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On the road to recovery?: SHS is working to ensure financial stability for the health-care system that serves the local area

With some ups followed by unexpected steep plunges, the saga of Southwest Me­morial Hospital in Cortez at times has re­sembled a roller-coaster ride. “There have been periods of prosperity and periods of challenges financially,” Joe Theine said to an audience … Continue reading

Published in November 2023 Tagged

Life-saving measures? Officials hope staff cuts, expanded facility will boost the hospital

Southwest Memorial Hospital in Cortez is preparing to open its new lobby early this month, the culmination of a $32 million expansion project. Ironically, the opening comes just a few weeks after the hospital laid off more than 40 employees … Continue reading

Published in September 2018 Tagged ,