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  • Family Health West Welcomes Lennie Ecker as New Inpatient Director

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    Family Health West is pleased to announce Lennie Ecker as the new inpatient director of Colorado Canyons Hospital and Medical Center. Lennie graduated from Pagosa Springs High School in 1994 and attended Western State College in Gunnison, Colorado for two semesters before joining the Colorado National Guard and going on active duty for the United Continue Reading…

  • Family Health West Welcomes Diana Wright as New PA at Access Clinic

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    Family Health West is pleased to announce Diana Wright, PA-C, as a new physician assistant at the Access Clinic in Fruita. Diana has lived all over Colorado including the Front Range and Western Slope. She received a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Computer Science from Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Virginia and then a Masters of Medical Continue Reading…

  • Family Health West Celebrates Art for Health

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    Family Health West is pleased to announce Bob Martin as the winner of the bi-annual Art for Health competition. Bob began painting for fun and relaxation while working as a co-owner of a full service florist business in Phoenix, Arizona. The Art for Health Reception will take place Wednesday, December 9, from 5:30–6:30pm in the Continue Reading…

  • Reminder: Wear Pink and Get Your Mammogram

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    This October, Family Health West wants to remind women and men in our community that October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. On October 22nd, the organization is promoting getting a breast cancer screen by wearing pink. “We are encouraging our employees to wear pink and compete for a prize,” said Angelina Salazar, Director of Continue Reading…

  • Family Health West Therapist Prevents Falls and Talks about Aging Better

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    Nick Saller, Director of Colorado Canyons Rehabilitation Therapies, services of Family Health West, will present two talks on aging and provide helpful information for participants to take charge of their health, avoid injury with fall prevention tips, and keep healthcare costs down. Both talks will take place at the Fruita Community Center located at 324 Continue Reading…

  • Spinal stimulator patient gets life back after mining explosion leads to chronic pain

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    September 1, 2015 – Wendie Rambeck lives in Paonia, Colorado and was involved in a mining explosion 12 years ago that left her with spine and brain injuries.  Since the accident, Rambeck, 44, sought numerous treatments including multiple spine surgeries, injections, extensive physical and occupational therapy, a number of medications, consults with neurologists, neurosurgeons, and Continue Reading…

  • Family Health West Welcomes Derek Biddle as New IT Director

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    August 5, 2015 – Family Health West is pleased to announce Derek Biddle as Information Technology (IT) Director. Originally from Liberal, Kansas, Derek moved to Hillside, Colorado when he was a teenager and then attended Mesa State College and received a degree in computer science and business.  He went on to work for ACS for Continue Reading…

  • Family Health West Therapies Gets Rehabilitated

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    June 24, 2015– Family Health West is pleased to invite the public to the newly renovated therapy building located at 551 Kokopelli Blvd, Suite B in Fruita for an open house on Wednesday, July 8 from 4 pm – 6 pm. “We have recently renovated the therapy building to better serve our patients. Family Health Continue Reading…

  • Family Health West Welcomes Paulo Falcao to Rehab Therapy Center Team

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    June 23, 2015– Family Health West is pleased to announce the addition of Paulo Falcao to their Therapy Team. Paulo has training in sports medicine and treatment of orthopedic injuries, specifically for the shoulders, knees, spine, hip, and foot and ankle. Although his physical therapy experience is vast, he has practiced in primary and specialty Continue Reading…

  • Second Annual Family Fun Fair in Fruita

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    June 22, 2015 – Western Rockies Federal Credit Union is proud to present the 2nd Annual Family Fun Fair at Fruita’s Southside Marketplace on July 3rd beginning at 5:00 p.m. Fruita’s Southside Marketplace consists of Fruita’s businesses located on the south side of I-70 who are all sponsoring this family-friendly event.  The businesses include, the Continue Reading…