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Self management program important to your diabetes treatment plan
Sterling Journal-Advocate (June 30, 2014)

Learn to manage your diabetes
Sterling 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
Sterling Journal-Advocate (April 9, 2014)

Diabetes course teaches self-management
Sterling Journal-Advocate (March 4, 2014)

Good heart health at Sterling Regional MedCenter
Sterling Journal-Advocate (Jan. 4, 2014)

Couple doing well thanks to Sterling Community Health Fair
Sterling Journal-Advocate (March 25, 2013)

Press Releases

Banner Health welcomes new physician assistant
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 Regional honored in nationwide top 100 list for helping patients manage their own care
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.
Annual National Nurses Week celebrated May 6-12
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.

Banner to open new health center in Sterling  
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.

Sterling Regional MedCenter volunteers offer scholarships
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.
Nursing leader joins team at Sterling Regional MedCenter
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 Regional MedCenter presents heart talk 
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.

Banner Health OB/Gyn returning home to Sterling
STERLING, Colo. (Jan. 16, 2013) – Obstetrician/gynecologist L. Ginger Frederiksen, MD, is returning to care for the residents in her hometown.

Banner Health program improves stroke care in Northeastern Colorado
STERLING, Colo. (Jan. 15, 2013) — Banner Health knows that when it comes to stroke care, every minute lapsed increases the risk for permanent brain damage. That’s why later this month Banner Health will introduce a telemedicine program at Sterling Regional MedCenter in Sterling.

Banner Health chef shows how Mexican food favorites can be healthy
STERLING, 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!

Sterling Regional MedCenter is 100 percent flu compliant
STERLING, Colo. (Nov. 28, 2012) — In response to Banner Health’s new mandatory flu vaccine policy, 100 percent of staff members at Sterling Regional MedCenter answered the call.

Sterling Regional MedCenter to hold Ask the Expert seminar
STERLING, Colo. (Nov. 27, 2012) – Learn the latest about concussions at our Ask the Expert event in December.

Sterling Regional is collecting Letters to Santa
STERLING, Colo. (Nov. 27, 2012) – Sterling Regional MedCenter will house a mailbox for Letters to Santa in the south lobby from Dec. 3 through Dec. 20 for children of all ages who need to get word to Santa Claus.

RN Recognized from SRM at Nightingale Awards
STERLING, Colo.(March 22, 2012)--Centennial Area Health Education Center (CAHEC), recently hosted the 27th Annual Centennial Nightingale Luminary Awards at Embassy Suites Hotel and Conference Center in Loveland, Colorado. The purpose of the Nightingale Awards is to honor area nurses who have shown exceptional talent and dedication in their practices.  Nurses were nominated by peers, administrators, families, patients, and friends.

Joy to leave Sterling Regional for new position at Banner Health
STERLING, Colo. (March 14, 2012) – Michelle Joy, chief executive officer (CEO) for Sterling Regional MedCenter , will leave that position effective Monday, April 16, to assume a senior leadership role in another Banner Health facility in Colorado, announced Jim Ferando, Banner Health’s Western Region president.

Sterling Regional MedCenter offers free mammograms
STERLING, Colo. (June 16, 2011) -- One in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer.  Getting a mammogram is one of the best things a woman can do to protect her health. A simple mammogram can find breast cancers early, when they're easier to treat and chances of survival are higher.

New Orthopedic Surgeon joins SRM Surgical Specialties
STERLING, Colo. (June 6, 2011) - Sterling Regional MedCenter and SRM Surgical Specialties welcomes new physician Michael Lahey, MD.  Dr. Lahey is an orthopedic surgeon with 25 years of experience in total joint replacement, arthroscopic surgery, and fracture care.  He is certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery.   

More than 500 gather for Grand Opening of David Walsh Cancer Center
STERLING, Colo. (Sept. 9, 2010) - More than 500 residents from in and around Sterling, Colo., gathered Thursday morning, Sept. 9, for the official grand opening ceremony of the David Walsh Cancer Center on the Sterling Regional MedCenter campus.

MedCenter and the Banner Health Foundation with a gift of $8.8 million to build the David Walsh Cancer Center at Sterling Regional MedCenter on the Sterling campus.

Sterling Regional MedCenter
615 Fairhurst St.
Sterling, CO 80751
(970) 522-0122
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