Denver Health Medical Center, formerly named Denver General Hospital and sometimes abbreviated to Denver Health, is a hospital in the Lincoln Park neighborhood of Denver, founded in 1860. It is one of four Level I Trauma Centers in Colorado. Denver Health is one of the primary teaching hospitals in Denver and is affiliated with the University of Colorado Denver, Childrens Hospital Colorado, and the Veterans Affairs Hospital in Aurora, Colorado. Denver Health is an integrated health care system that consists of: The Denver Department of Environmental Health (DEH), a Denver government agency, manages and oversees the operating agreement to contract with Denver Health and Hospital Authority (DHHA) to provide services related to the medical investigations and medical services for disease control (including clinics)and the administration of vital birth and death records. DEH and Denver Public Health work together to conduct communicable disease reporting, investigation, and control for Denver. Public and environmental health functions and regulatory authority remains with DEH. DHHA provides communicable disease surveillance and medically oriented public health functions through their Denver Public Health (DPH) department.