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Trauma Care

Centura Health is a leading provider of trauma care in Colorado and western Kansas. We provide the highest level of care when you need it most.

The Highest Levels of Comprehensive Trauma Care

No one expects to suffer a traumatic injury. Yet trauma is the leading cause of death for Americans ages 1–44. In fact, close to 200,000 people die from a traumatic injury, such as a serious fall, motor vehicle crash or gunshot wound, each year.

At Centura Health, our goal is not only to treat life-threatening injuries, but also to help you prevent them. Learn more.

Increasing Access to Trauma Care

Centura Health takes great pride in being the leading provider of trauma care in Colorado and western Kansas.

At our trauma centers and affiliated hospitals, you have access to a dedicated network that provides the highest level of innovative critical care. Life can change in an instant and when it does, you can count on the Centura Health Trauma System.

Training and Education for Professionals

We know that collaboration improves access to care and that participation in a network provides resources that would otherwise be unavailable. We’re committed to supporting facilities with the development of their trauma programs and offer outreach services in the form of education, trauma program mentorship, trauma survey preparation and peer review.

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Trauma Care That’s Everywhere

Centura Health takes great pride in being the leading provider of trauma care in Colorado and western Kansas.

At our trauma centers and affiliated hospitals, you have access to a dedicated network that provides the highest level of innovative critical care. Life can change in an instant and when it does, you can count on the Centura Health Trauma System.

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Trauma and Injury Prevention

Our injury prevention program focuses on the most common injuries occurring in our community, including injuries that result from falls, motor vehicle crashes, and sports and recreational activities.  

Our trauma prevention programs include the Fall Prevention Network, a program that works with senior centers and nursing homes to teach fall prevention and safety to adults 65 and older; a traumatic brain injury prevention program that focuses on helmet safety and sports/recreational activities; and a motor vehicle safety program with a focus on seat belt safety. We also provide equestrian safety resources to help horse enthusiasts stay safe while riding. 

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Flight For Life® Colorado

The Flight For Life® Colorado critical care transport system includes four helicopters, three ambulances and two airplanes, which transport patients to the most appropriate hospital within Colorado.

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Trauma Research

Centura Health is a leader in statewide trauma research, publishing more than 10 papers annually in all aspects of trauma care. We understand that providing the most current care to our patients requires commitment to advancing the body of knowledge for trauma.