The Greater Metro Denver Healthcare Partnership


The Greater Metro Denver Healthcare Partnership is an industry-led collaborative bringing together workforce, education and economic development to meet the industry’s recruitment, retention and training needs as identified by the metro region’s major health care employers. The Partnership provides a framework to offer direction and create solutions to meet healthcare‘s workforce development needs through a single voice on the issues impacting the industry.

The Greater Metro Denver Healthcare Partnership includes employers from the seven major hospital systems in metro Denver, ambulatory care facilities and outpatient clinics, as well as senior living options comprising long term care facilities, skilled nursing, assisted living centers, and home health providers. These entities together make up more than 75 hospitals, nearly 100 ambulatory care and outpatient clinics, 25 long term care and skilled nursing facilities, and 100,000 employees, including doctors, nurses, allied health professionals and home health workers.

As a result, there are positive educational, economic and workforce implications across the Denver metro area.




ambulatory care and outpatient clinics


long term care and skilled nursing facilities


healthcare employees

The Greater Metro Denver Healthcare Partnership is a place to solve major talent issues with a single voice by responding to the challenges identified by multiple employers. It finds innovative ways to build and maintain a talent pipeline. It promotes community change that achieves win win solutions for employers and employees within healthcare.

Builds a talent pipeline by creating awareness of career opportunities in healthcare.
Develops a talent pipeline by providing education and training that meets the changing needs of employers.
Manages a talent pipeline by developing career pathways that meet emergent critical occupational needs of partner.
“The opportunity to collaborate in one place with industry, education and community partners is a most valuable use of time and resources.  Working together to improve industry’s talent pipeline exemplifies the mission of the GMDHP”
Jillyn Fowler