Rose Medical Center
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|Rose Medical Center|
|Hospital Corporation of America|
|Location||4567 East 9th Avenue, Denver, Colorado, United States|
|Hospital type||General, Teaching|
|Affiliated university||University of Colorado Denver|
|Emergency department||Level II trauma center|
|Website||http://www.rosemed.com/ Rose Medical Center|
|Lists||Hospitals in Colorado|
Rose Medical Center is a private hospital in Denver, Colorado that provides general health care with an emphasis on women’s health, bariatrics, back and spine care,and cancer treatment. Rose Medical Center is a part of HealthOne Colorado, which is a 50/50 joint venture owned by HCA (Hospital Corporation of America) and The Colorado Health Foundation, a Colorado non-profit organization. Ken Feiler is the CEO of Rose Medical Center.
Rose Medical Center was founded in 1945 by a group of Denver Jewish community leaders who wanted to create a hospital that was free of discrimination and open to doctors and patients of all creeds, races and origins. Following a national fundraising campaign, the new hospital was named in honor of Major General Maurice Rose and the cornerstone of the main building of the hospital was laid by General Dwight D. Eisenhower on August 31, 1948. General Rose Memorial Hospital opened for patients in March 1949.
Awards and recognitions
Rose Medical is currently ranked among the best hospitals in Colorado and was ranked 50th nationally in neurology and neurosurgery in 2006 by U.S. News & World Report. Rose was also named one of the Top 100 Hospitals in 2007, 2008 and 2009 by Thomas Reuters  In 2008 and 2009 Rose Medical was the only hospital on the list from Colorado.
The Bariatric Surgery Center at the center is overseen by Dr. Michael Snyder, who has done almost 3,000 bariatric surgeries. The center Bariatric Center was the first in Colorado to launch a teen program in Colorado that is “a comprehensive medical and surgical program that will provide nutrition, exercise, and psychological counseling with the goal of giving teens the skills they need to reach and maintain a healthy weight for life," 
Rose Medical is known as "Colorado's Baby Hospital" with a state-of-the-art birthing facility with over 4,000 births a year. Famous births include Ashley Bush. The center established its place in local memory in 1984 with a television ad featuring images of babies born at Rose floating through the clouds. The "Rose babies" advertising campaign was revived in the late 1990s as the hospital's 50th anniversary approached.
Kristen Parker case
In 2009 it was discovered that a painkiller-addicted technician named Kristen Parker who had hepatitis C had stolen syringes filled with fentanyl, injected herself, then replaced the stolen syringes with ones filled with saline. On Feb. 24, 2010, she was sentenced to 30 years in jail in a federal court.
- Main Hospital Building (4567 East 9th Avenue)
- Goodstein Family Pavilion addition (1961)
- Physician Office Building 1 (4545 East 9th Avenue)
- Physician Office Building 2 (4500 East 9th Avenue)
- Wolf Building (4600 Hale Parkway, opened 1996), housing outpatient surgery and doctors' offices
- Rose Founders Building (4700 Hale Parkway, opened 2006), housing oncology, surgery, and preventative medicine centers
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- CBS Denver October 11, 2011”
- Randy Barber (2006-12-10). "Hospital hosts Colorado's largest Chanukah party". KUSA-TV. Retrieved 2007-02-07.