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Griffin Appointed CEO of John C. Lincoln North Mountain

Maggi Griffin, RN, MS, was recently appointed chief executive officer (CEO) of John C. Lincoln North Mountain Hospital. She also serves as the John C. Lincoln Health Network chief nursing officer (CNO). Griffin joined the John C. Lincoln Health Network four years ago, and has an extensive background in nursing, hospital management and leadership. She first… Read More →

Telemedicine App Helps Prevent Unnecessary Scans

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Research has shown that a single computed tomography (CT) scan, although necessary in many cases, exposes a patient to a higher risk of developing cancer over his or her lifetime. A second CT scan doubles that risk. Often in trauma cases at small hospitals, a patient receives one CT scan, then is transferred to a… Read More →

Midwestern University Expands Leadership Team

Kathleen H. Goeppinger, Ph.D., President and Chief Executive Officer, Midwestern University has announced an expansion of the senior management of the University as it continues with carefully planned growth and ever-expanding graduate healthcare programs. Teresa Welch Fossum, D.V.M., M.S., Ph.D., DACVS, has assumed a new position as the Vice President of Research and Strategic Initiatives,… Read More →

180 Phoenix Children’s Hospital Physicians honored

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180 physicians from Phoenix Children’s Hospital appear on the Best Doctors in America® List for 2014, officials from Phoenix Children’s Hospital announced. Only five percent of doctors in America earn this prestigious honor, decided by impartial peer review. Best Doctors has earned a sterling, worldwide reputation for reliable, impartial results by remaining totally independent. Doctors… Read More →

Banner Health performance noted with Pioneer ACO model

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Banner Health Network (BHN) is among a handful of organizations in the country that have conclusively established through first-year success that accountable care organizations (ACO) can reduce Medicare costs. In the report released today by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), two Pioneer ACOs were identified as achieving 41 percent of the total… Read More →

Arizona Telemedicine Names Associate Director

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Nancy Rowe, a national leader in the telemedicine field, has been named associate director for outreach for the Arizona Telemedicine Program (ATP). Rowe will work toward expanding ATP’s connections with hospitals and other health-care providers in Northern Arizona. She also will assist in marketing and training efforts. Rowe assumed her new role with ATP on… Read More →

Phoenix Children's opens pediatric rehabilitation center

Phoenix Children’s Hospital announces the opening of the new Frances H. McClelland Pediatric Rehabilitation Center. The 15,451 square foot  Inpatient and Pediatric Outpatient Center opened in mid-January. All Pediatric Rehabilitation outpatient appointments will be held in the new Center located in the Phoenix Children’s Hospital East Building. The Center is the only pediatric rehabilitation program… Read More →

Gore Helps Increase Early Detection of AAA

W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc. (Gore) and AAAneurysm Outreach, the nation’s only non-profit organization dedicated to the early detection of abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA), have partnered to raise awareness and drive screening of at-risk individuals. Through this collaboration, the two organizations aim to increase the amount of programming and education needed to support the… Read More →

The Joint among Entrepreneur's Fastest-Growing Franchises

Entrepreneur Magazine today ranked The Joint…the chiropractic place on its annual Fastest-Growing Franchise list, an exclusive ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing franchise companies. The Joint received the ranking of No. 32. “The Entrepreneur Fastest-Growing Franchise list represents the top franchise brands, and The Joint is honored to be recognized among the most rapidly growing,” said… Read More →

SCL Health System, Univita Acquire Home Health Company

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SCL Health System, along with its joint venture partner, Scottsdale-based Univita Health, announced today the acquisition of Denver-based All Care Home Health LLC. Terms were not disclosed. The acquisition of All Care, a home healthcare company that provides skilled nursing, physical therapy, occupational therapy and social work services in metro Denver, is a major milestone… Read More →

WebPT Launches Therapy-Centric ICD-10 Website

January 22, 2014 by in Featured | Healthcare | Tech

WebPT, a web-based electronic medical record (EMR) solution for rehab therapists, today unveiled ICD10forPT.com — an educational website geared specifically toward helping physical therapists (PTs), occupational therapists (OTs) and speech-language pathologists (SLPs) prepare for the nationwide transition to the tenth revision to the International Classification of Diseases, or ICD-10. Beginning Oct. 1, 2014, virtually all… Read More →

CORE Institute Opens 69K SF HQ Facility

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On January 22, Councilwoman Thelda Williams, The Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce, City and community leaders, will join Phoenix-based orthopedic group The CORE Institute for its ribbon cutting and grand opening reception of its new national headquarters and its new North Phoenix Clinic at 5:30pm. The new facility serves as The CORE Institute’s national headquarters… Read More →

Barrett-Jackson auction boosts TGen cancer research

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Two fabulous cars — a tricked-out Ford Mustang, and a classic Oldsmobile Cutlass — will be sold this week by the world famous Barrett-Jackson Auction Company, raising funds for colon and prostate cancer research at the non-profit Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen). Both cars will be auctioned in prime time — the Mustang at 8… Read More →

CORE Institute Opens New Clinic in Southwest Valley

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To support its growth and expand their orthopedic practice in the Southwest Valley, The CORE Institute announced it opened a new clinic next to the Banner Estrella Medical Center in West Phoenix on January 8, 2014.  The new West Phoenix clinic is on the Southwest corner of North 93rd Avenue and West of Thomas Road… Read More →