Cornue replaced Rick Sutton who left McKee in May 2008 to become CEO at McKee’s sister hospital, 282-bed North Colorado Medical Center in Greeley.
Banner Health announced that a search for his replacement will begin immediately. Marilyn Schock, associate administrator at North Colorado Medical Center and former associate administrator at McKee, will serve as the interim CEO at McKee.
Previously, Cornue worked at 317-bed Mount Sinai Hospital in Chicago, where he held the titles of vice president of the hospital and executive director of Sinai Medical Group. In a news release, Cornue said he “loves McKee and the Loveland community,” but was returning to Chicago for family reasons.
“When I arrived at McKee in 2008, my plan was to relocate my family within the year,” Cornue said. “With the declining health of my father-in-law, that has become a very difficult thing to accomplish. When my wife and I spoke about this a few weeks ago, it was obvious that she, and my children, needed me in closer proximity.”
Accomplishments during his tenure at McKee included the implementation of an electronic health-record system.
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