Southwest Health System

Austin Cope

A week after removing three of its top executives, Cortez-based health provider Southwest Health System has fired its chief financial officer.

Austin Cope

A former employee of Southwest Health System is suing the corporation after allegedly being fired for pointing out fraudulent billing practices.

Austin Cope

Cortez-based health provider Southwest Health System (SHS) has fired its CEO and two other members of its leadership team, reportedly for financial reasons.

Austin Cope

At the direction of Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper, Colorado's legislature returned to the state capitol early last week to fix a technical error in a bill passed last session.

Austin Cope / KSJD

The U.S. Congress started its Fourth of July recess at the end of last week, which has given lawmakers and the country a bit of time to reflect on how to move forward with the debate on how to change the country's healthcare system. Republican proposals in the house and the senate have centered around large cuts in federal funding to state Medicaid programs, though the actual proposals are still under negotiation. To talk more about the potential local impacts of this proposal, KSJD’s Austin Cope sat down with Kent Rogers, the CEO of Southwest Health System. 

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