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Part 5: Replicating the healthcare model of Grand Junction

Part 5: Replicating the healthcare model of Grand Junction

0 / February 25, 2010 10:00 PM

With the ongoing healthcare debate continuing in Congress, the question of the day is this: Can other communities replicate the Grand Junction model of low-cost, high-quality, near-universal healthcare? With an emphasis on primary care and prevention, providers in this western Colorado city and surrounding area emphasize that certain elements of its successful system can certainly be replicated.

Part 2: Giving honor to life and dignity at Grand Junction hospice

Part 2: Giving honor to life and dignity at Grand Junction hospice

1 / February 22, 2010 11:00 AM

After Ryan Fiegel fell into a coma in the wake of a brain tumor in February, his parents made the tough decision to move him to Grand Junction’s community hospice to live out his remaining days among friends, family and a caring staff.

Uninsured find their own clinic next door to emergency room

Uninsured find their own clinic next door to emergency room

0 / February 22, 2010 12:00 AM

Grand Junction’s Marillac Clinic delivers options — and high-quality care — to uninsured people who are not poor enough for Medicaid’s low income limits

Part 1: Grand Junction healthcare is a model of low cost and high quality

Part 1: Grand Junction healthcare is a model of low cost and high quality

4 / February 21, 2010 6:00 AM

Grand Junction delivers some of the best healthcare in the nation, at the lowest cost. And in this western Colorado community of 53,000, nearly everyone has health coverage. In this story, the first of five parts, reporter Bill Scanlon details how the city and surrounding region is emerging as a national model for excellence in public healthcare

How can I find health insurance?

1 / September 12, 2009 11:06 PM

First the job disappears, then the health insurance. What to do, beyond praying that no one in the family gets sick?

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