St. Mary-Corwin Medical Center
Celebrating 130 years of service,Â St. Mary-Corwin Medical CenterÂ is a major regional hospital serving Pueblo and Southern Colorado.
The Dorcy Cancer Center is one of the leading cancer centers in the state, boasting Colorado’s first Triology linear accelerator for treating cancer, and the new Joint Replacement Center offers a higher level of orthopedic care with exceptional outcomes.
The hospital has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for health-care quality and safety and concistently delievers quality care scores that rank the hospital in the top 10 percent in the nation. It features emergency services and a designated trauma center with a Flight for Life helicopter based on site and a Primary Stroke Center, in addition to offering comprehensive cardiovascular, surgical and diagnostic services.
The hospital also is known for its services for women and newborns. In 2011, The Birth Place unveiled its renovation which includes a spa-like environment with private rooms, birthing suites with Jacuzzi tubs and other comforting amenities.
Parkview Medical Center
Parkview Medical CenterÂ serves Pueblo County and 14 surrounding counties, or approximately 350,000 individuals. The nonprofit medical center, part of Parkview Health Systems Inc., is locally owned and governed.
Parkview Medical Center offers 350 general acute-care beds, as well as 20 beds for those in need of long-term care. The regionâs first certified Stroke Center is available to patients, in addition to a Level II Trauma Center.
In June 2011, PMC opened a 92,000-square-foot expansion to the hospital that includes 54 new private rooms and a new main entrance on Grand Avenue. Also in 2011, PMC was one of seven hospitals to win a National Innovation Award from Avatar International, an industry leader in health-care quality improvement services.
Article by: Jessica Walker forÂ livability.com