Articles tagged with 'Lutheran Medical Center' | SCL Health

SCL Health Newsroom (Lutheran Medical Center)

2023
January
25,
2023
| 17:12 PM America/Denver
In October 2021, 80-year-old Earl Hamlin had quadruple bypass surgery to repair sick sinus syndrome, a type of heart rhythm disorder that affects the heart's natural pacemaker, or sinus node, which controls the heartbeat. Earl’s heart was in a regula...
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January
11,
2023
| 12:37 PM America/Denver
Well-deserved recognition and praise are given to our doctors, nurses and other clinical staff who provide direct care for our patients. However, there are hundreds of behind-the-scenes caregivers who play a vital role in making sure hospital operati...
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2022
December
30,
2022
| 14:46 PM America/Denver
As the replacement hospital project gains momentum and we look forward to moving to the new campus, there is interest in what will happen to the current, legacy campus.  The Lutheran Hospice will remain on the legacy campus. West Pines Behavioral Hea...
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December
30,
2022
| 14:45 PM America/Denver
Dr. Jennifer Caskey and Zach Urban, co-chairs of the Legacy Continues Campaign, are pleased to welcome Dr. Vernon Ritzman to the Campaign Committee.  Dr. Ritzman is a retired primary care physician and a strong supporter of Lutheran’s over the years....
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December
30,
2022
| 14:42 PM America/Denver
Lutheran Medical Center’s new replacement hospital is making amazing progress – on time and on budget! - and the project is being recognized already for the many ways it will contribute to the west metro Denver community.  Recently, the Jefferson Cou...
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December
02,
2022
| 10:09 AM America/Denver
Well-deserved recognition and praise are given to our physicians, nurses and other clinical staff who provide direct care for our patients. However, there are hundreds of behind-the-scenes caregivers who play a vital role in making sure those caregiv...
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November
16,
2022
| 09:14 AM America/Denver
Lutheran Medical Center, now a part of Intermountain Healthcare, and the Community First Foundation (CFF) are pleased to announce that Community First has made a major contribution to the Lutheran Medical Center Foundation’s Legacy Continues Campaign...
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November
16,
2022
| 08:29 AM America/Denver
Broomfield, CO, November 16, 2022 – SCL Health, now part of Intermountain Healthcare, is proud to announce that the following Colorado and Montana hospitals received an “A” Hospital Safety Grade from The Leapfrog Group. Good Samaritan Medical Center,...
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November
16,
2022
| 06:51 AM America/Denver
Lutheran Medical Center’s new replacement hospital is making amazing progress – on time and on budget! - and the project is being recognized already for the many ways it will contribute to the west metro Denver community.   Recently, the Jefferson Co...
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November
16,
2022
| 06:39 AM America/Denver
Wheat Ridge, CO, Nov. 16, 2022 – Lutheran Medical Center received an “A” Hospital Safety Grade from The Leapfrog Group for the 11th consecutive time, and the 15th time since 2014. This national distinction celebrates Lutheran’s achievements in protec...
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October
28,
2022
| 10:35 AM America/Denver
Well-deserved recognition and praise are given to our physicians, nurses and other clinical staff who provide direct care for patients. However, there are countless behind-the-scenes caregivers responsible for doing the things that support patient ca...
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October
18,
2022
| 17:32 PM America/Denver
Beginning Nov. 1, Lutheran Hospice will team up with First Call to create a more streamlined and coordinated referral process for patients seeking hospice care.This partnership gives patients access to an enhanced hospice onboarding process. The unio...
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September
14,
2022
| 12:36 PM America/Denver
Lutheran Emergency Department caregivers and administrators were invited Wednesday to a special event at the Wheat Ridge Recreation Center. The Wheat Ridge Optimists presented Lutheran with a Community Service Award to recognize them for their servic...
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September
02,
2022
| 09:33 AM America/Denver
Sept. 2, 2022 (Wheat Ridge, Colo.) - A “Topping Off” celebration was held for about 150 caregivers, supporters, and dignitaries this week as construction crews placed the last steel beam on the 6th floor of the replacement hospital for Lutheran Medic...
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August
25,
2022
| 11:13 AM America/Denver
The Department of Defense has honored the Lutheran Hospice and Palliative Care team with a certificate of Vietnam War Commemoration. This certificate reflects a commitment to provide better care and resources to veterans, particularly meeting the uni...
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August
19,
2022
| 09:58 AM America/Denver
In November 2021, life changed in an instant for the Arrieta family when they found out their one-year-old son, AJ, had cancer. A month prior, AJ’s parents took him for his one-year checkup to his pediatrician, who used an app called GoCheck Kids, wh...
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August
03,
2022
| 13:55 PM America/Denver
We are excited to announce that Lutheran’s gift shop is now open for business! Due to restrictions imposed by the pandemic, its doors have been closed for more than two years.  The new and improved gift shop has a contemporary design and lots of amaz...
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July
26,
2022
| 16:25 PM America/Denver
Two events in Kelly Royster’s life launched her crusade to teach others how to save lives in cardiac events. Kelly and her best friend were training for a marathon when her friend went into cardiac arrest and died. Kelly was born with an asymptomatic...
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July
22,
2022
| 16:20 PM America/Denver
Intermountain Healthcare recognizes the value of collaborating with community organizations to further our mission. As a part of its ongoing community benefit program, in March 2022, Intermountain approved $525,000 in Community Contributions to nine ...
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July
14,
2022
| 16:31 PM America/Denver
Click the photo to see the storyIntermittent fasting has many health benefits, including lowering the risk of diabetes and heart disease. Now, researchers from Intermountain Healthcare have found that people who regularly fast are less likely to expe...
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June
14,
2022
| 14:52 PM America/Denver
The Legacy Continues Campaign is off to a great beginning. In July 2021 and following a feasibility study, the Lutheran Foundation Board of Directors announced approval to move forward with a five-year, $12M comprehensive fundraising campaign. Co-cha...
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June
13,
2022
| 11:47 AM America/Denver
SCL Health and Intermountain Healthcare have merged to form a new organization serving patients and communities in Colorado, Montana, Wyoming, Kansas, Utah, Idaho, and Nevada. The scope and scale of the merger will enhance care provided at SCL Health...
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June
13,
2022
| 10:26 AM America/Denver
On time and on budget! We’re pleased to share that construction of the Lutheran Medical Center replacement hospital is moving quickly toward completion. Although it is still more than two years away, we are looking forward to the exciting day when we...
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June
07,
2022
| 12:36 PM America/Denver
As the saying goes, all good things must come to an end, and it seems like the perfect phrase to describe Sue McKellips’ retirement from Lutheran Medical Center. Sue dedicated her life to serving others, and spent 35 of her 50 years in the field of n...
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May
26,
2022
| 09:35 AM America/Denver
Congratulations to Michelle Deuto, Recovery Nurse Advocate, West Pines, who was named a Nightingale Luminary and one of 24 finalists for the statewide Nightingale Award at the Denver Metro Regional Recognition Event, held on May 21.  Deuto was honore...
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May
25,
2022
| 09:51 AM America/Denver
The 35th Annual National Cancer Survivors Day Celebration of Life will be held in person at the Red Rocks Medical Center, the new home of Lutheran's Cancer Program. Celebrate those who have survived, have recently been diagnosed and support their fam...
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May
23,
2022
| 09:33 AM America/Denver
Sixty-six-year-old Gary Spahn was at work when he experienced a stroke. He was talking with a group of colleagues when he suddenly found that he couldn’t speak. He felt fine and wanted to participate in the conversation but physically couldn’t. He ex...
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May
11,
2022
| 09:31 AM America/Denver
Broomfield, CO, May 11, 2022 – Good Samaritan Medical Center, Lutheran Medical Center, Saint Joseph Hospital, Platte Valley Medical Center, St. Mary’s Medical Center, and St. Vincent Healthcare all received an “A” Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade for s...
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May
06,
2022
| 12:42 PM America/Denver
Congratulations to Lutheran Medical Center’s 29 nominees for the annual Nightingale Award. The Nightingale Awards, given since 1985, are Colorado’s highest nursing honor. These outstanding nurses will be recognized at the Denver Regional Nightingale ...
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April
07,
2022
| 16:05 PM America/Denver
Throughout the past two years battling the COVID-19 pandemic, Jason Cardona has gone above and beyond in his role as pharmacy director at Lutheran Medical Center, and as an active member of our incident management team. Because of this, he was select...
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