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Longmont United Hospital President Acts on Exit Plan

Longmont United Hospital President & CEO Mitchell Carson will be resigning from his leadership position effective October 31.   When Centura Health purchased the hospital in 2015, Carson and Centura Corporate leadership agreed to a two year management transition period.  That commitment is coming to a close. Carson has been in hospital administration for close to […]

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Head at UnitedHealth to Step Down Sept. 1

The CEO of UnitedHealth, Stephen Hemsley, will step down effective September 1.  UnitedHealth’s current President, David Wichmann, will replace Hemsley as CEO. Hemsley has been with Minnesota-based UnitedHealth since 1997.  He has headed the nation’s largest health insurer since 2006.   He lead the corporation through its largest growth period to the point where it currently […]

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President Trump’s Surgeon General Pick Approved

On August 3, the U.S. Senate has approved the appointment of Dr. Jerome Adams as the twentieth Surgeon General of the United States.  He hails from Vice President Mike Pence’s state of Indiana and was appointed health commissioner in October 2014 by then-Governor Pence.  Dr. Adams is a board certified Anesthesiologist. Dr. Adams is the […]

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Lt. Gov. Actively Explores Gubernatorial Run

During a ceremony celebrating Colorado’s 140th anniversary of statehood on August 1,  Lt. Governor Donna Lynne officially announced that she is seriously exploring a run for the Governorship of Colorado.  Governor Hickenlooper is term-limited after his current term is up. Lt. Gov. Lynne  was sworn into office in May, 2016, replacing then Lt. Gov. Joe […]

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Aspen Valley Hospital CFO Retires

Terry Collins, CFO of Aspen Valley Hospital, retired effective August 1.  He has served the hospital as CFO since 2004 and has overseen the financing of two of the three phases of the hospital’s redevelopment plan.  The third phase should be completed by the end of the year. Next in line to serve as CFO […]

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New CEO at St. Anthony North Health Campus

Centura Health has announced the promotion of Kevin Jenkins to president and CEO at St. Anthony North Health Campus in Westminster.  He has been with Centura Health for five years serving in a variety of leadership roles.  Most recently he was vice president of operations and interim CEO for St. Anthony North. Before joining St. […]

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Corporate CEO Change at Lockton, Inc.

Glenn Spencer, President & CEO of Kansas City-based Lockton, Inc., has resigned effective immediately.  Spencer has served as CEO for less than three months having taken over the position on May 1 from John Lumelleau who retired following 12 years of service in the role.  Spencer had been with Lockton, Inc. since 2005 and most […]

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Commissioner Salazar Appointed to New Position

Governor Hickenlooper has announced the appointment of Insurance Commissioner Marguerite Salazar as the State’s next executive director of the Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies (DORA).  In her new position, she will oversee all nine divisions that fall within DORA.  She replaces Joe Neguse who resigned to run for Congress. Commissioner Salazar has headed the Insurance […]

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Centura Exec. Moves to Children’s Hospital Colorado

Children’s Hospital Colorado has recruited Dana Moore to serve as the hospital’s next senior vice president and CIO.  Moore has more than 20 years of health care financial management experience.   He comes to the position from Centura Health were he was senior vice president and CIO.  In that leadership role, he oversaw the development and […]

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Penrose Hospital Names New Chief Administrative Officer

Lonnie Cramer has been promoted to chief administrative officer at Penrose Hospital in Colorado Springs.  Cramer comes to the position with more than 25 years of operational health care experience beginning his health care career in the U.S. Army. He has been with Penrose-St. Francis Health Services since 2007.  Most recently he has served at […]

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