Southwest Memorial Hospital

1311 North Mildred Road
Cortez, CO 81321



Our mission is to provide the highest quality health care to our community by bringing excellence, value and service together to promote, improve and restore health.


We envision a health system in which all providers work together to make excellent, patient centered health services available in our community.


Quality of Care - Provide high quality health care by staying current with the latest technology, recruiting highly qualified physicians, hiring the best staff, and helping members of the community meet their health care needs.

Patient Experience - Exceed the expectations of our patients through the provision of warm, welcoming and personalized care in a safe environment by compassionate, knowledgeable, and experienced physicians and staff.

Community Collaboration - Collaborate with patients, health care providers, and community leaders to provide excellent health care.

Mutual Respect and Appreciation - Provide an environment that fosters mutual respect and appreciation of all physicians, staff, and community.

Financial Stewardship - Maintain a healthy financial condition by controlling costs and increasing market share while anticipating changes in managed care reimbursements and health care reform.


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