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Center could ease local physician shortage

Center could ease local physician shortage

El Paso County has a primary care physician shortage, according to a 2014 study by the Colorado Health Institute entitled “Colorado’s Primary Care Workforce: A Study of Regional Disparities.” The report finds the county has no more than one primary care physician for every 2,501 residents, earning it a “low capacity” rating, the study’s second-lowest… Continue Reading Center could ease local physician shortage

Colorado Springs’ new health foundation might take years to get off the ground, but it could create a legacy of health and wellness programs unparalleled in the state. But it won’t be breaking new ground if it can follow in the footsteps of the state’s multi-billion-dollar health foundation. The Colorado Health Foundation was formed in… Continue Reading City’s Memorial foundation to develop missions, goals

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SET clinics teamed up with TLC for $64,350 grant

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SET Family Medical Clinics has been awarded a $64,350 grant from the Colorado Health Foundation. SET clinics collaborated with TLC (The Lord Cares) Pharmacy to obtain the grant, which will allow TLC Pharmacy to hire an administrator of pharmacy/medical services. TLC is a new faith-based community pharmacy for the uninsured, under-insured or low income families in the Pikes… Continue Reading SET clinics teamed up with TLC for $64,350 grant

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Children get failing grades

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Colorado’s children get a D+ for health and wellness. The D+ this year is a drop from last year’s barely passing grade of C- and shows that the biggest declines in health statewide are in children’s health. From third place just a few years ago, the state now ranks 23. In addition, Colorado remains in… Continue Reading Children get failing grades

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