Category Archives: Featured

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…






Jesse Wells named Director of Inpatient Services at Colorado Canyons Hospital & Medical Center

Fruita (September 1, 2016) – Jesse Wells, RN, BSN, was recently named Director of Inpatient Services with Colorado Canyons Hospital & Medical Center at Family Health West in Fruita. Jesse has more than 14 years’ experience in healthcare providing compassionate and holistic care to patients of various ages and medical conditions. Most recently, Jesse has Continue Reading…






New chronic pain management system gets approval, Fruita doctor first in Colorado to perform procedure

August 15, 2016 – For one patient suffering from chronic pain who required crutches to walk for two years, a new procedure gave him his life and his freedom back. Kenneth C. Lewis, MD of Western Rockies Interventional Pain Specialists performed this procedure at Colorado Canyons Hospital and Medical Center’s Outpatient Procedure Center in Fruita, Continue Reading…