Entries by jglogau

Patrick McIntire

When Patrick McIntire arrived at Vibra Hospital of Denver, he couldn’t walk. In fact, Patrick couldn’t even get in and out of his wheelchair. Severe wounds on Patrick’s right and left legs were the cause of Patrick’s difficulties. “My bottom [was affected] as well, from being stuck in a wheelchair without a Roho cushion,” Patrick added.

Vibra Hospital of Denver Earns Wound Care Certification from The Joint Commission

Vibra Hospital of Denver proudly announces it has received The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Disease-Specific Wound Care Certification. The certification is designed to recognize healthcare organizations across the continuum of care that provide clinical programs for wound management. To achieve this certification, Vibra Hospital of Denver voluntarily underwent a thorough onsite evaluation of its practices, programs, and outcomes.

Theodora “Teddy” Travers

Theodora “Teddy” Travers was “knocking on death’s door” when she first arrived at Vibra Hospital of Denver. She weighed only 90 pounds, had severe gastrointestinal issues, and couldn’t walk. Things didn’t look good, but both Teddy and the Vibra staff were determined for a positive outcome.

Lorrie Margolin

In the quiet halls of Vibra Hospital of Denver, Lorrie Margolin’s story unfolded with a determined spirit and the attentive care of clinical specialists. Facing the challenges of Guillain-Barre syndrome, profound loss marked Lorrie’s arrival at the critical care hospital—she couldn’t walk or talk and depended on a ventilator to breathe. Yet, from the outset, a dedicated team embarked on a mission to restore Lorrie’s mobility and independence.

Michael Lopez

By the time Michael Lopez admitted to Vibra Hospital of Denver, he had already been through one heck of a year. It began with a fall at home, where he remained for over twelve hours. With firefighter assistance, Michael made his way to a hospital in Colorado Springs, where he was diagnosed with heart failure, pulmonary embolisms, and acute renal failure.

Denise Michaels

Adult respiratory distress syndrome, or ARDS for short, is a life-threatening diagnosis. Unfortunately, many people diagnosed with ARDS don’t survive. So when Denise Michaels admitted to Lutheran Hospital with a diagnosis of ARDS, she was in for the fight of her life.

Brian Raitz

Having contracted COVID-19, Brain Raitz spent nearly a month in the hospital. Brian was intubated and placed on a ventilator. Unable to be liberated from the ventilator, Brian eventually required a tracheostomy.

Shauna Olmos

In early winter, Shauna Olmos suffered what she thought was just a regular fall backward. She didn’t think much of it. But over a short amount of time, Shauna developed a fever and had increasing knee pain.

Richard R.

Richard R. inspired his wife and the Vibra staff with his perseverance. He arrived fatigued and suffered muscle weakness. He left a different man, confident to take on recovery from home.

Tim B.

Facing a severe infection affecting all his major organs, Tim chose Vibra Hospital of Denver to help him return home.