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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:  ...

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...

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:...

Safety Net Clinic Week Highlights Health Care Access In Colorado

To highlight and advocate for Colorado’s health care safety net, ClinicNET and the Colorado Rural Health Center are hosting the 6th annual Safety Net Clinic Week, Aug. 17 – 21. The week is devoted to educating the public, policymakers and other community leaders about...

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...

Inspiring Physicians About Patient Safety At Colorado Conference

The annual Telluride Patient Safety conference is wrapping up for 2015, but the lessons learned will inspire future physicians who attended as they move forward. COPIC has been the sponsor of the conference for the past 4 years. Learn more about the conference in this video: Discover...