Colorado Springs' Memorial Health System task force is recommending the bid from University of Colorado Hospital to lease the community-owned hospital and manage it into the foreseeable future.
It was a unanimous decision from the task force. Task force head, and City Council Pro Tem, Jan Martin acknowledges to... more »
The public is invited to participate in an e-Town Hall meeting about the future of Memorial Health System as city leaders weigh proposals for potential ownership. Four prospective buyers have already stepped forward to purchase city-owned hospital including Centura Health, the University of Colorado Health System, HCA - Health ONE... more »
For parents of young ones -- or those expecting -- "hand-me downs" are a big help, but local health experts are warning you to hold off from one item.
It's your car seat. Memorial Health System specialists say most parents don't realize that their car seats only have a... more »
Few hospitals run like Memorial Health System anymore. Three decades ago as many as half of the nation's hospitals were government owned, but today less than 10 percent share that model.
A change in ownership requires voter approval and Colorado Springs City Council will need to move quickly if... more »
The future of Memorial Health System in Colorado Springs is on hold after a Mayoral Task Force recommended the delay to city councilmembers Monday afternoon.
Memorial Health System Board of Trustees Vice-President John Moore says two reasons go into asking for the delay.
1. Moore says recent survey... more »
The future of Memorial Health System is in the hands of the people it serves. In February, the Colorado Springs City Council commissioned a committee to look at options for the city-owned health system's future. The options range from keeping things the way they are to selling the health system... more »
The State Health Department is investigating a tasing case from Memorial Health Systems emergency department. It happened earlier this year. According to a statement from the hospital, a homicidal patient became physically violent and threatened staff in the ER. The patient was tased and subdued. No one was hurt.
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The process of deciding how to restructure Memorial Health System is underway in Colorado Springs.
Leaders of the city-owned hospital system met with city council Wednesday afternoon in a special meeting to discuss whether to take the hospital private, let the city keep it, or find something in the... more »