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Porter Adventist and Senior Care Expand Geriatric Clinic

24 August 2016

Porter Adventist Hospital and partner, Senior Care of Colorado, a medical group practice of IPC Healthcare, have expanded their geriatric clinic on the Porter Hospital campus to accommodate both outpatient and inpatient services.  The clinic has increased its staffing from three to 10 clinicians with the intent of expanding the partnership’s senior care services to […]

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Senior Care Transitioning Into For-Profit Arena

24 August 2016

With its conversion from nonprofit to for-profit status, InnovAge is making a name for itself in the for-profit marketplace with its use of the little used Medicare PACE program.    InnovAge currently provides in-home senior care, operates six senior centers and provides daycare services in Colorado.  It also has a presence in New Mexico and […]

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Von Miller Tackles Vision Problems Before First Day of School

24 August 2016

Denver Broncos Super Bowl MVP, Von Miller’s charitable foundation, Von’s Vision, partnered with STRIVE Prep, Denver Health, and VSP Global, to host the “Von Miller’s Back to School Vision Day” on August 13.  More than 150 students received free vision screenings, eye exams, and if appropriate, corrective eye wear was made and distributed to the […]

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Children’s Hospital Exec. Accepted Into National Leadership Program

24 August 2016

Nita Mosby-Tyler, chief human resources and inclusion officer at Children’s Hospital Colorado, has been accepted into the Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital Disparities Solution’s Center’s “2016-2017 Disparities Leadership Program”.  The Disparities Leadership Program is a year-long, hands-on executive education program that focuses on helping health care leaders establish and achieve equity outcomes in […]

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Colorado Female CEO Receives National Recognition

24 August 2016

Margaret Sabin, president and CEO of Penrose-St. Francis Health Services in Colorado Springs, has been included in a short list of female CEOs who have made a significant difference in their hospitals and health systems.  Becker’s Hospital Review includes nine other CEO from around the nation. Sabin has lead Penrose-St. Francis, part of the Centura […]

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CEO of Adventist Health System To Retire

23 August 2016

Donald Jernigan, president and CEO of Adventist Health System headquartered in Altamonte Springs, Fla., has announced his retirement effective at years end.  Jernigan has served the 46 hospital health system since 2006.  Colorado is one of ten States with an Adventist presence and the Front Range is home to four Adventist hospitals located in Castle […]

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Two Initiatives to Restrict Pueblo Hospitals Go Down to Defeat

23 August 2016

Dr. Malik Hasan, Pueblo neurologist who built the QualMed HMO in the 1980s, initiated two ballot questions that would have placed financial limits on Pueblo’s two medical facilities, Parkview and St. Mary-Corwin.  “Question 300” would have placed a limit on profits/surplus revenue for each hospital at $25 million.  “Question 301” would have limited the hospital’s […]

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Medical Center of the Rockies First to Use Dissolveable Stent

23 August 2016

Following federal approval, Medical Center of the Rockies, a UCHealth facility, was the first hospital in the state to insert a biodegradable, polylactide stent into the clogged artery of a northern Colorado patient.   This was not the first procedure of its kind at the hospital.  MCR participated in two clinical trials testing the new coronary […]

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In Memoriam – Carl Miller

17 August 2016

Well respected political analyst, insurance executive, and dive shop owner, Carl Miller, passed away on August 5.  Mr. Miller was a capitol bureau reporter, editor and political columnist for The Denver Post for close to 20 years. He served as press secretary for Gov. Dick Lamm in the mid-70’s before moving to Colorado Blue Cross […]

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New CFO & VP at Kaiser Permanente

17 August 2016

Laura English has joined Kaiser Permanente as vice president and Chief Finance Officer for Kaiser Permanente in Colorado. In her new role, English is responsible for the region’s financial and statutory reporting, financial planning and analysis, decision support services, revenue cycle management and materials management. Prior to joining Kaiser Permanente, English served as United Healthcare’s […]

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