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“This new technology is amazing”: Robotic System Debuts in Mountain West

“I am incredibly happy that I avoided a big surgery,” said William Peck, the first patient to undergo the first transanal robotic surgery in the Mountain West at Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center (P/SL) in Denver. The advanced technology allows physicians to perform minimally invasive surgery, using robotics, and access hard-to-reach anatomy within the rectum and…
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Mobile training center to make a difference in rural, underserved communities

Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children (RMHC) is taking its talent on the road. The HCA Healthcare affiliate in Denver unveiled the first-of-its-kind pediatric mobile training center designed to ensure that caregivers and community members in rural and underserved areas have the skills to act in case of emergency. “We want everybody who runs across a…
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Mass shootings: The collective trauma and how to cope

The latest tragic event to headline the news included a shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida that resulted in multiple injuries and the loss of innocent lives. This senseless and traumatic event will be felt by the victims’ families and the community forever. And for the nation that bore witness to this…
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Throwback Thursday: Most Googled health-related questions of 2017 answered

Can you imagine life without Google? How else would you find out ‘what causes hiccups’ – one of the most searched health-related questions of 2017. Well, caregivers at HCA Healthcare affiliate Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center (P/SL) in Denver can help. They tackled the most popular health questions by Internet users in 2017. According to CNN,…
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The truth about stalking

With anti-harassment campaigns like #MeToo and, more recently, #TimesUp – an initiative launched by prominent women in the entertainment industry to fight systemic sexual harassment, assault and inequality, which culminated with Hollywood stars wearing black in solidarity at last night’s Golden Globes awards – the time is now to address another behavior that affects one…
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Pediatric surgeon pioneered technique that saved baby’s life

The first surgeon in the world to perform a minimally invasive surgery to repair an esophagus with a large gap, just saved a little boy’s life in Denver. Dr. Steve Rothenberg, chief of pediatric surgery at Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children, performed the surgery on baby Luke Allen on December 7, 2017. The top of…
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