- 450 bed, full-service acute care hospital with a reputation for excellence
- Penrose-St. Francis has been named One of America’s 50 Best Hospitals for 10 years in a row (2008 - 2017) by Healthgrades
- Southern Colorado's only Magnet Recognized hospital
- Emergency Medicine physicians actively engaged with all major hospital committees including: Chief of staff, Director of Peer Review, Credentials committee, Quality Committee
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- ED Volume: 37,000
- Level II Trauma Center – with level I verification
- Recipient of the Healthgrades Emergency Medicine Excellence Award for 3 Years in a Row (2010-2012)
- Ranked Among the Top 5% in the Nation for Emergency Medicine for 3 Years in a Row (2010-2012)
- Five-Star Recipient for Emergency Medicine for 3 Years in a Row (2010-2012)
- 32 main ED treatment rooms
- Close proximity to all radiology services, with bedside ultrasound
- ED Point of Care testing, with a lab tech in the ED
- Flexible documentation system using templates and voice recognition
- Scribe service available
- Fully mature PA program with 15 years of full PA integration
- ED managed observation unit
- Incentive based compensation
- Epic EMR System
- 11-bed Observation Unit exclusively for emergency medicine patients
- Approximately 4,000 patients/year
- Average patient length of stay < 20 hours
- National observation program support and oversight.