Category: Health care

Community Hospital to stay secular, independent

Community Hospital issued a press release today announcing it has ended discussions to merge with Centura Health, a religious hospital management company. Community Hospital’s board of trustees has decided to stay secular and independent for now. Here is the hospital’s…

Liberals, be very proud of who you are

Right wingers often disparage political liberals in western Colorado with nasty names like “libtard” and “snowflake.” Some even claim without foundation that liberalism is a “mental disorder.” But being politically liberal is a profoundly positive thing.  Why? Because liberals have made…

Tipton Hates Infants

Republican House Representative Scott Tipton, who represents Colorado’s western slope, voted “NO” on a measure to assure that newborn babies are covered with health insurance immediately after birth for up to one year to give parents time to verify their…

AnneLandmanBlog Voter Guide, 2016

This guide offers AnneLandmanBlog’s opinion on how to vote on candidates and issues in the November 8, 2016 election. A discussion of the issues follows the recommendations. Recommendations: Federal offices: President/Vice President: Hillary Clinton and Tim Kaine U.S. Senate: Michael Bennet…

G.J. Chamber Opposes Patient Choice in Pharmacies

The Grand Junction Area Chamber of Commerce in their Monday, April 11 ad in the Daily Sentinel, announced that it OPPOSES Colorado House Bill HB 16-1361, the “Patient Choice in Pharmacy” bill, which would prohibit health insurance companies from restricting subscribers’…