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Pricing Tools to Help Patients Choose

(ENGLEWOOD, COLO.) Centura Health, the region’s health care leader, wants you and your loved ones to understand your health care expenses in advance. While the new Federal Ruling that went into effect on January 1 requires hospitals to post charge master rates online is intended to help consumers,…

Nitrous Oxide: A Safe Alternative for Labor Pain Management

(LONGMONT, COLO.) Longmont United Hospital - Centura Health, the region’s health care leader, announced today that nitrous oxide will now be available in their birthing center to all expectant mothers for pain management during labor. Nitrous oxide is a safe alternative to intravenous opioid…

St. Mary-Corwin Takes Part in Prestigious Study

(PUEBLO, COLO.) The Dorcy Cancer Center at St. Mary-Corwin (DCC) has been accepted into a prestigious Patient Reported Outcomes Measure (PROM) study conducted by the Commission on Cancer (COC) and the American Cancer Society. DCC is providing the study with information about clinical PROM use,…

Boulder County Teens Holds Second Highest Rate of e-Cigarette Use in Colorado

(LONGMONT, COLO.) Longmont United Hospital - Centura Health, the region’s health care leader, is on a mission to help parents understand and talk to their teens about the dangers of using nicotine. Use of nicotine during adolescence increases the risk of developing psychiatric disorders and…

Centura Health Implements ALTO

(ENGLEWOOD, COLO.) Centura Health will be the largest health care system in Colorado to implement the Alternative to Opioid (ALTO) program beginning December 1, 2018 throughout our Emergency Departments, Urgent Care Centers and Free-Standing Emergency Clinics. “Nationally the overprescribing of…

Centura Health Hospitals Receive ‘A’ for Patient Safety in Fall 2018 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade

Penrose Hospital and St. Francis Medical Center in Colorado Springs, along with St. Thomas More Hospital, in Cañon City, part of Centura Health, were awarded an ‘A’ from The Leapfrog Group’s Fall 2018 Hospital Safety Grade. The designation recognizes Penrose Hospital, St. Francis Medical Center and…

Centura Health Awarded Grant to Maintain and Grow Services for Victims of Sexual Assault, Abuse, and Human Trafficking

Centennial, COLO. (November. 13, 2018) – Centura Health the region’s health care leader, is on a mission to ensure no victim is turned away from the compassionate care and support they deserve. Through a coordinated grant application across nine hospital emergency room sites, the Crime Victim…

Centura Health Launches Systemwide Nurse Residency Program

(ENGLEWOOD, COLO.) Centura Health, the region’s health care leader, believes that recruiting top talent is key to providing high-performing, whole person care. From now through November 28, 2018, applications will be accepted for a newly established Centura Health Nurse Residency Program. We…

Littleton Adventist Hospital Earns Comprehensive Stroke Center Certification

(LITTLETON, COLO.) Littleton Adventist Hospital - Centura Health is proud to announce that it has received certification from DNV GL Healthcare as a Comprehensive Stroke Center, reflecting the highest quality in advanced care for treatment of serious stroke events. The DNV GL Healthcare…

Longmont United Hospital Breast Center Earns Prestigious NAPBC Accreditation

(Longmont, COLO.) Longmont United Hospital’s Breast Care Center has been granted a three-year, full accreditation designation by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC), a program administered by the American College of Surgeons. “This designation is a significant…