A sense of comfort: Patient care techs, or CNAs, provide a lot of the care that patients receive in hospitals. Everything from assisting with activities of daily life, checking vital signs, and moving patients safely is done by one of the state’s 44k licensed CNAs.
At @NJHealth, researchers used viruses to kill a bacterial infection, allowing a young cystic fibrosis patient to get a life-saving lung transplant: http://ow.ly/SNej50JbCmT https://www.nationaljewish.org/about/news/press-releases/2022-news/researchers-use-virus-to-fight-bacterial-infection#:~:text=DENVER%20%E2%80%94%20For%20the%20first%20time,a%20life%2Dsaving%20lung%20transplant
Partners in care: It can be difficult for hospitals in rural areas to provide every type of specialty care a patient might need. Through telehealth and partnerships with larger health systems, hospitals work together to provide the right care for our patients.
Another Colorado hospital demonstrates leadership on addressing health equity - both as an employer and in the community! @DenverHealthMed expands leadership team with addition of Chief Impact Officer: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20220516005131/en/
Two CO hospitals are recognized by Healthgrades as a Top 100 Hospital for cardiac care - @StJoesDenver and St. Anthony Hospital @CenturaHealth: https://www.healthgrades.com/quality/specialty-excellence-americas-best-care?filter=CVO
Colorado communities are full of the health care heroes we owe so much to. This #HospitalWeek, join us in celebrating the health care workforce for the vital role they play in society and for ensuring hospitals are always here for you.
Hospitals are here for our communities. Here's how @uchealth is benefiting the community, with one bag of food at a time: https://www.uchealth.org/today/community-benefit-program-eases-food-insecurity-teller-park-counties/
We Are Health Care: This #HospitalWeek, we’re thanking Colorado’s health care workers for their unwavering dedication to their patients and communities. Join us in celebrating the heroes in your local hospital for always being there for you.
SB 22-226 was developed with input from a broad coalition of partner organizations. CHA is grateful for their collaboration in shaping legislation that both supports Colorado’s existing #healthcareheroes and invests in growing the health care workforce of the future. #coleg
Pueblo's @ParkviewMC shared tips for stroke prevention and symptom awareness for Stroke Awareness Month: https://www.chieftain.com/story/lifestyle/2022/05/04/these-stroke-tips-pueblos-parkview-medical-center-could-save-lives/9630464002/
Every community has health care workers that worked day and night to provide care on the front lines of COVID-19. Celebrate them during #HospitalWeek by listening and sharing their story. http://www.AHA.org/HospitalWeek
Thanks to the dedication of Colorado’s heroic health care workers, you can always count on hospitals being here for you. Celebrate National #HospitalWeek by thanking those working in your community hospital for everything they do.
The Pioneers Healthcare Foundation will receive funding to help with projects at Pioneers Medical Center in Meeker: https://www.einnews.com/pr_news/570307117/pioneers-healthcare-foundation-receives-approval-for-enterprise-zone-contribution-project
Check out this story about Dr. Stephen Waldo, director of Interventional Cardiology at Rocky Mountain Regional VA Medical Center, and the importance of follow-up care for veterans following this heart procedure: https://blogs.va.gov/VAntage/102833/stent-surgery-study-reinforces-quality-of-va-cardiac-care/
Supporting our workforce has been and continues to be a top priority for Colorado hospitals. Through SB 22-226, a record state investment of $61 million will support our health care heroes and build the health care workforce of the future. #coleg