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Centura Sr. VP Moves On

04 May 2016

Russ Johnson, senior vice president of network development and outreach for Centura Health System has accepted the position of president & CEO for Lawrence Memorial Hospital in Lawrence, Kansas.   He will begin his new position on or before August 1.  The move is a return home to Kansas for Johnson. Johnson has served in senior […]

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Transition For Banner Network Colorado

03 May 2016

Phoenix-based Banner Health has announced that effective May 1, Mountain Shadows Medical Association, Inc. has transitioned full ownership of its provider network to Banner Health.   For several years, it has been an integral part of the health care delivery system of Banner Health in northern Colorado and was doing business as Banner Network Colorado.  It […]

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State-of-the-State … JUNE 16

03 May 2016

JOIN US for the 24th gathering of the State-of-the-State breakfast on Thursday, June 16, at the Wellshire Event Center. Our topic is of interest to all:   “UNDER THE DOME – What Lies ahead for health care policy?”  Our panel of experts will recap the major legislation debated at the state level this last session including […]

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Donna Lynne – One Step Closer

03 May 2016

Vice president of Kaiser Foundation Health Plan and Kaiser Foundation Hospitals, Donna Lynne, is one step closer in her bid to be Colorado’s next Lieutenant Governor.  Late last week, Lynne received a bipartisan vote of confidence from the Colorado House.  Her nomination now goes to the Senate for review. Lynne would replace Lt. Gov. Joe […]

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15 Colorado Hospitals Receive An “A” In Safety Review, 1 Gets A “C”

27 April 2016

Washington D.C.-based The Leapfrog Group has released its “Spring 2016 Hospital Safety Score” update.  The review analyzes hospital safety records from around the country and assigns a letter grade to more than 2,500 U.S. Hospitals.   The grade assesses the degree of medical errors, accidents, injuries and infections in each facility reviewed. It has graded […]

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Two New Execs At The Denver Hospice

27 April 2016

The Denver Hospice, the leader in hospice and palliative care in the Denver metro-area, has added two new leaders to its organization.    Sean Goergen has been named vice president of development.  He will oversee fundraising strategies and all aspects of Denver Hospice’s development activities. Dr. Shirlee Turner has been named chief medical officer for The […]

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Pharmacy Choice Under Debate At State Legislature

26 April 2016

A bill to allow patients, rather than pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs) or insurance companies, to choose where a prescription is filled has passed the house and is on its way to the Senate.   Under the bill, pharmacies that are not part of an insurance company’s pharmacy network, would be able to fill scripts and […]

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Pikes Peak Hospice To Join Care Synergy

26 April 2016

Care Synergy has announced that Colorado Springs-based Pikes Peak Hospice & Palliative Care will affiliate with its current network of hospice care providers.  Care Synergy is a leader in hospice and palliative care in Colorado and this new partnership will enhancing the organization’s service reach. Currently, Care Synergy affiliates include: The Denver Hospice, Halcyon Hospice […]

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Banner To Expand Its Fort Collins Hospital

26 April 2016

On April 6, 2015, Arizona-based Banner Health opened Banner Fort Collins Medical Center, a 22-bed hospital in the southern section of the city on Harmony Road.  One year later, the hospital has experienced sufficient growth to make plans for an expansion.  The two areas most in need of additional room are obstetrics  and the attached […]

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UnitedHealth To Exit ACA Exchanges In Several States

20 April 2016

UnitedHealth Group has announced that in 2017 it will no longer be a health insurance option in government-organized health insurance markets in several of the 34 states where it is currently offered.  The move is in response to the relative small size of the exchange market and greater than anticipated medical expenses for exchange enrollees.  […]

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