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UA grant will boost Native American healthcare workforce

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One of only two university programs selected for the grant nationwide, the Native American Research and Training Center(NARTC) at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson, was awarded a five-year, $975,000 Indians into Medicine (INMED) grant from the Indian Health Service.    “According to the Association of American Medical Colleges, Arizona will suffer a shortage… Read More →

Arizona research saves lives of cardiac arrest victims

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Survival rates for victims of cardiac arrest are increasing dramatically – all because of research being done right here in Arizona. You can learn about that and how to do CPR at the next session of Mini-Medical School 2.0 at The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix. Mini-Medical School 2.0 is a community lecture… Read More →

Former White House doctor will speak at healthcare awards

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Although she doesn’t, Dr. Connie Mariano could boast about her title as the first Filipino American in history to receive the rank of Navy Rear Admiral. However, when she reflects on her past, this “first” may not seem quite as significant as another first: “the first patient.” This is how Dr. Mariano, former White House… Read More →

Tralongo signs deal to expand in Phoenix

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Tralongo LLC, an Atlanta-based firm specializing in dental practice acquisitions, announced an all-new development agreement with Phoenix dentist, Dr. Isaac LaVant. Under the terms of agreement, Tralongo will assist LaVant in obtaining up to 10 Arizona dental practices within the next decade, marking the firm’s first partnership in the state. “We are very excited to… Read More →

The CORE Institute opening specialty hospital

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The CORE Institute, an integrated orthopedic and neurology practice with locations in Arizona and Michigan, announced that they have partnered with Surgical Care Affiliates (“SCA”, NASDAQ: SCAI), a prominent surgical solutions and specialty surgical services provider, and six local independent physicians1 to open The CORE Institute Specialty Hospital in Phoenix, Ariz. The CORE Institute Specialty Hospital… Read More →

Cox funds Phoenix Children’s Hospital tech project

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Phoenix Children’s Hospital received a $200,000 grant from the James M. Cox Foundation. The grant will support the hospital’s “Connected Patient Project,” which provides customized patient care information on tablets. Phoenix Children’s Hospital uses Journey Boards as tools to help families of a sick child identify what they need to know before taking their child… Read More →

Banner Health announces executive leadership changes

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Banner Health announced a shift in hospital executive leadership in its Arizona East Region last week. These changes were effective on Monday, March 16. The transition began with the promotion of Todd Werner, former Chief Executive Officer at Banner Gateway Medical Center and Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center, who was appointed to serve as President… Read More →

UA Valley Fever Center produces treatment booklet

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The Valley Fever Center for Excellence at the University of Arizona has developed a reference booklet that includes all of the facts that physicians and other health-care professionals need about Valley Fever, including how to diagnose it and what to do when a new infection is discovered. While this information has existed for many years, it now… Read More →

Mountain Vista hosts colon cancer seminar

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According to Gregory Moore, a retired 65-year-old who lives in Tempe, a colonoscopy saved his life. “I was just going about my everyday routine; I had no idea that I had cancer,” said Moore. “My first colonoscopy revealed several polyps, and I was told that one of them was malignant. That’s when the fear set… Read More →

Plastic surgeons, tourism industry build enhanced partnership

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A nip here, a tuck there. A growing number of tourists are traveling to Scottsdale to go under the knife and recover in high-end resorts with top-notch treatment. Cosmetic surgeons in Scottsdale are attracting patients from all over the United States by partnering with local hotels and resorts to upgrade the recovery experience. Accommodations are… Read More →

Phoenix is No. 1 city for healthcare jobs, ZipRecruiter says

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The job market has had its ups and downs over the last few years, but the healthcare industry has consistently added jobs no matter how bad the overall economy got. The future of healthcare employment looks bright as well, with government estimates indicating that almost 3 million jobs are set to be added in the healthcare industry by 2022.… Read More →

Banner, UA launch informatics fellowship program

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A two-year Clinical Informatics Fellowship Program, sponsored by Banner – University Medical Center Phoenix (formerly Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center), is being launched following the creation of a new clinical subspecialty by the American Board of Medical Specialties. The American Council on Graduate Medical Education has accredited the program, which is scheduled to begin later… Read More →

Arizona Heart Hospital offers teen volunteer program

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Abrazo Health’s Arizona Heart Hospital is recruiting high school students to participate in its new summer volunteer program. “Volunteering gives students a chance to help others and to make a difference in the day-to-day activities at Arizona Heart Hospital. It also enables students to receive hands-on experiences in the medical field,” said Steve Harris, president… Read More →

CORE Institute looks to hire 15 surgeons

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With its upcoming expansion into Tucson, Arizona’s largest orthopedic and neurology practice, The CORE Institute, announced it was seeking 15 highly qualified Board Eligible/Board Certified orthopedic surgeons to be part of its dynamic team dedicated to delivering the best in musculoskeletal healthcare in Southern Arizona.The CORE Institute plans to open its first Tucson facility this summer.… Read More →