Healthcare Archives

United Air Ambulance moves into Chandler

United Air Ambulance

United Air Ambulance stands strong at the forefront of the emergency medical-transport industry, and the Arizona-based medevac service provider is about to expand its footprint even further with the opening of a new, 5,839-square foot facility in Chandler. United Air Ambulance and its industry partner, Air Ambulance Billing, will occupy the new space at 2,301… Read More →

Arrowhead Health Centers unveil cutting-edge treatment

One of Arrowhead Health Centers’ recent success stories includes former NFL player and Hall of Famer Eric Dickerson, left.

Arrowhead Health Centers, a multi-disciplinary medical practice, has introduced a new way to treat a variety of ailments, from a weekend warrior’s torn rotator cuff, to a former athlete’s lower back pain, or an active adult’s long-standing knee pain. With the launch of its Total Joint Rejuvenation Program, Arrowhead Health Centers is now offering a proprietary regenerative… Read More →

Arizona bioscience job growth rate outpaces nation

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Arizona’s bioscience industry has sustained its momentum and continues its long-standing trend of impressive job growth and high wages, a new report shows. In addition, risk capital reached its highest figure in four years, and all measures of bioscience tech transfer at Arizona universities are on the rise, with increases in startups, invention disclosures, patents,… Read More →

Dr. Ted Diethrich earns Lifetime Achievement Award

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He is widely known as “Ted Terrific,” a name that fits the man. Dr. Edward B. Diethrich is an internationally esteemed cardiovascular surgeon who is regarded as a pioneer in noninvasive cardiovascular disease diagnosis and innovative surgical and minimally invasive treatment modalities. Dr. Diethrich is also the recipient of the Healthcare Leadership Awards’ Lifetime Achievement… Read More →

Ryan House to host annual fundraiser with Luis Gonzalez

Ryan House

Ryan House, a nonprofit that provides respite care, therapy, pediatric palliative care and end-of-life care to children, is hosting its annual fundraiser on Friday, May 6th from 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. at the Frank Lloyd Wright Ballroom at the Arizona Biltmore. Special guests at this year’s fundraiser include former Arizona Diamondbacks player Luis Gonzalez, Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton along… Read More →

Cancer Society hosts Colorectal Cancer Roundtable

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American Cancer Society Chief Cancer Control Officer Dr. Richard Wender is set to keynote the first-ever Arizona Colorectal Cancer Roundtable on Monday, April 11 from 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Desert Willow Conference Center in Phoenix. Colorectal cancer is the second-leading cause of cancer death in the United States for men and women… Read More →

Abrazo Arizona Heart Hospital among 1st to use new therapy

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Abrazo Arizona Heart Hospital is among the first in the United States to offer a new treatment to provide relief for patients suffering from the painful symptoms of peripheral artery disease (PAD) – a condition caused by a build-up of plaque that blocks blood flow in the arteries of legs or feet. The device, Avinger’s… Read More →

IASIS Healthcare opens clinic in Downtown Phoenix

IASIS Healthcare

The Phoenix Suns, Phoenix Mercury and IASIS Healthcare announced the grand opening of a state-of-the-art Multi Specialty Clinic that will provide downtown residents and employees with their first comprehensive healthcare option in the area. The 28,000 square-foot clinic is located inside what was formerly the Phoenix Suns Athletic Club, on the southeast corner of the… Read More →

TGen pioneers RNA sequencing for patient care

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Uncovering the genetic makeup of patients using DNA sequencing has in recent years provided physicians and their patients with a greater understanding of how best to diagnose and treat the diseases that plague humanity. This is the essence of precision medicine. Now, researchers at the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) are showing how an even more detailed… Read More →

Meet the finalists for Healthcare Leadership Awards

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Each year, AZ Business magazine hosts the Healthcare Leadership Awards to honor the women, men and institutions that bring excellence and innovation to Arizona’s healthcare sector. Az Business is proud to announce the 2016 Healthcare Leadership Awards finalists, who were chosen by a panel of industry experts and will be recognized at the Healthcare Leadership… Read More →

Esperança adds two board members

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Leila Barraza, JD, MPH and Robert Clarke, JD have joined the Esperança board of directors, according to a Monday announcement. Barraza is an assistant professor at Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, University of Arizona. Esperança provides volunteer surgical missions, health education, training of community health workers, home building, clean water projects, micro enterprise, agricultural development,… Read More →

Tempe Chamber presents Business Excellence Awards

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The Tempe Chamber of Commerce announced its six finalists for the prestigious Business Excellence Awards. The awards promote the advancement of responsible business leadership in the community and publicly recognize local businesses demonstrating a passion for excellence. The awards honor companies for success in business growth, employee development, community involvement and customer service. The awards will… Read More →

TGen traces source of disease outbreak

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The Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen), working with international investigators, discovered the source of a potential deadly blood infection in more than 50 South American cancer patients. Using advanced genomic sequencing, TGen was able to track a potentially deadly and therapy-resistant fungus, Sarocladium kiliense, to a tainted anti-nausea medication given to dozens of cancer patients in Chile… Read More →

Ryan House seeks insurance reimbursement

Ryan House

Ryan House, a nonprofit that provides respite care, therapy, pediatric palliative care and end-of-life care to children, partnered with ASU in a study to show its services are eligible for insurance reimbursement. Currently, Ryan House is completely funded by donations. The university is collecting data from Ryan House to prove it operates under a cost effective model in order… Read More →