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Kaiser Permanente faces strike votes in California, Oregon. Colorado may be next.

Kaiser, one of the nation's largest health care providers, has proposed a two-tiered wage and benefits system that would give newer employees lower pay and fewer health protections.

Health

Denver schools don’t have enough nurses despite extra funding

Sixty one schools started the year last week without a nurse

Education

What’s Working: The top occupations hiring in Colorado, plus a job where “you’ll never not be employed”

Occupations with the most number of job openings tell economists one main thing: Those industries are constantly looking for workers.

Economy

Doctors are overwhelmed by coronavirus. So why did Colorado officials just end a 30-year contract with a peer health program?

The state Department of Regulatory Agencies approved a contract for a new program without telling the Colorado Medical Board, setting off a firestorm of complaints from doctors across the state.

Health

Colorado health care workers felt called to help coronavirus patients in cities where thousands were dying

They left behind families, dogs and the mountains to help hospitals in New York and New Jersey. What they’ve learned could help Colorado.

Coronavirus

Colorado doctors now have plenty of experience battling coronavirus — and they’re getting better at it

Doug Summerfield, a 75-year-old Arvada man, may have benefited from new treatment techniques that doctors are using to help COVID-19 patients, as well as a greater well of experience

Coronavirus

Colorado hospitals are preparing their doctors and nurses for an all-hands-on-deck coronavirus fight

Hospitals across the U.S. are readying doctors who don’t normally care for the seriously or critically ill to respond to COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus, in a massive, hasty realignment of the American health care system

Coronavirus

Nurses do. Lawyers do. But Colorado doctors don’t have to take continuing education courses

Colorado is one of only four states that does not require any continuing medical education for physicians.

Health