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Week of November 29, 2010. Click the front page to download the issue!
Posted: 11/26/2010 at 6:39:50 PM

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Denver Health appoints two Associate Chief Nursing Officers
Posted: 12/3/2010 at 3:04:24 PM

Denver Health has named Seleem Choudhury, RN, MA, and Joe Gerardi, RN, MHA, as Associate Chief Nursing Officers (ACNO).



11-27-10 Craig joins statewide effort to curb C. diff. infections
Posted: 12/3/2010 at 3:03:49 PM

There’s a new “superbug” lurking in U.S. hospitals that’s more prevalent than MRSA, and several Colorado hospitals are working to gain the upper hand.



NURSE TALK - What do you admire about the nursing staff you work with?
Posted: 12/3/2010 at 2:55:54 PM

“The people that I work with here have a real compassion for the residence. It’s evident in how they work with the residents and it shows throughout the campus here.” Laura Nieman, LPN “It’s a great place to work because everybody is all about the team and the communication is really good. We all have the same goals and have a passion for it.” Karli Denning, certified recreation therapist “We all have the same goals in mind for our people who live here. We’re all experienced in what we’re doing and we’re reliable and we’re great team players.” Cheryl Cherry, CMA “What I admire about the staff is they’re very welcoming. They make you feel at home. Any problems, any complications you have, go to whoever and it will be taken care of immediately.” Blake Burum, CNA



Exempla Saint Joseph Hospital top-ranked in maternity care
Posted: 12/3/2010 at 3:01:37 PM

An independent study issued by HealthGrades ranks Exempla Saint Joseph Hospital among the top 10 percent in the nation for maternity care, the hospital announced today.



ASK VICKI - When I got fired from my six figure job that I loved, I thought my life was over. I was devastated.
Posted: 12/3/2010 at 3:00:25 PM

Q. When I got fired from my six figure job that I loved, I thought my life was over. I was devastated. But as the weeks turned into months I realized I had been living my life as a robot, for a very long time. Was that really living?



The Children’s Hospital’s 25th Annual Toy Run
Posted: 12/3/2010 at 3:02:01 PM

Rev up those motorcycle engines, Santa’s leading thousands of motorcycles overflowing with toys to The Childrens’ Hospital on Sun., Dec. 5, 2010, for the 25th Annual Toy Run.



The Arnold Silverman, MD Endowed Chair in Digestive Health
Posted: 12/3/2010 at 3:02:27 PM

November 4, 2010 marked the formal celebration and dedication of The Arnold Silverman, MD Endowed Chair in Digestive Health at The Children’s Hospital. The evening paid tribute to two medical giants; Arnold Silverman, MD, of whom the endowed chair is named and Ronald J. Sokol, MD, chairholder. Both doctors are leaders in the field of Digestive Health.



Exempla Saint Joseph Hospital Commences Treating Cancer Patients Using New TrueBeam(TM) System for High-Precision Image-Guided Radiotherapy and Radiosurgery
Posted: 12/3/2010 at 2:59:24 PM

Exempla Saint Joseph Hospital in Denver is among the first medical centers in the world--and the first in Colorado--to commence treating cancer patients using the new TrueBeam(TM) system for image-guided radiotherapy and radiosurgery, a revolutionary new technology platform designed to target a moving tumor with unprecedented speed and accuracy.



Pediatric Sleep Specialist Dr. Lisa Meltzer Joins National Jewish Health
Posted: 12/3/2010 at 3:00:59 PM

Pediatric sleep specialist Lisa Meltzer, PhD, has joined the faculty at National Jewish Health as an Assistant Professor in the Division of Pediatric Behavioral Health.



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