A patient at UCHealth Memorial Hospital Central recovers from open heart surgery at the Colorado Springs hospital in August 2018. (Mark Reis, Special to The Colorado Sun)

Colorado is forging ahead on new health care models while the nation waits

Colorado has emerged as a potential model for revamping health care in other states — and provided a glimpse of what a sweeping Democratic victory in November might mean for Americans

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Colorado’s 2015 law changing how officer-involved shootings are investigated still lets law enforcement police themselves

State lawmakers and prosecutors are vowing to push for and support changes after questions from The Colorado Sun about the measure