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Angie Wright, MD, Named EMS Medical Director at CDPHE

Angela Wright, MD, assistant professor of emergency medicine at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, has been named Medical Director for the State Health Facilities and Emergency Medical and Trauma Services branch of the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE).


Author Colleen Miracle | Publish Date June 11, 2024
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Press Coverage    Prehospital Care and EMS

UCHealth gets in the emergency medical education game

The first cohort of UCHealth's Medical Education on the Delivery of Innovative Care (MEDIC) school started earlier this spring, facilitated by EMS faculty in the University of Colorado Department of Emergency Medicine.


Author Denver Business Journal | Publish Date June 14, 2023
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Press Coverage    Prehospital Care and EMS

Ambulance crews can’t avoid violence but at Denver Health, they’re trying to change the culture of ignoring it

Angela Wright, MD, assistant professor of emergency medicine and medical director of Emergency Medical Services (EMS) discusses mental health support in new EMS program, where she leads education efforts.


Author The Denver Post | Publish Date May 29, 2023
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Research    Diversity    Prehospital Care and EMS

Study Explores Disparities in Emergency Medical Services Care in the U.S.

Emergency medical services (EMS), or prehospital care teams, are the first medical contact for people needing immediate care and because of that they can have significant impact on how treatment will continue. Due to environmental, cultural, and socioeconomic factors, some patients don’t get the care they need, presenting EMS leadership with challenges to improve access to quality and equitable care.


Author Colleen Miracle | Publish Date February 21, 2023
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Awareness    Burn    Prehospital Care and EMS

Cooking Up Danger: Tips to Stay Out of the ER This Holiday Season

Cooking during the holidays is a timeless tradition, often an opportunity to share recipes and gather with family and friends. While the holidays are peaceful and joyous for many, the emergency room (ER) staff will tell you a different story.


Author Colleen Miracle | Publish Date November 22, 2022
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Department of Emergency Medicine In the News

9News

Stroke Research and First-Responder Training

news outlet9News
Publish DateJune 17, 2024

Layne Dylla, MD, PhD, assistant professor of emergency medicine, was featured on a segment by 9News covering the latest stroke research Dylla and her team are conducting.

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The Colorado Sun

Gun-related injuries in Colorado cost at least $8.4 million in medical bills in 2022

news outletThe Colorado Sun
Publish DateJune 07, 2024

Emmy Betz, MD, MPH, professor of emergency medicine and founding director of the CU Firearm Injury Prevention Initiative, was quoted on the new report findings.

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O2Matic

O2matic’s Proprietary Technology tbe Evaluated by the University of Colorado, Funded by the U.S. Department of Defense

news outletO2Matic
Publish DateMay 29, 2024

Adit Ginde, MD, MPH, professor of emergency medicine, and his team’s work has paved the way for the SAVE-O2 trial, a multicenter randomized clinical trial funded by the U.S. Department of Defense. The SAVE-O2 trial focuses on redefining oxygen requirements in critically ill trauma patients through targeting normoxemia.

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U.S. Army

Securing Hope: Strategies for Lethal Means Safety, With Emmy Betz, M.D.

news outletU.S. Army
Publish DateMay 07, 2024

Emmy Betz, MD, MPH, professor of emergency medicine and director of the CU Firearm Injury Prevention Initiative, was quoted in a U.S. Army article based on her webinar, Securing Hope: Strategies for Lethal Means Safety.

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