Services at Southwest Health System
If you have an accident or illness requiring urgent attention call 9-1-1 now. For general information, call the main desk at 970-565-6666.
Southwest Memorial Hospital provides comprehensive healthcare to the community. 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 the SHS Southwest Medical Group (SMG) and some are visiting physicians that come to our area to round out our services.
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 your local 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 and surgical suites are available for C-section delivery. The Family Birthing Center is staffed by registered nurses, many of which have received special certification in obstetrics nursing. MORE
Infusion Clinic: 970-564-2499
Southwest Memorial Infusion Clinic provides a comfortable and safe alternative for those more active patients seeking privacy and convenience while receiving their infusion therapy. 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
Patient Experience Coordinator: 970-564-2315
Your health is important to us, and we work hard to help you when you need us. Our desire is to resolve issues you may have in a timely manner. If you have concerns about your treatment at Southwest Health System, contact our Patient Experience Coordinator. 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