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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…

Daniel Meyer, PA-C, joins Family Health West Pain Management Team

Fruita, CO (June 30, 2016) – Daniel Meyer, PA-C, recently joined Family Health West in Fruita and the Outpatient Procedure Center as a pain management provider. Dan has more than 10 years’ experience in the medical industry. Eight of those years included providing comprehensive adult medicine care for the State of Colorado. Dan spent two Continue Reading…

Tracie White, RN, leads quality team at Colorado Canyons Hospital

Tracie White, RN, recently joined Colorado Canyons Hospital & Medical Center (CCHMC) and Family Health West in Fruita as their Quality Coordinator. Tracie has more than 20 years’ experience in the health industry, most recently working as the Director/Administrator for Human Touch Home Health. “By fate, I found what I consider the perfect job at Continue Reading…

Family Health West and CMU Give Kids the Gift of Mobility

On Saturday, April 16, CMU students and faculty from several areas including SWE (Society of Women Engineers), the department of kinesiology, and the Council of Exceptional Children Club will team up with the Family Health West pediatric therapists to change the lives of some local children at an event called “Go Baby Go.” “Go Baby Continue Reading…

Family Health West Promotes Endometriosis Awareness Month in the Local Community

Family Health West has joined countless organizations around the world to promote March as Endometriosis Awareness Month. Many people have probably never heard of this condition although it affects 1 in 10 girls and women in the United States and 176 million women worldwide, according to the Endometriosis Foundation of America. This means that if Continue Reading…

Family Health West Concert Scheduled for The Avalon Theatre

New FHW Foundation presents fundraising event. (February 24, 2016) – Family Health West CEO Mark Francis announced today that the nonprofit healthcare organization will once again hold its signature fundraising event at the Avalon Theatre, featuring a concert by legendary early Rock & Roll group, The Drifters. Titled “Rockin’ Elegance,” the event is presented by Continue Reading…

Family Health West Welcomes Board of Trustees 2016 Officers and New Members

Family Health West recently welcomed several professionals to the board of trustees and elected officers for the 2016 year – Blaine Buck of Bighorn Consulting Engineers, Chair; Ken Palmer of Palmer Tax and Consulting P.C., Vice Chair; Tom Oliver of Alpine Bank, Treasurer; Michael Neste, MD of Colorado Canyons Hospital and Medical Center, Chief of Continue Reading…