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Merger spreads Peak Vista’s reach

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Merger spreads Peak Vista’s reach

Peak Vista Community Health Centers officially merged with Plains Medical Center on May 1, a move Peak Vista President and CEO Pamela McManus called “strategic.” In the nonprofit merger, Peak Vista’s 16 locations combined resources and governorship with four rural health centers in Limon, Flagler, Strasburg and Kiowa. Peak Vista is and, before the merger,… Continue Reading Merger spreads Peak Vista’s reach

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Peak Vista, Plains Medical Center complete merger

Peak Vista Community Health Centers has finalized a merger with Plains Medical Center (PMC), a fellow community health center that serves the east central region of Colorado. Peak Vista and PMC announced the merger in early December. “There are many complicated details involved in merging two effective organizations,” said Pam McManus, Peak Vista’s president and… Continue Reading Peak Vista, Plains Medical Center complete merger

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Wellness the goal of Centura, YMCA with collaboration

The second curve is the future — and the future is now. Centura Health’s first Colorado Health Neighborhood in El Paso County is slated to open this fall on Jackson Creek Parkway in Monument and, according to Penrose-St. Francis Health Services senior vice president Jamie Smith, it is a model that could pave the way… Continue Reading Wellness the goal of Centura, YMCA with collaboration

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UCHealth selects new CEO

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UCHealth selects new CEO

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… Continue Reading UCHealth selects new CEO

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Health fair this weekend, next

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Health fair this weekend, next

Two upcoming health fairs stand to help hundreds of people in Manitou Springs and the Tri-Lakes area at Monument. The Manitou Springs Southern Colorado Health Fair will take place from 7 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Community Congregational Church, 103 Pawnee Ave. There, a 31-component blood analysis will be available for $30, and a… Continue Reading Health fair this weekend, next

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Kaiser Permanente Colorado, the state’s largest not-for-profit health plan, has named Troy Stubbings as director of business operations and market expansion for the health plan’s Southern Colorado service area. In this role, Stubbings will lead business development and operational work.  Stubbings has been with Kaiser Permanente for more than 17 years. During this time he’s… Continue Reading Kaiser Permanente announces director of business operations for Southern Colorado

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Discover Goodwill’s CNA program receives award

Discover Goodwill’s Certified Nursing Assistant program was honored in February by Mutual of America, a leading retirement and insurance provider for nonprofit organizations nationwide. The CNA program was named one of 10 national merit finalists for the Community Partnership Award during an awards luncheon hosted by Mutual of America in Colorado Springs. The ceremony honored… Continue Reading Discover Goodwill’s CNA program receives award

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Lane Center for Academic Health Sciences opens

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Lane Center for Academic Health Sciences opens

The $18 million Lane Center for Academic Health Sciences building on north Nevada Avenue houses the Peak Vista senior health center and the Colorado Springs branch of the University of Colorado School of Medicine. At the ribbon cutting, members of the CU Board of Regents, CU President Bruce Benson, UCCS Chancellor Pam Shockley-Zalabak, Peak Vista… Continue Reading Lane Center for Academic Health Sciences opens

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Kaiser Permanente plans Southern Colorado expansion

Kaiser Permanente Colorado plans to expand services and health plan offerings in Southern Colorado. In the next few years, Kaiser Permanente will begin offering specialty services at its medical offices in Southern Colorado, while also opening its Briargate Medical Offices to all ages, instead of the current 55 and older age restriction. In addition, the… Continue Reading Kaiser Permanente plans Southern Colorado expansion

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Memorial, Olympic athletes promote health challenge

Memorial Hospital and U.S. Olympic and U.S. Paralympic athletes are sponsoring the Road to Greatness 90-day Health Challenge. From 5 to 10 p.m. Friday, participants will gather on Tejon Street from Platte Avenue to Pikes Peak Avenue for the Olympic Downtown Celebration. The Health Challenge asks people to take a pledge, to commit to performing certain… Continue Reading Memorial, Olympic athletes promote health challenge

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