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Penrose offers genetic counseling via telemedicine

Penrose offers genetic counseling via telemedicine

Thanks to modern technology, genetic counselors in Colorado Springs now can meet with patients in Durango by two-way live audio/video conferencing. Patients in Durango who seek genetic counseling can schedule appointments with Penrose Cancer Center genetic counselors and meet with them virtually. Penrose is in partnership with Mercy Regional Medical Center. Appointments physically take place… Continue Reading Penrose offers genetic counseling via telemedicine

The Home Front Cares partner to offer financial counseling to veterans

The Home Front Cares is partnering with GreenPath, a 50-year-old nonprofit credit counseling organization, to provide comprehensive financial counseling, education and money management tools to Colorado veterans and service members. The nonprofit Home Front Cares pays essential life expenses for Colorado veterans and military families in need. As their clients have shifted from primarily active… Continue Reading The Home Front Cares partner to offer financial counseling to veterans

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Health Care Services to begin renovations on new location

Rocky Mountain Health Care Services will begin renovations next month on a 60,000-square-foot building on Pikes Peak Avenue. The building was the former location of Doctor’s Hospital and Eisenhower Hospital. “The new and larger space will allow us to better serve the community and be more centrally located in town,” RMHCS President and CEO Tom… Continue Reading Health Care Services to begin renovations on new location

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Behavioral health event planned for Thursday

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Behavioral health event planned for Thursday

The League of Women Voters of El Paso County has scheduled a panel discussion on behavioral health Thursday, Nov. 13, featuring five speakers working in industries related to the topic. The event is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. at First Methodist Church at 420 N. Nevada Ave. It will be free, open to the public and… Continue Reading Behavioral health event planned for Thursday

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PERA outcome likely best for Springs

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PERA outcome likely best for Springs

One of the hoariest tenets of economic development has to do with “primary” jobs. Such jobs are prized because they bring new revenue into a regional economy, spurring local demand for goods and services. Increased demand encourages non-primary employers to add workers and expand their facilities, thereby creating more secondary jobs. Colorado Springs boomed in… Continue Reading PERA outcome likely best for Springs

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CSBJ to honor firms’ fitness focus

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The Colorado Springs Business Journal will recognize the city’s healthiest CEO, as well as businesses that encourage a healthy workforce, at a downtown gathering Sept. 25 at the Gold Room. The 6035 Lifestyle-Healthiest Employer Health Expo will start at 10 a.m. and be followed by the awards luncheon at noon. Last month, CSBJ asked for… Continue Reading CSBJ to honor firms’ fitness focus

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First Choice Emergency Room opens in Fountain

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First Choice Emergency Room opens in Fountain

First Choice Emergency Room opened its new Fountain facility at 7 a.m. Friday. The emergency room is located at 7890 Fountain Mesa Road and is open 24-7. “We have a beautiful facility and are looking forward to delivering the highest quality emergency medical care to Fountain and the surrounding communities,” said Dr. Chad Davis, medical… Continue Reading First Choice Emergency Room opens in Fountain

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Memorial begins more targeted treatment of early stage breast cancer

Memorial Hospital surgeons and radiation oncologists recently performed the first Intraoperative Radiation Therapy procedure in Southern Colorado, a treatment option now available in the region only at Memorial that will fundamentally improve the experiences of patients undergoing breast cancer therapy, according to a news release. Traditionally, breast cancer patients undergo lumpectomy, or removal of the… Continue Reading Memorial begins more targeted treatment of early stage breast cancer

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Concierge medical center open in Flying Horse

Flying Horse Medical Center, a concierge medicine and aesthetics facility in the heart of Flying Horse, will officially open with a ribbon cutting ceremony July 31. Retired Air Force veterans Ryen Hitzler and Dr. Aaron Fraser co-own the center, which had a soft opening last month. “[We] have worked tirelessly for over a year while… Continue Reading Concierge medical center open in Flying Horse

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Penrose opens new joint and spine center

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Penrose opens new joint and spine center

Penrose-St. Francis opened its new Total Joint and Spine Center at St. Francis Medical Center Tuesday. The new patient care area is located on the sixth floor of St. Francis Medical Center at 6001 E. Woodmen Rd. The Total Joint and Spine Center features 33 private rooms. It has service for hip, knee, shoulder replacement and… Continue Reading Penrose opens new joint and spine center

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