The Emergency Medical Minute is made possible due to the tremendous support of CarePoint Healthcare. To find out more about Colorado’s premier Emergency Medicine & Neurology Practice we invite you to visit the CarePoint HC website or simply read more below.
CarePoint was established in 1996 and began operations with HealthONE as the exclusive provider for Emergency Care and Pediatric Emergency Care. In 2013, CarePoint added Blue Sky Neurology as a division providing acute neurology, outpatient neurology and telemedicine. Most recently, in 2014, CarePoint initiated professional coverage for Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine at the Medical Center of Aurora. CarePoint is the largest private medical group practice in Colorado with approximately 450,000 annual patient encounters.
CarePoint provides professional coverage at all HealthONE EDs and Free Standing EDs, Pediatric ED coverage at 5 HealthONE Hospitals (the 6th does not provide dedicated Pediatric ED services), and all HealthONE neurology coverage with the exception of NSMC. In addition, CarePoint provides all HealthONE teleneurology as well as providing neurology call coverage at 16 facilities in total throughout the Denver metro area. CarePoint utilizes Physician Assistants (PAs) in both practices, and scribes in the ED practice.
Adult & Pediatric Emergency Care
CarePoint was established in 1996 and began operations with HealthONE in 1996 as the exclusive provider for Emergency Care and Pediatric Emergency Care. The Adult Emergency Medicine division of CarePoint treats over 300,000 patients throughout the Denver area each year at six hospitals and six free-standing emergency departments. The Pediatric Division of CarePoint treats over 55,000 pediatric patients each year. It staffs five Denver metro hospital pediatric emergency departments, including Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children.
Adult Emergency Medicine
CarePoint’s physician-owned and operated practice group is dedicated to delivering the highest quality evidence based care through group camaraderie and teamwork. CarePoint employs over 160 emergency department physicians and physician assistants. The group uses an innovative care approach utilizing scribes as part of emergency department team. CarePoint has both free-standing and hospital-based emergency departments in urban and suburban areas, with trauma designation from 1 through 4.
Adult ED Locations
|Hospital||Trauma||ED Visits||ED Beds||Admit Rate||Stroke||Location|
|The Medical Center of Aurora||2||70,000||45||20||Cert||Urban|
|North Suburban Medical Center||3||54,000||30||12||Cert||Suburban|
|Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center||4||24,000||24||24||Cert||Urban|
|Rose Medical Center||4||43,000||30||18||Cert||Urban|
|Sky Ridge Medical Center||2||35,000||22||20||Cert||Suburban|
|Swedish Medical Center||1||60,000||45||20||Comp||Urban|
Free-standing EDs: Belmar, Centennial, Northeast ER, Northwest ER, Saddle Rock, Southwest ER
Pediatric Emergency Medicine
CarePoint’s physician-owned and operated practice group is dedicated to delivering the highest quality evidence based care through group camaraderie and teamwork. CarePoint employs over 25 pediatric emergency department physicians and has five pediatric emergency department locations in both urban and suburban areas, with trauma designation from 1 through 4.
Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children – Pediatric ED Locations
|Hospital||Trauma||Pediatric ED Visits||Hours of Coverage||Location|
|The Medical Center of Aurora||2||8,000||4 p.m. – Midnight||Urban|
|North Suburban Medical Center||2||12,000||10 a.m. – Midnight||Suburban|
|Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children||4||7,000||24/7||Urban|
|Sky Ridge Medical Center*||3||6,000||24/7||Suburban|
|Swedish Medical Center||1||9,000||4 p.m. – 2 a.m.||Urban|