• Major communication gaps between doctors and home health care nurses

    CU Anschutz researchers say this may contribute to errors and hospital readmission

    Researchers at the University of  Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus have found serious gaps in communication between physicians and home health care agencies (HHC) responsible for caring for often elderly patients discharged from hospitals.… Full Story

    July 19, 2017
    David Kelly
  • Finding the perfect educational, lifestyle fit

    First nursing cohort at CU South Denver graduates, reflects on convenience, quality and camaraderie

    PARKER – Christina DeBello’s life was complicated when she decided to pursue a bachelor’s degree in nursing.… Full Story

    June 16, 2016
    Chris Casey
    DeBello at CU College of Nursing graduation
  • Consumers reveal obstacles to nursing home ratings

    Study shows lack of awareness and trust

    A study of 63 people who placed a relative or friend in a nursing home in the previous six months found that few people were aware of the website Nursing Home Compare, published online by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to help families find the best and closest available facility.… Full Story

    April 4, 2016
    David Kelly
  • Raising the bar in military and veteran care

    Pearl’s experience in military, healthcare and academia leads to creation of new specialization

    It was the middle of the night when the plane landed carrying wounded soldiers. Immediately one man was brought to critical care.… Full Story

    November 10, 2015
    Steven Barcus
    Pearl and Elwell cut ribbon at 911th Aeromedicat Staging Facility
  • Nurse practitioner program celebrates 50 year anniversary

    Worldwide program began at CU Anschutz, nurses given more latitude

    It’s been five decades since Dr. Loretta Ford of the University of Colorado College of Nursing and Henry Silver of the CU School of Medicine took a $7,000 grant and created the world’s first nurse practitioner education program here.… Full Story

    October 7, 2015
    Ryann Nickerson
  • Caring Science Institute coming to CU Anschutz

    Moving from Boulder, concepts now embraced by 300 U.S. hospitals

    AURORA, Colo. – The world-renowned Watson Caring Science Institute and International Caritas Consortium, dedicated to incorporating the healing power of human caring and compassion into modern medical practice, is moving from Boulder to the College of Nursing at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus early next month.… Full Story

    June 22, 2015
    Emily Williams
  • I Work in a Treasure Chest

    Student intern preserves nursing history

    By Courtney Harrell | University Communications Robin Sherman has always liked history. As a kid, she loved the Civil War and Gettysburg.… Full Story

    March 3, 2015
    Courtney Harrell