Transition to Cerner electronic health record system occurs February 28th

Keeping your personal medical information organized between visits to doctors, specialists and hospitals is complex and challenging for patients, providers and health care organizations. We have selected a new electronic health record system, Cerner to store patients health record securely across the Valor Health organization, including urgent care, family medicine and specialty clinics and hospital. Our transition […]

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2016 Valor Health Community Benefit Report

The 2016 Valor Health Community Benefit Report provides an update of programs, services, and activities that provide treatment or directly promote health and wellness, in response to our community needs.   Valor Health community benefit is designed to improve access to health care, enhance the health of the community and advance medical of healthcare knowledge. […]

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Health Impact of Tobacco Use

Tobacco use in any form—even occasional smoking—causes serious diseases and health problems, including: Several forms of cancer, including cancers of the lung, bladder, kidney, pan- creas, mouth, and throat Heart disease and stroke Lung diseases, including emphysema, bronchitis, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) Pregnancy complications, including preterm birth, low birth weight, and birth defects […]

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Valor Health one year later

By Wade Johnson In 2015, Walter Knox Memorial Hospital changed their name to Valor Health. Due to changes in the health care environment, and the need to transition from being a hospital to a health system design, a new name and brand were selected. Almost immediately after the announcement of a new name, a new […]

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Valor Health Transitions to Electronic Medical Records

Keeping your personal medical information organized between visits to doctors, specialists and hospitals is complex and challenging for patients, providers and health care organizations. National best practices in health care for improving quality, safety and continuity of care includes investing in technology that provides easy access to all patient health information. Valor Health is taking […]

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Local Physician Team Joins Valor Health

Emmett, ID (January 7, 2016) Dr. Tina McGuffey, Dr. Brett Mumford and their support team formally became members of Valor Health Family Medicine earlier this month. Both physicians and all other employees of Black Canyon Medical Center were offered employment at Valor, starting January 1, 2016. The arrangement does not involve any purchase of property, […]

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Valor Health Earns Quality, Safety Accreditation

DNV GL–Healthcare accreditation validates healthcare provider’s ability to achieve or exceed national standards Emmett, ID (October, 2015) – Valor Health successfully completed its new accreditation process, a distinction earned by meeting or exceeding national patient safety standards established by the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. The rigorous process is led by the healthcare […]

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