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Prescription card benefits Phoenix Children’s Hospital

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Phoenix Children’s Hospital and Watertree Health, a leading provider of free prescription discount cards, has announced that the formation of a partnership program that will not only benefit patients but also Phoenix Children’s. Each time someone saves money with the Prescription Discount Card benefiting Phoenix Children’s, Watertree Health makes a donation to the hospital. “Phoenix Children’s… Read More →

Marker Test Diagnostics will relocate to Chandler

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Marker Test Diagnostics, Inc., a leading international supplier to the drug testing industry, announced today that the company has completed a corporate relocation for its U.S. headquarters from Leesburg, Va. to Chandler. The move will centralize critical business functions and key members of the company’s senior management team, creating operational efficiencies for Marker Test and… Read More →

UA Sarver Heart Center scientists earn NIH grant

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The Gregorio Lab in the University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center’s Molecular and Cardiovascular Research Program (MCRP) was awarded $1.77 million from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for a study called “Deciphering the Role of Lmod2 in Thin Filament Length Regulation and Dilated Cardiomyopathy” (NIH Grant 1R01HL123078). “This award demonstrates the value of Sarver… Read More →

Barnet Dulaney Perkins Eye Center earns accreditation

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Barnet Dulaney Perkins Eye Center, a leading provider of advanced vision care and surgery, has achieved accreditation by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC). Accreditation distinguishes Barnet Dulaney Perkins Eye Center by providing the highest quality of care to its patients as determined by an independent, external process of evaluation. Status as an accredited… Read More →

UA surgeons perform dramatic midair rescue

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Life stopped suddenly for Tucsonan Richard “Dick” Highberger at 40,000 feet, when a silent and devastating cardiac arrest left him not breathing and with no heartbeat during a flight over Texas. Within moments, however, three vascular surgeons with ties to the University of Arizona Department of Surgery were at his side, saving Highberger’s life in… Read More →

The Mollen Clinic joins Physician Group of Arizona

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Physician Group of Arizona, Inc., an organization comprised of primary and specialty care physicians, has announced the addition of The Mollen Clinic in Scottsdale. Dr. Art Mollen, president and founder of The Mollen Clinic and well-known osteopathic family medicine physician, is accompanied by physician assistant Monika Sajecki and will welcome Drs. Martin Mollen and Mel… Read More →

Visitors to The CORE Institute will witness a sea of R.E.D.

Employees of The CORE Institute in Gilbertwearing their RED Shirt Friday shirts from MORE Foundation

On Friday, July 10, visitors to any of The CORE Institute’s facilities or clinics will witness a sea of red—red shirts that is.  More than 287 employees have purchased R.E.D. shirts to wear on Friday, and other select Fridays, instead of their normal work clothes.  R.E.D. stands for Remember EveryoneDeployed. The R.E.D. Shirt Friday program… Read More →

Arizona Medical Association honors TGen’s Von Hoff

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Dr. Daniel D. Von Hoff, Distinguished Professor and Physician-In-Chief of the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen), will receive one of the top awards May 29 from the Arizona Medical Association (ArMA). Dr. Von Hoff will receive the 2015 Wallace A. Reed, M.D. Award, recognizing his accomplishments in advancing innovative cancer treatments, said Dr. Nathan Laufer,… Read More →

American Lung Association adds 4 female leaders

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The American Lung Association in Arizona Women’s Cabinet has added four new members. They join the volunteer women’s cabinet that provides executive leadership for LUNG FORCE. LUNG FORCE is the American Lung Association’s national health education movement with a singular mission to unite women to stand together against lung cancer and for lung health. “We… Read More →

The CORE Institute expands Into Louisiana

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The CORE Institute®, powered by Excellence Headquarters®, announced its expansion into the Louisiana market by partnering with the world-class team of orthopedic surgeons and specialists at Louisiana Orthopaedic Specialists in Lafayette, Louisiana. The practice will be renamed The CORE Institute at Louisiana Orthopaedic Specialists. “This partnership marks the continued opportunity for The CORE Institute to… Read More →

Banner Health finalizes Payson Regional merger

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Banner Health announced that the merger of Mogollon Health Alliance (MHA) into Banner has been consummated and a definitive agreement has been signed with Payson Hospital Corporation.  Banner will assume operation of the 44-bed Payson Regional Medical Center on August 1, 2015. No interruptions in services are anticipated during this transition. “We were anxious to… Read More →

Abrazo West Campus named Large Business of the Year

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Abrazo West Campus has been named Large Business of the Year by the Southwest Valley Chamber of Commerce. Stan Holm, Chief Executive Officer of Abrazo West Campus, accepted the award on the hospital‚s behalf during the Southwest Valley Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Awards Dinner on June 19. The chamber honored businesses, individuals and organizations that… Read More →

Ivy Foundation funds extension of Mayo brain cancer study

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The Ben & Catherine Ivy Foundation (Ivy Foundation) announced an extension and funding of an additional $1.3 million for Mayo Clinic to study brain tumor vaccines that combine a patient’s immune stimulators with tumor cultures from other patients. The extension will include a second trial with patients whose brain cancer has returned. The Ivy Foundation… Read More →

UA researchers link liver disease, drug metabolism

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Researchers at the University of Arizona College of Pharmacy have discovered that nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), an increasingly common but often undiagnosed liver disease, could have significant medical implications for people with type 2 diabetes. People develop NASH when early liver disease, characterized by too much fat in the liver, is exacerbated by inflammation. Obesity, which is on… Read More →