Parents and extended family can now remotely view their critically ill premature baby in the hospital thanks to a 24/7 video streaming system. The technology, purchased with support from The Antioch Foundation, was installed in UCHealth Poudre Valley Hospital’s neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) in late March.
Ruthie Weyant, MSN, RN, CCRN-CMC, works at UCHealth Medical Center of the Rockies and is a past scholarship recipient and current foundation donor. She believes in education as a stepping stone. After Weyant completed her education with the help of scholarships, she was eager to extend the same helping hand to others.
Donors’ contributions to our emergency department/emergency services fund facilitated the purchase of LUCAS chest compression devices and GlideScope Core airway visualization systems for UCHealth Medical Center of the Rockies.
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Erica Siemers, regional executive director of UCHealth Northern Colorado Foundation, is leaving to take a position with the University of Tennessee. Her last day with the foundation is April 5, 2022.
Financial support from our COVID-19 emergency response fund was used to purchase 500 SuperEar personal sound amplifiers and distribute them on nursing units and patient care areas in our hospitals. The assistive listening devices are given to patients to use during their hospital stay. Afterward, patients can take the devices home.
With support from philanthropic funding, UCHealth launched “Navigating the Seas of Stress,” a three-part video series created to help families navigate child stress related to COVID-19. The videos are available to the community free of charge.
In considering your plans for the future, you may not be thinking about how you might benefit the health of our community. However, a charitable bequest is one of the easiest gifts to make and permits you to leave a legacy. You can create a bequest of any dollar amount, gift specific property, or designate a percentage of your estate in your will or trust plan. At UCHealth Northern Colorado Foundation, we are privileged to witness, on a daily basis, the difference health care philanthropy makes for those we serve.
Does COVID-19 have lingering effects on survivors? If so, what are they, and how long do they last? Can we modify existing treatments or develop new ones to avoid or minimize the effects? These are just some of the questions scientists and clinicians across the globe have been trying to answer since the early days of the pandemic. Here in northern Colorado, with help from funding donated through the foundation, a team of scientists and clinicians at CSU and UCHealth formed a partnership to work on getting answers.