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
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
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
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
Aurora, Colo. (Jan. 7, 2021) – UCHealth has now provided the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine to more than 32,000 people as well as second doses to an additional 1,000 health care workers. UCHealth began offering vaccines to people age 70 and older last week and continues to vaccinate those in this group as ... Read More
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
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
Colorado Springs, Colo. (Dec. 8, 2020) – UCHealth Memorial Hospital received a shipment of 30 rental ICU beds last week to prepare for a possible increase in patients who are admitted to the hospital and need critical care due to COVID-19. In all, the hospital rented 52 ICU beds in recent weeks for a potential surge ... Read More
Aurora, Colo. (Dec. 4, 2020) – UCHealth has received a limited supply of a new experimental COVID-19 drug that may lessen the severity of illness in high-risk people, keeping them out of the hospital. UCHealth was allocated nearly 650 doses of the drug – called bamlanivimab – for use at four locations across Colorado. Supplies of ... Read More
Loveland, Colo. (Oct. 29, 2020) – UCHealth researchers in northern Colorado are now recruiting participants for a study that will test a COVID-19 vaccine candidate. The study, which is the second vaccine trial to launch at UCHealth, will include approximately 1,500 participants ages 18 and older who are at higher risk for exposure due to their ... Read More
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