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Report: Healthiest and Least Healthy Colorado Counties

A recent study demonstrates the gap between the healthiest and least healthy counties in Colorado. The latest data comes from the “2019 County Health Rankings” assembled by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation in conjunction with the University of Wisconsin Population...

Pueblo Hospital to Close Down Birthing Center, NICU

After 135 years of helping Pueblo moms to carry their unborn babies and deliver them into the world, representatives from St. Mary-Corwin Medical Center announced that the hospital will discontinue its Birth Place and Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, effective Dec. 15. The move is a...

Rural Health Care Shortage in Colorado

“Health care in rural America is ill.” In Colorado alone, 13 counties (all rural) don’t have a single hospital, including 2 without a clinic. Check out this video on rural health in Colorado by the Denver Post, and read the entire article....

Colorado Health Insurance Exchange Reports Big Increase in Coverage Sign-Ups

Between Nov.1 and Nov. 13, more than 16,000 Coloradans selected health coverage for 2017 through the state health insurance exchange according to new data released today by Connect for Health Colorado, a marketplace for individuals, families and small employers seeking health care...

Member Video: CU School of Medicine Stressed Out Parady

This University of Colorado School of Medicine video takes a fun look at its students. It was filmed on location at the Anschutz Medical Campus and is based on the song by Twenty-One Pilots....

Video Series: Colorado Rural Health Care Challenges

Shantel Tubbs, clinical manager at Pediatric Associates in Montrose, discusses health care access challenges in her community. The clinic serves most of the mountain communities in the area. She knows first-hand how hard it is to get quality care in rural, mountain communities....

Rural Colorado Community Looking For Mental Health Fix

Reducing unnecessary and counterproductive ER visits is one mission of Mi Esperanza, a small wellness center run by a behavioral health group in Alamosa. The goal is to give people in crisis everything they need, including breathing exercises to calm anxiety, talk therapy to handle...

Medical Students Get Training in Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs — Born in an old brick hospital looking out on downtown Colorado Springs, Cody Brevik has always considered this city home. Now, he wants to be the one who wears a white coat and cares for the Pikes Peak region’s next generation of natives and newcomers....

2015 Colorado Health Access Survey Results

The numbers are dramatic, according to the Colorado Health Institute. Nearly five million Coloradans have health insurance, and the state’s uninsurance rate fell to 6.7 percent. Here is an overview of the state of Colorado’s health access:...

Health Perspectives: Kids’ Dental Care in Colorado

This infographic by the Colorado Coalition for the Medically Underserved is part of a series that looks at health from different perspectives:  ...