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Please contact Denver Health's Media Relations Office at 303-520-9591 or denverhealthmedia@dhha.org with media inquiries.

Patients At Denver Health Take In Special Concert By Denver-Grown Band

April 02, 2019

DENVER (CBS4) – Nathaniel Rateliff and the Night Sweats treated patients at Denver Health to a private concert this morning. The Denver-grown band stopped by the Child Life Zone to meet with patients and their families. The group took some questions from the crowd and then performed at the NightShine Gala. The benefit raises money for the Denver Health Foundation. More ›

Denver Health Provides Free Medical Evaluations for Asylum Seekers

February 15, 2019

Westword - Asylum seekers trying to enter the U.S. must prove that they're fleeing legitimate threatening situations. But gathering enough evidence to prove that they've been harmed can prove challenging. To respond to this challenge, five doctors created the Human Rights Clinic in October 2018 at Denver Health, which offers free physical and mental health evaluations for asylum seekers in Colorado and nearby states. Medical affidavits based on these evaluations... More ›

New ‘Treatment On Demand’ Plan Can Help Those Fighting Opioid Addiction

February 14, 2019

DENVER (CBS4) – A new pilot program helps Coloradans deal with opioid addiction. The Treatment on Demand plan will be able to help anyone who visits the Denver Health wanting day-of care for opioid addiction. The program bridges the gap for many who want help, but don’t have the resources. Supporters say it’s helped more than 70 people so far. “This program gave me my life back. It means everything... More ›

Awards given for Denver Health paramedics’ life-saving work

November 09, 2018

DENVER – Denver Health Paramedics held their first annual awards luncheon today. They handed out 12 awards for work saving lives and serving the community. They respond to over 112,000 calls every year, treating and transporting more than 75,000 patients a year. The awards ceremony was hosted by the The Denver Health Foundation, with HealthOne as the presenting sponsor. They believe it is important to recognize the work that these... More ›

Denver doctor talks about damaging effects on refugee children separated from parents

June 26, 2018

DENVER -- The medical director of a local refugee clinic described the process of reuniting more than 2,000 immigrant children who have been separated from their families at the U.S.-Mexico border as long and arduous. The Denver Health Refugee Clinic at the Lowry Family Health Center and its medical director, Dr. Janine Young, see thousands of patients every year who are immigrants. Some of them have been through similar situations... More ›

AANP Launches National Awareness Campaign @ Denver Conference -attendees to support Newborns In Need

June 26, 2018

AANP Launches National Awareness Campaign at Denver Conference DENVER, June 26, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) will unveil a new public awareness campaign, "We Choose NPs," during its 2018 National Conference taking place at Denver'sColorado Convention Center from June 26 - July 1, 2018.  The multimillion dollar integrated campaign will raise awareness of nurse practitioners' (NPs) critical role in expanding access to primary care for... More ›

Denver Health & Global Down Syndrome Fdn partner to provide more resources to adults w/Down Syndrome

June 26, 2018

Denver Health and the Global Down Syndrome Foundation are partnering to provide more resources to adults with Down Syndrome. 9NEWS (KUSA) got the latest.  More ›

Another Cause of Doctor Burnout? Being Forced To Give Immigrants Unequal Care

June 20, 2018

One patient's death changed the course of Dr. Lilia Cervantes' career. The patient, Cervantes says, was a woman from Mexico with kidney failure who repeatedly visited the emergency room for more than three years. In that time, her heart had stopped more than once, and her ribs were fractured from CPR. The woman finally decided to stop treatment because the stress was too much for her and her two young... More ›

Denver Health To Offer Gender Reassignment Surgery

June 20, 2018

DENVER (CBS4) – Denver Health is preparing to become the only hospital in Colorado, and one of a select few in the country, to offer gender reassignment surgery. The move is in response to growing demand in the transgender community. Danielle Badler understands. She is a transgender woman who had the procedure four years ago in California. “No more secrets. I mean it’s really, it’s unbelievable. No more secrets,” Badler... More ›

Special bikes help paramedics in crowds at Opening Day - thanks to Denver Health Foundation

April 09, 2018

Paramedics don't always arrive in an ambulance. In crowds, there are times two wheels can be the fastest way to help a person in trouble. Since 1989, Denver Paramedics has had a Bike Team. "We were the first official EMS Bike Team in the country," said Operations Manager with Denver Health, Kyle Roodberg. More ›

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