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Best and brightest earn Healthcare Leadership Awards

Dr. Edward B. Diethrich earned the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2016 Healthcare Leadership Awards.

Each year, Az Business magazine honors the most innovative healthcare leaders in the state at its Healthcare Leadership Awards. And in front of a full house Thursday night at The Camby in Phoenix, the most innovative healthcare leaders in Arizona were honored. “Healhchare Leadership Award winners and finalists represent all facets of healthcare in Arizona, from… Read More →

St. Joseph’s lung transplant program jumps in rankings

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Dignity Health St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center has jumped to No. 2 in the nation for the amount of lung transplantations preformed in 2015. Now only outranked by one facility, St. Joseph’s transplant team at its Norton Thoracic Institute has completed more than 450 lung transplants to date, including an impressive 93 last year. … Read More →

TGen tackles Valley Fever, one dog at a time

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Valley Fever, a disease caused by a fungus in Arizona’s dust, not only affects people, but can also affect their pets. A new study launched by the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) invites pet parents to share information about their dogs to better understand the disease through an effort called Valley Fever PAWS. To help, pet… Read More →

The CORE Institute launches chiropractic care

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The CORE Institute announced the expansion of its specialty services to include chiropractic care with the addition of Dr. GS Arora to its team of physicians.   Dr. Arora is a licensed Chiropractor specializing in several adjusting techniques enabling him to care for many injuries and to design rehabilitation programs consisting of neuromuscular re-education, therapeutic exercises… Read More →

Sunquest acquires IT company GeneInsight Inc.

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Sunquest Information Systems Inc. today announced the acquisition of GeneInsight Inc., an IT company that streamlines the analysis, interpretation and reporting of complex genetic tests. The GeneInsight platform was developed by Partners HealthCare and has been in continuous clinical use since 2005 at the Laboratory for Molecular Medicine. In 2014, Sunquest made a strategic investment… Read More →

TGen, Mayo Clinic chart path to skin cancer treatments

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An article in the journal Cell by top scientists from the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) and Mayo Clinic in Arizona details how two relatively new drugs are helping patients with basal cell carcinoma. Basal cell carcinoma is the most common type of skin cancer, producing nearly 2.8 million new cases annually in the U.S., and… Read More →

United Air Ambulance moves into Chandler

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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

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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

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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 →