A historic shortage of mental health care providers in the United States has become an even greater concern over the past year as a growing number of people have sought treatment for behavioral health conditions during the COVID-19 pandemic.
As Colorado expands its COVID-19 vaccine rollout, more employers may be wondering whether they can require their employees to be inoculated against the disease.
Colorado’s vaccine distribution plan has entered Phase 1B as vaccine providers such as Peak Vista Community Health Centers began inoculating people age 70 and older, the next-highest priority after frontline health care workers (1A). Phase 1 (which is broken into two parts) is anticipated to…
Don Knox, executive director of the Home Care & Hospice Association of Colorado, wrote a letter to Gov. Jared Polis on Dec. 7 supporting top priority status in COVID-19 vaccine access for home health care and hospice providers.
Health care facilities have hit the wall on medical staffing due to the growing number of COVID-19 hospitalizations. And that likely means higher operations costs.
Residents of Southeast Colorado Springs had little or no primary health care access before 2014, when Cory Arcarese founded Value Care Health Clinic. Many people called the area a health care desert.
When the COVID-19 pandemic hit Colorado, the state’s hospitals were faced with what the Colorado Hospital Association’s Julie Lonborg called a “perfect storm.”