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According to the Colorado Children’s Campaign – child poverty has risen so sharply that 20% of the state’s children don’t know if they will get regular meals.
The Aurora-based University of Colorado Hospital will look to expand its network in other parts of the state after it nails down its just-announced deal in northern Colorado.
To the south, Memorial Health System in Colorado Springs hopes to expand its network beyond the state’s second largest city, if it can modify its limitations as a city-owned facility.
Those are just two of the ways in which Colorado hospitals are dealing with massive changes in the health care industry.
Colorado doesn’t have enough primary care physicians. And the shortage is expected to worsen in coming years.
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