January 2020 Exemplary Care Winners: Susan Orcutt FNP and Charlie Pariera, Dental Hygienist

Susan saw a young child who had terrible dental decay during a well child check. Thanks to our CO-MDI program, she was able to have Charlie come in to the visit and be seen. Charlie in turn was able to see the child at the same time and start treatment for the dental decay. She was able to apply the cavity retardant (I forget […]


BROOMFIELD, Colo.—Dec. 10, 2019 — Today, Vail Resorts Chief Executive Officer Rob Katz and his wife, Elana Amsterdam, New York Times bestselling author and founder of Elana’s Pantry, announced significant contributions totaling more than $2.8 million to further strengthen emotional wellness programs in more than ten mountain communities where Vail Resorts operates. The second annual […]

January 2020 Mariposa Award Winner

Nominated by: Diane Purse Michelle is a pleasure to work with. Her attention to detail is excellent. She has attained a knowledge base for our many services in Edwards; Pediatrics, OB/GYN, Adult Medicine and Title X. Her knowledge of Procedures, and the supplies and paperwork necessary set her skills well above the normal expectations. You […]

Mary Baydarian Awarded the Colorado Human Services Director of the Year

by Ross Brooks I first met Mary in July 2012 at a gathering of the West Mountain Regional Health Alliance (WMRHA).  Following that first meeting, Mary quickly reached out to partner with our organization, Mountain Family Health Centers (MFHC), on improving access to health insurance coverage and healthcare for vulnerable populations in Garfield County.  Mary […]

December 2019 Exemplary Care Award Winner- Candace Rodriguez, MA, LPC

“Last week I had a patient bringing up lots of anxiety and depression symptoms at the end of the visit. I was running late and so did not let Candice know until a little after noon that the patient needed behavioral health help. Candice did not complain and spent most of her lunch with the […]

December 2019 Mariposa Award Winner- Daniela Quezada Medina

“Daniela has demonstrated her passion towards our mission. Daniela has worked with MFHC for 4 years.  She is always willing to help in all locations when short staffed. Daniela has gone beyond to make sure patients’ needs are attended too.  She has a great relationship among her coworkers. Even though she presents herself as being quiet, she is very outgoing. I […]

Integrated Care Director Jolene Singer to Retire

Mountain Family Health Centers will say goodbye this month to our Integrated Care Director Jolene Singer, RN. Jolene is passionate about exploring innovative ways to improve integrated care — both connecting each discipline within Mountain Family and reaching out to find community partners.  “I have loved my work, my team and Mountain Family,” said Jolene […]

Looking back on 2019: Thank You for Your Support

Dear Mountain Family Health Centers Family and Friends, As the year comes to a close, I want to express a heartfelt thank you for being a part of our family. Mountain Family Health Centers is honored to provide care for more than 21,000 people in our communities. We could not do this important work without […]

Data Doctor: Controlling High Blood Pressure

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Dr. Kent Petrie Is Stepping Back After 40 Years of Service

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