A letter from the Axis CEO: January 2021

A letter from the Axis CEO: January 2021

Dear Community Members, While 2020 may not have been the year any of us were looking for, it is now history and we are looking ahead to 2021.  There were many lessons learned, hardships endured and experiences that have, and will continue to, shape us.  The COVID-19...
Justine Smith, AGNP, joins team at Cortez clinic

Justine Smith, AGNP, joins team at Cortez clinic

Justine Smith is an Adult Gerontology Nurse Practitioner at Cortez Integrated Healthcare. She has six years’ experience as a nurse practitioner, with special interest in adult and geriatric patients. “Healthiness is best achieved with the proactive pursuit of care,”...
Innovative CAT-MH patient screening launched

Innovative CAT-MH patient screening launched

A new population-based screening technology allows Axis Health System patients to be screened faster and more efficiently for mental health concerns. Computer Adaptive Testing for Mental Health (CAT-MH) uses a sophisticated model similar to artificial intelligence to...
Teen offers supportive gift bags to youth at clinic

Teen offers supportive gift bags to youth at clinic

The pandemic has inspired many acts of generosity and kindness, including a teenager who took action to support other young adults at Cortez Integrated Healthcare. Daphne Schiedel lives in Cortez with her mom, Tasha Schiedel, and attends the online school Connections...