The Medical Center of Aurora

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The Medical Center of Aurora
Hospital Corporation of America
Geography
Location 1501 S Potomac Street, Aurora, Colorado, United States
Coordinates 39°41′20″N 104°49′55″W / 39.68885°N 104.83202°W / 39.68885; -104.83202Coordinates: 39°41′20″N 104°49′55″W / 39.68885°N 104.83202°W / 39.68885; -104.83202
Organization
Care system Private
Hospital type General, medical and surgical[1]
Services
Emergency department Level II trauma center
Beds 346
History
Founded 1974
Links
Website http://www.auroramed.com/ Medical Center Of Aurora
Lists Hospitals in Colorado

The Medical Center of Aurora ("TMCA") serves Aurora, Colorado and the eastern Denver-Aurora Metropolitan Area (metro area) with three separate campuses providing a wide range of health care services. It was founded in 1974 and currently employs more than 1,200 people, and is part of HealthONE, the largest health care system in the metro area. Currently, there are more than 450 doctors on staff and 346 beds.

Services[edit]

Specialties for which The Medical Center of Aurora is best known locally and nationally include heart and vascular care, surgical services, women's services, cancer services, and neurosciences, including spine, brain and stroke care.

The center is the only hospital in Colorado with a Level 1 Cardiac Center, which includes a Cardiac Alert Program, designed to train and equip first responders to more quickly and accurately detect and treat heart attacks, and serves as a model for other hospitals throughout the U.S. These and other services have gained national respect and honors for outcomes and efficiencies[2]

The center was the first health care organization in Colorado to offer Aquapheresis, a medical therapy that removes large volumes of excess fluid, designed to improve the quality of life for patients suffering from Congestive Heart Failure.[3]

The center also offers robotic surgery using the Da Vinci Surgical System to perform a variety of minimally invasive surgeries.

Facilities[edit]

Main Campus, Aurora

North Campus, Aurora

Centennial Medical Plaza, Centennial

Awards[edit]

  • Ranked among the top 100 best place to work in the United States by Modern Healthcare.
  • Magnet Recognition from the American Nurses Credential Center, the highest nursing honor in the country.
  • The Alfred P. Sloan Award for Workplace Flexibility (2007 & 2008).
  • Timberline Award from Colorado Performance Excellence.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "USNews.com: Health: Directory of America's Hospitals: Medical Center of Aurora -- At a Glance". U.S. News & World Report. Retrieved December 2007. 
  2. ^ "TMCA Awards & Honors". The Medical Center of Aurora. Retrieved 2008-08.  Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  3. ^ "Ultrafiltration Versus Intravenous Diuretics for Patients Hospitalized for Acute Decompensated Heart Failure". The Journal of American College of Cardiology. January 2007. Retrieved August 2008. 

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