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WebPT doubles down on STEM in Arizona

To help propel the growth of STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) education in Arizona, WebPT has partnered with the Arizona Science Center, Peoria School District and Girls in Tech to support initiatives aimed at inspiring and empowering diverse groups to engage in STEM programs. In today’s era of digitalization, STEM has infiltrated nearly every… Read More →

T.W. Lewis Foundation boosts Barrow headache program

With approximately 37 million people suffering from migraines in North America, the T.W. Lewis Foundation helped build the Jan & Tom Lewis Migraine Treatment Program at Barrow Neurological Institute, which is set to make a difference in the lives of those affected. The T.W. Lewis Foundation, founded by Tom and Jan Lewis, recently gifted $2 million… Read More →

15 healthcare innovations that are impacting Arizona

The health of Arizona remains a concern. Arizona residents’ health is below average. The state ranks as the 29th healthiest in the nation, according to United Health Foundation’s 2016 America’s Health Rankings Annual Report. The good news is that the No. 29 ranking was an improvement over the previous year, when Arizona ranked 30th. But… Read More →

Lou Grubb tournament raises $600K for St. Joseph’s and Barrow

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Lou Grubb Friends Fore Golf & Gala achieved the trifecta of charitable events—attracting hundreds of partygoers to honor two great Arizona legends, while raising thousands of dollars to support the hospital that brought the two together. Recognized as one of the longest-running and most treasured charitable golf events in the Valley, the 44th Annual Lou… Read More →

Humana recognized for excellence in worksite wellness

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Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM), a leading health and well-being company, was recognized recently by the Healthy Arizona Worksite Program for achieving the Platinum Award level of excellence in worksite wellness. Humana is one of the first companies to achieve the Platinum level, which was introduced this year. The Healthy Arizona Worksite Award recognizes employers that… Read More →

Banner Health branches out with new institute model

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Phoenix-based Banner Health has unveiled an innovative approach to academic medicine with an “institute-model” that delivers patients highly-coordinated care with multiple medical specialty services in one central location.  As the health care industry continues to evolve and strives to find efficiencies and models of care that generate positive outcomes, Banner Health has embraced this approach… Read More →

Banner MD Anderson named ‘Diagnostic Imaging Center of Excellence’

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The diagnostic imaging center at Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center in Gilbert recently was designated a Diagnostic Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology. The recognition goes beyond accreditation to highlight best-quality imaging practices and diagnostic care. This includes a comprehensive assessment of the entire medical imaging enterprise, including structure and outcomes.… Read More →

Equality Health launches cultural care model to combat disparities

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Equality Health, an Arizona-based organization pioneering healthcare delivery to underserved and ethnic populations, has officially launched its cultural care program with an initial focus on the Hispanic community. By improving cultural healthcare literacy among dedicated physicians, easing administrative burdens for providers and reducing costs for insurance companies, Equality Health is redefining the one-size-fits all healthcare… Read More →

Bayless Integrated Healthcare expands with new center

After 35 years serving the Central Phoenix community, Bayless Integrated Healthcare will open a new fully integrated health center off Central Avenue on May 30, 2017. Located at 3033 N. Central Ave., Suite 700, in Phoenix, Ariz., the new 9,000 square-foot Bayless Integrated Health Center offers a holistic approach to healthcare by caring for a… Read More →

Phoenix Children’s Hospital celebrates staff retention efforts

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With physician and nurse burnout reaching an all-time high nationwide, Phoenix Children’s Hospital knows that appreciation can go a long way toward helping to make sure their staff feels the love. “Expressing gratitude, honoring employees’ efforts and creating a culture of opportunity is a cornerstone of Phoenix Children’s Hospital, but we take the celebration to… Read More →

Desert Schools Federal Credit Union boosts PCH program

For nearly 20 years, Desert Schools Federal Credit Union has played host to the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals Charity Golf Tournament benefitting Phoenix Children’s Hospital (PCH) and Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, an international non-profit organization that raises funds for children’s hospitals, medical research and public awareness of children’s health issues. Since the golf event’s inception… Read More →

Fennemore Craig earns Healthcare/Life Sciences Deal of the Year

Fennemore Craig received the Healthcare/Life Sciences Deal of the Year Award at M&A Advisor’s 2017 Distressed Investing Summit in Palm Beach Florida in March. The award recognized the successful bankruptcy reorganization and merger of two debtor hospitals by a team of attorneys and financial advisors that included Fennemore Craig shareholders, Gerald Shelley and Nancy March,… Read More →

Small business owners give Trump an ‘F’ on healthcare

President Trump’s first 100 days have come and gone, and small business owners have spoken.  According to a just-released survey commissioned by Fit Small Business, which targeted over 1,000 small business owners, more than half think President Trump should be canned.  Even more telling – ‘Trumpcare’ is extremely unpopular among small business owners: Only 13% support the current healthcare… Read More →

Vitalyst Health Foundation awards innovation grants totaling $624,703

Vitalyst Health Foundation, in partnership with the Arizona Community Foundation and the Community Foundation of Southern Arizona, has awarded Innovation Grants totaling $624,703 to five Arizona nonprofits. These grants will fund projects that have a direct impact on building healthy communities around the state. Vitalysts Innovation Grants are awarded each year to support projects that… Read More →