Gov. Jared Polis signed a hospital transparency law as part of his goal to reduce heath care costs and raise price transparency and hospital efficiency in Colorado.
Study shows marijuana's bad effects are landing more people in the hospital. In 2012, the University of Colorado Health ER saw an average of one patient every other day with a marijuana-caused problem. By 2016, the count was two to three per day.
Unlike previous sessions, Democrats can now propose and pass their own health care agenda.
Tara Rynders stages the immersive dance and theater experience at Rose Medical Center, where she works.
It has been in the works since 2002, when the VA proposed making it part of a University of Colorado hospital then in the planning stages.
Ten Colorado hospitals across the state participated in a six-month pilot project to cut opioid use called the Colorado Opioid Safety Collaborative.
Colorado ranks 44th in the nation for per capita Medicaid spending, in a report by the Kaiser Family Foundation.
The Colorado Healthy Hospital Compact is the nation’s only statewide initiative promoting healthier food and drinks in health care facilities.
Eight patient care areas of the hospital showed cleanliness problems including dirty floors and kitchens.
"I'm just astounded, quite frankly, I'm absolutely astounded," Glenn Haggstrom told The Associated Press in a rare interview.