AZ Business Magazine Archives

NextCare acquires Troyer Urgent Care, Chino Valley center

healthcare

NextCare Urgent Care – the nation’s largest privately held provider of urgent care medicine – announces the acquisition of Troyer Urgent Care centers in Flagstaff and Lake Havasu City, and Chino Valley Medical Center in Chino Valley. No other urgent care provider operates more clinics in Arizona than NextCare, which now manages 35 locations within… Read More →

City of Phoenix invests to protect water supplies

Fresh Water is Becoming Scarcer with the Planet's Changing Climate

The Phoenix City Council has approved a three-year partnership with the National Forest Foundation (NFF) to help protect Phoenix’s water supply. The NFF’s work will consist of watershed improvement projects on National Forest lands in northern Arizona. Through the partnership, the City of Phoenix will invest $200,000 per year in the Northern Arizona Forest Fund,… Read More →

Abrazo Health unveils new name, stepped up investment

Abrazo Arrowhead Campus

Abrazo Health is now Abrazo Community Health Network. More than simply a new name, the change reflects Abrazo’s philosophy of embracing patients with the compassion of a friend while delivering best-in-class care at an expansive network of six acute-care hospitals, emergency centers, urgent care centers, primary practices and specialty practices. “There has been a surge… Read More →

Super Lawyers: Nussbaum Gillis & Dinner

Nussbaum Gillis & Dinner's Dean Dinner

Nussbaum Gillis & Dinner, P.C., announced that three of the firm’s lawyers, Randy Nussbaum, Greg Gillis and Dean Dinner, were named 2015 Southwest Super Lawyers while a fourth lawyer, John Parzych, was named a Super Lawyers Rising Star.  All are multi-year repeat award recipients. Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more… Read More →

The world’s 10 most extreme jobs

rafting

Think you’re having a tough day at the office? Try changing places with a crocodile physiologist. Check out 10 of the world’s most extreme jobs, including statistics on the average salaries, what the job entails and the dangers of the job.  View Interactive Version (via YourTradeBase).

Metromile opens office in Tempe, adds 130 jobs

Traffic Congestion, Ways to Reduce in Phoenix, AZ

Metromile, a pioneer in pay-per-mile car insurance in the United States, announced Wednesday that it will open its third office in Tempe. The office is located at 1150 West Washington, near the Priest Drive and Washington Light Rail Station. “We are really excited to be in Tempe,” said Dan Preston, CEO of Metromile. “We looked… Read More →

Calimmune completes $15M Series B financing

calimmube

Calimmune Inc., a clinical-stage gene therapy company, has successfully completed its $15 million Series B financing round, led by a large pharmaceutical company. Alexandria Venture Investments also joined with existing investors including RA Capital Healthcare Fund LP and Translational Accelerator LLC. Proceeds will be used to progress the company’s ongoing HIV/AIDS clinical trials, advanced technology… Read More →

Arizona Oncology now offers palliative care in Tucson

Young girl's hand touches and holds an old woman's wrinkled hands.; Shutterstock ID 115740043; PO: 47953; Other: Public Affairs

Arizona Oncology, a leader in community based cancer care and a practice in The US Oncology Network, is now offering palliative care to patients in Tucson and southern Arizona. Palliative care nurse practitioners, Kathy Kennel, MSN, FNP-C, ACHPN, and Shari Beauregard, MSN, RN, ANP-BC, ACHPN, work closely with a multi-disciplinary team of medical professionals to coordinate… Read More →

Tech Council reports shows strong results for sector

technology

Recapping a year of strong results, the Arizona Technology Council has issued an inaugural annual report detailing its role as the state’s voice for technology and the driving force behind the effort to make Arizona the fastest growing tech hub in the nation. The full report can be viewed or downloaded at www.aztechcouncil.org. “This report… Read More →

APS completes huge transmission project

Arizona Public Service recently completed work on one of the largest transmission construction projects in the west - a 500-kilovolt (kV) power line that connects Phoenix to Yuma.

Arizona Public Service recently completed work on one of the largest transmission construction projects in the west – a 500-kilovolt (kV) power line that connects Phoenix to Yuma. The project will bolster the reliability for Yuma area customers and the entire desert southwest. The 110-mile transmission line runs from the Hassayampa substation (near the Palo… Read More →

Amazon expands in Phoenix with onsite classroom

Zeke Barrera is one of the many Amazon associates who take advantage of Amazon’s Career Choice Program and the new onsite classroom. He recently finished a course in computer technology offered through Maricopa Corporate College and taught in the new onsite classroom.

Arizona State Representative Diego Espinoza and administrators from Maricopa Corporate College joined Amazon leadership and associates at a special event to formally open its new Career Choice Classroom. The Career Choice Program is an innovative benefit that pre-pays 95 percent of tuition for courses related to in-demand fields, regardless of whether they are related to… Read More →

Scottsdale Shea Medical Center in ‘100 Great Hospitals’

Gary Baker, chief executive office, HonorHealth Scottsdale Shea Medical Center.

HonorHealth Scottsdale Shea Medical Center was recently named one of the “100 Great Hospitals in America” by healthcare industry trade publication Becker’s Hospital Review. With its selection of HonorHealth, the editorial team from Becker’s noted several positives including surgical expertise, patient safety, education and research capabilities. Editors also highlighted the hospital’s orthopedic programs and involvement… Read More →

The CORE Institute expands into Louisiana

Dr. Matthew Williams (left) and Dr. Adam Perry (right) in Louisiana signing the new partnership agreement.

The CORE Institute®, powered by Excellence Headquarters®, announced its expansion into the Louisiana market by partnering with the world-class team of orthopedic surgeons and specialists at Louisiana Orthopaedic Specialists in Lafayette, Louisiana. The practice will be renamed The CORE Institute at Louisiana Orthopaedic Specialists. “This partnership marks the continued opportunity for The CORE Institute to… Read More →

REDW commits $20K in scholarships for Native Americans

college_students

REDW LLC, one of the Southwest’s 10 largest public accounting and business consulting firms, announced it has made a financial commitment of $20,000 in scholarships to encourage undergraduate and graduate level Native American students pursue a degree in the field of accounting and finance.  The newly established scholarship has been named The REDW Native American Scholarship… Read More →