Off-Duty Paramedic Saves Baby

Anyone who works in the medical profession knows you are never really “off duty,” even when you are not working. Denver Health paramedic James Boyer demonstrated that during a recent trip to the Denver Zoo. Boyer was enjoying a day out with his wife and two young boys – when Sarah and Erik Riggs had… More

‘Makes A World Of Difference’: Thousands Give Back During Xcel Energy’s Day Of Service

DENVER (CBS4) – Thousands of Coloradans volunteered at projects across the state for Xcel Energy’s 9th annual Day of Service. They came together for 83 nonprofit projects which benefit countless people. “We have close to 4,000 people out right at this exact point in time, giving back to their communities, doing a variety of projects,”… More

Marchers Rally for Addiction Resources As Denver Health Focuses on Recovery

DENVER (CBS4) – Denver Health Medical Center is taking a new approach to treat people struggling with opioid use.  The new Center for Addiction Medicine will help more patients transition from addiction to recovery.  

$11 million grant to study life-threatening blood clots in trauma patients

Denver, CO, June 03, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Denver Health and the University of Colorado School of Medicine have been awarded an $11 million grant to study complications related to blood coagulation and inflammation in patients who have sustained severe traumatic injuries. The prestigious 5-year grant, awarded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), recognizes… More

OPINION | Denver offers alternatives to those with mental health, substance abuse issues

There is no doubt that Colorado’s prisons are packed with people suffering from behavioral health issues and whose illnesses have put them on a path to incarceration. Your June 18 cover story, “Locking up Colorado’s mentally ill,” accurately details the confluence of issues that led to this crisis. The deinstitutionalization movement shifted mental health patients… More

Refugees get clothes and supplies at Lowry event

For kids just arriving in the United States as refugees, adjusting to a new life can be hard. Denver Health is doing its part to make that transition easier.

Refugees receive daily essentials at annual event

DENVER — Several dozen families who came to this country as refugees, were all smiles in Denver Sunday. The Denver Health Lowry Clinic provided them with new clothes, including shoes, pajama, coats shoes and backpacks. Many of the children recently arrived here from countries like Afghanistan, Eritrea, Ethiopia and the Democratic Republic of Congo. Seven-year-old… More

Colorado Volunteers Help Refugees Get Back On Their Feet

DENVER (CBS4) – Volunteers and organizers came together Sunday morning to help Colorado refugees in need. It’s the fourth year the Denver Health Foundation has put on this event. Hundreds of volunteers spent time at Denver Health Lowry Clinic, serving refugees in Colorado. “I think it really speaks to the importance that our community feels… More

Seen: Denver Health Foundation’s NightShine fundraiser 2019

I’ll bet you anything that as we speak, the staff at the Denver Health Foundation is turning cartwheels, either literally or figuratively, over the $1.4 million success of NightShine, its signature fundraiser. Oh, go on, you say? Seriously, they’d just be following the lead set by Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats at the March… More

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

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… More