Pioneers Medical Center began scanning patients in their new Hitachi Echelon Oval wide bore MRI machine late October. Located in Meeker, Colorado, Pioneers is the second hospital in the State and the only hospital on the Western Slope to offer this type of advanced imaging.

A few years ago, Tony Prinster had a cyst on his spine surgically removed, but recently it recurred. “The pain was gradually increasing each day, and I was beginning to lose the use of my left leg,” he said. “It got to the point where I couldn’t stand on my leg and barely walk. I was afraid …

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There are few ailments that create more disability than spine pain and Colorado Advanced Orthopedics, Sport Medicine and Spine’s fellowship trained providers utilize appropriate surgical and non-surgical techniques.

Health experts say improper mask hygiene could put you at the mercy of COVID-19 and other viruses.

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Colorado Advanced Orthopedics, Sports Medicine and Spine at Pioneers Medical Center is located in Meeker, nestled in the heart of the White River Valley. It’s off-the-beaten-path location belies its ability to provide quality care.

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While doing arrest control training with a fellow Colorado State Trooper, Scott Gardner caught a forearm in the side of the neck and knew immediately that something was very wrong. “I tried to shake it off,” Gardner said, “but when I woke up the next morning my right arm was numb, and I had …

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A new clinic at Grand Junction Gastroenterology seeks to help patients with chronic liver issues and prevent them from having to travel to the Front Range or to Utah for treatment.

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St. Mary’s Medical Center is looking to save its patients between $5 million and $7 million in 2020 by reducing rates at its imaging center across from the hospital.

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As Aimee Baxter prepares to have her eighth child, Bloomin’ Babies Birth Center is making it a little easier for her to attend some prenatal appointments.

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You could say health care in the Grand Valley was in transition in 2019. Two of the three Grand Valley area hospitals hired new presidents and Delta County Memorial Hospital parted ways with its long-time CEO. New legislation at the state level sought to lower health care costs for Colorado …

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When Dr. Bob Sammons is having a tough day, he likes to pull out a box of thank-you notes he’s received over the years from his psychiatric patients and remember all the people he’s helped throughout the past three decades.

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