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The CORE Institute celebrates 10th anniversary

David J. Jacofsky, MD, chairman and CEO of The CORE Institute.

Ten years ago, fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon Dr. David J. Jacofsky, along with Dr. John A. Brown and Dr. Mark D. Campbell, believed they could provide best-in-class orthopedic care to Phoenix area residents. Ten years later, it is clear that they have been able to bring that dream to fruition with 150 care providers, 700 employees… Read More →

Az Business honors Industry Leaders of Arizona winners

Executives from Sprouts Farmers Market accept an Industry Leaders of Arizona Award Wednesday at the Camelback Inn. Photo by Shavon Rose, AZ Big Media

Some of the most dynamic businesses in Arizona were honored Wednesday as winners at the 2015 Industry Leaders of Arizona (ILoA) Awards, which recognize the contributions and impact of Arizona‐based companies on both the economy of Arizona and in the communities they serve. Companies were selected from five key industries: • Aerospace and defense •… Read More →

SARRC expands leadership team

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Southwest Autism Research & Resource Center (SARRC) has added Paige Raetz as its Residential Transition Academy Director and Kate Thoene as its Social Enterprise Director.  Both Raetz and Thoene join SARRC as part of its leadership team. This month, SARRC named Paige Raetz Director of the Residential Transition Academy, a new two-year residential student program, created… Read More →

Santé will build state-of-the-art facility in Tucson

Reviving the Construction Industry

Santé announced its plans to build a state-of-the-art transitional rehabilitation facility in Tucson. The groundbreaking will take place in June 2015, and the center is scheduled to open in April 2016. The Santé of Tucson transitional rehabilitation center will be a two-story, 68,000-square-foot building with 87 patient units and 89 beds, with the potential to accommodate an… Read More →

Pediatrics Foundation elects G&K’s Stacey Lihn

Election Results, Phoenix 2011

 The law firm of Gallagher & Kennedy announced today that Stacey L. Lihn has been elected as a public member of the American Board of Pediatrics (ABP) Foundation. She will serve a three-year term beginning January 2015. In her role, Ms. Lihn will serve as the first parent representative for the ABP Foundation, bringing a… Read More →

Alzheimer’s Prevention Registry reaches 100,000

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The Alzheimer’s Prevention Registry today enrolled its 100,000th volunteer interested in participating in studies aimed at preventing the disease, a significant milestone in the fight against Alzheimer’s. Championed by Banner Alzheimer’s Institute (BAI), in collaboration with partner organizations and leading scientists, the Registry (www.endALZnow.org) aims to accelerate prevention research by establishing an online community of healthy individuals who are committed… Read More →

Dignity Health in Arizona invests in VisionGate

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VisionGate has received financial backing from Dignity Health in Arizona for development of a revolutionary, non-invasive test for the early detection of lung cancer, the world’s deadliest cancer. Patient sputum samples are processed on the company’s patented Cell-CT® system – aptly named because it takes an optical CT scan of individual cells to generate digital,… Read More →

Banner MD Anderson names medical director

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Matthew Callister, MD, recently was named the new medical director for Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center. Dr. Callister has been serving in an interim role as medical director since July 2014.As medical director, Dr. Callister is responsible for clinical oversight at Banner MD Anderson, and serves as a pivotal link between the cancer center and… Read More →

UA Arthritis Center gets $6.1M grant

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Researchers at  the University of Arizona Arthritis Center at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson are working to identify treatments to slow the progression of osteoarthritis (OA), supported by a recent $6.1 million, five-year grant from the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases of the National Institutes of Health. The most common cause… Read More →

Az Business names Industry Leaders of Arizona finalists

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Az Business magazine is proud to present the Industry Leaders of Arizona (ILoA) Awards, which recognize the contributions and impact of Arizona‐based companies on both the economy of Arizona and in the communities they serve. Companies were selected from five key industries: • Aerospace and defense • Commercial and residential real estate service contractors •… Read More →

CORE Institute expands into plastic surgery

Stem Cells Give Plastic Surgery A Facelift
January 29, 2015 by in Featured | Healthcare

The CORE Institute, announced the addition of Andrew Blount, MD, a plastic and reconstructive surgeon with fellowship training in hand and upper extremity surgery. He specializes in hand surgery and reconstructive plastic surgery. “We found a great need to expand our specialties to now include plastic surgery to effectively care our patients in Arizona,” said… Read More →

Tucson Medical Center may join Mayo network

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Tucson Medical Center trying to become part of the Mayo Clinic Care Network, according to the Arizona Daily Star. The Mayo Clinic Care Network includes about 34 hospitals across the United States that have joined the network to improve clinical care, said Judy Rich, CEO of TMC . “The goal is to share evidence-based medicine… Read More →

Banner Health, UA health merger approved

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The biggest healthcare deal of the year is official. The state Board of Regent approved the $1 billion merger of the University of Arizona’s health network into Banner Health, a Phoenix-based nonprofit that operates numerous hospitals and other health-care facilities. The regents’ decision was made at a Wednesday afternoon meeting in Tucson. The board voted last… Read More →

Arizona Commerce Authority awards grants to innovators

Staying Innovative as a One Man Operation

The Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA) today announced the six winning companies in its Fall 2014 Arizona Innovation Challenge (AIC). These grant recipients represent innovative Arizona entrepreneurs who are creating technological solutions with the potential for global impact. The Fall 2014 Arizona Innovation Challenge Grant Recipients are: ·       Iris PR Management – Phoenix, AZ (IT –… Read More →