How an annual mammogram could save your life

October 2, 2020

Just one hour one time per year could save your life. With our 3D mammograms, we're able to detect even the smallest abnormality at early stages. This routine preventative screening could be lifesaving. Don't delay. Schedule your mammogram.

COVID-19 Update from Local Health Experts

July 17, 2020

TriCounty Health Department, Uintah Basin Healthcare and Ashley Regional Medical Center have worked together over the past 4 months as the COVID-19 pandemic has progressed to proactively educate and protect our community.

Maintaining a Clean & Safe Environment

June 2, 2020

Ashley Regional Medical Center is committed to providing a clean and safe care environment, and we are taking all precautionary measures to safeguard our staff, providers and those we serve against the spread of illness.

Know where to go to get the care you need

May 10, 2020

Knowing where to go to get the care you need can be confusing – especially now. Learn whether you should see your primary care provider, visit an Urgent Care or go to the Emergency Room.

Taking Care of Your Mental Health During COVID-19

May 7, 2020

National Mental Health Month is observed each May to provide a platform for discussing mental health and raising awareness of the important role it plays in our lives. This May, as we continue to navigate these unprecedented times, it is more essential than ever.

Ashley Regional Medical Center to Resume Elective and Non-Urgent Surgeries and Procedures on a Limited Basis 

April 28, 2020

“Resuming these important services is an essential component of meeting our community’s health needs and advancing our mission of Making Communities Healthier,” said Greg Gardiner, Chief Clinical Officer of Ashley Regional. “As this work gradually gets underway in our hospital again, we remain committed to conserving critical supplies, being vigilant in our fight against COVID-19, and ensuring that our facility is a safe place for all patients, providers and employees.”

Minutes Matter: Don’t Put Your Heart Health On Hold During COVID-19

April 21, 2020

When a heart attack strikes, every minute matters. At Ashley Regional Medical Center, we want to stress the importance of recognizing the signs and symptoms of a heart-related emergency and that our hospital is still a safe place to come should you or your loved ones need care.

Wesley Taylor Named CEO of Ashley Regional Medical Center 

April 13, 2020

Vernal, Utah (April 13, 2020) – Ashley Regional Medical Center (ARMC) today announced that Wesley Taylor has been named its new chief executive officer (CEO). Taylor comes to ARMC from Havasu Regional Medical Center (HRMC) in Lake Havasu City, Arizona, where he has served as chief operating officer (COO) since 2017. His first day at ARMC will be April 30, 2020.

Supporting Efforts to Keep Our Community Healthy

March 30, 2020

Ashley Regional Medical Center is dedicated to helping everyone in our region navigate the COVID-19 environment in which we are all living right now. We have received many questions from our patients, partners and neighbors about how people can assist our efforts to keep our community as safe and healthy as possible.

COVID-19: What Ashley Regional Medical Center is Doing and What You Can Do

March 18, 2020

Ashley Regional Medical Center is committed to providing the highest quality care and ensuring the safety of our patients, employees, providers, volunteers and visitors at all times. While COVID-19 is new, effectively responding to other infectious diseases is not. We have tested processes and plans in place to respond to situations involving infectious disease year-round. Here is what we are doing to stay ready and effectively respond to COVID-19

Diabetes 101: What You Should Know 

March 11, 2020

Diabetes is one of the biggest health issues facing Americans today. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than 30 million people in the U.S. have diabetes. That’s one in 10 Americans. And one in four of those who have it don’t know they have it.

Colonoscopies: Why they’re important, why it might be time to get one and why they’re easier than you might think

February 29, 2020

“Colonoscopies are vital to improving our ability to find colorectal cancer quickly and early, which makes the disease much easier to treat,” says Trevor Mathis, MD, a surgeon at Ashley Regional Medical Center. “This simple procedure also aids in prevention, as we have the ability to identify and remove colorectal polyps before they become cancerous in the first place.”

Heart Disease: An Unwanted Heirloom

February 27, 2020

While many inherited traits are good, others – like heart disease – aren’t. It’s important to know how your family’s history with heart disease can affect your own heart health.

Five Surprising Ways to Boost Your Heart Health

February 26, 2020

You probably know that healthy eating and regular physical activity are critically important to maintaining good heart health. But there are a number of other things you can do to give your heart an extra boost that might surprise you.

Minutes Matter: Knowing the Signs Can Save a Life

February 25, 2020

When a heart attack strikes, minutes matter. Those first few minutes following a heart attack are critical in determining the short-term and long-term outcome for the patient. Being able to quickly recognize what’s happening and act can help ensure that the victim gets proper medical treatment as soon as possible.

Heart Health at Any Age

February 24, 2020

Things change as we get older. It’s important to understand what you should keep in mind as you age. Check out these pointers on what to remember as each decade comes and goes, as well as some things to keep in mind at every age.

Got Kids? Give ‘Em Heart!

February 23, 2020

As a parent, there are a number of great reasons to get your kids to think of their health as a priority. And there are a number of great ways to help them do that, including regular physical activity

We Heart Dessert

February 22, 2020

While it’s nice to treat yourself from time to time, it’s important to keep the decadent desserts as a special treat, rather than an every-night occurrence. Check out this recipe for Grilled Peaches with Yogurt and Honey. When peaches aren’t in season, try swapping them for some heart-healthy blueberries or raspberries.

Sleeping Beauty

February 21, 2020

Consistently getting a good night’s sleep is one of the most beneficial things you can do for the health of your mind and body. And it’s particularly important for your heart.

Your Once-A-Year Day: Annual Screenings are Good for Your Heart

February 20, 2020

Playing an active role in your preventive health is a key factor in preventing heart disease and managing your risk factors for heart problems. And one of the best preventive health measures is your annual check-up with your primary care provider.

How to Have a Heart-to-Heart about Health

February 18, 2020

Understanding the risk factors, signs and symptoms of heart disease can have a big impact on the likelihood of a positive outcome and a strong recovery when issues arise.

How Weight Weighs on Your Heart

February 17, 2020

It’s important for us to find ways to help our heart be healthy. Weight can be a critical indicator of our risk level for heart problems. More specifically, where that weight is can also elevate risk.

Heart Health Starts at Home

February 16, 2020

Instead of snuggling into the couch after your work day, try incorporating some physical activity into your evening routine first.

Give Your Brown Bag a Boost

February 15, 2020

If only you could make your brown bag lunch more exciting. Well, you can! Start with this Broccoli Salad with Chopped Walnuts.

Time Out: Does Your Heart Need a Break?

February 14, 2020

There are many benefits to taking time for yourself. A little alone time can help you recharge, improve your focus and manage stress – which is key to maintaining a healthy heart.

A Happy Heart is a Healthy Heart

February 12, 2020

You’ve heard the phrase, “Laughter is the best medicine,” right? There might be more truth to it than you think.

Is it a sign?

February 11, 2020

What are the primary signs of heart disease in men and women? When should you call your provider? And when should you call 9-1-1?

More Numbers and a Major Risk Factor to Know

February 10, 2020

When it comes to heart health, you might hear your provider talk about your “numbers” – specifics about your health that play an important role in your heart health and determining your risk for heart disease.

Workplace Workouts: Easy Ways to Make Your Day More Active

February 9, 2020

The easiest way to start is to pick one or two of these ideas and add them to your daily routine. Then when you’ve turned your new behaviors into a habit, add another. Over time, small changes can add up to big results when it comes to your health.

An Egg White a Day…

February 8, 2020

If you’re an egg lover and open to a change, utilizing just the whites of the egg every now and then can benefit your heart, particularly if cholesterol is a concern.

Heart Disease 101: Warning Signs for Women

February 4, 2020

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about one in 16 women age 20 and older have coronary heart disease, while only approximately half of women recognize that heart disease is women’s number one killer. Additionally, women can sometimes experience heart attack symptoms differently from men.

Not All Symptoms Are Obvious: Overlooked Symptoms to Watch

February 3, 2020

Here are a few common – and often overlooked – signs that a heart attack may be approaching. If you have concerns about experiencing these symptoms, talk to your provider and ask questions about your risk factors so you can get a pulse on your heart health.

Welcome to 29 Days of Heart Health

February 1, 2020

Each day in February, we’ll be posting a short article featuring recipes, tips, exercise ideas and important information to know to help you stay heart smart.

Know Your Numbers

January 16, 2020

One step in taking an active role in your health to help ensure a healthy life is by knowing specific numbers that play an important role for your heart.

Sleep, Glorious Sleep: Resolving to Get the Rest You Need This Year

December 26, 2019

“Many people don’t connect the dots between the quality of their sleep and the quality of their overall health,” says Shelly Sorensen, sleep specialist with Ashley Regional Medical Center. “Most adults need at least seven to eight hours of sleep each night to maintain good health.”

Protecting Yourself and Our Community from the Flu

September 30, 2019

Flu vaccination is the best protection from the flu virus. While it is still possible to contract the flu after getting vaccinated, it is much less likely; and should you get sick, studies show that flu vaccinations can make your illness less severe.

Lower Your Cholesterol, Lower Your Risk

September 5, 2019

“Cholesterol” is probably one of the most common words you hear when it comes to heart disease, what and what not to eat, and general health and well-being. And while the more one hears about something, the easier it can be to become desensitized to it, it’s important to stay aware of the critical effect that cholesterol can have on your overall health – and especially your heart.

Making Communities Healthier Takes 24/7/365 Teamwork

May 7, 2019

At Ashley Regional Medical Center, we know that it takes around-the-clock efforts and dedicated teamwork to provide the highest quality care for our neighbors and achieve our mission of Making Communities Healthier®.

Mindy Foster Awarded 2019 Mercy Award

April 18, 2019

The Mercy Award recognizes one employee from each of LifePoint Health’s hospitals who profoundly touches the lives of others and best represents the spirit and values on which the company was founded.

When Springtime Allergies Strike: What to Do When You Can't Stop and Smell the Roses

April 2, 2019

April showers might bring May flowers, but many of us are well aware that they can also bring tree and grass pollen and other allergens that can cause us to wheeze, sneeze and sniffle our way through spring. At Ashley Regional, our mission is Making Communities Healthier®, and that includes helping you manage seasonal allergies.