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COPIC’s Sue Swanson Moves On

Sue Swanson, has submitted her resignation at COPIC where she has served as President of its Financial Service Group for the last six years.  She will be following a dream to return to the classroom.  She has secured a position with St. Elizabeth School where she will become a co-teacher in a 5th grade classroom. […]

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CNO Named at North Suburban Medical Center

A HealthONE veteran, Angie Voigt, has been named the next chief nursing officer for North Suburban Medical Center.  She will begin her new role immediately.  Voigt has been a practicing nurse since 2006 beginning her career in the ICU. She has been with HealthONE since 2012 serving in a variety of leadership roles at The […]

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University of Colorado Cancer Center Names New Leader

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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New Face at Craig Hospital

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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Change at the Top at COPIC

Dr. Ted Clarke, Chairman and CEO at COPIC Insurance Company, will step aside in 2019.  He has lead the organization since 2005.  Prior to joining COPIC, he spent 20 years as an orthopaedic surgeon and partner with Western Orthopaidics. Dr. Gerald Zarlengo, a longtime Denver gynecologist and obstetrician, has been selected to lead the medical […]

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Southwest Health System Engages Interim CFO

Sam Radke has been appointed to serve as the interim chief financial officer for Southwest Health System in Cortez.  He replaces former CFO Angela Kobel who along with three other hospital executives were terminated in April of this year following a board decision to take the hospital in a new direction.   Interim CEO, Tony […]

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Leo Tokar Takes New Position

Lockton Mountain West has announced the promotion of Leo Tokar to president of their employee benefits group at the brokerage firm.   He will oversee health and welfare, retirement, and benefits restoration practices in his new position. Tokar has been with Lockton Mountain West since 2010 serving as executive vice president.  Prior to that, he was […]

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Kenny Hosack Moves On Michael Ruhs Takes Over

Kenny Hosack a 33 year veteran at Craig Hospital will retire on July 31.  He is the director of marketing and public relations for the hospital, a position that he has held since 1996.  He was the co-founder of the Colorado Brain Injury Association and received the National Head Injury Foundation Founders Award in 1991.  […]

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Mental Health Center of Denver adds New VP

The Mental Health Center of Denver has named Michael Niyompong as its next vice president of strategic community partnerships.  He comes to the position with a resume of community building and volunteerism.  Niyompong most recently served as the chief operating officer at Clayton Early Learning Center. He began his new position with Mental Health Center […]

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Changes in the CFO Position at Memorial Regional Health

Denise Arola, CFO of Memorial Regional Health in Craig has announced her retirement effective next month.  She has been with the hospital since 2009 serving originally as controller and then promoted to chief financial officer.    Her tenure included the building of a new hospital, the conversion of medical practices to rural health care clinics and […]

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