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Discharging Patients with Severe Eating Disorders and Malnutrition to ACUTE during COVID-19

During the COVID-19 crisis, hospital case managers are asking where to refer patients with severe anorexia nervosa and/or malnutrition to make surgical beds available for of COVID-19 patients requiring hospitalization. If your caseload includes severely underweight patients with concerning medical problems, ACUTE Center for Eating Disorders at Denver Health can help you: gain disposition clarity for challenging patients with severe eating disorders and malnutrition; provide specialty treatment in a Center of Excellence; and facilitate immediate air ambulance transport in partnership with Angel MedFlight. More information:

ACUTE Earns Prestigious Center of Excellence Designation from Anthem
In 2018, the ACUTE Center for Eating Disorders & Severe Malnutrition at Denver Health was honored by Anthem Health as a Center of Excellence for Medical Treatment of Severe and Extreme Eating Disorders. ACUTE is the first medical unit ever to achieve this designation in the field of eating disorders. It comes after a rigorous review process.

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