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D-11 partners with Penrose

D-11 partners with Penrose

According to a news release sent by Penrose-St. Francis Health Services, an ongoing health and wellness partnership with the health system “resulted in astounding savings of approximately $1.9 million for Colorado Springs School District 11 in 2014.” That data came from the district’s most recent health management overview, the release stated. In 2012, BEST Health Plan… Continue Reading D-11 partners with Penrose

Penrose-St. Francis Health Services entered into its fourth Professional Services Agreement last week after inking a deal with Front Range Orthopaedics. The agreement was effective April 1 and the terms of the PSA included the purchase of Front Range Orthopaedics’ assets by Centura Health. Those assets, as determined by an out-of-state third-party assessor, came in… Continue Reading Penrose pairs with orthopedics group

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UCHealth announces northern El Paso County location

University of Colorado Health announced expansion of its services into northern El Paso County with the opening of a primary care office in Monument. “Dr. Melissa Voutsalath accepts patients of all ages and has a special interest in women’s health, adolescent health, manipulative medicine and dermatology,” a press release from UCHealth reads. The office is… Continue Reading UCHealth announces northern El Paso County location

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Kaiser to celebrate medical office grand opening

Kaiser Permanente will celebrate the grand opening of its Parkside Medical Offices from 1-3 p.m. Saturday, April 25 at 215 Parkside Drive. The grand opening of the health system’s second medical office building in Colorado Springs will include  a farmers market with complimentary produce, refreshments, chair massages, live music, a magician and activities for children, according… Continue Reading Kaiser to celebrate medical office grand opening

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Centura partners with Front Range Orthopaedics

Penrose-St. Francis Health Services entered into its fourth Professional Services Agreement last week after inking a deal with Front Range Orthopaedics. The agreement was effective April 1 and the terms of the PSA included the purchase of Front Range Orthopaedics’ assets by Centura Health. Those assets, as determined by an out-of-state third-party assessor, came in… Continue Reading Centura partners with Front Range Orthopaedics

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CSHP opens Monument office

Colorado Springs Health Partners’ new Monument office and examination rooms on Jackson Creek Parkway is now open to family practice patients and urgent care patients. CSHP family practice physicians, Drs. John Voth and Melissa Devalon relocated from their previous office on Deer Creek Road to the new 15,800-square-foot building at 15909 Jackson Creek Parkway. CSHP… Continue Reading CSHP opens Monument office

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Panel: ACA heightens health care needs

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Panel: ACA heightens health care needs

Also known as Obamacare, the Affordable Care Act will not go away. So business owners should learn about the law, accept it and work with it or work outside traditional insurance, said three Colorado Springs professionals acutely in tune with the national health care law now in effect. Dr. Mark Tomasulo, a primary care physician… Continue Reading Panel: ACA heightens health care needs

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Morals, treatments for cancer discussed

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Morals, treatments for cancer discussed

Cancer has no prejudice. Half of all American men will face cancer during their lives, and one-third of the women will as well. Cancer claims 600,000 lives annually in this country, and specialists estimate that by 2030, cancer will have struck 22 million persons worldwide, said Steve ErkenBrack, president and CEO of Rocky Mountain Health… Continue Reading Morals, treatments for cancer discussed

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Clinic’s laser means tattoos less permanent

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Clinic’s laser means tattoos less permanent

If the only thing you have to remember Spring Break ’98 is that tattoo of Yosemite Sam brandishing two bottles of tequila on your — ahem … Have hope! There’s a PicoSure in town. Those who didn’t just get the T-shirt aren’t alone — the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery reported 96,000 tattoo removal procedures… Continue Reading Clinic’s laser means tattoos less permanent

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Center could ease local physician shortage

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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

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