Mercy earns its third straight Medicare 5-star rating for quality

(DURANGO, COLO.) In its Dec. 21, 2017, hospital quality ratings data release, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) one again recognized Mercy Regional Medical Center with a five-star rating for overall hospital quality. Mercy received a five-star rating in both of Medicare’s…

St. Mary-Corwin Receives “A” Rating For Patient Safety

(PUEBLO, COLO.) The Leapfrog Group recently released the Fall 2017 Hospital Safety Grades report assigning A through F letter grades to over 2,600 hospitals in the U.S. St. Mary-Corwin Medical Center received an A rating, and is among just 832 hospitals in the entire nation to receive this top…

Mercy Hospice House Opens

(DURANGO, COLO.) Mercy Hospice House, a new residential hospice facility on the Mercy Regional Medical Center campus, opens for patient care on Tuesday, October 3, 2017. …

Mercy named among Colorado’s Best Hospitals for Nurses

(DURANGO, COLO.) Mercy Regional Medical Center was recently named by Nurse.org, a career website for nurses, as one of the best hospitals for nurses to work for in Colorado. …

St. Mary-Corwin to Host Breast Cancer Survivor Retreat

(PUEBLO, COLO.) The Dorcy Cancer Center at St. Mary-Corwin Medical Center will host the seventh annual Breast Cancer Survivor Retreat from Saturday, Aug. 12, through Sunday, Aug. 13, at the Mountain Park Environmental Center in Beulah, Colo. This year’s theme is “Your Sacred Path to Healing”, and…

St. Mary-Corwin Medical Center to Host Zumbathon

(PUEBLO, COLO.) The Dorcy Cancer Center at St. Mary-Corwin Medical Center will host its first ever “Zumbathon” in an effort to raise funds for the Susan G. Komen® Race For The Cure fundraiser to be held later this year. The event will take place on Saturday, July 22 from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. in the…

Southern Colorado Family Medicine to Offer Free Sports Physicals

(PUEBLO, COLO.) Southern Colorado Family Medicine has partnered with St. Mary-Corwin Medical Center to offer free sports physicals for students in grades six through 12 in Pueblo County. Appointments are available Friday, July 28, from 1:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Southern Colorado Family Medicine, 902…

Monthly Walking Series and Farm Stand Encourage Community to Implement Healthy Habits

(PUEBLO, COLO.) Join Southern Colorado Family Medicine physicians and other members of the Pueblo community who are looking to improve their health at St. Mary-Corwin Medical Center’s Walk With a Doc and Farm Stand events on Saturday, July 8, beginning at 8 a.m. Participants can walk around…

Mercy Among Nation’s Top Performing Hospitals for Treatment of Heart Attack Patients

(AURORA, COLO.) Mercy Regional Medical Center has received the American College of Cardiology’s NCDR ACTION Registry Platinum Performance Achievement Award for 2017. Mercy is one of only 193 hospitals nationwide to receive the honor. …

Mercy Home Health Recognized Among Nation’s Top Home Care Agencies

(DURANGO, COLO.) The Colorado Academy of Family Physician is pleased to announce that John Steven “Steve” Lavengood, M.D., of Durango has been named Family Physician of the Year.Mercy Home Health has been named a Top Agency of the 2016 HomeCare Elite™, placing it among the top 25 percent of home…