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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....

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:  ...

Colorado Health Institute: Uninsured Numbers

The Colorado Health Institute  looked into the newest estimates of uninsured, both Colorado and across the nation. The topline news: Uninsured rates have fallen in all states, but the drop has been bigger in states, like Colorado, that opted to expand Medicaid eligibility. Read the...

Colorado State Rep. Lois Landgraf on Access to Respite Care

Colorado State Rep. Lois Landgraf discuss the importance of  creating access to affordable respite care across Colorado. She says respite care saves money, improves health and maintains dignity for patients. Landgraf sponsored a bill appointing a task force to review the issue and...

Childhood Health Coverage In Colorado Slightly Improving

Northern Colorado community radio station KUNC reports that the number of children living in poverty in Colorado has gone down for the second year in a row, and health insurance coverage for the state’s younger residents is the highest it’s ever been. According to federal...

Video: Rep. Rhonda Fields Discusses Aurora’s Safety Net Clinic

Aurora’s DAWN clinic provides free health care to people in the community who don’t have health insurance coverage or access to quality care. A joint venture between the Fields Foundation and Primary Care Progress – Colorado, the clinic is staffed by medical students...

Colorado’s Safety Net Clinic Week Highlights Access to Care

Colorado’s Safety Net Clinic Week kicks off today.  Public officials and community leaders are getting a firsthand look at Colorado’s community safety net clinics (CSNCs) and federally certified rural health clinics (RHCs) in celebration of the 6th annual event, August 17...
Safety Net Clinic Week 2015

Facts About Colorado’s Safety Net Clinics

Some facts about Colorado’s Safety Net Clinics — providing access to quality health care around the state: Check out where safety net clinics are located and who they serve. More on clinics and where they get funding and how they are staffed: See the entire graphic:...

Clinic Founder On Colorado Community-based Health Care

Jim García founded Clinica Tepeyac 23 years ago. As a community-based health care center, it provides primary and behavioral health care, and health education to Metro Denver’s medically underserved, predominantly Latino population. Many patients are undocumented. The clinic’s...