Why Denver Health and other hospitals are getting into the housing business

The Denver Post highlights the issue of affordable housing in the health industry.

 

“One patient at Denver Health, the city’s largest safety net hospital, occupied a bed for more than four years — a hospital record of 1,558 days.

Another admitted for a hard-to-treat bacterial infection needed eight weeks of at-home IV antibiotics, but had no home.

A third, with dementia, came to the hospital after being released from the Denver County Jail. His family refused to take him back.”

 

Read more on The Denver Post here.