CarePoint Healthcare

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.

About CarePoint

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