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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....

First Hand: Rural Pediatrician Discusses Health Care Access

Dr. Greg Suchon from Pediatric Associates in Montrose discussed the difficulties of getting care as a result of the health care coverage expansion. Rural communities are seeing more and more patients, but there is not an increase in the number of health care professionals, he says....

Clinica Tepeyac: Hand in Hand

Here is a great video from Clinica Tepeyac, and the community it serves. View on Vimeo....

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...

The Growing Primary Care Physician Gap In Northern Colorado

Fort Collins is one of the greatest cities in America, according to sources like Money magazine which tout its strong economy, bike paths and craft breweries. That momentum spills over to Loveland and Longmont, which are also experiencing a boom in development and growth. Good news...