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Rob Rush Joins United

Rob Rush was named vice president of network management for UnitedHealthcare. He previously served as director of business, community, and government affairs for Memorial Hospital in Colorado Springs. Rush had been with Memorial for close to eighteen years.

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Dr. Krugman’s Replacement Has Been Named.

The University of Colorado has named its next dean of the School of Medicine, Dr. John J. Reilly Jr., former chair of the University of Pittsburgh’s department of medicine and a pulmonary expert. Dr. Reilly will also serve as the university’s vice chancellor for health affairs. He replaces Dr. Richard Krugman, who has held the […]

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SCL Appoints New COO

SCL Health has named Michael L. Taylor as system Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Hospital Operations, effective Jan. 5. Taylor joins SCL Health from McLaren Healthcare, a not-for-profit healthcare system based in Flint, Mich. He served as EVP and COO at McLaren Healthcare, a system compose of 10 hospitals, a health plan […]

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Stryker to Pay $1.43B to Settle Hip Implant Cases

Medical implant maker Stryker Corp. will pay at least $1.43 billion to settle thousands of lawsuits from patients who had to have surgery to remove problematic hip implants, under a deal announced Monday. The agreement, brokered by a New Jersey Superior Court judge, resolves state and federal lawsuits against the maker of orthopedics. It was […]

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Mark Deno to Head Spalding Rehabitation Hospital

HealthONE has announced that Mark Deno will return to Colorado to become CEO of Spalding Rehabilitation Hospital at the end of the month. He currently serves as CEO of HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Arlington, Texas. Deno received his bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from Colorado institutions and held administrative positions with two Colorado facilities before moving […]

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Liz Concordia Joins UCHealth

University of Colorado Health (UCHealth) named Elizabeth (Liz) B. Concordia president and CEO beginning Sept. 2. Concordia comes to UCHealth from University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) where she served as the executive vice president and the president of UPMC’s hospital and community services division. In her roles there, Concordia has been instrumental in developing […]

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JoAnn Lamphere, DrPH

Jo Ann Lamphere, a Principal in the Colorado office of Health Management Associates, just moved to Denver from Washington, DC. She was drawn to CO for its mountains and outdoor lifestyle. JoAnn is a self-described “policy wonk.” She consults with private sector organizations that are stimulating improvements in health care delivery, especially preparing them for […]

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