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Feb. 24, 2022

COVID-19 stress may not disappear overnight for children, experts say

Fort Collins, Colo. (Feb. 23, 2021) – The COVID-19 pandemic has created a storm of stress that has nearly doubled the number of children who suffer from behavioral health issues like depression or anxiety, recent studies have shown. And now some experts are saying this stress isn’t going to go away as the masks come off. ... Read More

Feb. 17, 2022

UCHealth unveils plan to boost behavioral health care in northern Colorado

Fort Collins, Colo. (Feb. 17, 2021) – UCHealth announced today a plan to bring behavioral health care services to the Poudre Valley Hospital (PVH) campus to enhance the experience and environment for patients and increase the number of people who can be served. “We know more Coloradans are experiencing mental health struggles and substance use disorder ... Read More

Feb. 8, 2022

Patients with a BMI over 40 have a new option for kidney transplantation

Aurora, Colo. (Feb. 8, 2022) – After more than three years of intensive research and planning, UCHealth University of Colorado Hospital on the Anschutz Medical Campus has completed two successful robotic kidney transplants on patients with a body mass index (BMI) over 40. “There are only a small handful of health care providers in the ... Read More

Nov. 18, 2021

Department of Defense medical team deploys to northern Colorado to assist UCHealth team with COVID-19 battle 

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (Nov. 18, 2021) – A medical response team from the Department of Defense will be working side-by-side with UCHealth health care workers in their battle against COVID-19 starting next week.   A team of approximately 20 nurses, providers, respiratory therapists and administrators will be deployed to UCHealth Poudre Valley Hospital in Fort Collins for ... Read More

Oct. 26, 2021

UCHealth earns 2021 CHIME ‘Digital Health Most Wired’ recognition

Aurora, Colo.  (Oct. 26, 2021) – For the third consecutive year, UCHealth has earned the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) ‘Digital Health Most Wired’ recognition as a certified level 10 for acute and ambulatory care, the highest level awarded. The CHIME Digital Health Most Wired program conducts an annual survey to assess how ... Read More

Oct. 19, 2021

UCHealth recognized by American Medical Association for commitment to well-being of health care professionals

Colorado Springs, Colo.  (Oct. 19, 2021) – UCHealth was recognized by the American Medical Association for its demonstrated commitment to the well-being of physicians and other  health care workers, many of whom have experienced work-related stress and burnout during the COVID-19 pandemic. UCHealth’s southern Colorado region – which includes Memorial Hospital Central, Memorial Hospital North, ... Read More

September 13, 2021

UCHealth named top Colorado employer in Forbes 2021 ranking

Aurora, Colo.  (August 30, 2021) –  After more than a year of one of the most challenging times for health care workers, Forbes named UCHealth as the No. 1 employer in Colorado this week. The organization’s annual list of America’s Best Employers By State was released recently after a survey of 80,000 Americans working for ... Read More