Denver Health is the Rocky Mountain Region’s Level I academic trauma center, and the safety net hospital for the Denver area. The Denver Health system, which integrates acute and emergency care with public and community health, includes the Rocky Mountain Regional Trauma Center, Denver’s 911 emergency medical response system, Denver Health Paramedic Division, eight family health centers, 15 school-based health centers, the Rocky Mountain Poison and DrugCenter, NurseLine, Denver CARES, Denver Public Health, the Denver Health Foundation and the Rocky Mountain Center for Medical Response to Terrorism,Mass Casualties and Epidemics.
The Nurse Family Partnership is an evidence based community healthy program aimed at transforming the lives of vulnerable first time mothers living in poverty. The goals of the program are to improve prenatal care, quality of parenting and life prospects for mothers by partnering them with Registered Nurses. This partnership of the nurse and the mother develops a unique relationship beginning in pregnancy through ongoing home visits until the child is two years old.