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Vascular clinic moving to Springs from Pueblo

Vascular clinic moving to Springs from Pueblo

Early in 2015, the American Vein and Vascular Institute will move its headquarters north, from Pueblo to Colorado Springs. “We wanted to move our corporate headquarters to Colorado Springs because it’s more centrally located,” said CEO Erin Gibbs. “We have a lot of jobs coming.” With clinics in Colorado and Texas, the AVVI opened its… Continue Reading Vascular clinic moving to Springs from Pueblo

Health Care Briefs

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Bryan Construction to build new medical building Bryan Construction won a $3.5 million contract to build the core and shell of a new 34,000-square-foot medical office building in southeastern Colorado Springs. After tenant finishes, the two-story structure will ultimately house several medical tenants and specialties, including imaging, primary care, lab services, urgent care, physical therapy… Continue Reading Health Care Briefs

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Kaiser Permanente expands local presence

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Kaiser Permanente expands local presence

With a network of approximately 40,000 members in Colorado Springs and more than 61,000 throughout Southern Colorado, Kaiser Permanente, Colorado’s largest nonprofit health plan, is weeks away from opening its second ambulatory care building in the city, and its third medical facility in Southern Colorado. Scheduled to begin operations Jan. 2 at 215 Parkside Drive,… Continue Reading Kaiser Permanente expands local presence

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Well3 Pikes Peak about education, health of region

Well3 Pikes Peak, a partnership between local health care and wellness professionals, launched in 2013 to provide comprehensive information on — and consumer connections to — community resources for general wellness and health care, and to explain insurance changes created by the Affordable Care Act. The consortium, which includes Colorado Springs Health Partners, Penrose, Humana,… Continue Reading Well3 Pikes Peak about education, health of region

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Nonprofit to occupy former hospital

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Nonprofit to occupy former hospital

The now-vacant former Doctors Hospital and Eisenhower Hospital at 2502 E. Pikes Peak Ave. in Colorado Springs will start a new life in health care after renovations by Rocky Mountain Health Care Services. RMHCS has programs to help elderly and persons of all ages with brain injuries. A 38-year-old nonprofit, RMHCS bought the building in… Continue Reading Nonprofit to occupy former hospital

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Success story: Colorado Springs Cardiology keeps pace in local market

Patients today might not believe that Colorado Springs Cardiology began with three doctors in 1974. Over the ensuing four decades, it has morphed into a practice of 90 employees, including 18 physicians who deliver care via a central office at Penrose Hospital and an eastern office at the Sisters Grove Pavilion adjacent to St. Francis… Continue Reading Success story: Colorado Springs Cardiology keeps pace in local market

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U.S. Anti-Doping Agency keeps watchful eye

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U.S. Anti-Doping Agency keeps watchful eye

American athletes and foreign athletes training in the U.S. should take note: Big Brother is watching. The role played by the Colorado Springs-based U.S. Anti-Doping Agency has impacted the clean sport movement since the agency’s inception in 2000. But its influence, while normally understated, has shone the light on some of the world’s most untouchable… Continue Reading U.S. Anti-Doping Agency keeps watchful eye

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Food as a means to reduce cancers, other health risks

Approximately one-third of cancer deaths in America are due to poor diet, said Susan Levin, director of nutrition education for the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, a national nonprofit that promotes preventive medicine, particularly through good nutrition. A PCRM-sponsored October cooking course designed to help Colorado Springs residents prevent and survive cancer through proper diet… Continue Reading Food as a means to reduce cancers, other health risks

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Boldt, Penrose growing their partnership

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Boldt, Penrose growing their partnership

This month’s expected demolition of four commercial properties on the southwest side of the city heralds more growth for Penrose-St. Francis Health Services. The buildings, located to both the north and south of Lake Plaza Drive near Venetucci Boulevard, were acquired for $2.7 million by the Boldt Company, according to Jake Garro, vice president of… Continue Reading Boldt, Penrose growing their partnership

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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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