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Colorado Hospital Association Announces ColoradoMAT, a New Addiction Treatment Resource for Emergency Providers

October 22, 2019

GREENWOOD VILLAGE, COLO. – Oct. 21, 2019 – Today, Colorado Hospital Association (CHA) announced the release of ColoradoMAT, an online resource for emergency department (ED) providers to more easily connect patients struggling with opioid use disorder to medication-assisted treatment, or MAT.

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Colorado Hospital Association Statement Regarding Final 2020 Health Insurance Rates

October 10, 2019

GREENWOOD VILLAGE, COLO. – Oct. 10, 2019 – Colorado Hospital Association (CHA) issued this statement in response to the release of the final 2020 insurance rates: “Colorado Hospital Association and its member hospitals and health systems are pleased to hear that 2020 insurance rates will be more affordable for Coloradans,” said Steven J. Summer, CHA president and …

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Colorado Hospital Association Response to State’s Public Option Proposal

October 7, 2019

GREENWOOD VILLAGE, COLO. – Oct. 7, 2019 – Colorado Hospital Association (CHA) issued this statement in response to the release of the state’s proposal for a new health insurance public option: “After initial review, Colorado Hospital Association has concerns with the state’s draft report on public option. While CHA and its member hospitals and health systems supported …

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Colorado Hospital Association Launches Hospital Medicine Opioid Safety Pilot in 10 Colorado Hospitals

October 1, 2019

GREENWOOD VILLAGE, COLO. – Oct. 1, 2019 – Today, Colorado Hospital Association (CHA) announced the start of the Colorado Opioid Solution: Clinicians United to Resolve the Epidemic (CO’s CURE) Hospital Medicine Pilot – a new patient safety initiative in 10 hospitals across Colorado.

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Colorado Hospital Association Statement on Colorado Health Market Analysis 2019

September 26, 2019

GREENWOOD VILLAGE, COLO. – Sept. 26, 2019 – In response to the recent data release Colorado Health Market Analysis 2019 by Allan Baumgarten, LLC, Colorado Hospital Association (CHA) issued this statement: “As this report shows, many Colorado hospitals have improved profit margins in the past year. This is partially a function of Colorado’s strong economy and …

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Colorado Hospital Association Elects New Officers and Board Members

September 25, 2019

GREENWOOD VILLAGE, COLO. – Sept. 25, 2019 – Colorado Hospital Association (CHA) added a wealth of new talent, experience and perspectives to the CHA Board of Trustees for new terms beginning at the conclusion of the Association’s 2019 Annual Meeting last week. Konnie Martin, CEO, San Luis Valley Health Regional Medical Center and San Luis …

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Donor Alliance and CHA Recognize Outstanding Efforts of Health Care Organizations to Make the Gift of Life Possible in Colorado

September 20, 2019

DENVER – SEPT. 20, 2019 – Today, Swedish Medical Center, UCHealth Medical Center of the Rockies, Aspen Valley Hospital, Arkansas Valley Regional Medical Center and Parker Adventist Hospital were recognized with 2019 Ending the Wait awards for their outstanding achievements in facilitating the gift of life through organ and tissue donation in Colorado. The awards, …

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Colorado Hospital Association Statement on CIVHC Reference-Based Pricing Regional Information

September 6, 2019

GREENWOOD VILLAGE, COLO. – Sept. 6, 2019 – In response to the recent data release by the Center for Improving Value in Health Care (CIVHC) on regional price information as a percent of Medicare, Colorado Hospital Association (CHA) issued this statement: “Colorado hospitals recognize that health care affordability has reached a crisis point for many …

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Colorado Hospital Association Statement on Emergency Department Facility Fees

August 15, 2019

GREENWOOD VILLAGE, COLO. – Aug. 15, 2019 – In response to the Data Byte released by the Center for Improving Value in Health Care (CIVHC) on Evaluation and Management facility fees at hospital emergency departments, Colorado Hospital Association (CHA) issued this response: “Colorado hospitals have a commitment to their communities to provide care in their …

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Colorado Hospital Association Shared Services Announces New Partnership with VeritasAdvantage™

August 12, 2019

GREENWOOD VILLAGE, COLORADO – Aug. 12, 2019 – Colorado Hospital Association (CHA) Shared Services has announced a new partnership with VeritasAdvantage™, a revolutionary cloud-based application designed to transform the way hospitals negotiate for and purchase medical supplies and devices. The VeritasAdvantage™ application affords its members real-time access to the collective buying experience of the entire …

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