Hospitals 101

What You Need to Know:
Colorado’s hospitals are as diverse as the state they serve. This state’s 100 hospitals come in all shapes and sizes, from large academic medical centers along the Front Range to rural hospitals in mountain communities, and small critical access hospitals in frontier areas of the Western Slope and Eastern Plains. Among Colorado’s hospitals are: 

88 Acute Care Hospitals

44 Rural Hospitals

6 Level I Trauma Centers

12 Specialty Hospitals

Colorado hospitals are often the economic anchor of their communities, creating more prosperous local economies, providing community leadership, and paying taxes resulting in a total indirect impact to Coloradans of nearly $40B throughout the state and $4.9B in rural communities. Interested in learning more about your local hospital? Click here to find it and read more. 

Colorado Hospital Perspective: Whether big or small, every hospital in Colorado works hard to meet the needs of our patients, our staff members, and our communities. Click below to learn more or visit the Hospitals: Here for You webpage.

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