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The Denver Hospice Welcomes New Physician Leaders

The Denver Hospice, located in Denver’s Lowry neighborhood, has announced the selection of two new associate medical directors. Sheri Knepel, MD comes to the organization from Ohio Health Hospice in Columbus.  She served as associate medical director and lead physician for a group of 150 patients.  She is certified in both Hospice and Palliative Medicine […]

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UCHealth’s Will Cook Accepts New Position

Will Cook, president and CEO of University of Colorado Hospital, will be the next president and CEO of Vail Health.  Cook has held the leadership role at the UCHealth hospital since September 2015.  He came to Colorado following a 13 year career in a variety of roles at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, an […]

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UCHealth Hospital President Announces Retirement

UCHealth Longs Peak Hospital President Dan Robinson announced his retirement this week to be effective in 2019 when a replacement has been named.  He is the inaugural president of Longs Peak Hospital in Longmont which opened its doors on August 31, 2017. Robinson has dedicated his 36-year career to health care.   He joined UCHealth […]

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Career Change for Gretchen Hammer

Gretchen Hammer has served as Colorado Medicaid Director at the Colorado Department of Health Care and Financing.  After her well respected tenure at HCPF, Ms. Hammer has broken new ground, founding her own consulting firm, Public Leadership Consulting Group. Her new firm will focus on providing consulting services to public leaders who work to better […]

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Yampa Valley Hospital CEO Announces Retirement

Frank May, CEO of UCHealth Yampa Valley Medical Center in Steamboat Springs has announced his retirement plans.  May has been with the medical center for the past 20 years serving in a variety of C-level positions including COO, CFO, interim CEO and eight years as CEO.  His last day will be December 31. UCHealth will […]

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CFO of CHI Moves On

Senior vice president and CFO of Catholic Health Initiatives, Nick Barto, has taken a new position with BJC Healthcare based in St. Louis, Missouri.  Beginning on December 3, he will be the senior vice president and CFO of the hospital system.   BJC is a non-profit healthcare organization which operates 15 hospitals and is the St. […]

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Succession Plan Announced for Parkview Medical Center

Mike Baxter has announced that he will step down as the CEO of Parkview Medical Center in Pueblo in February, 2019.  He has lead the hospital as CEO since April 2009 and was COO and senior vice president of Parkview Health System for ten years before taking on the top leadership position. He will be […]

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Changes at the Top at The Medical Center of Aurora

Ryan Simpson will transfer back to The Medical Center of Aurora and Spalding Rehabilitation Hospital from Swedish Medical Center to become the next president and CEO.  He is currently COO of Swedish, a position that he has held for less than a year having previously been COO of the Aurora hospitals. Dan Miller, current CEO […]

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Local Hospital CEO Takes New Assignment

Dan Miller, CEO of The Medical Center of Aurora and Spalding Rehabilitation Hospital will be moving to San Antonio to become CEO of Methodist Hospital and Methodist Children’s Hospital.  Both facilities are part of Tenn.-based HCA Healthcare. Before taking the position of CEO at The Medical Center of Aurora in 2015, Miller was COO of […]

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New CEO at Colorado Plains Medical Center

Colorado Plains Medical Center located in Ft. Morgan has announced the selection of Kevin Zachary as its next chief executive officer.  He will replace CEO Gene O’Hara who recently announced his retirement after four years in the leadership role at the medical center. Zachary comes to the position from Logan Regional Medical Center in West […]

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