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Paging Dr. Algorithm: How AI and other new tech are changing care in Colorado hospitals

A wobbly leg emerges from under a blanket and makes a tentative search for the polished floor below. The movement catches the eye of Lupita Rodriguez, who’s responsible for keeping this patient safe. Rodriguez leans forward to talk to her patient, who immediately stops at the sound of the authoritative voice. “Mrs. Smith? Please call […]

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Opinion: Closure of midwife practices could escalate opportunity gaps for Colorado children

A safe, peaceful birth is a priority for everyone involved in the birth of a baby. From the parents to the providers, all want the first moments of a baby’s life to be healthy. We also know that starts with a healthy mother who has access to affordable and quality maternity and obstetric care — […]

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“An ugly scenario:” For-profit health corporation to shut down midwifery practices in Denver, Aurora

Two Denver-area midwifery practices that have delivered thousands of babies in the past two decades, many born to low-income, inner-city mothers and refugee families, are closing their doors. Midwives, social workers and other employees at the practices linked to Rose Medical Center and Aurora Medical Center were informed Friday by the for-profit parent company of […]