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Serving Our Great Community Through Our Mission

Mike Baxter, Parkview Medical Center President & Chief Executive Officer

Mike Baxter
President & CEO

Parkview's incredible journey continues

Since it all began in 1923, Parkview Medical Center has provided millions of dollars in charity care to our community and in fiscal 2015 this great work continued. Our slogan “Caring for You” appropriately applied to fiscal 2015 as Parkview experienced significant growth in nearly all service lines.
Parkview remains one of only two large community hospitals that continue to operate independently in Colorado. Parkview’s success continues to be directly attributed to an outstanding local governing board. This board is committed to Parkview and our board members define themselves as Pueblo citizens first and Parkview board members second.  Being independent and not being part of a larger system allows the Board the ability to prioritize key decisions and commit resources based 100% on the needs of our community.  
Investment in our community goes well beyond the millions in charity care provided every year.  Parkview continues to bring state-of-the-art technology to our community, including the region’s first da Vinci XI surgical assist robot, only the second of its kind in Colorado.    Additional technology firsts include clean air orthopedic surgical suites, and the regions only surgical “hybrid suite” with integrated Cat Scan capability.
More important than our technology is our investment in our people.  As the region’s largest employer with more than 2,700 outstanding individuals, Parkview continued it strategic growth in fiscal 2015. Parkview’s Internal Medicine Residency, started in 2011, graduated its first full class of 9 physicians this past year and 7 of these doctors will be staying in Pueblo to provide care.  Reviewing this report one can see how important Pueblo is to Parkview but also how important Parkview is for Pueblo.   
On behalf of the outstanding employees and volunteers of Parkview, we thank you for choosing Parkview and look forward to serving our great community in the years ahead.

Michael T. Baxter
President/Chief Executive Officer

Senior Leadership Team

Leslie Barnes

Leslie Barnes
Senior Vice President/ Chief Operating Officer

greg BowmanGreg Bowman, MD
Chief Quality Officer

Renee Elwell

Renee Elwell
Vice President of Nursing Servives


Steven Nafziger, MD
Vice President of Medical Affairs


Ann Marie Pruden
Chief Compliance Officer


Steve Shirley
Vice President of
Information Technology/
Chief Information Officer


Darrin Smith
Vice President of Human Resources


Carl Swithers
Vice President of Ancillary Operations

Jon Riggs

Jon Riggs 
Chief Financial Officer

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