Health and Healthcare in Boulder, COHealthcare comes down to access, affordability and outcomes. Boulder residents have access to 30 acute care hospitals within 60 miles. The ratio of residents to primary care physicians is 413:1 compared to the 598:1 national ratio. Boulder residents are part of Boulder County, which ranks 4th for health outcomes and 2nd for health factors in the State of Colorado. Additionally, residents spend 9.7% less than the national average on health care-related goods and services.
Health Outcomes Ranking4th in Colorado out of 64 counties
Health Factors Rank2nd in Colorado out of 64 counties
Health Behaviors Rank3rd in Colorado out of 64 counties
Hospitals in Boulder, CO30 hospitals within 60 miles
of Boulder, CO 3,306:1 population to hospital ratio
Doctors in Boulder, CO240 doctors within city limits
of Boulder, CO 413:1 population to primary care ratio
Any physician at Boulder Community Hospital would tell you that an important contribution to a healthy community is a healthy hospital. BCH’s Foothills branch has proven it by earning a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification by the U.S. Green Building Council.