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April 27, 2021

UCHealth doctors urge newly diagnosed COVID-19 patients to consider highly effective, lifesaving monoclonal antibody treatment

Aurora, Colo. (April 27, 2021) – Patients newly diagnosed with COVID-19 have the best results if they can access monoclonal antibody treatment immediately to prevent severe illness and hospitalization. UCHealth doctors are encouraging newly diagnosed high-risk individuals to seek this therapy and ask their physician if it is appropriate. Researchers at the CU School of Medicine ... Read More

April 20, 2021

Coloradans can now self-schedule for a COVID-19 vaccine appointment through UCHealth

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (April 13, 2021) –  UCHealth is now offering online self-scheduling for adults seeking a COVID-19 vaccination. The health system began offering the simplified self-scheduling option for the general public on April 12. Anyone 18 and older is now able to choose an open appointment time and clinic location that is most convenient ... Read More

March 18, 2021

UCHealth reinvests record $1.1 billion in community benefits including providing $427 million in uncompensated care in 2020

 Aurora, Colo. (March 18, 2021) – Underscoring UCHealth’s commitment to improving access to affordable, high-quality care and reducing the cost of care for Coloradans, a new analysis shows the nonprofit health care system reinvested a record $1.1 billion in Colorado in total community benefits in fiscal year 2020, including $427 million in uncompensated patient care. ... Read More

March 5, 2021

New technology accessible on UCHealth’s mobile app will help patients and visitors easily find their way around University of Colorado Hospital

Aurora, Colo. (March 3, 2021) – Finding your way around a hospital to visit a loved one, attend a doctor’s appointment, or even find parking can be disheartening when you’re unfamiliar with the layout. Patients and visitors at UCHealth University of Colorado Hospital on the Anschutz Medical Campus now have wayfinding technology at their fingertips just ... Read More

Feb. 24, 2021

UCHealth passes milestone of providing 200,000 COVID-19 vaccine doses

Aurora, Colo. (Feb. 22, 2021) – UCHealth has now administered more than 215,000 COVID-19 vaccine doses, with more than 140,500 people receiving at least their first dose. Of those, UCHealth has provided vaccinations to more than 101,000 people 65 and older and has vaccinated the vast majority of its staff and providers. “UCHealth’s vaccine list ... Read More

Jan. 11, 2021

New COVID-19 vaccine candidate clinical trial opens in Colorado

Aurora, Colo. (Jan 11, 2021) – Researchers at the University of Colorado School of Medicine and UCHealth on the CU Anschutz Medical Campus are now recruiting potential study participants for another COVID-19 investigational vaccine clinical trial. This is the third COVID-19 vaccine trial underway at UCHealth locations. The investigational vaccine, NVX-CoV2373, which contains a protein antigen ... Read More

Dec. 17, 2020

UCHealth deploys BioIntelliSense BioButton™ Vaccine Monitoring Solution to health care workers receiving COVID-19 vaccine

Aurora, Colo. (Dec. 17, 2020) – As UCHealth begins administering the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine to health care workers today at University of Colorado Hospital on the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, some recipients will be wearing the BioIntelliSense BioButton medical device as a foundational step in developing a scalable post-vaccine monitoring program that could ... Read More

Dec. 15, 2020

Colorado’s first COVID-19 vaccine administered to a hospital worker at UCHealth Poudre Valley Hospital

Fort Collins, Colo. (Dec. 15, 2020) – UCHealth administered the state’s first dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine to a health care worker Monday afternoon at UCHealth Poudre Valley Hospital in Fort Collins. Minutes later, UCHealth Memorial Hospital provided the state’s second COVID-19 vaccine to an emergency department nurse in Colorado Springs. Kevin Londrigan was the ... Read More