St. Anthony Summit Medical Center to offer outpatient, specialty care — 3 insights

Summit County, Colo.-based St. Anthony Summit Medical Center will offer specialty care and outpatient services through its new Specialty Care and Infusion Center, according to Summit Daily.

Here's what you should know:

1. The health system will offer chemotherapy, autoimmune disorder therapy, Crohn's disease therapy and other intravenous treatments through the center, while adding neurology, oncology, ophthalmology and general surgery services.

2. The health system made the decision to offer the services through a new facility to prevent patients from having to travel long distances for care.

3. St. Anthony Summit Medical Center CMO Marshall Denkinger, MD, said treating patients locally helps improve outcomes by reducing stress associated with illness.

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