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Peak Vista announces residency program

Peak Vista Community Health Centers and Rocky Vista University (RVU), in collaboration with the members of Community Health Partnership (CHP), announce the Peak Vista Family Medicine Residency Program, a three-year program accredited by the American Osteopathic Association. “There is a growing shortage of primary care physicians exacerbated by an increasing demand for primary care in… Continue Reading Peak Vista announces residency program

Without El Pomar, Springs would be a different city

What would Colorado Springs look like without El Pomar Foundation? Cross Walsenburg with Monument, and that would be us. Without El Pomar and the Penrose family, much that we take for granted in today’s vibrant city wouldn’t exist. Colorado College, the Space Foundation, Fine Arts Center, World Arena, Penrose-St. Francis Health Services, Pikes Peak Center… Continue Reading Without El Pomar, Springs would be a different city

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Study: Peak Vista has hefty local impact

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Peak Vista Community Health Centers contributed $75.3 million to the local economy in 2011, according to a state study released recently. Statewide, community health care centers produced $735 million in activity, including $396 million in operating expenses, the study showed. Statewide, 18 centers operate much like Peak Vista. The state study looked at operating activity… Continue Reading Study: Peak Vista has hefty local impact

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Peak Vista to move Women’s Clinic to Union Blvd.

The Peak Vista Community Health Centers will move its Women’s Health Center into its new location at 225 S. Union Blvd this week. The clinic is currently located at 350 Printers Parkway, and will open in its new location March 27. The staff will continue to see patients during the moving process. The new clinic… Continue Reading Peak Vista to move Women’s Clinic to Union Blvd.

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Pam McManus often wakes up in the middle of the night, trying to figure out new ways to get more people seen at Peak Vista Community Health Centers. The safety-net clinic has a waiting list of about 6,000 people — and that’s after McManus has whittled away at the 8,000 she inherited 18 months ago… Continue Reading Facing record growth, Peak Vista still handles demand

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GE Johnson construction company CEO Jim Johnson knows that many subcontractors working on his projects don’t offer health insurance to their employees. Broadmoor hotel CEO Steve Bartolin recognizes the same issue — part-time, seasonal workers in the hospitality industry don’t get health insurance through work. That’s why both companies give money to Peak Vista Community… Continue Reading Uninsured-workers’ needs prompt support for Peak Vista

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Another member of the Memorial Commission has resigned because of a possible conflict of interest. B.J. Scott, president and CEO of Peak Vista Community Health Centers, resigned earlier today, citing a “perception of a conflict of interest.” Tim Leigh resigned Monday, after being asked to leave the committee by Springs Mayor Lionel Rivera. “Peak Vista understands the… Continue Reading Scott resigns from Memorial Commission

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Springs safety net clinics receive help

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SET Family Medical Clinics and Peak Vista Community Health Centers are two of 14 health care centers to receive part of a $4.5 million grant to strengthen Colorado’s safety-net clinics. The Colorado Trust gave the grants to community clinics, federally qualified health centers, school-based health centers and local public health departments. Some clinics will use the… Continue Reading Springs safety net clinics receive help

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Peak Vista plans to use $1.3 million received from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act to create new mobile health services.The grant will provide money for two years, and covers both the staff and operations of mobile health services, which will bring care to children in their neighborhoods. Peak Vista was the only community health… Continue Reading Peak Vista creates new services, staff positions

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Peak Vista receives more stimulus money

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Peak Vista Community Health Centers will receive $776,173 from a second round of funding from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. The money is in addition to the $1.3 million the centers learned they would receive earlier this month. The award is part of a $7.5 million package awarded to 15 community health centers statewide.… Continue Reading Peak Vista receives more stimulus money

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