Affiliation Agreement Signed with Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children

The Medical Center of Aurora/Centennial Medical Plaza Signs Affiliation Agreement with Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children

AURORA, CO, January 20, 2010: The Medical Center of Aurora/Centennial Medical Plaza (TMCA/CMP) is proud to announce its affiliation with the Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children (RMHC). On January 20, 2010, the affiliation agreement signing between the two hospitals took place at TMCA. “Today’s affiliation agreement between Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children and the Medical Center of Aurora demonstrates our combined dedication to high-quality pediatric care,” stated John Hill, President and CEO of TMCA/CMP.

Working together will allow TMCA/CMP and RMHC to coordinate efficiently in order to maintain a comprehensive and rigorous set of pediatric patient care guidelines and requirements. Other Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children affiliates are Presbyterian/Saint Luke’s Medical Center, Rose Medical Center, Sky Ridge Medical Center and North Suburban Medical Center.

About The Medical Center of Aurora and Centennial Medical Plaza

The Medical Center of Aurora, the first community hospital in the Denver Metro area to receive Magnet Recognition for nursing excellence, is an acute care hospital with specialization in cardiovascular services, neurosciences, oncology, surgery and women’s services. The Medical Center of Aurora also has Primary Stroke Certification.

The hospital is a Level II trauma center, serving the eastern metro area and I-70 corridor with emergency care, EMS education and support. Licensed for 346 beds, the facility is located at Interstate 225 and Mississippi in Aurora, Colo., and encompasses South and North Campus locations along with Centennial Medical Plaza in the southeast metro area. Selected as “The Best Company to Work for in Colorado” (2007), the hospital and its three campuses are part of the HealthONE System of Excellence.

About The Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children

The Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children, located at Presbyterian/Saint Luke's in Denver, offers specialized pediatric care. Physicians and staff provide personalized neonatal, tertiary maternal-fetal, and pediatric care. RMHC houses 300 specialists in over 40 service areas. For more information, visit www.rockymountainhospitalforchildren.com.