Rangely hospital clinic shows value of rural health care

RANGELY I Rangely Family Medicine, along with other Community Safety Net Clinics (CSNCs) and federally certified Rural Health Clinics (RHCs) celebrated the seventh annual Safety Net Clinic Week, August 15-19. Rangely Family Medicine was one of four clinics to be featured in Colorado Rural Health Center’s (CRHC) Safety Net Showcase.

Meet the RDH docs…

RDH funding issues aren’t uncommon

RANGELY I Rangely District Hospital’s recent financial woes mirror those of hundreds of rural hospitals struggling to absorb hits from mandatory federal regulations, health provider shortages and decreased patient volumes, hospital administrators said last week.

Open house…

Phoebe Nickson, Kellsie Goddard, Vanessa Rogers, Kym Colvin, Marcia Prater and Donna Medina were all at the Rangely Pharmacy open house at Rangely District Hospital on Monday, promoting the staff and new hours (9:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.). “We expanded our hours to align with the family practice and urgent-care hours and, because of the […]

Dr. Casey Aguirre joins crew at Rangely District Hospital, specializes in osteopathy

RANGELY I After five years in Pueblo, completing his residency and working in the Centura Health system, Rangely District Hospital (RDH) physician Casey Aguirre is starting to get the feel of a smaller place. “You get a little bit less red tape and you can have a more hands-on approach,” said Aguirre, who came on […]

New RDH going up

The steel is going up on the new Rangely District Hospital and the nice weather is helping the construction progress.

RDH progress …

Rangely District Hospital CEO Nick Goshe said the dirt work for the new hospital is almost complete and contractors have begun drilling and pouring the caissons for the foundation.

RDH ready to break ground

RANGELY I Groundbreaking ceremonies for the new Rangely District Hospital (RDH) are scheduled for Sept. 16, and construction of the $36 million facility will begin Sept. 19.

Subcontractor meeting for RDH project

RANGELY I Adolfson and Peterson Construction, the general contractor for the new Rangely District Hospital, will host a subcontractor and supplier informational meeting at the existing Rangely Hospital on Tuesday, June 1 from noon to 4 p.m.

New CEO relishes challenge of running Rangely hospital

RANGELY — Nick Goshe knows it will be a challenge.

Marta Estes joins Rangely District Hospital board

RANGELY — At its monthly meeting, the Rangely District Hospital board accepted the application of Marta Estes and then Chairman Jack Rich administered the oath of office to Estes, affectionately known as “Marty” to her friends and co-workers.

Rangely District Hospital adds bone density screening machine

RANGELY — No longer will people have to wait for bone density testing. A traveling bone density machine used to come to Rangely District Hospital every two months. Now, screening can be done three days a week. Thanks to a new bone testing machine.