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Press Coverage    Firearm Injury Prevention

The Wheel Thing: Too Old To Drive? How To Tell

Within a decade a quarter of all drivers in the U. S. will be over 65. Some help on understanding if you, or someone you love, needs to hang up the keys. Emmy Betz, MD, MPH, professor of emergency medicine, was interviewed for the Take Two podcast.


Author LAist | Publish Date February 27, 2024
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Press Coverage    Firearm Injury Prevention

New multicultural event to curb gun violence in Springfield, Mo.

University of Colorado Firearm Injury Prevention Initiative researchers Ginny McCarthy, MPH, MDiv, and Erin Wright Kelly, DrPH, MA, attended the Hand In Hand Multicultural Center gun violence forum this past weekend in Springfield, Missouri. Ginny and Erin were interviewed for KY3 News.


Author KY3 | Publish Date February 26, 2024
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Veteran and Military Health    Firearm Injury Prevention    COMBAT

Peer-to-Peer Discussions on Securely Storing Personal Firearms in Military Communities Could Lead to Fewer Firearm Suicides

In 2021, approximately 70% of U.S. service members who died by suicide did so with a firearm, most commonly a personal, rather than military-issued, firearm. National leaders and public health experts, including the White House in January 2024, have encouraged approaches to promote secure storage of home firearms. Researchers are now interested in who is the most effective messenger to encourage secure storage. 


Author Colleen Miracle | Publish Date February 22, 2024
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Press Coverage    Firearm Injury Prevention    Patient-Centered Injury Prevention

How to Keep Loved Ones with Dementia Safe from Firearms

Emmy Betz, MD, MPH, professor of emergency medicine, was interviewed for Brain & Life magazine on keeping loved ones with dementia safe from firearms.


Author Brain&Life | Publish Date February 01, 2024
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Press Coverage    Firearm Injury Prevention    Patient-Centered Injury Prevention

Will your older self refuse to give up the car keys? Here’s how to plan.

Emmy Betz, MD, MPH, professor of emergency medicine and director of the CU Firearm Injury Prevention Initiative, was interviewed for the Washington Post on risks for older drivers.


Author Washington Post | Publish Date January 21, 2024
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Nearly half of Colorado adults live in a home with a gun, survey finds

Erin Kelly, DrPH, MA, director of research and evaluation for the CU Firearm Injury Prevention Initiative and research associate for the CSPH Injury and Violence Prevention Center, led the survey project and emphasizes that the results will create an ongoing opportunity to assess and address community-specific concerns.


Author 9News | Publish Date January 16, 2024
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Firearm Injury Prevention    ColoradoSPH at CU Anschutz

‘Bringing Colorado’s Voice Forward’: Results from the State’s Inaugural Firearm Injury Prevention Survey

For the first time in Colorado, a survey has been conducted to gather residents’ perceptions and beliefs around firearm injury risk, ownership, storage, and opportunities for prevention. The survey, which will be repeated yearly, will help inform ongoing firearm injury prevention strategies and advance the understanding of firearm-related topics that pertain to Colorado.


Author Colleen Miracle | Publish Date January 10, 2024
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How Gun Shops Are Helping Prevent Suicide

Emmy Betz, MD, MPH, professor of emergency medicine and director of the CU Firearm Injury Prevention Initiative, was quoted in this Wall Street Journal article on gun storage options that can save lives.


Author Wall Street Journal | Publish Date January 08, 2024
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Veteran and Military Health    Firearm Injury Prevention    COMBAT

CU Center for COMBAT Research Leads Recruitment, Training, and Mentorship for Active Duty and Military Collaborators

With Colorado home to six military bases, the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus has become a hub for active-duty medical students, fellows, and collaborators. With a commitment to providing a supportive learning and work environment, the CU Center for Combat Medicine and Battlefield (COMBAT) Research has grown its research scholar and fellow programs along with supporting active-duty and National Guardsman research collaborators.


Author Colleen Miracle | Publish Date January 05, 2024
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Press Coverage    Firearm Injury Prevention

Thoughts, prayers and programs: Denver metro communities invest in preventing youth gun violence

“The fact is that access to a firearm matters,” said Erin Kelly, a researcher at the Colorado School of Public Health at the University of Colorado Anschutz. “Whether it's in the face of suicide or in the face of community violence, more people are likely to die if a gun is used.”


Author Courthouse News Service | Publish Date December 22, 2023
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Press Coverage    Firearm Injury Prevention

A new era of violent crime in Denver shows few signs of slowing down

Emmy Betz, MD, MPH, professor of emergency medicine, was interviewed for a Denverite article on gun violence and guns' lethality in hostile situations.


Author Denverite | Publish Date December 12, 2023
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Press Coverage    Firearm Injury Prevention

Inconsistent state reporting requirements raise efficacy concerns about federal gun background check system

Emmy Betz, MD, MPH, was interviewed for The Journalist's Resource on the Firearm Injury Prevention Initiative's research mission and perspective on non-divisive reporting.


Author The Journalist's Resource | Publish Date December 11, 2023
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After an Emergency Mental Health Hospitalization, Few States Block Gun Purchases

Emmy Betz, MD, MPH, professor of emergency medicine, was interviewed about a survey she co-authored on each state’s process for reporting mental health records to NICS.


Author The Trace | Publish Date December 04, 2023
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Storing guns away from home could reduce suicides, but legal hurdles loom

Emmy Betz, MD, MPH, professor of emergency medicine and director of the CU Firearm Injury Prevention Initiative, was quoted on gun storage in this Montana Free Press article.


Author Montana Free Press | Publish Date November 02, 2023
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Reducing Harm — Having Conversations about Firearm Storage

Emmy Betz, MD, MPH, professor of emergency medicine and director of the CU Firearm Injury Prevention Initiative, was interviewed as part of the New England Journal of Medicine's Double Take video series.


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Emmy Betz, MD, MPH, Elected as New Member of the National Academy of Medicine

Emmy Betz, MD, MPH, has been elected as a new member of the National Academy of Medicine (NAM). Betz, director of the University of Colorado Firearm Injury Prevention Initiative and professor of emergency medicine in the University of Colorado School of Medicine, is the sixth faculty member from the CU School of Medicine to receive the honor from NAM. Becoming a NAM member is considered one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine.


Author Colleen Miracle | Publish Date October 09, 2023
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Community    Veteran and Military Health    Firearm Injury Prevention    COMBAT    ColoradoSPH at CU Anschutz   

CU Hosts Second Annual Military Firearm Suicide Prevention Summit

Preventing suicide among military service members and their family members is one of the top priorities for the United States Department of Defense (DoD). The 2021 DoD Annual Suicide Report found that 70% of suicides among service members are enacted with a firearm, as are 60% of suicides among service member spouses.


Author Colleen Miracle | Publish Date September 22, 2023
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Research    Firearm Injury Prevention    ColoradoSPH at CU Anschutz   

Extreme Risk Protection Order Cases in Older Adults with Cognitive Impairment

Emmy Betz, MD, MPH, director of the University of Colorado Firearm Injury Prevention Initiative and professor of emergency medicine in the CU School of Medicine, led a study that examined Extreme Risk Protection Orders (ERPOs) cases for older adults in six states. The study was funded by the National Collaborative on Gun Violence Research and published earlier this month in the journal Clinical Gerontologist.


Author Colleen Miracle | Publish Date September 20, 2023
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Press Coverage    Firearm Injury Prevention

What can be done to reverse worrying U.S. gun suicide trend

Firearms are involved in more than half of suicides in the U.S. The gun suicide rate has reached an all-time high, and for the first time, the rate is higher among Black kids and teens than white ones, according to a recent analysis by Johns Hopkins University. William Brangham speaks with Emmy Betz, MD, professor of emergency medicine and director of the CU Firearm Injury Prevention Initiative, to learn more.


Author PBS | Publish Date September 09, 2023
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'Safe storage' helps keep suicidal gun owners from using their weapons

Emmy Betz, MD, MPH, professor of emergency medicine and director of the CU Firearm Injury Prevention Initiative, was interviewed for NPR's All Things Considered.


Author NPR | Publish Date September 05, 2023
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Press Coverage    Firearm Injury Prevention

To help prevent suicides, temporary gun storage outside the home is encouraged

Emmy Betz, MD, professor of emergency medicine and director of the CU Firearm Injury Prevention Initiative, was interviewed on CPR about firearm storage.


Author CPR | Publish Date September 05, 2023
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ATLAS    Firearm Injury Prevention    COMBAT    Global Trauma Network

CU School of Medicine Faculty Members Win Competitive Research Awards, Present New Solutions at Military Health System Research Symposium

Researchers at the University of Colorado School of Medicine continue to inform medical practice on military battlefields and provide time-sensitive solutions. Faculty in the CU Department of Emergency Medicine, Department of Surgery, Department of Anesthesiology, and their research teams are leading a myriad of projects to improve care for critically ill, trauma, and burn patients, as well as investigating mental health and resiliency care for military communities.


Author Colleen Miracle | Publish Date August 25, 2023
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Research    Firearm Injury Prevention    ColoradoSPH at CU Anschutz   

New Grant Will Support the Creation of Educational Resources on Extreme Risk Protection Orders in Colorado

Christopher Knoepke, PhD, MSW, LCSW, law enforcement lead for the University of Colorado School of Medicine’s Firearm Injury Prevention Initiative, received a two-year grant from the Fund for a Safer Future and is leading a project with the Colorado Attorney General’s office and law enforcement agencies throughout the state to create new videos and discussion guides on extreme risk protection orders (ERPOs).


Author Colleen Miracle | Publish Date August 15, 2023
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Press Coverage    Firearm Injury Prevention

Betz: Suicide prevention 988 hotline offers hope –if you know about it

July marked the one-year anniversary of the launch of the 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline. Dr. Betz, professor of emergency medicine, was interviewed by SciLine.


Author Daily State News | Publish Date August 01, 2023
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Press Coverage    Firearm Injury Prevention

As suicides rise in the US, the 988 hotline offers hope – but most Americans aren’t aware of it

SciLine interviewed Emmy Betz, MD, professor of emergency medicine, who discussed the critical need to raise awareness about 988, the increasing numbers of suicide deaths in the U.S. and the signs that someone is thinking about suicide.


Author The Conversation | Publish Date July 31, 2023
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Press Coverage    Firearm Injury Prevention

These Are the States With the Highest Rates of Mass Shootings

A new dataset, released by researchers from the Firearm Injury Prevention Initiative at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, maps the geographic distribution of mass shooting incidence rates. In their study, published July 26 in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) Network Openthe authors provide clear metrics on mass shootings in each state and the District of Columbia from 2014 through 2022.


Author TIME | Publish Date July 27, 2023
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Research    Firearm Injury Prevention    Student and Alumni    ColoradoSPH at CU Anschutz

Mapping Mass Shootings in the United States

The United States has more than 10 times the number of mass shooting incidents than other developed countries, yet little research has shown the distribution and types of shootings, geographically.


Author Colleen Miracle | Publish Date July 26, 2023
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Firearm Injury Prevention

Community Outreach Focuses on Safer Firearm Storage Practices

Supporting a family member who is struggling with mental health becomes even more crucial when the family member has access to a firearm. Many firearm suicide attempts are made hastily, after only deliberating a few minutes to a few hours, and 90% of attempts are fatal.


Author Colleen Miracle | Publish Date June 05, 2023
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Press Coverage    Firearm Injury Prevention

Turning semi-automatics into mattocks: How faith communities in Colorado are fighting gun violence

Emmy Betz, MD, professor of emergency medicine, interviewed for a story on the mission behind Guns to Gardens, a faith-based group part of a national movement of churches to tackle gun violence.


Author The Colorado Sun | Publish Date June 01, 2023
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Press Coverage    Firearm Injury Prevention

One week of gun violence in Colorado: 21 shootings, 6 people killed

Emmy Betz, MD, professor of emergency medicine, was interviewed as part of a "9Wants to Know" investigation, which looked at every shooting in Colorado during a week in May and June in 2022 and paints a picture of violence that can happen anywhere.


Author 9 News | Publish Date May 31, 2023
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Press Coverage    Firearm Injury Prevention

Colorado doctors leading new firearm injury prevention initiative

Emmy Betz, MD, MPH, professor of emergency medicine, was interviewed by CBS4 news on the launch of the Firearm Injury Prevention Initiative and the need for research and resources as the number of Coloradans dying by firearm increases.


Author CBS4 Denver | Publish Date May 16, 2023
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Firearm Injury Prevention    COMBAT

CU School of Medicine Launches Firearm Injury Prevention Initiative

The University of Colorado School of Medicine has officially launched the Firearm Injury Prevention Initiative, bringing CU Anschutz experts together to serve as a trusted community and national resource for firearms-related research and solutions.


Author Colleen Miracle | Publish Date April 24, 2023
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Press Coverage    Firearm Injury Prevention

Voluntary, Temporary, Out-of-Home Firearm Storage: An Opportunity for Suicide Prevention

Emmy Betz, MD, writes about developing the first online “firearm storage map” showing locations willing to consider temporary, voluntary firearm storage in Colorado. "These programs are a promising and non-partisan way to try to save lives."


Author Public Health Post | Publish Date April 18, 2023
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Research    Veteran and Military Health    ATLAS    Firearm Injury Prevention    COMBAT

Center for Combat Medicine and Battlefield Research Continues to Build and Boost Research Partnerships

On Wednesday, The Center for Combat Medicine and Battlefield (COMBAT) Research hosted leaders from Uniformed Services University (USU) on the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus for a research affiliation agreement ceremony to highlight the continued research partnership between USU and the CU School of Medicine.


Author Colleen Miracle | Publish Date March 17, 2023
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Press Coverage    Firearm Injury Prevention

As gun deaths rise, Colorado is trying something new — a public health approach to gun violence prevention

Emmy Betz, MD, said every type of shooting can leave lasting scars, visible and invisible.


Author CPR | Publish Date March 15, 2023
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East High students want solutions to gun violence

Emmy Betz, MD, director of the Firearm Injury Prevention Initiative and Joe Simonetti, MD, assistant professor and Firearm Injury Prevention Initiative collaborator, served on a 14-person panel at a gun violence forum presented by Students Demand Action.


Author Denverite | Publish Date March 10, 2023
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Gun violence, firearm safety, and suicide prevention with Emmy Betz, MD, MPH

The American Medical Association interviews Emmy Betz, MD, professor of emergency medicine and director of the Firearm Injury Prevention Initiative, on firearm-related injury and suicide—and the role physicians can play in helping to prevent it.


Author American Medical Association | Publish Date February 24, 2023
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Colorado is in a “golden moment” for gun law reform. Here’s what to expect.

The Denver Post interviews Emmy Betz, MD, professor of emergency medicine and director of the Firearm Injury Prevention Initiative, on whether new injury prevention research would support the proposals on age restrictions for firearms.


Author The Denver Post | Publish Date February 23, 2023
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Press Coverage    Firearm Injury Prevention

Dr. Betz Interviewed on CPR: An ER Doctor's View on Club Q Violence

 Dr. Emmy Betz gives ideas and perspective on health outcomes after mass shootings, mental health implications, and other tools to prevent gun violence.


Author CPR | Publish Date January 05, 2023
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Press Coverage    Firearm Injury Prevention

Firearm Injury Prevention Initiative Involved in Gun Violence Prevention Resource Bank

CDPHE partners with the Colorado School of Public Health and the Firearm Injury Prevention Initiative to create gun violence prevention resource bank.


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Dr. Betz's concern for Colorado’s high number of suicides

“We need to be looking at what's happening every single day in urban communities and across the country, in terms of suicide, if we really wanna look at where the bulk of gun deaths are,” said Emmy Betz, a professor and deputy director of the Injury and Violence Prevention Center at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus.


Author CPR | Publish Date December 08, 2022
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Research    Press Releases    Community    Faculty    Veteran and Military Health    Firearm Injury Prevention    COMBAT

CU Faculty Lead Report on 10 Recommendations to Promote Firearm Injury Prevention

The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) has identified firearm suicide prevention as a key priority, but critical gaps remain in preventing deaths by firearm among service members. According to the 2020 DoD Annual Suicide Report, approximately 60-80% of suicides among service members are enacted with a firearm.


Author Colleen Miracle | Publish Date December 06, 2022
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Research    Community    ATLAS    Firearm Injury Prevention    COMBAT    TRIAD

Center for Combat Medicine and Battlefield Research Hosts Rep. Crow to Highlight Defense Health Research

U.S. Rep. Jason Crow visited the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus on Monday to learn more about current programs and research on the campus that address the U.S. military’s medical needs, including solutions in combat casualty care, critical and emergency care, surgical trauma, and acute mental health. The Center for Combat Medicine and Battlefield (COMBAT) Research hosted the visit that included additional CU leadership and research groups for a supportive discussion on current military medical challenges.


Author Colleen Miracle | Publish Date December 02, 2022
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Research    Community    Firearm Injury Prevention    COMBAT

Protecting and Supporting Veterans Through Mental Health Interventions

On Veterans Day, we honor those who serve and have served in the U.S. military. For two University of Colorado School of Medicine researchers, Veterans Day is also a time to reflect on the importance of mental health support for veterans at risk for suicide. Through intervention strategies and close collaboration with veterans and clinicians, they are working on strategies and tactics to prevent veteran suicides by firearm.


Author Colleen Miracle | Publish Date November 11, 2022
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Press Coverage    Firearm Injury Prevention

Dr. Betz Featured on Firearm Safety Podcast

The first episode focuses on dementia, and how to navigate aging, gun ownership, and safety with expert advice from emergency room physician and firearm safety researcher Dr. Emmy Betz from the University of Colorado School of Medicine.


Author DVIDS | Publish Date November 09, 2022
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Press Coverage    Firearm Injury Prevention

Dr. Betz Interviewed on Firearm Injuries in the ER

Dr. Betz interviewed for "Ricochet: An American Trauma", an hour-long documentary examining the US gun violence crisis and the people it impacts most. Dr. Betz provides a perspective from the emergency room regarding these types of injuries and deaths.


Author PBS News Hour | Publish Date October 05, 2022
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Press Coverage    Firearm Injury Prevention    Patient-Centered Injury Prevention

We want to prevent suicide in the military — Congress won’t let us

An opinion piece on military suicides from firearms, written by researchers including Emmy Betz, MD, professor of emergency medicine.


Author The Hill | Publish Date June 10, 2022
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Press Coverage    Firearm Injury Prevention    Patient-Centered Injury Prevention

June 3, 2022: Gun safety & kids; Prize parity in golf

Emergency physician, Emmy Betz, MD, wants parents to talk with their kids about guns and mental health to prevent suicide deaths. 


Author CPR | Publish Date June 03, 2022
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Press Coverage    Firearm Injury Prevention

Betz Lab Featured in NIH Health Advice

“On the whole, older drivers are safe,” says Dr. Marian Betz, an expert in healthy aging at the University of Colorado, Anschutz Medical Campus. “They tend to drive slower than younger drivers and have a lot of experience. But some health conditions common with aging may make it riskier to get behind the wheel. Stiffer joints and weaker muscles can make it harder to steer or brake safely. Eye diseases and some medications can cause vision problems. Hearing loss can blunt the sounds of horns or sirens. And cognitive changes, even mild ones, may impair quick decisions behind the wheel.


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Research    Press Coverage    Firearm Injury Prevention

Dr. Betz Featured in JAMA News

“It feels like there’s this wonderful [burst of] topics being studied, the questions being asked, the answers we’re getting, as well as the growth of the people doing the work, which is what we’ve needed for decades,” Emmy Betz, MD, MPH, associate professor of emergency medicine at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, said in an interview. “We’re still way behind, but hopefully it will continue,” noted Betz, who received 2 NIH awards.


Author JAMA Network | Publish Date August 04, 2021
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Research    Press Coverage    Firearm Injury Prevention    Patient-Centered Injury Prevention

Data on gun violence would save lives — just like it has for car crashes

In 2010, total U.S. traffic deaths fell to their lowest level since the 1950s – due in part to more motorists buying into “buckling up and embracing safety innovations.” Motor vehicle death rates have remained roughly steady since that time despite more people driving.


Author The Hill | Publish Date April 08, 2021
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Press Coverage    Firearm Injury Prevention    Patient-Centered Injury Prevention

Securing Weapons, Medications Can Save Lives During a Crisis

In a county with many recreational firearms enthusiasts and a high rate of suicide, the partnership works to distribute cable locks for guns to the community to encourage people to store their weapons safely.


Author Rocky Mountain PBS | Publish Date November 23, 2020
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Press Coverage    Firearm Injury Prevention    Patient-Centered Injury Prevention

NIMH Awards 1.2M to Study Online Storage Maps as a Way to Improve Voluntary Firearm Storage

This map was developed to help community members seeking local options for temporary, voluntary firearm storage.


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With Gun Sales Spiking in Colorado, Let’s Talk About Suicide Prevention

An emergency room physician and a gun shop owner, who advocate together for suicide prevention, say they are concerned a recent increase in gun sales in Colorado could leave more people at risk for suicide.


Author Rocky Mountain PBS | Publish Date April 11, 2020
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Press Coverage    Firearm Injury Prevention    Patient-Centered Injury Prevention

Lock To Live' Offers Online Tool For Those In Crisis

Access to certain things in the home, whether it be firearms or medication, can be dangerous for someone at risk of suicide. Now researchers with the University of Colorado School of Medicine at the Anschutz Medical Campus, have created a free tool to help address the issue.


Author CBS News | Publish Date January 30, 2020
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Press Coverage    Firearm Injury Prevention    Patient-Centered Injury Prevention

Gun Owners Offering New Ideas, Not Just Saying ‘No’ To Gun Control

On today’s program of “Bearing Arms’ Cam & Co,” Cam speaks with Dr. Emmy Betz of the Colorado Firearms Safety Coalition about a new interactive map that helps gun owners figure out where they can safely and temporarily store firearms if need be, and Kareem Shaya of Open Source Defense joins Cam to talk about his idea to revamp the existing background check system, provide more privacy for gun owners, and offer up a way to help gun owners sell their privately owned firearms to those legally allowed to buy them.


Author Bearing Arms | Publish Date September 03, 2019
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Research    Press Coverage    Firearm Injury Prevention

How Families of Gun Owners with Dementia Grapple with Safety

Around half of all Americans older than 65 live in a home with a firearm. And one in three senior citizens dies with some form of dementia. By one estimate, by 2050, as many as 12 million people with dementia may live in homes with guns.


Author PBS News Hour | Publish Date June 25, 2018
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Press Coverage    Firearm Injury Prevention    Patient-Centered Injury Prevention

How to Talk About Guns and Suicide

How can we support and protect people we love with the going gets rough? This inspiring talk, injury prevention expert Emmy Betz shares her experience at the nexus of conversations about trauma, guns and suicide.


Author TedXMileHigh | Publish Date July 15, 2015
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Department of Emergency Medicine In the News

Becker's Health IT

What health system execs think about Amazon's healthcare layoffs

news outletBecker's Health IT
Publish DateFebruary 27, 2024

Amazon is learning that healthcare is “complicated,” as one health system leader told Becker’s….“Who would have thought healthcare was complicated?” said Richard Zane, chief innovation officer of Aurora, Colo.-based UCHealth. “To say that it is white knuckle time in healthcare would be an understatement.”

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The Denver Post

Hospitals’ uncompensated care for migrants in Colorado is not sustainable, UCHealth warns

news outletThe Denver Post
Publish DateFebruary 27, 2024

Health care workers want to help, but hospitals can’t keep providing this level of uncompensated care, let alone meet migrant patients’ full needs, said Richard Zane, an emergency medicine physician and UCHealth’s chief innovation officer. UCHealth needs to receive reimbursement and to have somewhere to refer patients for housing and other supports, he said. “It is not sustainable,” Zane said.

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LAist

The Wheel Thing: Too Old To Drive? How To Tell

news outletLAist
Publish DateFebruary 27, 2024

Within a decade a quarter of all drivers in the U. S. will be over 65. Some help on understanding if you, or someone you love, needs to hang up the keys. Emmy Betz, MD, MPH, professor of emergency medicine, was interviewed for the Take Two podcast.

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KY3

New multicultural event to curb gun violence in Springfield, Mo.

news outletKY3
Publish DateFebruary 26, 2024

University of Colorado Firearm Injury Prevention Initiative researchers Ginny McCarthy, MPH, MDiv, and Erin Wright Kelly, DrPH, MA, attended the Hand In Hand Multicultural Center gun violence forum this past weekend in Springfield, Missouri. Ginny and Erin were interviewed for KY3 News.

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