GREENWOOD VILLAGE, COLO. – Aug. 9, 2022 – Colorado Hospital Association (CHA) and Unite Us, one of the nation’s leading technology companies connecting health and
The CHA Board of Trustees has appointed Jeff Tieman as president and CEO. Tieman is currently the president and CEO of the Vermont Association of Hospitals & Health Systems (VAHHS), where he has served for nearly six years. Previously, he held critical roles as the chief of staff for the Catholic Health Association, one of the country’s largest networks of not-for-profit health care providers, and as the Washington bureau chief for Modern Healthcare Magazine.
Colorado Hospitals Invest More Than One Billion Dollars in Health Care Workforce and Urge Support for Legislation
GREENWOOD VILLAGE, COLO. – April 21, 2022 – Colorado hospitals and health systems are supporting their workforce with significant investments currently totaling more than $1.02
Colorado Hospital Association Statement on Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing’s Hospital Insights Report
It is unfortunate that CHA can’t fully comment on this report as the Association did not receive a prior copy. However, this report seems to pivot between thanking hospitals for all that they did while at the same time criticizing hospitals for their fiscal responsibility, including having savings that were critical to hospitals’ ability to serve Colorado communities during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Combined Hospital Transfer Center (CHTC), a statewide collaboration between hospitals and health systems across Colorado that was developed in 2020 and activated at two points during the COVID-19 pandemic to address rising hospitalizations and capacity challenges, was deactivated yesterday. During the recent activation for the surges of Delta and Omicron cases, the CHTC managed the transfers of more than 45,000 COVID-19 and non-COVID patients.
Colorado Hospital Association Shared Services Announces Partnership with WorldWide HealthStaff Solutions Ltd.
Colorado Hospital Association (CHA) Shared Services is pleased to announce that it has partnered with WorldWide HealthStaff Solutions Ltd.
Colorado Hospitals Move the Combined Hospital Transfer Center to Lowest Activation Level as COVID-19 Hospitalizations Continue to Decline
As statewide totals of COVID-19 cases, positivity rates, and hospitalizations continue to decline, Colorado hospitals and health systems have lowered the activation level for the Combined Hospital Transfer Center (CHTC) to its lowest level.
Colorado Hospitals Move the Combined Hospital Transfer Center to Tier 2 as COVID-19 Hospitalizations Continue to Decline
As statewide totals of COVID-19 hospitalizations continue to decline from the Omicron peak, Colorado hospitals and health systems have made the decision to lower the activation level for the Combined Hospital Transfer Center (CHTC). At the start of November 2021, the CHTC activated at Tier 3, the highest and most coordinated level to help facilitate patient transfers across the state. Starting this week, the CHTC will move to Tier 2.
Colorado Hospitals Activate Tier 3 of Combined Hospital Transfer Center to Help Address Statewide Hospital Capacity Concerns
Colorado hospitals and health systems have activated Tier 3 of the Combined Hospital Transfer Center (CHTC), the highest tier available, to manage patient transfers on a statewide level as concerns about hospital capacity continue to escalate. The CHTC was re-activated at Tier 1 in August when COVID-19 hospitalizations were beginning to increase – a trend that has continued, putting monumental strain on the state’s health care system.
Colorado Hospital Association and Colorado Health Care Association Statement on COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate Implementation
Colorado Hospital Association and its member hospitals and health systems, along with Colorado’s long-term care facilities and the Colorado Health Care Association, share the Governor’s goal of providing safe patient care by ensuring all Colorado health care workers are vaccinated against COVID-19. As part of the Board of Health (BOH) mandate enacted on Aug. 30, today is the first of several deadlines requiring health care workers to become vaccinated or lose their jobs.
The Colorado Hospital Association (CHA) Board of Trustees has appointed Maryjane Wurth as Interim CEO. Wurth most recently served as the Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer (COO) at the American Hospital Association (AHA).
Colorado Hospitals Activate Tier 1 of Combined Hospital Transfer Center to Help Manage Increased COVID-19 Patient Hospitalizations
Colorado hospitals and health systems have reactivated Tier 1 of the Combined Hospital Transfer Center (CHTC) to help transfer patients during Colorado’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. With the increased transmission of the Delta variant this summer, COVID-19 hospitalizations have been on a significant increase over the past several weeks in Colorado. Some hospitals in the state have started to report capacity and staffing concerns with the current and projected case levels.