Healthcare Archives

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 →

Hundreds of pediatric physicians converge in Phoenix

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Phoenix Children’s Hospital will play host to more than 750 physicians and health care professionals from across the U.S. for the 38th annual Melvin L. Cohen Pediatric Update at the Ritz-Carlton, Phoenix. In the past four decades, the event has grown to become one of the largest pediatric health care conferences in the country. This… Read More →

Valley startup eVisit appoints 2 directors

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eVisit, a telemedicine software company focused on transforming patient engagement and continuity of care, has added three new members to its rapidly growing team: Jacob Boddeker, Director of Product; Teresa Iafolla, Content Marketing Manager; and Brooke Watton, Director of Client Success. Though eVisit is only a year old, it’s growing fast. The startup seeks to… Read More →

Gore REDUCE Clinical Study completes enrollment

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W.L. Gore & Associates, Inc. (Gore) today announced completion of enrollment for the Gore REDUCE Clinical Study, a prospective, randomized, multi-center, multi-national trial designed to demonstrate safety and effectiveness of the GORE® HELEX® Septal Occluder and GORE® Septal Occluder for PFO closure in patients with a history of cryptogenic stroke or imaging-confirmed transient ischemic attack… Read More →

UA Medical Center recognized for transplant care

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Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona today  recognized University of Arizona Medical Center—University Campus (UAMC) with a Blue Distinction Center® designation for delivering quality transplant care as part of the Blue Distinction Centers for Specialty Care® program.  Blue Distinction Centers are hospitals shown to deliver quality specialty care based on objective, transparent measures for patient… Read More →

2 Arizona hospitals designated Ebola treatment centers

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Hospital systems in Phoenix and Tucson are among 55 across the United States designated as Ebola treatment centers. The two Arizona hospital systems designated by the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are Maricopa Integrated Health Systems in Phoenix and the University of Arizona Health Network. MIHS President CEO Steve Purves says the CDC… Read More →

The business benefits of private healthcare exchanges

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Employers across industries struggle to strike the ideal healthcare balance. They want to provide their employees with vital and necessary coverage, yet they must also consider the financial and administrative impacts, which can be cumbersome to say the least. To top it off, the healthcare requirements and preferences of individual employees may vary widely, making… Read More →

LCMS Laboratories expands into Arizona

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To serve the growing needs of the bioscience and healthcare communities in the greater Tucson area, LCMS Laboratories, Inc. is opening a high-complexity laboratory in March 2015 and will operate under the guidelines of the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA).  The laboratory will utilize the latest mass spectrometry technologies and will create high-paying laboratory and… Read More →

Post-op concierge offers car service for patients

Dr. Christopher Salvino, West Valley Hospital’s Trauma Medical Director, (far right) watches during one of the mock drills leading up to the opening of West Valley Hospital’s Level 1 Trauma Center that opened on July 21. Photo by Abrazo Health.

Meeting the health-care demands of the community is already a challenging job, but patients who miss appointments are adding to that challenge. One of the primary concerns with missed appointments is that they limit access to care for multiple patients. To alleviate the stress of having to ask family and friends for help, the only… Read More →

Mary Ann Luciano joins Plexus Worldwide as VP

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Plexus Worldwide, a leading direct-marketing weight-loss and health-supplement seller that was recently named #8 on the 2014 Inc. 5000 list of fastest growing companies, announced that Mary Ann Luciano will join the company as Vice President of Ambassador Education.  She will report directly to Chief Marketing Officer, Alec Clark.  In her new role, she will… Read More →

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 →