Medical Services at Southwest Health System
If you have an accident or illness requiring urgent attention call 9-1-1 now. For general information, 970-565-6666.
Highly trained and skilled physicians, nurses, and emergency medical technicians take care of approximately 12,500 patients each year at Southwest Memorial Hospital. Care levels range from walk-in care to multi-system trauma to cardiac care and stabilization.
Additional healthcare providers (including visiting physicians) serve our community’s needs in several area clinics. These providers are part of Southwest Medical Group (SMG).
Diabetes Education: 970-564-2352
Research shows that lifestyle modifications, including diet and exercise, are the most effective things you can do to regulate your blood sugar. MORE
Diagnostic Imaging: 970-564-2050
The Medical Imaging Department (also known as Radiology) at Southwest Memorial Hospital is proud to offer advanced imaging equipment and technology, along with a highly trained and experienced staff of technologists and radiologists. MORE
Emergency Services: (911) or 970-564-2025
In an emergency, always call 9-1-1. If you have an accident or illness requiring urgent attention you can take comfort in knowing that Southwest Memorial Hospital provides emergency care 24 hours a day, seven days a week. MORE
Family Birthing Center: 970-564-2245
Women go through the entire process of labor, delivery and immediate recovery in comfortable, home-like rooms. C-section delivery is available. The Family Birthing Center is staffed by registered nurses with a special certification in obstetrics nursing. MORE
Inpatient Medical / Surgical Care: 970-564-2200
The Medical/Surgical Care Unit at Southwest Memorial Hospital provides care for both adults and children who are hospitalized for acute medical conditions and who are recovering after surgery. MORE
The Southwest Memorial Hospital laboratory has a vast array of sophisticated state-of-the art equipment and is staffed by trained professionals who process samples and do testing. You can also visit the Walk-in Draw Station on 111 North Park Street in Cortez (970-565-4534). MORE
Nutrition Education: 970-564-2276
Our Nutrition Education department provides diabetes education and nutrition services based on current clinical research. Using an integrative approach, both one-on-one and group sessions are tailored to the individual’s needs. MORE
Clinical pharmacists in hospitals are responsible for providing the expertise to facilitate appropriate drug selection, dosage calculations and education to physicians, hospital staff and patients about medications. MORE
Sleep Center: 970-564-2678
The Southwest Health System Diagnostic Sleep Center is accredited by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine and offers a full line of services to diagnose and treat more than 150 different sleep disorders. MORE