doctors and nurses stacking hands representing collaboration

Fact Check: Are Colorado Hospitals Making Breakthroughs in the Way COVID-19 is Treated?

July 14, 2020 / CBS Denver

According to recent press reports, Colorado hospital systems have been working closer than ever before to improve COVID-19 treatments and save lives. The results have dramatically reduced the mortality rate and shortened the number of days COVID-19 patients are spending in the hospital on average.

Read More

Fact Check: Does Colorado Need More Doctors and Hospital Beds?

July 7, 2020 / Quote Wizard

A recent press report concluded the number of doctors and hospital beds in Colorado, relative to our state’s population, was much lower than the national average. This contradicts claims that hospitals and healthcare facilities have been overbuilt in our state.

Read More
doctor counting money hospital budget problems

Fact Check: Will a Surge in Medicaid Enrollment Hurt Colorado Hospitals?

June 24, 2020 / The Denver Post

A recent Denver Post report warned that Colorado hospitals, which have already suffered major financial damage from the COVID-19 pandemic, are about to suffer hundreds of millions of dollars of additional budget cuts due a massive surge in Medicaid enrollment.

Read More
warning sign that says medicaid cuts ahead

Fact Check: Are State Lawmakers Really Considering Hospital Budget Cuts in the Middle of the COVID-19 Crisis?

June 5, 2020 / Salon.com

A recent Salon.com article warned that state governments across the country, including Colorado, are debating whether to cut payments to hospitals and other healthcare providers on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic. But with so many health systems in financial crisis because of COVID-19, can this really be true?

Read More