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Paul Chodkowski has held the position of administrator for
the St. Anthony Summit Medical Center since February 2005. He is charged with the day-to-day management
of a full-service 35 bed acute care inpatient hospital with 200 employees. Prior to accepting his current position, he
was president and chief executive officer of St. Clare’s Hospital in
Schenectady, NY. He held that position
from 1977 to 2005.
Mr. Chodkowski received his undergraduate degree in
political science at the University of Colorado at Boulder and a master’s
degree in health care administration from the City University of New York.
He is the former president and chief executive officer of an
integrated health care delivery system in Eureka, CA., comprised of St. Joseph
and Redwood Memorial Hospitals, a regional reference laboratory, home health
agency and numerous outreach programs.
He has also served as chief executive officer for Fullerton Outpatient
Surgery Medical Center and as executive director of Healthcare Medical Center,
both in California. A diplomat of the
American College of Healthcare Executives, Chodkowski’s professional
memberships include the American Hospital Association and Medical Group
Management Association. His Summit
County community service affiliation to date is Colorado Mountain College’s
Community Advisory Council, Frisco’s Chamber of Commerce, and the Healthy Summit
Paul and his wife, Diane, own a home in Breckenridge. They have two sons, Jan and Stefan, who reside in Denver.
brings a wealth of knowledge in the operation and management of acute
care. His in-depth knowledge of Centura
Health, St. Anthony Summit Medical Center, and the mountain community positions
him as the perfect person to advocate for the needs of our small but mighty
hospital, while also maximizing the advantages of our integrated health
system. In his role as the Physician
Director of Informatics, he helped balance corporate objectives with the real
hospital applications of EPIC. As a
longstanding physician in the mountains, Dr. Denkinger has worked assiduously to
foster positive physician relations. He understands the unique challenges
physicians face in our community and looks forward to working with a variety of
physicians to improve the overall population health. He is excited by the
growth of Centura Health in the mountain region and looks forward to helping
shape the strategic vision to improve the wellbeing of our community.
is an accomplished physician and professor who honed his skills in an Army
command position. His military experience taught him the important role each
member plays in a unit and he brings that perspective to his effective
management of the emergency department. He earned his medical doctorate at Dartmouth Medical School. He completed his post-doctoral work in
Surgery, Family Medicine and has a Faculty Development Fellowship. Dr. Denkinger’s extensive education has
helped him care for the needs of our Summit community for the last 20 years.
In addition to
his background, Marshall has impressed us all by his extensive knowledge of the
hospital environment and processes and his efforts to improve patient safety
and satisfaction. He is a strong leader who believes in open communication and
is excited to play this important role in redesigning healthcare in the
mountains. Dr. Denkinger is knowledgeable,
collaborative and passionate, making him a great addition to our leadership
her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Central Missouri State and her Masters
in Nursing Leadership from Regis University.
She began her nursing career as a staff nurse for Bristlecone Home and
Health and over the last 18 years, she has continually developed her clinical
and leadership skills within the Centura Health and St. Anthony Summit Medical
Center. As an ambassador for the frontline nurse, she is committed to Nurse
excellence with a drive to provide opportunities for all SASMC nurses to have a
least a BSN degree Trixie was awarded
the 2016 Nurse of the Year for
Excellence, which recognized her ability to empower staff to develop innovative
a deep understanding of the clinical environment and processes, and has been
instrumental in working to improve patient safety and satisfaction. She is a
thought leader in nursing innovation and is excited to be a part of the vision
to redesign health care delivery towards a wellness model. As a veteran of the county, Trixie
understands the integral role the hospital plays in the health and wellness of
our community. She is knowledgeable, collaborative and passionate making her a
great addition to our leadership team.
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