recognized by a national health care analytics firm which reviewed publicly reported data to rate rural hospitals on performance and patient satisfaction outcomes.
Banner Health welcomes new obstetrician/gynecologist
STERLING, Colo. (Oct. 16, 2014) – A new obstetrician/gynecologist has joined Banner Health Clinic, specializing in Gynecology and Obstetrics in Sterling.
Banner Health welcomes orthopedic surgeon in Sterling
STERLING, Colo. (Oct. 10, 2014) – Banner Health welcomes a new orthopedic surgeon to Sterling.
SRM changing Emergency care providers at hospital
STERLING, CO (Sept. 3, 2014) – Sterling Regional MedCenter is partnering with a new team of Emergency medical providers to oversee care in the hospital’s Emergency department beginning Sept. 9
Familiar face takes new role at Family Care Clinic
STERLING, CO (Aug. 28, 2014) – Bonnie Brownell, a nurse at Sterling Regional MedCenter, has completed her education to become a nurse practitioner and will put those skills to work close to home at the Family Care Clinic in Sterling.
STERLING, CO (July 8, 2014) – Tiffany Contet, PA-C, has joined Banner Medical Group’s Family Care Clinic at 615 Fairhurst St. in Sterling.
STERLING, CO (June 24, 2014) — Patients at Sterling Regional MedCenter are taking an active role in managing their own health care and the hospital is being honored for this effort. Sterling is a top 100 hospital recognized in the first National Patient Engagement Rankings by Axial Exchange, Inc., a pioneer using mobile technology to deepen the patient’s role in improving outcomes, and Becker’s Hospital Review, a leading health care trade magazine.
STERLING, CO (April 18, 2014) – Sterling Regional MedCenter invites nurses from the community to join hospital nursing staff for tea to celebrate National Nurses Day. The event is Wednesday, May 7, at 9 a.m. in the main lobby of the hospital.
STERLING, CO (March 6, 2014) – Banner Health will break ground in early April on construction of a new health center at 102 Hays Ave. in Sterling that when opened will offer a number of medical services including family medicine, internal medicine and pediatrics, as well as basic lab work and x-rays.
Group awards funds for students pursuing medical education
STERLING, CO (March 6, 2014) – Sterling Regional MedCenter volunteers are excited to continue the scholarship program in support of students studying in medicine.
STERLING, CO (Feb. 3, 2014) – A nursing leader with more than 13 years of experience in hospital leadership has been named Chief Nursing Officer at Sterling Regional MedCenter.
STERLING, CO (Jan. 30, 2014) – Sterling Regional MedCenter invites the community to a special Ask the Expert event in recognition of National Heart Month: Things You Need to Know for Better Health featuring cardiologist John Drury, MD.
Sterling Regional MedCenter receives nursing honor
STERLING, CO (Jan. 14, 2014) – Sterling Regional MedCenter is pleased to announce it has achieved Pathway to Excellence® designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
Sterling Regional MedCenter employees begin food drive
STERLING, CO (Nov. 11, 2013) – Sterling Regional MedCenter invites the public to join hospital employees in its annual community food drive.
Sterling prepares for 10th Turkey Trot
STERLING, CO (Nov. 5, 2013) – Registration is under way for the 10th annual High Plains Turkey Trot to be held Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 28.
Celebrate Sterling Regional MedCenter’s 75th this weekend
Hospital plans fun run, day of activities to mark milestone
STERLING, Colo. (Oct. 8, 2013) – Sterling Regional MedCenter will mark its 75th anniversary with a day of family fun, medical education and a look back at hospital achievements and activities.
Mammogram in October could mean free manicure
Sterling Regional MedCenter plans breast cancer awareness activity
STERLING, Colo. (Sept. 23, 2013) – During the month of October, anyone who has a routine mammogram at Sterling Regional MedCenter can register for one of 50 free spa certificates for a manicure and pedicure.
Hospital wellness program earns recognition
STERLING, Colo. (Sept. 16, 2013) – The Wellness Council of America has given Well Workplace status to the Sterling Regional MedCenter wellness program for employees, recognizing the hospital as one of America’s healthiest companies.
Banner Health plans Sterling Sports Expo
Educational sessions geared for coaches, athletes, administrators
STERLING, Colo. (July 2, 2013) – Updates on injury prevention, athlete nutrition, concussion education and other topics highlight the 2013 Sterling Sports Expo sponsored by Banner Health.
Banner Health awards recognize Sterling hospital
Hospital receives five Banner’s Best awards for performance
STERLING, Colo. (April 26, 2013) – Banner Health presented Sterling Regional MedCenter with five Banner’s Best awards Monday, April 22 to recognize the hospital’s achievements in 2012.
Banner physician discusses minimally invasive surgery
STERLING, Colo. (April 15, 2013) – A Banner Health gynecologist will share information about minimally invasive surgery and its benefits in gynecological care during the next Ask the Expert event at Sterling Regional MedCenter.
Sterling Regional MedCenter uses aromatherapy for healing
STERLING, Colo. (Mar. 5, 2013)--Sterling Regional MedCenter nurses are using a spoonful of mandarin, rosemary, grapeseed oil and lavender to help patients feel better.
Regional nursing group recognizes local infusion nurse
STERLING, Colo. (Feb. 18, 2013) — In recognition of her commitment to patient care, safety and the promotion of nursing in infusion therapy, a Sterling Regional MedCenter nurse has received an annual nursing award from a regional professional society.
Sterling Regional MedCenter announces health fair dates
STERLING, Colo. (Feb. 14, 2013) — Residents who want to participate in the 2013 Sterling Community Health Fair should plan now to schedule screenings in advance of the fair
Long-time Sterling Regional MedCenter advisory board member retires
STERLING, Colo. (Feb. 6, 2013) — When asked about significant changes at Sterling Regional MedCenter during her 19 years on the hospital advisory board, Edie Evans can’t pick just one.
Sterling Regional MedCenter physician gives essential info on heart disease
STERLING, Colo (Feb. 5, 2013) – To celebrate National Heart Month, a Banner Health cardiologist will share five things people need to know about heart disease to stay healthy.
Sterling Regional MedCenter earns recertification in trauma care
STERLING, Colo. (Jan. 28, 2013) — Sterling Regional MedCenter has successfully completed its review for a Level III trauma center designation.
Sterling Regional MedCenter plans visitation restrictions for flu season
STERLING, Colo. (Jan. 16, 2013) — With the number of cases of influenza on the rise in Colorado, Sterling Regional MedCenter is enacting measures to protect patients and staff.