“For 30 years we’ve been talking about tele-medicine and thinking around the edges, but there’ve been policy barriers to really doing it on a broad scale, and Medicare and Medicaid pay only for very limited things; this pandemic really opened the floodgates to tele-health and tele-medicine, and we’ve learned very quickly how to scale this work up.”
Mile-high seniors are flocking to a program called Senior Planet that offers new opportunities through technology.
At age nine, Luis Duarte, who grew up in the city of Chihuahua, Mexico, joined some of his soccer friends and classmates to volunteer in a rural community a few hours from his home. When he got there, he found homes built of cardboard, mud, and wood—and people who were both wise and humble.
Teacher Jamie Snyder had to stay off her foot for several weeks due to a fall down the stairs at her school; a series of follow-up visits at the UCHealth Foot and Ankle Center in Stapleton returned her to full mobility. The state-of-the-art 6,100-square-foot clinic specializes in orthopedics, podiatry, physical medicine and rehabilitation. It offers comprehensive evaluation and treatment for a host of injuries and conditions. Moon says it is the only facility of its kind in the state, and one of only a handful in the nation.
The largest flight training center in the world is our NE Denver neighbor at Quebec St. and 35th Ave.
No one seems to follow the rules. Do you see helmets? No. Are scooters only on the sidewalks? No. Only one person per scooter? No. During an afternoon outing on a scooter, our writer found people enthusiastically riding them, but not following the rules.
University of Colorado researchers have had “unbelievable” results in a clinical trial for a type of leukemia, with 80% to 90% of patients going into complete remission.
“We’re helping kids to be creative problem solvers who can navigate fast-evolving technology,” says Brenda Lane, co-owner of MindCraft Makerspace in the Stanley Marketplace.
Denver Discovery School (DDS) 7th and 8th graders placed second in the state in the 16th annual eCYBERMISSION competition.
Cell towers began popping up across the landscape in the mid-’90s. Now, as wireless communications continue to evolve, “small cell” installations will proliferate on city streets. The cause? Massive increases in mobile data demands and the need to densify networks. Verizon representatives say industry projections are for a fivefold increase in data demand by 2021.