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Banner to Add Up to 1,000 Positions Across System

13 September 2017

Banner Health has announced that it seeks to fill more than 1,000 positions across its six state system including jobs in Colorado.  With 31 hospitals and accompanying clinics & specialized service facilities in the Banner Health system, medical positions dominate the openings and include full-time, part-time and seasonal jobs. Over the last year, Banner Health […]

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In Memoriam – Dr. Bob Brittain

13 September 2017

Physician, surgeon, educator and medical risk management innovator, Dr. Robert (Bob) Brittain passed away in Ojai, California on September 1.  He was 88 at the time of his passing.  Following is medical training and military service, Dr. Brittain moved to Colorado to complete his surgical residency and establish a successful surgery practice in Denver.  He […]

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UCHealth Students Get Hands-On Training

13 September 2017

University of Colorado health sciences students from a variety of medical disciplines have been given the opportunity to get hands-on clinic training while completing their degrees.  Each Tuesday night, students volunteer their time for Aurora’s DAWN (Dedicated to Aurora’s Wellness and Needs) Clinic. The clinic is located in the Dayton Street Opportunity Center at 1445 […]

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Colorado – 15th Happiest State According to WalletHub

13 September 2017

Colorado is  in the fifteenth position among the 50 states in a recent Happiness Survey conducted by personal, financial well-being researcher, WalletHub. WalletHub analysed 28 key metrics that measure a person’s overall well-being and satisfaction with life to determine the rankings.  The data analyzed included a variety of measurements such as: depression,  income potential, suicide […]

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Grand Junction Hospital to Add Cardiovascular Center

13 September 2017

St. Mary’s Hospital, a part of the SCL Health system, has broken ground on a new Heart and Vascular Health Center on its Grand Junction campus.  The new facility will keep many more area patients at St. Mary’s rather than needing to travel to Denver or Salt Lake City for their care.  A high-tech operating […]

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MEETING OF INTEREST: First Ever, Half-day Healthcare Forum Hosted by CMCC

13 September 2017

Colorado Managed Care Collaborative (CMCC) is hosting its first ever half-day healthcare forum at Children’s Hospital Colorado, Tuesday October 31st from 7:00am to 1:00pm in the main education center. The agenda is jam-packed with presentations from healthcare industry thought leaders AND includes one-on-one time with Colorado’s payor community including Aetna, Anthem, CIGNA, Denver Health Medical […]

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It’s Official – Lt. Governor is in the Race

13 September 2017

Lt. Governor Donna Lynne has made it official, she will be entering the race for Governor of Colorado in 2018.   The Democratic Gubernatorial field currently boasts four prominent challengers:  Noel Ginsburg, Chairman & CEO, Intertech Plastics,  former State Senator Mike Johnston (NE Denver), former State Treasurer Cary Kennedy, and U.S. Rep. Jared Polis. In May […]

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Banner Opens Expanded Harmony Road Campus

13 September 2017

Earlier this week, Banner Health Center opened a new addition to its Harmony Road Campus at the intersection of Harmony Road and Lady Moon Drive.  The expansion doubles the size of the facility and expands the offerings in its pediatric, OB-GYN and family medicine areas of care.  The move was in response to the ever-expanding […]

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CFO Change at HCA’s American Group Has Colorado Ties

06 September 2017

Both the retiring and incoming CFO for HCA’s American Group were once hospital CFO’s in Denver.  The retiring CFO for American Group, Rick Shallcross, began his 25 year career as CFO of Rose Healthcare System.  His replacement, Ashley Johnson, has been with HCA for 21 years and once served as CFO at Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical […]

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New CEO at UnitedHealthcare of Colorado & Wyoming

06 September 2017

Marc Neely has been promoted to CEO at UnitedHealthcare of Colorado & Wyoming.  Neely has been with UnitedHealthcare since May 2016 serving as vice president sales and service for Colorado and Wyoming.  Prior to UnitedHealthcare, he was VP, sales & service at Aetna in Denver. He replaces Beth Soberg who has taken the senior vice […]

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