Denver Health

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If it gets bad, Colorado doctors have a plan for who gets lifesaving coronavirus treatment — and who doesn’t

Colorado has not yet implemented its crisis standards of care, but one doctor says the state may be inching closer.

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Inside a Colorado coronavirus ward: The frightening reality for doctors as first cases arrive

A Denver Health physician describes her first week with confirmed and suspected patients, and her isolating routine at home

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From rationing masks to polishing emergency plans, here’s how Colorado hospitals are preparing for the coronavirus

Hospitals are required to have plans for emergencies like a potential outbreak of the COVID-19 virus

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Colorado wants to let pharmacists write prescriptions for HIV prevention drugs

House Bill 1061 to make PrEP available at pharmacies without a doctor's visit is aimed at eliminating HIV infections in Colorado as prevention funding is cut and access plateaus

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Colorado hospitals just avoided tens of millions of dollars in federal funding cuts — but it might not last

The cuts would most affect hospitals like Denver Health that care for a lot of uninsured patients

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Why Colorado hospitals are getting into the housing business

Denver Health, Mercy in Durango, find providing housing is safer, more cost effective for patients "stranded" in the system

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Colorado emergency rooms are trying something new to stem the opioid crisis: addiction treatment

An increasing number of Denver-area hospitals are offering patients medication in the emergency room to treat their dependencies in the hopes of nudging them into long-term care

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In Denver, a binge drinking capital, the sober curious movement is gaining popularity

Social groups with names like “Sober Not Boring” and “Sober AF” are seeking like-minded members tired of the drunk scene