Our History

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  • 1952

    A Hospital is Born

    Established as Utah’s ‘JUAB COUNTY HOSPITAL’ in March of 1952 with 11 patient rooms, 1 Surgical Suite, and Clinic.

  • 1980

    Fountain Green

    New Fountain Green Utah Clinic established to better meet the needs of the area.

  • 1983

    A New Boss

    New CEO, Mark Stoddard is appointed.

  • 1984

    Lead by Experience

    Rural Health Management Corporation enters contract for management and under the direction of Gaylord Swim and Mark Stoddard CEO, tentatively becomes CVMC.

  • 1985

    To Better Serve You

    On January 1, 1985 Juab County Hospital, now Central Valley Medical Center, is established as a 501(c) (3) Organization.

  • 1990

    We are CVMC

    Legally changed hospital name to Central Valley Medical Center (CVMC).

  • 2000

    Fountain Green Grows

    Fountain Green Clinic moves into a new facility better equipped to care for patient needs.

  • 2001

    Growing for Your Needs

    CVMC moves to a new hospital and clinic facility in Nephi Utah. Increasing CVMC’s capacity to; 19 Rooms, 2 Labor and Delivery Rooms, 5 ER Beds, 2 Surgery Suites, and 6 Clinical Pods for Physicians; which integrated an outpatient clinic, diagnostic lab, inpatient and outpatient surgery, respiratory therapy, and physical therapy departments.

  • 2001

    Growing for Your Needs

    The new facility also established a state-of-the–art radiology department and services, including a 16 slice spiral CT Scanner, Ultrasound, Mammography, and mobile Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI).

  • 2004

    Critical Access

    CVMC is established as a critical access hospital (C.A.H.)

  • 2006

    Meeting the Need

    New 50,000 square foot building expansion at CVMC’s main location adding a new Retail Pharmacy and Home Health Building, Same Day Surgery Suite, 3 Clinical Pods for Physicians, and a large education room and conference room, 6 Hospital Rooms, Increasing the hospital private rooms to 25.

  • 2008

    We Have the Script

    Central Valley Community Pharmacy becomes a Good Neighbor Pharmacy

  • 2009

    Clear as Can Be

    Ophthalmology Clinic and Cataract Surgery now at CVMC through Sightpath Medical and Excel Eye Center.

  • 2009

    Ear, Nose & Throat

    Audiology and Otolaryngology are now at CVMC through Peaks ENT Associates.

  • 2010

    Wont Skip a Beat

    Cardiology services are now at CVMC.

  • 2010

    Orthopedics

    Central Valley Medical Center establishes an Orthopedic Department for first time, further expanding the specialty skill set within the region at CVMC.

  • 2010

    Talk it Out

    Central Valley Medical Center establishes Counseling Services for first time, further expanding the specialty skill set within the region at CVMC.

  • 2011

    Another Growth Spurt

    A second building addition of 25,000 square-feet at CVMC included 2 new OR Surgery Suites for Orthopedic Specialties and 2 new Hospital Patient Observation Rooms.

  • 2011

    A Better Image

    CVMC’s Diagnostic Imaging department establishes a Digital Mammography offering enhanced imaging to better assist with early detection of breast cancer.

  • 2012

    Down to the Bone

    Diagnostic Imaging Department incorporated DEXA Scanning Capabilities to measure bone mineral density (BDM).

  • 2012

    TOP 100

    Named to the Top 100 Critical Access Hospitals in Rural Healthcare nationwide.

  • 2013

    Bettering the Image

    Established a Permanent Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), allowing for enhanced image contrast, reduced blurring and reduced artifacts to view more details and reduce the need for rescans.

  • 2013

    TOP 20

    Named to the Top 20 Critical Access Hospitals in Rural Healthcare nationwide.

  • 2014

    Greetings

    Hospital implements volunteer program to provide countless hours of service and perform a variety of duties all with a common mission – making visitors and patient’s visits more pleasant.

  • 2015

    AirMed Partnership

    CVMC establishes a landing pad for University of Utah’s AirMed services; delivering the most state-of-the-art equipment available, which includes digital capnography, invasive line management, and intra-aortic balloon pumps for transport. Flying trauma, burns, medical, pediatric, neonate, high-risk OB, and cardiac assist device patients 24 hours a day to our local communities!

  • 2015

    Down with the Beat

    Echocardiogram testing established at CVMC.

  • 2015

    A Closer Look

    CVMC gets new CT Scanner with 128 slice scan capabilities.

  • 2017

    Pediatrics

    Central Valley Medical Center establishes a Pediatric Department for first time, further expanding the specialty skill set within the region at CVMC.

  • 2017

    TeleBurn

    Expanded partnered with University of Utah Telemed program for burn victims.

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