During the initial months of the COVID-19 pandemic, Colorado hospitals transformed themselves to treat those suffering the virus’ worst effects. Despite exhaustion, uncertainty, and fear, Denver metro-area health care workers continued to put patients’ needs first. Here, we asked them to explain the things they saw and how they coped throughout the early days of that experience.
Far too many Colorado jail inmates are dying from suicide, a cause of death critics say can be prevented with reasonable health care services. The problem? Private correctional health care firms may have a goal other than providing adequate care.
For more than 25 years, 5280 has asked physicians in the Denver area whom they would trust to treat themselves or a loved one. The following 339 doctors—in 98 specialties—were nominated by their peers this year.