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2/1/2021 - 5280 Magazine

Inside One of the Country’s Largest Mass Vaccination Clinics

This past weekend, UCHealth administered nearly 10,000 COVID-19 vaccines to Coloradans ages 70 and up in a parking lot near Coors Field. Could the event provide a playbook for future large-scale inoculation efforts? Read Article

2/1/2021 - Becker's Hospital Review

How UCHealth is using data analytics to optimize capacity, streamline COVID-19 response

As hospitals and health systems continue to navigate the COVID-19 pandemic, organizations such as UCHealth are increasingly turning to data and predictive analytics tools to better manage supply and demand. Read Article

1/31/2021 - Community Radio for Northern Colorado

UCHealth Vaccinates 10,000 In Mass Weekend Clinic At Coors Field

A team of nurses, doctors and pharmacists from UCHealth inoculated 10,000 residents over the weekend during what officials called the state’s largest COVID-19 vaccine operation to date. Read Article

1/31/2021 -

'We hit it out of the park': Nearly 10,000 vaccinated at UCHealth clinic

Shots that went into nearly 10,000 arms over the weekend in a parking lot outside Coors Field will save lives, UCHealth said Sunday. Dr. Richard Zane, chief innovation officer and chief of emergency medicine for UCHealth, delivered his postgame analysis after ... Read Article

1/26/2021 - 4 CBS Denver

UCHealth Working With What’s Being Given, But Aims To Vaccinate More Coloradans On Large Scale Soon

The next steps will now be contacting people who will be eligible for shots over two days — Jan. 30 and 31 — in the same setup. The work of contacting them is already underway. Read Article

1/25/2021 - The Denver Post

UCHealth vaccinates 1,000 seniors at Coors Field, plans for 10,000 next weekend

A bevy of gray-haired drivers navigated through orange traffic cones, past red signs and through a white tent Sunday to receive COVID-19 vaccinations without ever leaving their cars. About 1,000 people over the age of 70 received the first dose of the Pfizer vaccine ... Read Article

1/24/2021 - The Denver Post

UCHealth vaccinates 1,000 seniors for COVID-19 at Coors Field

UCHealth held a drive-up mass COVID-19 vaccination event in the parking lots of Coors Field on Jan. 24, 2021 in Denver. UCHealth organized the large-scale COVID-19 vaccination event. Read Article

1/22/2021 - Becker's Health IT

8 big ideas in healthcare innovation

From their thoughts on automated data collection to insight about what IT improvements are needed to expedite the COVID-19 vaccine rollout process, here are eight key quotes about the role of innovation in healthcare that executives from hospitals and health systems across the country recently shared with Becker's Hospital Review: Read Article

1/21/2021 -

1,000 inoculated at Colorado's first mass COVID-19 vaccine drive-through

Six weeks after Colorado received its first shipment of the COVID-19 vaccine, University of Colorado Hospital (UCHealth) conducted the state's first mass COVID vaccination drive-through at Coors Field, open only to individuals age 70+ with an appointment. Read Article

1/19/2021 - Becker's Health IT

Health innovation insider: 7 rapid-fire Qs with UCHealth Chief Innovation Officer Dr. Richard Zane

Before becoming UCHealth's chief innovation officer in 2016, Dr. Zane served as the executive director of the health system's emergency services unit. Amid the pandemic, he has used both his clinical experience and IT expertise to help the health system ... Read Article