Gunnison Valley Hospital
 

Clinical Support Services

 

Case Management


The Case Manager works with physicians and other members of the health care team to assist in the discharge needs of the patient. They help patients and families with post-discharge care and medical equipment. They also coordinate with other community resources to ensure patients receive services that are available such as nursing home, rehabilitation or services outside of Gunnison.

Our Case Manager also provides utilization review with insurance companies communicating medical necessity for hospitalization and continued stay review if necessary.


Laboratory


The College of American Pathologists (CAP), American Association of Blood Banks, FDA and OSHA accredit the laboratory at Gunnison Valley Hospital. The lab provides 24 hour, seven days a week coverage; services include Blood Bank, Hematology, Coagulation, Urinalysis, Microbiology, Chemistry and Special Chemistry.

The quality results provided by the laboratory are attributed to the excellent staff and state-of-the art instrumentation. This staff includes; six registered Medical Technologists (ASCP), one registered Medical Laboratory Technician (ASCP) and three phlebotomists. Dr. Michael Benziger and Dr. Nicholas Radovich, Pathologists, are the Medical Directors of the GVH Laboratory. The Primary Reference Lab for Gunnison Valley Health is the Mayo Medical Laboratory.

The laboratory at Gunnison Valley Hospital is your link between technology and good health.


Pharmacy


The pharmacy department at Gunnison Valley Hospital not only provides you with medications during your stay but the expertise to optimize your individual drug therapy. We are committed to providing you with the knowledge to comfortably use your medications when you go home and to minimize any uncomfortable effects of drugs while we are making you well.

A Pharmacist is available for both patients and visitors to discuss personal medications used in the treatment of a variety of conditions. Our goal is to make for a smart and healthy community.

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