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03-02-10

Week of March 2, 2010. Click the page to download the issue!
Posted: 3/2/2010 at 11:59:35 AM

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When seconds count: HealthOne’s Cardiac Alert system saves lives
Posted: 3/2/2010 at 11:52:10 AM

From left, Englewood paramedic/firefighter Greg Weaver, Swedish Medical Center cath lab technician Marlene Truesdale (who is studying to become an RN) and cardiologist Dr. Ira Dauber of South Denver Cardiology Associates care for “patient” Venita Robinson during the taping of a commercial for HealthOne’s Cardiac Alert program. Photo provided by HealthOne



Househusband
Posted: 3/2/2010 at 11:54:07 AM

Laughing with Elizabeth...Commentary by Elizabeth Bussey Sowdal, RN, PCCN



Centura hospitals earn ‘blue distinction’
Posted: 3/2/2010 at 11:53:24 AM

Centura Health’s Porter Adventist Hospital in Denver and St. Anthony North Hospital in Westminster are among the first in the country to receive designation as Blue Distinction Centers in services that have recently been added to the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association’s expansion of its Blue Distinction designation.



Majority of nurses disagree with new mammogram guidelines
Posted: 3/2/2010 at 11:57:41 AM

According to the responses collected online in February, 88% of respondents disagreed while only 12% agreed with the new mammogram guidelines.



New type of complex genetic variation discovered
Posted: 3/2/2010 at 11:55:06 AM

Two University of Colorado School of Medicine scientists have discovered a previously unknown type of complex genetic variation.



NICU RN guides infants through difficult times
Posted: 3/2/2010 at 11:55:49 AM

NICU RN Cherie Anttila, right, cared for Tom and Jane St. Amand’s baby Megan for the first four months of her life at the University of Colorado Hospital. The St. Amands brought Megan in for a visit in January. Photo provided by UCH



Centura Health expands to serve Castle Rock community
Posted: 3/2/2010 at 11:54:36 AM

Centura Health has announced the selection of HuntonBrady Architects, an Orlando-based architecture and interior design firm, as architect-of-record for Phase One of its network expansion to serve the Castle Rock community just south of Denver.



AONE conference features ‘father of modern patient safety’
Posted: 3/2/2010 at 11:56:59 AM

This spring, AONE welcomes the father of modern patient safety, Lucian Leape, MD, for a discussion on making patient safety and quality of care a national priority.



NCNP to blend interactive workshops, critical thinking
Posted: 3/2/2010 at 11:57:16 AM

This year’s National Conference for Nurse Practitioners: The Conference for Primary and Acute Care Clinicians (www.ncnpconference.com) will blend interactive workshops with high-level critical thinking sessions to inspire and educate nurses.



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This Weeks Stories
Week of November 09, 2011. Click the front page to download the issue!

Pamela Bourg, MS, RN, Named Fellow Of Academy of Emergency Nursing

Porter Adventist Hospital Unveils Colorado’s First Hybrid Surgical Suite - Ideal for diagnosing and treating Peripheral Arterial Disease

St. Joseph’s Hospital Foundation gets donation from MassMutual - MassMutual continues support of breast cancer awareness and makes underwriting changes for breast cancer survivors

Aspen Ambulance District — Like a ‘Mobile Emergency Room’ Providing Immediate Care