Category Archives: Featured

FHW Brings Warfarin Management Program to Colorado Canyons Hospital

June 11, 2015- Beginning June 15, 2015, Colorado Canyons Hospital and Medical Center of Family Health West will be offering International Normalized Ratio (INR) checks through their on-site lab. Their pharmacist will also be available to assist with dosing changes and education. Services will not include any at-home-monitoring. “We had an overwhelming response from our Continue Reading…

Family Health West Welcomes New Obstetrician / Gynecologist

June 8, 2015 – Dr. Patrick Scott Pevoto, MD FACOG MBA, recently joined Dr. Kevin Howell at Grand Mesa Women’s Health Care, located in the Canyon View Medical Plaza at 2373 G Road, Suite 270.  These board certified osteopathic obstetricians / gynecologists provide women-dedicated specialty and preventative healthcare services. “Adding Dr. Pevoto’s expertise to our Continue Reading…

Patient Feedback Wanted for Newly Formed Patient Family Advisory Council

May 28, 2015 – Colorado Canyons Hospital and Medical Center of Family Health West in Fruita recently formed their Patient and Family Advisory Council (PFAC).  The PFAC is dedicated to the improvement of health care service and delivery and is comprised of past and present patients and family members, as well as Family Health West staff members. “Patients Continue Reading…

Local therapists featured at international conference

Experts in adaptive therapies present to continuing education symposium March 17, 2015– Anouk Kincaid, a physical therapist with Family Health West and Chad Kincaid, a physical therapist with the Grand Junction VA Health Care System, recently spoke at the International Seating Symposium (ISS), hosted by the University of Pittsburgh. The ISS is the leading educational Continue Reading…

Two Family Health West RNs Nominated for Nightingale Award

March 16, 2015 –Patricia Beierle, an RN at Courtyard Care Center, and Britney Guccini, an RN at Colorado Canyons Hospital and Medical Center, both facilities of which are services provided by Family Health West, have been nominated for a Nightingale Award. They were selected by their clinical peers, supervisors, friends or family for the Western Colorado Nightingale Awards Continue Reading…

Family Health West Welcomes Rogan Adams, PT

March 11, 2015 – Family Health West is pleased to welcome physical therapist, Rogan Adams to their therapy department. Rogan will join the Rehabilitation Therapy Center located at 551 Kokopelli Blvd in Fruita. Originally from Ukiah, California, Rogan received his Bachelor in Science in Integrative Biology from the University of Colorado in Denver following his Continue Reading…

Family Health West renames Nursing Home facility

Courtyard Care Center continues tradition of elder care services   February 25, 2015–As part of the organization’s overall growth plan, Family Health West is changing the name of its nursing home to Courtyard Care Center. Formerly known simply as the Family Health West Nursing Home, Courtyard Care Center will continue to offer the quality services Family Continue Reading…

Fundraising event evolves for Family Health West

Healthcare provider shifts from Red Baron Ball to Avalon concert GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (February 19, 2015)–Family Health West CEO Mark Francis announced today that the non-profit healthcare organization is changing its signature fund raising event this year. The Red Baron Ball, a popular and long-standing gala is giving way to a concert event at the Avalon Continue Reading…