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HCMC's parent organization looking for new leader

CEO Arthur Gonzalez has left Hennepin County Healthcare System to take the top job at a public health system in Denver, the Star Tribune reports. He came to the organization in 2009. It operates Hennepin County Medical Center in downtown Minneapolis and nine other clinics in the west metro area. Board Chairman David Jones will take over as interim CEO.
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CEO Arthur Gonzalez has left Hennepin County Healthcare System to take the top job at a public health system in Denver, the Star Tribune reports. He came to the organization in 2009. It operates Hennepin County Medical Center in downtown Minneapolis and nine other clinics in the west metro area. Board Chairman David Jones will take over as interim CEO.

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