Do you want to know the best hospitals in Colorado? Well, you are in luck. Nurse Salary Guide has put together a list of ten of the best hospitals in Colorado state. This information is not only useful for patients and their families but also for nurses looking for career and employment opportunities.
This list like some of my others is designed to help speed up your further research. These are big decisions to make and any list from the web isn’t really enough. You will need to do more yourself and contact the hospitals that you narrow down from this list.
Are you a nurse looking at working in Colorado? See my main Nurse Salary in Colorado page for detailed salary information on registered nurses, nurse practitioners, LPN-LVN and nurse anesthetists. Lots of information here.
10 Top Rated Hospitals in Colorado
1 .UCHealth University of Colorado Hospital
12401 East 17th Avenue, MS F417
This hospital is ranked #1 in Colorado and also #1 in Denver. I has national ranking for 7 specialties including cardiology and heart surgery. It has a high performance rating for 4 adult specialties including urology and geriatrics and 8 conditions/procedures of which colon cancer surgery is one.
2. Porter Adventist Hospital
2525 South Downing Street
This general medical and surgical facility has a high performance ranking for one adult specialty, urology. It is also high performing in 7 conditions/procedures including aortic valve and heart bypass surgery. 80% of patients would also be willing to recommend this hospital to others.
3. Penrose-St. Francis Health Services Colorado Springs
2222 North Nevada Avenue
Colorado Springs, CO
This general medical and surgical facility has a high performing ranking in 1 adult specialty, urology. It also has high performance ranking for 6 procedures/conditions including hip and knee replacement.
4. Sky Ridge Medical Center
10101 Ridge Gate Parkway
Lone Tree, CO
Sky Ridge has one national ranking for their specialty of lung and pulmonary surgery. It is also classed as high performing for 2 specialties and 3 conditions /procedures. These include geriatrics and orthopaedics.
5. SCL Health St. Joseph Hospital.
1375 East 19th Avenue
SCL Health St Joseph is rated as high performing in 6 adult procedures/conditions including aortic valve and heart bypass surgery. Patients gave doctors and nurses a 4/5 score for communication skills.
6. St Mary’s Hospital and Medical Center
2635 North 7th Street
Grand Junction, CO
This general medical and surgical facility in Grand Junction is rated as high performing in 5 adult conditions/procedures including hip and knee replacement. Patients are generally satisfied with the hospital overall and gave it 4/5 starts in a recent survey.
7. Parker Adventist Hospital
9395 Crown Crest Boulevard
Parker Adventist is a general surgical and medical facility and has a national ranking for 1 adult specialty, lung and pulmonary surgery. It has also achieved a high performing rating for 2 procedures/conditions, hip and knee replacement.
8. Parkview Medical Center
400 West 16th Street
This general medical and surgical facility in Pueblo is rated as high performing in 1 adult specialty and 3 conditions/procedures. Include in these are orthopaedics and colon cancer surgery.
9. UCHealth Medical Center of the Rockies
2500 Rocky Mountain Avenue
This general medical and surgical facility in Loveland is high performing in 1 adult specialty, pulmonary and lung surgery. It has a high performance ranking for 3 conditions/procedures including heart failure and heart bypass surgery.
10. UCHealth Memorial Hospital
1400 East Boulder Street
Colorado Springs, CO
This general medical and surgical facility in Colorado Springs is rated as high performing in 4 adult procedures/conditions including lung cancer surgery. In a recent survey patients gave it 3/5 stars for doctor and nurse communication satisfaction.
Some great quality hospitals in Colorado to get you started. Remember – it doesn’t matter if you are searching as a patient or a nurse, you should dig deeper and reach out to the hospitals that interest you the most before making any decisions.
Check out my other Colorado nursing related articles – more to come soon :
The Best Nursing Schools in Colorado – great resource if you are looking at finding a suitable nursing program in the state of Colorado.
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