Healthcare Archives

Nomination deadline nears for Healthcare Leadership Awards

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Az Business magazine is dedicated to bringing the stories of healthcare leaders, innovators, researchers and advocates to its readers. Each April, Az Business shines a special spotlight on the medical industry through its annual Healthcare Leadership Awards. Arizona’s healthcare industry is a tremendous economic engine for the state and is making Arizona a better place… Read More →

Magellan Health provides 2015 financial insight

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Magellan Health, Inc. announced that, for 2015, it expects to generate net revenue in the range of $4.25 billion to $4.49 billion, and net income in the range of $51 million to $67 million, which translates into diluted earnings per share (EPS) in the range of $1.90 to $2.50, inclusive of share repurchases to date.… Read More →

Tucson’s Carondelet St. Joseph’s Hospital makes history

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Carondelet St. Joseph’s Hospital and its Joint Replacement Center have accomplished something no other hospital in the United States has to date. All four total-joint replacement programs offered at St. Joseph’s—knee, hip, ankle and shoulder—were awarded the Gold Seal of Approval® by The Joint Commission, the nation’s oldest and largest standards-setting and accrediting body in… Read More →

TGen uses X chromosome to uncover disorders in girls

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Using a basic genetic difference between men and women, the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) has uncovered a way to track down the source of a neurological disorder in a young girl. TGen’s discovery relies on a simple genetic fact: Men have one X and one Y chromosome, while women have two X chromosomes. This… Read More →

Banner study could slow progression of Alzheimer’s

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Banner Alzheimer’s Institute has announced that it is participating in a new, national, Alzheimer’s disease (AD) clinical research study evaluating the potential benefits of an investigational medicine when taken by people with mild-to-moderate AD who are already being treated with donepezil (Aricept). Entitled NOBLE, the trial is evaluating an investigational drug, T-817MA, which may have… Read More →

VisionGate earns two Best in Biz Awards for innovation

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VisionGate, Inc. has been named a gold winner in two categories in the Best in Biz Awards 2014, the only independent business awards program judged by members of the press and industry analysts. VisionGate was awarded gold in the Most Innovative Company of the Year (Small) category and in the Most Innovative Product of the… Read More →

Obsession with social media drives increase in plastic surgery

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Snapping selfies and social media have changed life as we know it. Now, it’s changing the cosmetic surgery industry as we know it. “Social media is causing people to take a close-up look at themselves,” said Pablo Prichard, M.D., senior partner at Advanced Aesthetic Associates and chief of plastic surgery at John C. Lincoln Hospital.… Read More →

Magellan receives 16 marketing, communications awards

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Magellan Health, Inc. announced that it has received 16 awards from the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals (AMCP), Web Marketing Association, Health Information Resource Center (HIRC), and American Graphic Design and Advertising (AGDA) for its print and electronic communications. Magellan Health recently underwent a branding redesign, and these materials feature the new brand, visual… Read More →

CEO leads Banner Health through healthcare ‘re-invention’

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Around the first of the year, Phoenix-based Banner Health is expected to close on a nearly $1 billion deal to acquire the University of Arizona Health Network and its subsidiaries. The deal will make Banner the largest private employer in the state, will pump least $500 million of spending on capital projects into the state’s… Read More →

Excellence Headquarters promotes Vasconcellos

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Excellence Headquarters, the management company for The CORE Institute, announced the promotion of Allison Vasconcellos to Vice President of Marketing, Branding and Communications. “Allison’s talent and leadership contributions to The CORE Institute are best exemplified by the fact that she’s earned multiple promotions since 2007, culminating in her new title as Vice President,” said Dr.… Read More →

ACA names Arizona Innovation Challenge semifinalists

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The Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA) today announced 25 semifinalists in its Fall 2014 Arizona Innovation Challenge (AIC), a bi-annual business plan competition awarding $3 million annually to talented entrepreneurs. Each year, the ACA awards – $1.5 million in the spring and $1.5 million in the fall – to the most qualified, innovative startups and early-stage… Read More →

Scottsdale hosts second Cure Corridor Event

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Scottsdale economic development will be hosting the second annual Cure Corridor Event at the Scottsdale Fairmont Princess Dec. 5 from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. This event features a significant lineup of Cure Corridor partners sharing their insight into the future of the Cure Corridor and Bio-Life Sciences Industry. Keynote speaker Elizabeth Holmes – founder… Read More →

E-cigarette tax could generate $6M a year for Arizona

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The Arizona Legislature’s budget analysts say a tax on electronic cigarettes could bring $6 million a year in new revenue into the state’s coffers. The analysis released by the Joint Legislative Budget Committee bases that figure on taxing the nicotine vapor smokes at the same ratio as the current $2 per pack tax on regular… Read More →

Polsinelli named Law Firm of the Year in healthcare

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U.S. News & World Report has released its 2015 Best Law Firms report, naming Polsinelli the “Law Firm of the Year in Health Care.” The designation is based on Polsinelli’s overall performance in health care, incorporating both client feedback and peer review, and reflective of the firm’s growing talent pool, complete range of healthcare legal… Read More →