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Aug. 30, 2023

Infectious disease experts warn of multiple viruses this fall and winter season

Aurora, Colo. (August 30, 2023) – As flu shots start to become available next week, top infectious disease experts at UCHealth warn of another concerning virus season this fall and winter with flu, COVID-19 and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) expected to be circulating at the same time. Coloradans are encouraged to get vaccinated against the flu ... Read More

Aug. 22, 2023

UCHealth Longs Peak Hospital launches expansion project

Longmont, Colo. (Aug. 22, 2023) – UCHealth is expanding Longs Peak Hospital in Longmont to meet the growing health care needs of the community. In 2017, the hospital, located at 1750 E. Ken Pratt Blvd., opened with 51 beds plus room to grow. Over the past few years, the hospital has grown to 83 beds ... Read More

Aug. 15, 2023

UCHealth performs the first robotic living donor liver transplant surgery in Colorado

Aurora, Colo. (August 15, 2023) – Surgeons at UCHealth University of Colorado Hospital’s transplant center recently performed the first robotic living donor liver transplant surgery (hepatectomy) in the Rocky Mountain Region. Unlike open surgery, using an advanced robot for this type of surgery results in a smaller incision, less scarring, faster recovery and less pain for ... Read More

Aug. 10, 2023

UCHealth adds new augmented reality experiences to free mobile app

Aurora, Colo. (Aug. 10) — UCHealth added two new interactive augmented reality (AR) experiences to its library in July, blending the digital and physical worlds to create an immersive experience for users. UCHealth launched its first augmented reality experience in December of 2022 with a simple goal: putting a smile on the faces of UCHealth ... Read More

Aug. 2, 2023

Deion “Coach Prime” Sanders Takes Role as the Chief Motivation Officer in UCHealth’s Statewide Ready. Set. CO Challenge

Aurora, Colo. (Aug. 2, 2023) – UCHealth has partnered with University of Colorado head football coach, Deion “Coach Prime” Sanders to lead Ready. Set. CO – a statewide challenge to reclaim Colorado’s rightful place as the healthiest state in the nation. “For years, Colorado was widely considered one of the healthiest states, but according to ... Read More

Aug. 1, 2023

U.S. News & World Report ranks three UCHealth hospitals among best in the state including University of Colorado Hospital at No. 1 for the 12th year in a row

Aurora, Colo. (July 31, 2023) – For the 12th year in a row, U.S. News and World Report ranks UCHealth University of Colorado Hospital located on the Anschutz Medical Campus, as the No. 1 hospital in the state of Colorado. Two more UCHealth hospitals are ranked in the state’s top five including Medical Center of ... Read More

July 24, 2023

UCHealth Highlands Ranch Hospital expanding to meet increased patient demand

 Highlands Ranch, Colo. (July 24, 2023) – UCHealth Highlands Ranch Hospital just celebrated its fourth year, but it’s already operating at capacity most days. “Highlands Ranch and the surrounding areas are one of the fastest growing areas in the state,” said Merle Taylor, UCHealth Highlands Ranch Hospital president. “Our hospital is a state of the art ... Read More

July 20, 2023

Two UCHealth hospitals rank among nation’s most socially responsible

Ft. Collins, Colo. (July 20, 2023) – Two UCHealth hospitals in northern Colorado have been recognized by the Lown Institute as two of the most socially responsible hospitals in America, receiving straight “A” grades in Health Equity, Value, and Outcomes on the 2023-24 Lown Institute Hospitals Index. Lown evaluated more than 3,600 hospitals, and UCHealth’s ... Read More

June 22, 2023

UCHealth University of Colorado Hospital celebrates the opening of new inpatient tower to meet increased patient demand, expand behavioral health services

Aurora, Colo. (June 22, 2023) – UCHealth University of Colorado Hospital (UCH) on the Anschutz Medical Campus is celebrating the opening of the hospital’s new tower, Anschutz Inpatient Pavilion 3. Located on the west side of the existing hospital, the 11-story tower will add much-needed patient beds and services for metro Denver including a brand new ... Read More

June 21, 2023

UCHealth establishes a PATHWEIGH to help patients manage their weight for life: Colorado health system first in nation to offer weight management option in primary care clinics

Aurora, Colo. (June 21, 2023) – For years, primary care providers have been helping patients manage a number of often-serious health problems that are a result of obesity – from Type 2 diabetes and sleep apnea to hypertension and depression. But now, UCHealth is the first health system in the nation prioritizing weight loss discussions ... Read More