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Denver Health Staff Go Above and Beyond, Inspired by Community

Employee giving at Denver Health drives essential programs, department initiatives Denver Health employs 8,100 people. From world-renowned trauma surgeons and clinical psychologists to certified nursing assistants and doctoral residents to paramedics and EMTs to translators and patient navigators to administrative assistants and security personnel to custodians and groundskeepers—every person who works at Denver Health is… More

Dr. Randy Miles Leads Breast Imaging Division

Denver Health makes notable improvements in patient care delivery Denver Health Radiology operates out of 18 sites throughout Denver and Colorado including the Federico F. Peña Southwest Family Health Center and Downtown Urgent Care (DUC) Center, as well as the Denver Health Winter Park Medical Center, a unique medical facility located at the base of… More

Denver Health, Caring for Denver Foundation and Denver Public Schools announce grant to provide crisis response resources and expand substance use treatment for students

Schools will benefit from further crisis response and stabilization resources, more coordinated care, and three additional STEP therapists Denver Health CEO Donna Lynne, joined by Caring for Denver Foundation executive director Lorez Meinhold, Denver Public Schools (DPS) superintendent Dr. Alex Marrero, Denver Health’s director of service for general pediatrics Sonja O’Leary, MD, and Denver Health… More

School-based Health Centers Stare Down Substance Use Disorder 

Innovative STEP program empowers students, families without sacrificing education  Denver Health Pediatrics at Denver Public Schools (DPS) has been a core service of Denver Health’s integrated healthcare system since 1987. The program serves approximately 15,000 students annually through a network of 19 school-based health centers (SBHCs)—one of the largest SBHC networks in the country—each of… More

Center for Addiction Medicine Pioneering a Better Future for Denver

“Words Matter” campaign aims to decrease stigma around substance use disorder through language The Center for Addiction Medicine (CAM) is an innovative example of Denver Health’s integrated approach to health care. CAM brings together Denver Health’s robust range of treatment services within a “no wrong door” model, ensuring that behavioral health and medical providers can… More

Denver Health Sees Increase in Trauma Patients During Summer Months

Level One Trauma Center internationally renowned, serves Mountain West and beyond Denver Health Trauma Services is busy throughout the year. In the wintertime, one priority is treating patients flown in from surrounding mountain towns involved in skiing accidents, but warmer weather actually leads to an uptick in trauma patients arriving at Denver Health. People are… More

LGBTQ+ Health Services Seeks Expansion to Meet Increasing Community, National Need

Denver Health operating model a rarity among safety-net hospitals LGBTQ+ Health Services at Denver Health operates as a decentralized model of health care for Colorado’s LGBTQ+ community. The goal is for any LGBTQ+ person to be met with open, excellent, affirming care and treatment at any access point within the Denver Health system, whether visiting… More

Denver Health receives largest single gift commitment in hospital history

Kaiser Permanente awards up to $10 million, encouraging leaders to match $5 million in support FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contacts: Heather Burke, Denver Health 303-520-9591 Elizabeth Whitehead, Kaiser Permanente 720-910-3016 Denver, Colo. (May 30, 2023) – For more than 160 years, Denver Health has played a critical role as Denver’s core safety-net hospital, providing… More

5th Annual Denver Health Paramedics Awards Celebration Hosted by Denver Health Foundation Honors Community Heroes

Event Raises More Than $200,000 to Support Denver Health Paramedic Division Denver Health Foundation hosted the fifth annual Paramedics Awards Celebration on Wednesday, May 24, at The Cable Center. More than 200 people attended to honor and celebrate the Denver Health Paramedic Division for their heroic work.  NBC 9NEWS weekday morning anchor Corey Rose emceed… More

Newborns in Need Celebrates 20 Years of Helping Families

Beloved Denver Health Foundation program endures thanks to community 134,000 diapers. 201,000 hats. 60,000 babies. Since 2003, Denver Health Foundation’s Newborns in Need has provided “Warm Welcome bags” of essential items to the parents of babies born at Denver Health. The unparalleled program celebrates its 20th anniversary this April and there are tens of thousands… More