Health & Wellness

Health & Wellness

At the Heart of a Healthy Living Ethos

Maintaining a healthy lifestyle is a priority for Northern Colorado residents. This standard for wellness is reflected in the healthcare and wellness industry – one of the largest industries in terms of employment numbers. The region’s leading hospitals and healthcare facilities focus on education, research and both preventive and diagnostic treatment across a range of disciplines. Partnerships between healthcare institutions and community organizations promote access to wellness resources and provide support as the industry continues to evolve.



Number of Establishments: 714
2014 Average Employment: 9,216
Average Salary: $46,621


Colorado has the lowest adult obesity rate in the nation (Center for Disease Control and Prevention, 2015)
Medical Center of the Rockies and Poudre Valley Hospital boast a Magnet® Designation for Excellence in Nursing
McKee Medical Center and North Colorado Medical Center received an “A Grade” for Patient Safety (Hospital Safety Score, 2015)