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AZ Business Magazine

About AZ Business Magazine

Over the past two-and-a-half decades, Arizona Business Magazine has grown to encompass not just Arizona Business Magazine, but also a whole host of other publications and signature events. Arizona Business Magazine is the state’s leading monthly business publication. Published by AZ Big Media, the magazine covers a wide-range of topics focusing on the Arizona business scene, and is aimed at high-level corporate executives and business owners.

Vee Quiva Pays Largest Pai Gow Jackpot in Arizona History

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Vee Quiva Hotel & Casino, Lone Butte Casino and Wild Horse Pass Hotel & Casino have linked the Fortune Pai Gow Progressive™ jackpot at each property to create the largest progressive table games jackpot in Arizona. The progressive wager gives players an opportunity to win all or part of a large, incrementing jackpot and it… Read More →

Grant Helps Arizona Combat Domestic Human Trafficking

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The Arizona Partnership to End Domestic Trafficking will receive a $500,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The funding will help provide services and comprehensive case management for victims of severe forms of human trafficking in Maricopa and Pima counties. “This is a serious issue that is growing,” said Cynthia Schuler,… Read More →

PCH forms pediatric genomics institute

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Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong joined Phoenix Children’s Hospital to announce the formation of a visionary institute, The Chan Soon-Shiong Children’s Precision Medicine Institute at Phoenix Children’s Hospital. The new partnership brings together the medical expertise and resources of renowned surgeon and healthcare technology visionary Patrick Soon-Shiong, MD, with Phoenix Children’s commitment to genomic research and access… Read More →

Survey: Cybersecurity Tops List of Concerns

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Security related topics are often front and center in the 24-hour news cycle, but what concerns Americans the most? According to a new national survey from University of Phoenix® College of Criminal Justice and Security, identity theft (70 percent) and personal cybersecurity (61 percent) are the security issues of greatest concern. These fears may be… Read More →

Washington Federal Promotes Christopher Sailus

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Washington Federal has promoted Christopher Sailus to Northeast Arizona Retail Banking Division Manager, Vice President, announced Mike Brown, Washington Federal’s Arizona Regional President. In his new role, Sailus will be responsible for managing all branch activity within the Company’s northeast Arizona footprint, including Scottsdale, Superstition Springs, Fountain Hills, Mesa, Gilbert, Payson, Globe, Show Low, and… Read More →

Magellan’s Pharmacy Business Obtains URAC Accreditation

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Scottsdale-based Magellan Health, Inc. announced its pharmacy business, Magellan Rx Management, has obtained accreditations in Health Utilization Management, version 7.0, and Specialty Pharmacy, version 2.0, from URAC. “We are pleased to receive these important accreditations recognizing our commitment to provide our customers with quality healthcare and service,” said Robert W. Field, chief executive officer of… Read More →

IO, StarHub Form Strategic Go-to-Market Partnership

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IO, a worldwide leader in software-defined data centre technology and solutions, and StarHub, Singapore’s fully integrated info-communications provider, today announced a strategic partnership. Through this partnership, IO will provide StarHub with its pioneering data centre modules that allow the latter to drive higher efficiency, manage costs and increase speed to market, to meet customer requirements.… Read More →

Jaburg Wilk Grows Insurance, Construction Practices

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The law firm of Jaburg & Wilk, P.C. announced that C. Cole Crabtree and Erick Durlach both joined the firm as partners, bringing a variety of knowledge and expertise to the firm. Crabtree’s practice areas include construction defect, products liability, professional liability, personal injury and general insurance defense litigation. He represents both design professionals including… Read More →

Washington Federal Promotes Paris Davis

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Washington Federal has promoted Paris Davis to Northwest Arizona Retail Banking Division Manager, Vice President, announced Mike Brown, Washington Federal’s Arizona Regional President. In her new role, Davis will be responsible for managing all branch activity and growth within the Company’s northwest Arizona footprint, including Phoenix, Sun City, Sun City West, Glendale, Goodyear, Prescott Valley,… Read More →

ASU helps honor ‘Most Accurate Economist’

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While many Americans were still pinching every penny and praying for a faster recovery from the Great Recession, John Lonski, chief capital markets economist of Moody’s Analytics, understood what our country really faced in its uphill battle toward an economic comeback. He had the most accurate U.S. forecast among the nation’s top economists for the… Read More →

Topgolf Now Hiring for Second Arizona Location

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Golf entertainment leader TopGolf International, Inc. today announced it has begun hiring associates for its Gilbert location, set to open in December. Approximately 450 new jobs have been posted online at topgolf.com/careers, and auditions will take place throughout the month of October. Available positions range from servers and bartenders to kitchen, maintenance and guest services… Read More →

Esperança Honored as 2014 Top-Rated Nonprofit

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Esperança announced today that it has been honored with a prestigious 2014 Top-Rated Award by GreatNonprofits, the leading provider of user reviews about nonprofit organizations. “We are excited to be named a Top-Rated 2014 Nonprofit,” says Tom Egan, president and CEO of Esperança. “We are proud of our accomplishments this year. Our successes that impact… Read More →

Coldwell Banker Names New Arizona President

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Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Arizona announced the company has appointed Greg Hollman as its new president. Hollman, who has held numerous leadership roles Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in both Arizona and Southern California, replaces Malcolm MacEwen, who will be stepping down as president and moving into a sales capacity with the company in order… Read More →

Humana, Iora Health partner in Arizona

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Improved health and more coordinated care for Medicare Advantage members is the goal behind a new Accountable Care arrangement and population health management partnership between Humana Inc. and Iora Health. The partnership launches Iora’s unique health care model in Arizona and Washington where Iora Health will open four new primary care practices – two in… Read More →

Radiant/CRA Enroll 8,000 for Hepatitis B Vaccine Study

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Radiant Research/Clinical Research Advantage (Radiant/CRA), the country’s largest wholly owned clinical trial site management organization, has completed enrollment for the Dynavax Technologies Corporation (Dynavax) phase III clinical trial of HEPLISAV-B™, an investigational adult hepatitis B vaccine. 100 percent of the study was awarded to Radiant/CRA. Forty Radiant/CRA Sites are conducting the trial, which has randomized… Read More →