Business Monday Briefings: Aspen Company Adds Attorney; new healthcare venture in western Colorado; Broughton named AIA Fellow


New lawyer in Kalamaya | goscha

kalamaya | Goscha announced that attorney Leanna Gavin has joined the firm’s domestic relations team.

Gavin is a graduate of the University of Colorado School of Law and was one of the first recipients of CU Law’s Leaders in Law and Community Fellowship. Gavin handles divorces, parental disputes and family law issues. In addition to being a lawyer, she is a certified, trauma-informed yoga teacher and a volunteer with Phoenix Multisport teaching yoga to people recovering from addiction.

kalamaya | Goscha specializes in family law, personal injury and criminal defense in Colorado. Its Aspen office is located in the Aspen Highlands plaza.

Launch of Collaborative Choice Healthcare in rural Colorado

The Community Care Alliance serving rural Colorado announced its partnership with Collaborative Health Systems, a population health management services organization, to expand value-based care in Colorado.

Through this agreement, a new joint venture will be created called Collaborative Choice Healthcare, which will include rural health practices, critical access hospitals and rural health systems in generally underserved communities in western Colorado and Moab, in Utah. The joint venture will work to improve the quality of outcomes and reduce healthcare costs for Medicare beneficiaries living in rural Colorado communities by sharing healthcare IT infrastructure, creating population health and other strategies to optimize care, according to a press release. Collaborative Choice Healthcare will operate in Colorado.

The Community Care Alliance was created in 2015 by the Western Healthcare Alliance, a network of 31 rural hospitals and healthcare organizations in western Colorado and Moab that help their members with collaborative solutions and community-focused resources. rural health care.

Through the new joint venture, Collaborative Health Systems will provide Community Care Alliance with actionable data and analytics, strategic growth planning, care coordination and market leadership to expand and strengthen local healthcare services.

“This partnership with CHS is consistent with our goal to help our provider partners thrive in value-based care arrangements that reward them for improving the quality of care and health outcomes for our rural residents,” said Dave Ressler, Chairman of the Board of Community Care Alliance and CEO of Aspen Valley Hospital. “We have undertaken a thorough evaluation process and believe CHS is the right organization to succeed in maintaining healthy populations throughout rural Colorado with better care at lower cost.”

More details on Community Care Alliance are available at To learn more about Collaborative Health Systems, visit

Broughton named to AIA’s College of Scholars

Rowland + Broughton Architecture/Urban Design/Interior Design has announced that Principal Sarah Broughton has been named to the College of Fellows of the American Institute of Architects. Of a total of 88 AIA member architects named this year, Broughton is one of two based in Colorado, along with Gregory R. Gidez of Hensel Phelps Construction in Denver. About 3% of AIA’s more than 94,000 members have obtained the scholarship.

Rowland+Broughton Architecture / Urban Design / Interior Design has studios in Aspen and Denver, Colorado


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