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Penrose plans ‘new solution’

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Penrose plans ‘new solution’

Penrose-St. Francis Health Services this summer will wrap up three projects totaling $44 million. That work well represents the system’s fortuitous dilemma, and is forcing leaders to look to the future. The downtown hospital is reaching its build-out capacity, and the system has experienced increased patient loads, according to Margaret Sabin, CEO Penrose-St. Francis Health… Continue Reading Penrose plans ‘new solution’

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Library collection wins national award

The American Association for State and Local History announced the Special Collections of Pikes Peak Library District is the recipient of an Award of Merit from the AASLH Leadership in History Awards for the Pikes Peak Regional History Symposium project. The Pikes Peak Regional History Symposium is an annual event hosted by Pikes Peak Library… Continue Reading Library collection wins national award

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HealthSouth adds oncology rehab

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HealthSouth adds oncology rehab

Colorado Springs’ HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital has played a quiet role in bolstering the community’s well-being for more than two decades. The hospital recently achieved the Oncology Rehab Partners’ STAR Program (Survivorship Training and Rehabilitation) Certification in order to provide therapy to cancer patients, and expanded its footprint this week by adding oncology rehabilitation to its… Continue Reading HealthSouth adds oncology rehab

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Penrose expansion, renovation near completion

Three expansion and renovation projects totaling $44 million will be completed this summer at Penrose Hospital, including a new hybrid operating room, an orthopedics center and an expanded cancer center. “Part of our vision is to serve the community on a larger scale,” said Margaret Sabin, CEO of Penrose-St. Francis Health Services. “We felt the… Continue Reading Penrose expansion, renovation near completion

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Clinical trials blaze trails at Memorial

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Clinical trials blaze trails at Memorial

Irene Dollar was diagnosed with breast cancer in September 2013. The cancer soon spread to the Ordway resident’s lymph nodes in her left armpit. It was then that Dollar’s physician, Dr. Laura Pomerenke at Memorial Hospital, approached her with the possibility of participating in a clinical trial. “They mentioned that they were going to try… Continue Reading Clinical trials blaze trails at Memorial

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Sox and Springs Rescue partner to fight homelessness

The Colorado Springs Sky Sox and Springs Rescue Mission will join forces to make a significant and positive impact on the lives of the homeless and hungry in Colorado Springs. For the 2014 season, Sky Sox fans are encouraged to bring non-perishable food, clothing and personal items to every game they attend. The Springs Rescue… Continue Reading Sox and Springs Rescue partner to fight homelessness

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International spot to be filmed in Springs

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International spot to be filmed in Springs

Through a competitive bid process of regional production companies, the Colorado Springs Convention and Visitors Bureau contracted with Windstar Studios, Inc. to produce a 30-second commercial that will air on two NBC broadcast channels as well as online during the 2014 USA Pro Challenge, Aug. 18-24, 2014. The 30-second spot will highlight Colorado Springs and… Continue Reading International spot to be filmed in Springs

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Penrose-St. Francis achieves top Healthgrades honor

Penrose-St. Francis Health Services has achieved the Healthgrades 2014 Women’s Health Excellence Award, according to Healthgrades, the leading online resource for comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals. The recognition distinguishes Penrose-St. Francis as a top-performing hospital in women’s health. Penrose-St. Francis is one of 178 hospitals recognized nationally for their outcomes for care provided to women for… Continue Reading Penrose-St. Francis achieves top Healthgrades honor

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Catamount Institute takes classroom outdoors

Several girls gathered to the west of the giant, muddy puddle that had formed just outside the boundaries of Sondermann Park, where the sounds of Interstate 25 are all but lost alongside the gurgle of Mesa Creek. “I’m not touching any mud,” one said, matter-of-factly. “Me either,” was the response. All of that changed. The… Continue Reading Catamount Institute takes classroom outdoors

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Sox looking for heroes to be honorary managers

The Colorado Springs Sky Sox will host the 2014 Heroes Classic Charity Softball Game June 21. Hall-of-Famer Brooks Robinson will be in attendance, along with many other former Major League players. Despite the many former players that will be on hand to play alongside members of the Colorado Springs police and fire departments as well as… Continue Reading Sox looking for heroes to be honorary managers

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