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SCL Health Ranked No. 2 Employer in Denver Area

SCL Health was recently ranked the No. 2 employer in the entire Denver metro area by the Metro Denver Economic Development Corp.

SCL Health Appoints Two Senior Executives

SCL Health appointed two veteran healthcare executives to key senior officer positions: Michael L. Taylor will serve as system Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Hospital Operations; David Pringle will serve as Senior Vice President of Mission Integration.

A Letter From A Veteran

Rather than crafting my own Veteran’s Day message as I usually do, I asked my dad, in an email, to tell me what his thoughts were on this Veteran’s Day. Here was his response: 

By John Wicklund, U.S. Army veteran of WWII

Russell Uses Health Scare to Express Solidarity

October was Breast Cancer Awareness month and gave all kinds of groups and organizations a chance to spread the word about how important early detection is in fighting this deadly disease. 

The importance of awareness and treatment options don’t end tomorrow — just ask Pam Russell, communications director for the First Judicial District Attorney.

Lutheran Medical Center joins Trautman & Shreve construction workes wearing pink hard hats

Physicians and staff at Lutheran Medical Center joined construction workers who are remodeling the hospital’s Emergency Department in wearing “Pink Hard Hats” at the job site. The staff of the Breast Care Center, Emergency Department and workers from Trautman & Shreve and Kiewit wore pink hard hats to support breast cancer screening and awareness as part of EMCOR’s “Protect Yourself. Get Screened Today” campaign.


Classes & Events

Classes & Events

Upcoming Events

Childbirth Preparation Express

This one-session class is designed for busy people who cannot attend a more in-depth childbirth class. 

9:30 AM – 4:00 PM
Lutheran Medical Center Womens Education Center classrooms
8300 West 38th Avenue
2nd Floor North
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
2 Spots Available

Families in Progress DBT

The Modern Family DBT Class educates family members of West Pine's patients about the Dialectical Behavior Therapy skills their loved ones are learning in outpatient treatment. This allows family members to speak the same "language" of recovery, thus allowing the entire family to be more successful in coping with mental illness.
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
West Pines
3400 N Lutheran Pkwy
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
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Health & Wellness Library

Your Optimal health starts here


We know you want to be healthy. Lutheran Medical Center offers a continuum of care to help you live your best life. Whether you are managing a chronic disease or preparing for the birth of your baby, our tools will help you play an active role in managing your wellness.

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Lutheran Medical Center is a 338 bed acute-care hospital in Wheat Ridge, Colorado that also operates West Pines Behavioral Health, Lutheran Hospice and Colorado Lutheran Home and Apartments. Lutheran’s premier services include a birthing center, Heart and Neurovascular Center, robotic surgery, Primary Stroke Center, Cancer Centers of Colorado, Orthopedics, a Level III Trauma Center, a Senior ER, Senior Behavioral Health and a Senior Surgery Center.