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Northern Colorado Facts

University of Colorado Health in northern Colorado provides care to residents of northern Colorado, southern Wyoming and western Nebraska.

Located 60 miles north of Denver, Colorado, University of Colorado Health in northern Colorado is a regional medical hub including Poudre Valley Hospital, Medical Center of the Rockies and many associated clinics and outpatient services with a service area covering 50,000 square miles.

UCHealth works to improve lives while providing innovative and comprehensive care always keeping the patient's needs in mind.

Employees / Volunteer / Medical Staff in Northern Colorado

  • More than 5,100 employees
  • More than 1,000 volunteers
  • More than 550 physicians in more than 40 specialties

Facilities

UCHealth in Northern Colorado includes:

Major services

UCHealth in Northern Colorado offers a full spectrum of healthcare services, including emergency/urgent care, intensive care, medical/surgical care, maternal/child care, oncology care, and orthopedic care. Some unique focus areas include:

Awards
  • Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, 2008
  • Peak Award, Colorado Performance Excellence, 2004, 2008
  • 100 Top Hospital, Thomson Reuters, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007
  • Distinguished Hospital Award for Patient Safety, Thomson Reuters, 2005, 2006, 2007
  • HealthGrades Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009
  • NDNQI Award for Outstanding Nursing Quality, 2007
  • Magnet Hospital for Nursing Excellence, 2000, 2004, 2009
  • 100 Most Wired Hospitals & Health Systems, Hospitals & Health Networks, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009
  • 25 Most Wireless Hospitals & Health Systems, Hospitals & Health Networks, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008
  • 500 Top Innovative Users of Information Technology, Information Week, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007
  • Avatar Exemplary Service Award for Overall Best Performer, 2008
  • Avatar Innovation Awards, 2006, 2007
  • Avatar Five Star Award for Exceeding Expectations, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007
  • Avatar Five Star Inpatient Care Award, 2007
  • 100 Best Places to Work, Modern Healthcare, 2008
  • MSA Benchmark Organization, 2008
  • Best of Fort Collins Award in the Doctor Clinics & Offices category by the US Commerce Association, 2009
  • America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Orthopedics, U.S. News & World Report, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2009
  • Business Technology Optimization Award, CMP Unified Business Media, 2004
  • Consumer Choice Award, National Research Council, 2004, 2005
  • VHA Leadership Award for Operational Excellence, 2004, 2005
  • VHA Best Community Health Program Award, 2004
  • Avatar Most Improved Inpatient and Outpatient Satisfaction Scores, 2005
  • Avatar Five Star National Award for Patient Satisfaction, 2004
  • Healthcare Hero, Northern Colorado Business Report, 2004, 2005
  • Best Employer, Fort Collins Coloradoan, 2003
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