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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 →

Az Business honors Industry Leaders of Arizona winners

Executives from Sprouts Farmers Market accept an Industry Leaders of Arizona Award Wednesday at the Camelback Inn. Photo by Shavon Rose, AZ Big Media

Some of the most dynamic businesses in Arizona were honored Wednesday as winners at the 2015 Industry Leaders of Arizona (ILoA) Awards, which recognize the contributions and impact of Arizona‐based companies on both the economy of Arizona and in the communities they serve. Companies were selected from five key industries: • Aerospace and defense •… Read More →

SARRC expands leadership team

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Southwest Autism Research & Resource Center (SARRC) has added Paige Raetz as its Residential Transition Academy Director and Kate Thoene as its Social Enterprise Director.  Both Raetz and Thoene join SARRC as part of its leadership team. This month, SARRC named Paige Raetz Director of the Residential Transition Academy, a new two-year residential student program, created… Read More →

Santé will build state-of-the-art facility in Tucson

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Santé announced its plans to build a state-of-the-art transitional rehabilitation facility in Tucson. The groundbreaking will take place in June 2015, and the center is scheduled to open in April 2016. The Santé of Tucson transitional rehabilitation center will be a two-story, 68,000-square-foot building with 87 patient units and 89 beds, with the potential to accommodate an… Read More →