Colorado officials approval new hospital; ASC plans coming down pipeline

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment granted Longmont, Colo.-based UCHealth Longs Peak Hospital a license to operate, according to the Daily Camera.

Here's what you should note:

1. The 210,000-square foot facility opened its doors Aug 31.

2. The hospital anticipates to open an adjoining ASC next month.

3. Planners built the hospital in 18 months, holding a groundbreaking ceremony in April 2016.

4. UCHealth Longs Peak Hospital has more than 470 providers on staff.

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