American Heart Association Archives

AHA announces unique impact of heart disease on women

Heart Health, WEB

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States, but a new scientific statement from the American Heart Association (AHA) is the first to document how women experience the disease differently. Anne G. Rosenfeld, PhD, RN, FAHA, FAAN, professor and cardiovascular nurse-scientist at theUniversity of Arizona College… Read More →

Abrazo employees raise $94K for Heart Association

Arizona Heart Walk - AZ Business Magazine January/February 2012

Abrazo Community Health Network employees raised $94,629 for the American Heart Association’s 2016 Phoenix Heart Walk to fund research to fight against heart disease and stroke, the Number one and Number five causes of death. As a result, Abrazo Community Health Network was the top fundraising company for the 23rd annual Phoenix Heart Walk which… Read More →

2 Abrazo hospitals earn top awards in stroke care

Abrazo Arrowhead Campus

Abrazo Arrowhead Campus and Abrazo Central Campus have earned the 2015 Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold-Plus Quality Achievement Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association for the treatment of stroke patients and delivering excellent patient care. Stroke is the fifth leading cause of death and the leading… Read More →

8 Banner Health facilities earn stroke quality awards

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The American Heart Association (AHA) and the American Stroke Association (ASA) have recognized eight Banner Health facilities in Arizona with the Get With The Guidelines® – Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement award.  These Banner facilities earned the coveted Quality award by meeting certain quality achievement measures and seamlessly implementing crucial programs and procedures such as… Read More →

HonorHealth hospitals recognized for stroke care

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HonorHealth Deer Valley Medical Center, HonorHealth John C. Lincoln Medical Center and HonorHealth Scottsdale Osborn Medical Center have received the Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold-Plus Quality Achievement Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association for the treatment of stroke patients.  Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold-Plus Quality helps… Read More →

Abrazo hospitals offer free stroke checks

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Abrazo Health is offering free StrokeCheck events  in May to raise  awareness about stroke  risk factors, symptoms and treatments. Stroke is the Number 4 cause of death in the United States, killing nearly 129,000 people a year. Someone in the U.S. has a stroke once every 40 seconds, according to the American Stroke Association. Abrazo… Read More →

Two Valley Hospitals offer free stroke checks

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In honor of Stroke Awareness Month in May,  Mountain Vista Medical Center and Tempe St. Luke’s Hospital are partnering with the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association to offer free stroke-risk assessments through the health initiative, StrokeCheck. Hospitals will provide free screenings that may include blood pressure checks, cholesterol screenings, pulse checks for peripheral artery… Read More →

Vincent Market event raising money to fight heart disease

Heart Health, WEB
by in Eat | Experience AZ Magazine | Featured

Vincent Market Bistro will be hosting a fundraiser for the American Heart Association on March 1 and all gratuities will go towards the AHA. The American Heart Association is the nation’s oldest, largest voluntary organization devoted to fighting cardiovascular diseases and stroke.     At the event, two partners from the law firm of Snell & Wilmer — Chuck Hauff,… Read More →

Justin Kelton promoted at McCarthy Building Companies

by in AZRE Magazine | Construction | Newsmakers

  McCarthy Building Companies Inc. recently promoted Justin Kelton to executive vice president of Arizona construction in the Southwest Division. In his new role, Kelton will oversee operations and business development in airport, municipal, healthcare, commercial development, solar and renewable energy, parking, higher-education, K-12 and job order contracting construction projects in Arizona. He is also… Read More →

John C. Lincoln receives stroke award

NM Gold Plus Stroke Award

John C. Lincoln North Mountain Hospital received the Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold-Plus Quality Achievement Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association for the treatment of stroke patients. Get With The Guidelines Stroke helps hospital teams provide the most up-to-date, research-based guidelines with the goal of speeding… Read More →

Arizona Heart Walk Encourages Businesses, Individuals To Lead Healthy Lifestyle

Arizona Heart Walk - AZ Business Magazine January/February 2012

Achieving corporate health: American Heart Association’s Arizona Heart Walk encourages businesses, individuals to change the way they think about their health Richard Schulz, CEO of HealthSouth in Scottsdale and chairman of the American Heart Association’s Arizona Heart Walk, knows a healthy lifestyle doesn’t happen by accident. It takes work. And something else. “You have to… Read More →

Arizona Business Promotions and People Moving Up

Arizona Business People & Promotions

Arizona Business Promotions: Arizona business is booming as important executives across the Valley are being appointed, promoted and honored. Major companies highlight their updates on essential leaders within their divisions. Congratulations to the following who have shown excellence in their field: American Heart Association (Western States Affiliate) Kelly Grose: Grose has been named senior vice… Read More →

Valley Employers ‘Start!’ To Get The Healthy Recognition They Deserve

START! is a campaign designed to get people moving. - AZ Business Magazine Jan/Feb 2011

Heart disease is the No. 1 killer in Phoenix, the state of Arizona and the rest of the U.S. And physical inactivity doubles the risk of developing heart disease. This is a scary thought when you realize that many of us spend most of our waking hours sitting behind our desks at work. But, the… Read More →

Three Successful Business Women Add Philanthropic Endeavors To Their Already Busy Work-Life Balance

Successful Business Women Add Philanthropic Endeavors - AZ Business Magazine Nov/Dec 2010

Giving back to the community is an important component of being a true success in the business world. As the greatest minds in history have declared, responsibility is the companion of power and privilege. Regardless of workloads or fluctuations in the economy, true business leaders — whether they are corporate executives or entrepreneurs — have… Read More →