• Botox Night is Tuesday, Feb. 26 at Premier Medical Center!

    Posted February 18, 2019 by Nancy Hernandez

    You’re Invited…

    When: Tuesday, February 26, 5:30-6:30 p.m.

    What: Hors d’oeuvres & Wine

    Premier Medical Center’s Dr. Tim Kruse and Lauren Gueriera, FNP, will be on hand, along…

  • Maintain Don’t Gain! Navigate the Holidays with Healthy Tactics

    Posted December 17, 2018 by Nancy Hernandez

    Lauren Gueriera, FNP

    It’s not unusual for some of us to gain weight between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day—the holiday season, defined. Credible sources report that an average American adult can gain five to 10 pounds in this relatively short period of time. Taking that weight back off, as you…

  • Grow a Moustache! It’s Movember.

    Posted November 21, 2018 by Nancy Hernandez

    Guys, if ever there was a time for facial hair, it’s now.

    For Men’s Health Awareness Month, or Movember, moustaches are sprouting up everywhere to recognize men and their unique considerations for vibrant health and habits for wellness in body, mind and spirit for the

  • Premier Medical Center Expands Provider Team with Family Nurse Practitioner

    Posted September 28, 2018 by Nancy Hernandez

    Lauren Gueriera loves caring for patients—and the Colorado lifestyle—in equal measure. That’s why Basalt’s Premier Medical Center, a direct care practice founded by family physician Dr. Tim Kruse nearly a decade ago, is the perfect professional fit for her.

    Lauren is a Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP)

  • Direct Primary Care Is the Future of Health Care

    Posted September 4, 2018 by webshine

    When it comes to your health, removing the middleman makes a big difference.


    Because the focus shifts away from “Does my health insurance plan cover this?” and “What is my copay?” to your health, which is where it should be.

    Direct primary care removes the middleman. With its focus…

  • House Calls with Dr. Tim Kruse in Aspen

    Posted July 26, 2018 by webshine

    When you’re feeling so unwell that you don’t even have the energy to get out of bed, that’s a time when you need rest more than ever. This is also when a house call with your doctor is ideal. Premier Medical Center offers house calls to our members and Aspen…

  • Genecept Assay at Premier Medical Center

    Posted June 15, 2018 by webshine

    What if you could eliminate trial and error from prescribing psychiatric medications? That’s what the Genecept Assay from Genomind realizes, which is why Dr. Tim Kruse of Premier Medical Center uses Genecept Assay.

  • Allergy Relief Tips for High Pollen Count Spring Season

    Posted May 4, 2018 by webshine

    It’s been a dry and windy spring in the Roaring Fork Valley. Unfortunately, these make perfect conditions for high pollen count and severe seasonal allergy symptoms. In April, pollen levels were medium to high the entire month in Basalt, Carbondale, and Glenwood Springs, as the Pollen.com charts…

  • Apple Health Records

    Posted April 20, 2018 by webshine

    Apple Health Records is changing the medical industry by providing patients with access to their medical history. Through Apple Health Records, patients can review everything from what their blood pressure was at their last appointment to detailed notes from their doctor.

    The mission of Apple Health Records is to empower…

  • Heartburn Medication & Stomach Cancer Risk

    Posted April 4, 2018 by Nancy Hernandez

    Does taking heartburn medication increase the risk of developing stomach cancer? Yes, but the risk depends on the type of heartburn medication you take.

    A study published in the BMJ in December 2017 looked at people who took heartburn medication called proton pump inhibitors, which are sold under names like…