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2013 Press Releases
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Agreement will enhance quality, safety and scope of services provided to residents of Leadville and Lake County.
ENGLEWOOD, CO - (Aug. 5, 2013) – Centura Health and St. Vincent Hospital in Leadville, Colo., have signed an affiliation and services agreement that will ensure that residents of Leadville, Lake County and surrounding communities have access to high-value care. The affiliation establishes an expanded system of care for St. Vincent Hospital, giving residents and health care providers greater access to the leading health care network in Colorado and western Kansas.
St. Vincent Hospital becomes the eighth independent affiliate to join the Centura Health network, along with San Luis Valley Regional Medical Center in Alamosa, Colo., and Conejos County Hospital, in La Jara, Colo. (now combined as San Luis Valley Health); Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center in Salida, Colo.; Middle Park Medical Center in Kremmling and Granby, Colo.; Lincoln Community Hospital and Nursing Home in Hugo, Colo.; Goodland Regional Medical Center in Goodland, Kan.; and Rio Grande Hospital in Del Norte, Colo.
Both Centura Health and St. Vincent Hospital believe health care should be delivered locally whenever possible, and will partner through this independent affiliation agreement to provide specific resources and services that support development of shared programs that complement and expand clinical services. The collaboration also promotes sharing of best practices amongst clinical professionals including education, development and overall talent management.
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About Centura Health
Centura Health connects individuals, families and neighborhoods across Colorado and western Kansas with more than 6,000 physicians and 16,200 of the best hearts and minds in health care. Through our 15 hospitals, seven senior living communities, 17 health neighborhoods, home care and hospice services, we are making the region’s best health care accessible and affordable in every community we serve. We believe you can inspire the people you care about to live healthier lives by encouraging them to do the little things that can make a big difference. We’re Centura Health, and we’re here for your health. For information on Centura Health or any of the facilities in our network, please visit www.centura.org.
About St. Vincent Hospital
Nestled at 10,152 feet of elevation in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado, St. Vincent General Hospital is known as the highest hospital in North America’s highest city of Leadville, Colo. Founded by the Sisters of Charity in 1879 to care for a growing population of miners, St. Vincent provides medical service to Lake County residents and visitors. St. Vincent is a 25-bed critical access hospital that provides general medical services for a wide variety of acute illnesses, as well as 24/7 emergency medicine, family medicine, surgery, post-operative care, long term care, home health care, physical therapy, radiology and home oxygen. Learn more about St. Vincent Hospital at www.svghd.org.