Colorado Public News

Colorado Public News is created in partnership with Colorado Public Television 12,  Denver’s independent PBS station. It is led by editor Ann Imse. Others on the Colorado Public News team include:

  • Cara DeGette, managing editor
  • Noelle Leavitt, recruiting and social media director
  • Sonya Doctorian, video journalist
  • Drew Jaynes, webmaster and photographer
  • Journalists Bill Scanlon, Dennis Huspeni, Jody Berger, Sara Burnett, Jerd Smith, Michele Conklin, Andy Piper, Lauren Rickel, Raj Sharan, Amanda Turner
  • Robert D. Tonsing, publication designer and entrepreneur



Mon December 24, 2012

Hospitals Tell Workers: Get A Flu Shot Or Get Fired

The Center for Disease Control recommends that everyone over age 6 receive an annual flu vaccine. Most Colorado hospitals are requiring their employees receive the vaccination or be terminated
Carol E. Davis U.S. Army Corps of Engineers


Mon December 17, 2012

A 'Silent Epidemic,' Coloradans Increasingly Taking Their Toothaches To The ER

Hillers works on a decayed molar of patient Vesha Gilbert at Denver Health’s Webb Clinic
Laressa Watlington Colorado Public News

Nineteen-year-old Vesha Gilbert’s toothache had become so unbearable, she ended up where no one wants to be: Sitting in a dentist’s chair, cringing at the thought of having her decayed back molar pulled.

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Wed November 28, 2012

Safety Grades Rise For Colorado Hospitals: One-third Garner 'A's; None Fail

Denver Health Medical Center in Denver, one of the hospitals that improved their grade
Jeffrey Beall Creative Commons


Mon November 26, 2012

Have Some Questions About The Colorado Health Exchange? Here Are Some Answers

Colorado’s health insurance exchange is designed to make it easier for individuals and small businesses to buy policies that cover all important health care needs, including lab tests, shown here at St. Anthony Hospital North’s new Emergency pavilion
Stephen Swofford Colorado Public News


Mon November 19, 2012

Checking Insurance Ratings Can Save Your Life

Keeping blood pressure in check and under control is one of the most important ways to maintain health.
Elton Lin Flickr - Creative Commons

Coloradans can now add another factor to choosing health insurance plans besides cost alone: Which one will do a better job of keeping you healthy?

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