Stories

Stories of Health in Colorado

Stories are the currency we use to share our lives and experiences with others. Meet some of the people and organizations served by Foundation-funded programs, and learn how they are making a difference in communities across Colorado.

 

At the Prairie Family Center in Burlington, Deena Ziegler and her team have learned to look on the bright side. When a family in need arrives at their brick storefront office in a…

Doug Miller runs a family health clinic in Rocky Ford, a town of fewer than 4,000 residents in Colorado’s Lower Arkansas Valley. And “runs” perfectly describes his work. “There are…

The thunder of horses’ hooves once filled Antonito’s rodeo arena. Crowds flocked here to celebrate the heritage of the San Luis Valley, where people have farmed and ranched since…

The lure of telehealth comes in large part from hearing the countless series of frustrating or unproductive health encounters that good technology might improve. The Army veteran…

A psychiatrist who works with Colorado Access clients from a home office in Evergreen wanted to demonstrate to her colleagues what telehealth meant to her practice and to her…

Editor's Note: Long before telehealth finally broke widely into consumer markets, innovators in health delivery in Colorado were experimenting with ways to use technology to provide…

A funny thing happened on the way to expanding telehealth in northern Colorado.  Seems that one of the patients being monitored at home after congestive heart failure suddenly…

In a typical week, veteran Roy Hamilton enjoys running, biking, kayaking, and more. He does all of this with the support of Adaptive Adventures and doctors who he meets with…

The common terms thrown around in discussions of telehealth and telemedicine are as fluid as the technology itself. We choose some of the more useful terms and descriptions here, in…

If there were an institution anywhere in the nation facing enormous challenges for which telehealth would seem to offer tantalizing solutions, it would be the Department of Veterans…