Health Care Aware Colorado Logo

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....

Rural Colorado: Some Facts About Health Disparities

Colorado faces many obstacles to health in the vast rural parts of the state. The Colorado Rural Health Center manages the iCARE program (Improving Communication and Readmission), designed to build off of the success of Colorado’s Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) by aiding in...

Urbanite Learns Firsthand About Rural Health Care Challenges

There’s a certain cry that every parent knows isn’t normal. It’s the “I’m-not-kidding-I’m-really-hurt-this-time,” shriek instantly recognizable by most any parent. It was that particular scream that rang out over 4th of July as our family vacationed in Crested Butte....

Health Care Gap in Rural, Urban Communities: Part 1

Colorado State Rep. Dominick Moreno, district 32, shares his experiences about how safety net clinics help his community’s residents get critical access to primary care. Dr. Douglas Fairbairn, medical director at Inner Health Center, discusses moral and ethical obligation to...

Inner City Health Center Celebrates
30th Year of Providing Care to People in Need

Inner City Health Center has been providing quality, comprehensive medical and dental care as well as individual and family counseling to the uninsured, underinsured and underserved for three decades, and on Saturday, Aug. 24, the Center marked the kickoff of its 30th year with a...

Rural Doctors Get Helping Hand From Telemedicine

The Denver Post today wrote a blog post about how telemedicine is helping share the expertise of neonatal specialists in the city into critical-care situations at 33 remote hospitals in Colorado, Kansas and Wyoming. “Practicing rural medicine has a lot of nuances to it that you...