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Dr. Troy Griffiths is Western Colorado’s First and Only American Board of Wound Healing Certified Physician

Dr. Troy Griffiths, DPM, has recently been certified by the American Board of Wound Healing. This certification demonstrates a physician’s professionalism and excellent clinical skills in providing quality patient care in the field of wound management and wound healing. Physicians who hold this certification have demonstrated high levels of clinical competence in this discipline. Dr. Continue Reading…

Donna Neste, Administrator of Physician and Outpatient Services

Family Health West is delighted to welcome Donna Neste as our new Administrator of Physician and Outpatient Services. Donna has been actively involved in the healthcare industry for over 25 years. She began her career as a Certified Nuclear Medicine Technologist, CNMT, RTR(N), with a focus on Nuclear Pharmacy and Nuclear Cardiology at Mayo Health Continue Reading…

Colorado Canyons Hospital and Medical Center is Expanding it’s Walls to Meet the Growing Needs of Our Community

On August 3, 2017 Colorado Canyons Hospital & Medical Center along with St. Mary’s Medical Center celebrated the launch of a new collaborative Transitional Care Program that will provide a better solution to the problem of long term, complex medical care in Western Colorado. The care model, developed in 2013 by Mayo Clinic, works to Continue Reading…

Family Health West and Arthritis Center of Western Colorado welcome Dr. Richard Cappiello and Eva Cappiello, ARNP-BC

Dr. Cappiello, originally from Pennsylvania, began his undergraduate studies at the University of Miami. He completed his undergraduate degree at the University of Delaware and attended medical school at St. George’s University School of Medicine. He then completed his Rheumatology fellowship at the University of South Florida. His unique achievements include receiving “Florida’s Super-Doc/ Top Continue Reading…

Dr. Peter Scheffel and Family Health West open Monument Orthopedics and Sports Trauma in Fruita

Dr. Peter T. Scheffel is delighted to open his practice, Monument Orthopedics and Sports Trauma, in Fruita – another service provided by Family Health West.  Dr. Scheffel is a shoulder, knee and hip arthroscopy specialist. He provides treatment / surgery for adult and pediatric patients who suffer from fractures, sports injuries, acute and degenerative injuries, Continue Reading…

Why Wait?

Colorado Canyons Hospital and Medical Center provides exceptional emergency care when minutes count.   Because time is critical in an emergency situation, our mission is to get you in sooner and take care of you faster. With experienced physicians and trauma-trained nurses available 24/7, we provide the expertise you need when you need it the Continue Reading…

Film Explores End-of-Life Care Free Screening of “Being Mortal”

Family Health West, Fruita Community Center and Hope West are holding a free, community screening of the documentary “Being Mortal” Saturday, November 19, from 10am-Noon. The screening will be held at the Fruita Community Center, 324 N Coulson St., Fruita, CO. After the screening, audience members can participate in a guided conversation on how to Continue Reading…

Fruita Community Center and Family Health West present the Fall Speaker Series

To help promote health and wellness, the Fruita Community Center and Family Health West are offering a speaker series free to the local community. The series covers a broad spectrum of topics intended to help enhance one’s health and well-being. All presentations will be held at the Fruita Community Center at 324 N. Coulson, Fruita Continue Reading…