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CEO of SCL Health Moves On

Mike Slubowski,  president and CEO of SCL Health in Broomfield, has tendered his resignation  to return to his former employer, Trinity Health headquartered in Livonia, Michigan.  He will serve as president and COO of Trinity Health, an expansive Catholic health care delivery system with 93 hospitals  in 22 states. Slubowski oversaw the transition and relocation […]

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Block Grants Proposed for Medicaid

Seema Verma, founder and president of national health consulting company SVC, has been sworn in as administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.    Her healthcare consulting career included Medicaid transformation projects in several state. As a first order of business following her swearing-in ceremony, Verma and HHS Secretary Tom Price have  sent a […]

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Banner Health Hospital CEO Position Changes Hands

Banner Health has announced that the head of Sterling Regional MedCenter, Jeff Shelton, has left his CEO position.  He had been with the medical center since 2015. He will be replaced on an interim bases by Banner Health veteran of 25 years, Linda Thorpe.  She currently serves as chief executive officer at East Morgan County […]

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COO Named for Two UCHealth Hospitals

UCHealth has announced the selection of Yvonne Rockwood to be the COO for its two northern Colorado hospitals, Poudre Valley Hospital in Fort Collins, and Medical Center of the Rockies in Loveland.  Rockwood comes to UCHealth from Oakland, Calif.-based Kaiser Permanente where she was the corporate executive director for Kaiser’s Colorado facilities.  Prior to that, […]

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Community Health Partnership Names New CEO

The Board of Directors of Community Health Partnership has unanimously selected Aimee Cox to be the organizations next chief executive officer.  She comes to the position from a lengthy career in public service.  She currently serves as Community Development Manager for the City of Colorado Springs.  She will begin her new position on April 3, […]

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New CMS Medicaid Appointment

The Trump Administration has selected Brian Neale to be the new director of the Center for Medicaid and CHIP Services.  He will report to Seema Verma, the administration’s pick to head the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.  Verma is still awaiting full Senate approval which is anticipated shortly.  On Wednesday, the Senate Finance Committee […]

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Former CHI Exec. Reunites with Past Employer

Former VP at Englewood-based Catholic Health Initiatives, Dr. Cliff Deveny, has returned to Summa Health in Akron, Ohio to serve as interim president and CEO of the health network.  He will also be consideration for permanent placement.  Dr. Deveny left Summa Health to take his position with CHI. From 2011 to 2016, he served Catholic […]

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Jim Goddard – New Leadership Role

Jim Goddard, former CEO of 9Health Fair, will be the next executive director of Denver-based Senior Housing Options (SHO).  SHO is a nonprofit organization that provides quality, affordable housing and accompanying services to older citizens in thirteen different locations owned and/or operated by the nonprofit across Colorado. Goddard comes to the position with extensive, nonprofit […]

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Leadership Changes at Humana

Humana, Inc. has announced the upcoming retirement of Leslie Andrews, market vice president – Mountain States, at the end of March.  Andrews has been with Humana for more than 20 years.  Under her leadership, the Mountain States market which includes Colorado, Utah and Idaho, has met or exceeded its key performance measures and is well […]

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Denver Health Names New CEO

Denver Health and Hospital Authority has announced the selection of Robin Wittenstein as its next chief executive officer.  She is currently the chief population health officer at Penn State Health, a network of clinical and academic affiliated hospitals scattered across central Pennsylvania.  Before her Penn State position, Wittenstein was the president and CEO of University […]

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