Why Colorado’s hospitals have bent — but not broken — during the latest COVID surge
The state’s relatively high vaccination rate is one reason
Staff at five Colorado hospitals will have to get vaccinated against coronavirus. What about all the rest?
Banner Health became the first hospital owner in Colorado to issue a mandate, but others may be waiting on the FDA to give full approval to the COVID-19 vaccines
An increasing number of Colorado coronavirus patients are surviving, and fewer need ventilators
The state's coronavirus mortality rate for hospitalized patients dropped to 10.5% compared to 15.1% in March, according to data shared by major hospital systems in Colorado
“It saved us”: A recent infusion of federal funds is helping Colorado’s rural hospitals stay afloat
The funds will help rural facilities keep their doors open amid the coronavirus crisis, but it’s unclear how far the money will stretch
Colorado is banking on telehealth to slow coronavirus. But many rural hospitals lack necessary resources.
Medicaid and Medicare reimbursement rules changed on Wednesday, but rural hospitals say they still face significant financial barriers to get the virtual systems in place fast enough to make a difference
Colorado hospitals are postponing elective surgeries, reusing masks in preparation for a coronavirus surge
Hospitals and urgent care centers are already seeing numbers rise as more people who aren’t infected but are worried about COVID-19 come to get examined
Northern Colorado hospital worker tests positive for COVID-19, prompts possible self-quarantine for colleagues
Banner Health tells employees that a co-worker is among those with the coronavirus. A source says she works at hospitals in Greeley and Larimer County.
In rural Colorado, emergency medical services struggle to keep money-losing ambulances rolling
High costs, low rates and scarce job applicants are forcing ambulance services to consolidate, take on new tasks and outsource