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Know Where to Go for Emergency Care

Boulder, CO

There was a time when the local hospital emergency room was a person’s only choice for an illness or injury that wouldn’t wait for normal business hours. Today, it’s one of a menu of options for care, from urgent cares to neighborhood micro-hospitals and stand-alone ERs. Defining an emergency It starts...


A New Kind of ER for Older Adults


As our population grows older, the importance of understanding and addressing the unique healthcare needs for the elderly is increasing. That’s why the Emergency Department at Physicians Regional- Collier Boulevard has developed their new Older Adult ER, the only one of its kind in Lee and Collier...


Valley-Wide Health Systems – Looking Back, Moving Forward


We aim to keep our communities healthy and provide family medicine services at clinics across the San Luis Valley, Arkansas Valley, and Cañon City. Primary Care Services Our clinics provide services for all, treating both acute and chronic conditions. Dental Services Spread across eight clinics...


What are the Options with Meniscus Tears?


Meniscus tears are among the most common knee injuries. When people talk about torn cartilage in the knee, they are usually referring to a torn meniscus. Your meniscus is a wedge-shaped piece of cartilage that sits between the thigh bone and the shin bone. It acts as a shock absorber and provides some...


Lee Physician Group


Lee Physician Group consists of more than 550 primary and specialty care physicians and advanced practitioners. With 57 office locations throughout Lee County, we are convenient— right where you need us. Many of our practices are located in buildings or office complexes with other important medical...


Can Advanced Care Planning Help Everyone?


I’m sure that you’re asking how can any ONE thing help everyone? In this age where there are a multitude of different solutions for everyone, it’s hard to think that everyone taking the same action would be good. Well, let’s suppose that you were so hurt or ill that you couldn’t speak. What would your...


The Forefront of Care Now in the Southland


The recent merger between the University of Chicago Medicine and Ingalls Health System has resulted in a new logo and rebranding as part of a major initiative to reflect the combined enterprise’s geographic reach and expanded services. “UChicago Medicine is now much more than an academic medical center...


Veterans – You might be surprised at what you are missing. You and the US Department of Veterans Af


Many older Veterans never look into their VA Healthcare benefits, believing they are reserved primarily for the most disabled veterans or those with the least amount of money. Please don’t make that mistake. Talk to your fellow Veterans at the VFW, The Legion or to the VSO at your town hall or senior...


What is a Long-Term Acute Care Hospital?


A Long-Term Acute Care Hospital (LTACH) is an acute care hospital that specializes in the treatment of serious medical conditions that require ongoing care, but no longer require intensive care or extensive diagnostic procedures. These patients require more care than they can receive in a rehabilitation...


Preventing Hospital Readmissions: The Bottom Line of Post Acute Care


Preventing readmissions and post-operative complications is the most fundamental aspect to successful and smooth rehabilitation. It is a known fact that beyond being fraught with complications, hospital readmissions within 30 days of discharge are a tremendous source of stress and anxiety for both patients...

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