Summit Talent Group Completes Executive Search for Director of Orthopedic Service Line

2/27/17: Summit Talent Group has completed a Director Orthopedic Service Line Search for University of Colorado Health (UCHealth) with the placement of Andy Ritchie at Memorial Hospital.

Summit Talent Group Completes Director Orthopedic Service Line Search
Andy Ritchie named new Director Orthopedic Service Line for UCHealth

Andy comes to University of Colorado Health from BJC Healthcare in St. Louis, MO, where he has most recently held the position of Associate Administrator for the Orthopedic Service Line and Joint Replacement Center at Missouri Baptist Medical Center. Previously, he worked on performance improvement for other value streams across the organization.

Andy earned a Master of Business Administration from the University of Missouri and a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Iowa. He has also earned certificates in Lean Healthcare and Business Analysis.

University of Colorado Health hospitals and clinics have been trusted health care destinations for generations of Coloradans. UCHealth consists of: Poudre Valley Hospital in Fort Collins; Medical Center of the Rockies in Loveland; Longmont Clinic in Longmont; Memorial Hospital Central and North in Colorado Springs; and Metro Denver-based University of Colorado Hospital. For more information about UCHealth visit

University of Colorado Health chose to use the services of boutique healthcare executive search firm, Summit Talent Group to conduct the Director Orthopedic Service Line Search. Summit Talent Group specializes in providing retained and interim candidate search services, practicing physician research and candidate development. The Summit Talent Group team works with all types of healthcare organizations to assist them with their talent needs by conducting executive searches throughout the United States.

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