Porter Adventist Hospital

Hospital Information

  • 368-bed community hospital situated in the city of Denver
  • Approximately 10,000 admissions annually
  • Tertiary care medical staff which includes kidney/liver transplant, cardiovascular surgery, complex head and neck surgery, along with critical care intensivists, hospitalists and radiologists available in house 24/7
  • Robust orthopedic surgery service that in 2015 performed 2100+ joint replacements, the most of any single hospital in the state of Colorado
  • Psychiatric services include inpatient adult and geriatric inpatient services
  • Remodeling upgrades include a Cardiac Cath. Lab, EP Lab, and Interventional Radiology
  • Lab/Pathology capable of managing the needs of a complex medical environment, including the availability of autopsy and transfusion protocols
  • Service area includes a large university, three business districts and primary highway artery for the city of Denver 

 

Emergency Department

  • 23% admission rate
  • 27,000 annual ED visits
  • 6,200 ambulances – up 6% from previous year
  • Level III Trauma with 63% of trauma patients greater than 65 years old
  • 24 main ED treatment rooms, plus 6 ED flex rooms - used for a combination of results waiting, fast track and chest pain center OBS
  • Dedicated CT/Radiology suites in the ED, with bedside ultrasound in the main ED
  • ED Point of Care testing
  • Documentation system includes the use of templates, macros and voice recognition
  • Emergency Department staffing includes three dedicated physicians over a 24 hour period, supported by aggressive staffing with emergency medicine PAs/NPs
  • ED based chest pain OBS/CHF OBS/A-FIB OBS certified through their respective national organizations
  • Unique outpatient TIA clinic with average turnaround time of 48 hours from ED discharge

 

Community

Denver, Colorado, commonly known as the mile high city, is one of the top cities nationwide to raise a family. Those who live in Denver know the climate is nice and warm in the summer while the winter offers a cool winter wonderland where a white Christmas is likely. Denver offers something for everyone, from an entertaining nightlife to an abundance of parks and recreational opportunities.

 

Get major-city sophistication in a location that is one of the world’s natural wonders. Obviously a hub for those seeking the Rocky Mountain ski slopes, Denver is also home to four major sports teams, major museums and a wide variety of neighborhoods that make the city a destination in its own right.

 Porter Adventist Hospital

2525 S. Downing St.
Denver, CO 80210-5817

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