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Two Colorado Hospitals Rebrand

04 July 2018

Two Colorado hospitals have rebranded to better define their expanded roles within their local communities. Rangely District Hospital is sporting the new name  Rangely Community Medical Health and Wellness Center.   The name was selected following a renaming contest held by staff members at the hospital.  Originally opened in 1947, the hospital  moved to a new […]

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Transplant Program Voluntarily Suspended at Porter

04 July 2018

Porter Hospital has voluntarily decided to suspends its transplant program for 6 to 12 months to thoroughly review and make appropriate changes to its surgical procedures and staffing.   The hospital has contracted with the Florida Hospital Transplant Institute to help oversee the process. The decision will impact approximately 232 patients who were scheduled for transplant […]

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National Emergency Nurses Association Honors Two Colorado Emergency Departments

04 July 2018

The Emergency Nurses Association is out with 19 names of emergency departments to receive their prestigious Lantern Award.  Colorado is home to two of the 2018 recipients:  St. Anthony Hospital Emergency Department in Lakewood, and Swedish Medical Center Emergency Department in Englewood.    The award recognizes EDs that demonstrate excellent practices, foster teaching environments and promote […]

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UCHealth Eye Center has New Name

04 July 2018

The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus and UCHealth have announced the renaming of the UCHealth Eye Center.  It will now be known as the Sue Anschutz-Rodgers Eye Center in recognition of the leadership gifts that she has contributed to the center over the years.   The Center is one of the largest in the country,  […]

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JOIN CMCC for a Toast to Summer

03 July 2018

Colorado Managed Care Collaborative (CMCC) will be hosting a summer soiree to celebrate friends, colleagues and sponsors.   ALL ARE WELCOME…members and non-members alike. EVENT DETAILS:     Bar Louie Tech Center  –  8000 E. Belleview Avenue  –  Greenwood Village, CO 80111                                 […]

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University of Colorado Cancer Center Names New Leader

27 June 2018

The University of Colorado has announced the promotion of  Dr. Richard Schulick as the next director of the University of Colorado Cancer Center.  The Center is a consortium of three universities and three teaching hospitals and is the only National Cancer Institute designated comprehensive cancer center in Colorado.  In addition to the Anschutz Medical Campus […]

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IN MEMORIAM: Dr. Harvey Phelps

27 June 2018

Dr. Harvey Phelps, physician and politician serving Pueblo, passed away on June 22 just one week shy of his 96th birthday. Phelps was an active physician, Democratic politician and medical researcher.  He served two terms in the Colorado State Senate, as well as a a term on the University of Colorado Board of Regents. With […]

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Children’s Hospital Colorado in Top Ten Nationally

27 June 2018

U.S. News & World Report is out with its annual ranking of hospitals for children from around the country.  Children’s Hospital Colorado has been ranked in the No. 9 position in the 12th edition of “Best Children’s Hospitals”.   This prestigious ranking recognized Children’s Hospital Colorado as a top performer across all specialties. U.S. News […]

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New Face at Craig Hospital

27 June 2018

Michael Ruhs has accepted the position of director of marketing and public relations for Craig Hospital.  Ruhs replaces retiring Kenny Hosack who has served Craig Hospital for 33 years. Ruhs comes to the position from St. Paul Pediatric Clinic in St. Paul, Minn.  He served for 8 years as managing director of marketing for the […]

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Governor’s Race – How Each Candidate Stands on Health Care

27 June 2018

The Colorado governor’s race, to replace term-limited Gov. John Hickenlooper, will pit Republican candidate Walker Stapleton against Democratic candidate Jared Polis. The two candidates reflect the more extreme wings of their parties on issues facing the state than the more moderate positions of the current administration.   Polis, a liberal Democrat, is a five-term Boulder […]

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