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May 12, 2020

Convalescent plasma being used to treat hospitalized COVID-19 patients

Download Video Colorado Springs, Colo. (May 12, 2020) – UCHealth Memorial is now part of an FDA-regulated “expanded access treatment protocol,” which allows for the use of investigational treatments and provides broader access to convalescent plasma for sick patients. As of May 12, a dozen patients at Memorial had received the plasma. The first doses ... Read More

May 4, 2020

UCHealth Memorial Hospital Central: Respiratory therapists offer perspective on caring for patients with COVID-19

Download Melissa Henthorn interview Download Michelle Sullivan interview Colorado Springs, Colo. (May 4, 2020) – The COVID-19 pandemic has put the spotlight on respiratory therapists – and rightly so. These specialists are educated and trained in mechanical ventilation and determine the correct ventilator settings to meet a patient’s respiratory needs. In two interview segments – ... Read More

May 4, 2020

Clinical trials in Colorado are developing new ways to fight COVID-19

Download Dr. Flaig interview Download Dr. Campbell interview Download Dr. David Beckham interview Download clinical drug trials video Aurora, Colo. (May 4, 2020) – In Colorado, clinical trials to study the COVID-19 virus and drugs to treat it have opened at record pace, and some are already helping the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) identify possible ... Read More

April 25, 2020

Media opportunity – Nurses helping nurses – Specially designed headbands make mask-wearing more comfortable

Download video Download Kimberly Sperry interview Download Trisha Senrick interview Colorado Springs, Colo. (April 25, 2020) – When Kimberly Sperry, a nurse manager at UCHealth Memorial Hospital Central, heard that nursing staff and others on the front lines were experiencing pain behind their ears – even pressure wounds – from continuously wearing masks for long ... Read More

April 24, 2020

COVID-19 survivor honored with a stunning sendoff from the hospital

Download photos Download video Download Carley Standley interview Download Dr. Peters interview Loveland, Colo. (April 24, 2020) – Every day, more patients who have been hospitalized with COVID-19 infections recover enough to be able to leave UCHealth Hospitals. Many news outlets have asked to hear more about some of the survivors who were once critically ... Read More