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New Head at CDC

HHS Secretary Alex Azar has announced the selection of Dr. Robert Redfield as the next head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).  He currently serves as a professor of medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine.  He also co-founded and is associate director of the University’s Institute of Human Virology.  […]

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Coloradan Nominated as Assistant Secretary at HHS

Lynn A. Johnson has been nominated by the Trump administration to serve as Assistant Secretary for Family Support at the Department of Health and Human Services.  She currently serves as the executive director of Human Services in Jefferson County. Johnson has a lengthy resume of service to Colorado.  She was chief of staff to former […]

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Zakary Watson Joins Peak Vista

Southern Colorado-based Peak Vista Community Health Centers has hired Zakary Watson as the organization’s next public affairs director.  Watson comes to the position with more than ten years of marketing and program management experience. Peak Vista Community Health Centers provide medical, dental and behavioral health care to over 90,000 patients at 26 outpatient centers in […]

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Margaret Sabin Moves On

After nearly a decade as CEO at Penrose-St. Francis Health Services in Colorado Springs, Margaret Sabin has submitted her resignation effective March 16.  She has decided to dedicate her efforts to population health management issues, an area of interest to her in recent years.  In addition to her CEO position with the hospital, she served […]

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CFO at Inner City Health Center

Inner City Health Center has announced the appointment of Andrew Shahidi as the organization’s next chief financial officer.    Shahidi comes to the position with more than 25 years of experience in public and private accounting and business management. He served as the controller of Emergency Physicians at Porter Hospital from August 2012 until March 2017.  […]

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CEO at Kansas City Hospital Returns to Colorado

Ken Bacon, CEO of Merriam, Kansas-based Shawnee Mission Health, has accepted the position of group president for the four Adventist hospitals in the Centura Health system.  He will oversee the metro-Denver Adventist facilities at Porter, Parker, Littleton, and Castle Rock. This is a return to Colorado for Bacon.  He served as CEO of Littleton Adventist […]

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New Head at Colorado Mental Health Institute

The Colorado Mental Health Institute in Pueblo has a new chief executive.  The Colorado Department of Human Services announced the appointment of Jill Marshall to the top position.  She comes to Colorado from the executive director role at the New Mexico intermediate center for the disabled. Marshall takes over the position from interim-superintendent Teresa Bernal […]

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Longest Serving Hospital CEO Moves On

Dave Garnas, CEO of Sedgwick County Health Center in Julesburg, will be leaving his position after a 17 year run.  He has accepted the president and CEO position at Cloud County Hospital in Concordia, Kansas. His 17 year career at SCHC gives Garnas the distinction of being the longest tenured CEO in Colorado.  The effective […]

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“Godfather” of the Patient-Centered Medical Home Joins Colorado Nonprofit

With the moniker “godfather” of the Patient Centered Medical Home, Paul Grundy, MD, has joined the staff of HealthTeamWorks as the global director of healthcare transformation.  He comes to the position from IBM where he served as chief medical officer of the corporation’s Healthcare and Life Sciences Industry. At IBM, he was tasked with developing […]

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Banner’s Paul Kellogg Moves On

 Banner Health’s Paul Kellogg has accepted a position with Humana Inc. to serve as its regional vice president of provider experience for the Central West Region that encompasses Arizona, Colorado and New Mexico.   He will be responsible for oversight of Humana’s Commercial and Medicare provider networks in the three state region. Kellogg had been with […]

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