AZ Business Magazine Archives

Survivor gives preemies a fighting chance at St. Joseph’s

Cameron T. Haselhorst has fought for his life three times and won, beginning on the day he was born weighing a mere 2 pounds. With round-the-clock care in the nursery intensive care unit (NICU) at Dignity Health St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center, Cameron thrived and, before long, he was able to join his parents… Read More →

UA startup FishTail Technologies targets student information systems

The University of Arizona has licensed a tool to integrate student information systems and learning management systems to UA startup FishTail Technologies. The software, which simplifies the use of the University’s complex D2L curriculum management system, resulted from the inventive work of a collaborative, multi-unit team from the UA Office of Instruction and Assessment, or OIA, and University… Read More →

Arizona’s MedTech sector makes big impact on Bioscience Roadmap

Arizona’s technology community and the Bioscience Roadmap have become driving forces behind the economic success of our state. The industry plays a significant role in almost every sector of the business landscape and the work of its leaders is putting our state on the map as a nationwide contender. Two industries in which technology and… Read More →

How can you find the best philanthropic fit for your company?

Think of the last nonprofit cause or event you supported. Chances are there was some sort of corporate sponsor, which played a big role in helping move the cause forward or make the event a success. “Businesses and nonprofits both have a critical role to play in making Arizona a place we are all proud to call home,”… Read More →

Employers must comply with paid sick time law by July 1

If you have not yet put a plan in place to comply with Arizona’s new paid sick time law, you only have a few days remaining to do so, and the consequences for not doing so can be steep. The potential penalties for failing to comply with the law include: • Three times the value… Read More →

Arizona officials pitch state to foreign investors

President Donald Trump’s occasional tough talk on some international trade deals does not appear to have scared off foreign investors at the 2017 SelectUSA Investment Summit, which Arizona representatives called “probably the best yet.” This year’s summit, which brings companies from around the globe together with government officials and economic organizations to promote foreign direct… Read More →

Singleton Mom’s offers support to children battling cancer

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Singleton Mom’s announced the expansion of their organization with the new children’s program Singleton Peds. Prior to this program the local non-profit helped single parents battling cancer by providing them with support for their day-to-day needs. Singleton Peds is an extension of Singleton Mom’s that will offer support and services to single parents that have children… Read More →

Abrazo West Campus donates 55,000 bottles of water

To help those in need of relief during triple-digit temperatures, Abrazo West Campus and Abrazo Buckeye Emergency Center have collected more than 55,000 bottles of water for the homeless.  The water bottles were donated on June 16 to All Faith Community Services Food Bank which serves the West Valley. The water drive included the Abrazo… Read More →

How the proposed American Health Care Act could impact Arizona children

The impact of the Medicaid cuts proposed in the American Health Care Act (AHCA) have taken a backseat to political discourse surrounding pre-existing conditions and insurance subsidies. The American Health Care Act gained speedy passage in the House of Representatives and is now under deliberation in the Senate. While dialogue the past few months has… Read More →

As ridership triples, Lyft opens driver hub in Phoenix

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The ride-sharing technology company Lyft — famous for its pink mustachioed cars — unveiled a hub for drivers in Phoenix as the company says it tripled its number of rides since last year. In 2016, Lyft contributed $40 million to the Phoenix area economy, said Drena Kusari, the ride-sharing company’s southwest region general manager. Lyft… Read More →

How hot is too hot? What the heat does to you

How hot is too hot? You might not realize it, but you have a maximum operating temperature, according to a University of Arizona physician who knows an overheated person when she sees one. When you heat up, your body has ways to keep you at a temperature where your enzymes work optimally, says Dr. Jaiva Larsen, Banner… Read More →

Phoenix Sky Harbor will offer nonstop flights to Frankfurt, Germany

As a result of tireless efforts by the Phoenix Mayor and Council, Phoenix Sky Harbor will soon offer nonstop flights between Phoenix and Frankfurt, Germany. Condor Airlines, part of the Thomas Cook Group, will fly on Mondays and Fridays from next May through September between Phoenix Sky Harbor and the Frankfurt Airport.  The Phoenix City… Read More →

Did University of Arizona scientists find undiscovered planetary body?

An unknown, unseen “planetary mass object” may lurk in the outer reaches of our solar system, according to new research done at the University of Arizona on the orbits of minor planets to be published in the Astronomical Journal. This object would be different from — and much closer than — the so-called Planet Nine, a planet… Read More →

Most employees feel no stress relief upon returning from PTO

Stressful lady in office

With summer officially upon us, many employees are looking forward to their vacations, but paid time off (PTO) restrictions, lack of managerial support and stress upon returning can all affect that well-planned trip, according to a survey released today by leadership development and conversation experts at Fierce, Inc.  Fierce surveyed over a thousand full-time employees… Read More →