Eating Recovery Center Honored as “Champions in Health Care” Award Recipient

Denver Business Journal recognizes Rocky Mountain region’s only eating disorder behavioral hospital in annual health care awards Denver, CO (September 25, 2009) – Eating Recovery Center (, the only behavioral hospital in Colorado focused on comprehensive and sustainable treatment of eating disorders, was honored as a “Champion in Health Care” by the Denver Business Journal at the newspaper’s annual awards ceremony last night.  “Champions in Health Care” annually awards eight organizations and individuals who have made an impact on health care in the Denver community through their concern for patients, their research and inventions, their management skills, their innovative programs for employees and their service to the poor and uninsured.  Honorees are judged on their innovation, professional accomplishment and community leadership.  The newest eating disorder center in Denver, Eating Recovery Center was awarded this honor in the small health care/medical facility category. “We founded Eating Recovery Center to fill a void in Denver eating disorder treatment,” explains Dr. Kenneth Weiner, medical director and founding partner of Eating Recovery Center.  “Adults challenged with varying intensities of eating disorders in the Rocky Mountain region and beyond now have access to a truly integrated treatment program that cultivates lasting behavioral change and sustains long-term recovery, despite the stage or severity of their disease.” The Center’s October 2008 opening launched Colorado eating disorder treatment to the forefront as unique in the country.  Denver is now one of the few cities in the U.S. where adults with severe eating disorders can receive the full spectrum of recovery options under the supervision of nationally recognized eating disorder experts. “Eating Recovery Center sets itself apart with a committed team of compassionate professionals,” explains Weiner.  “Our staff is made up of professionals who are not only highly respected for their expertise in the field, but are also real people who truly care about their patients and are passionate about their lasting recovery.” Eating Recovery Center, now open in central Denver and accepting patients from across the country, was founded by renowned experts Dr. Kenneth L. Weiner and Dr. Emmett R. Bishop, who have separately founded numerous other treatment centers throughout the country. Eating Recovery Center proves to be the culmination of the two doctors’ efforts and expertise. About Eating Recovery Center Located in the heart of Denver’s medical district, Eating Recovery Center is the only behavioral hospital in the Rocky Mountain region offering adults a full spectrum of eating recovery treatment options.  Services offered include inpatient, residential, partial hospitalization and outpatient programs to meet each patient’s unique needs. Eating Recovery Center combines highly-trained medical staff with a unique integrated treatment philosophy to make each patient's successful recovery a life-restoring event.  For more information, visit

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