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Arizona Hospital And Healthcare Association Adds Carondelet CEO To Board

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The Arizona Hospital and Healthcare Association (AzHHA) is pleased to welcome James K. Beckmann, Jr., President and CEO of Tucson-based Carondelet Health Network to the AzHHA Board of Directors. As a member of the AzHHA Board, Mr. Beckmann will provide leadership and representation on behalf of the collective interests of hospitals and the patients they serve throughout Arizona.  … Read More →

Lawsuit Dropped To Prevent AHCCCS 5% Hospital Payment Cuts

Lawsuit Dropped To Prevent AHCCCS Hospital Payment Cuts
by in Healthcare | Legal

The Arizona Hospital and Healthcare Association (AzHHA) Board of Directors voted Tuesday to drop the lawsuit against the Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS) to prevent a five percent cut in hospital payment rates. After thoughtful consideration, the AzHHA Board of Directors decided it would be in the best interest of all the parties… Read More →

AzHHA Conference Addresses Challenges Facing Health Care Industry

AzHHA Conference - AZ Business Magazine July/August 2011

The health care industry has undergone its fair share of challenges in the past, but 2011 has proven to be an exceptionally tough year. The difficult climate has set the stage for the Arizona Hospital and Healthcare Association’s (AzHHA) Annual Membership Conference, which will tackle the challenges head-on with the all-too appropriate theme, Between a… Read More →

AzHHA’s New President And CEO Is Ready To Tackle The Industry’s Challenges

by in AZ Business Magazine | Healthcare

A familiar face has been named the new president and chief executive officer of the Arizona Hospital and Healthcare Association (AzHHA). Laurie Liles assumed her new role on Sept. 7, succeeding John Rivers, who will be available as a consultant until his retirement becomes official in January. Selected by the AzHHA board of directors on… Read More →

AzHHA’s 2010 Annual Membership Conference Is Aimed At Helping Members Prepare For Change

by in AZ Business Magazine | Healthcare

With the health care field on the brink of a major upheaval, the Arizona Hospital and Healthcare Association’s (AzHHA) 2010 Annual Membership Conference offers members information on what to expect in the future. The theme, Bringing the Future into Focus, incorporates a mix of topics and speakers intended to appeal to a diverse hospital audience.… Read More →

Despite Restoring Some Funds, State Budget Cuts Will Hit Arizona Hospitals

State Budget Cuts Will Hit Arizona Hospitals - AZ Business Magazine Sept/Oct 2010

It was looking pretty grim at 1700 W. Washington St., as Gov. Jan Brewer and a badly splintered Arizona Legislature struggled to cobble together a state budget that would have the appearance of being balanced. Taking a follow-the-money tactic, policymakers targeted programs such as education and health care that annually receive large sums of taxpayer… Read More →

Rona Curphy, President And CEO Of Casa Grande Regional Medical Center

Rona Curphy - AZ Business Magazine Sept/Oct 2010

Rona Curphy President And CEO Casa Grande Regional Medical Center www.casagrandehospital.com As president and CEO of Casa Grande Regional Medical Center, Rona Curphy has moved to the top of the medical field thanks to her years of dedication. From 2002 to 2009, Curphy served as the chief nursing officer at the nonprofit community-based hospital in… Read More →

Massive Budget Cuts Have Arizona’s Hospitals And Health Care Industry Closing Ranks

Good Samaritan Hospital at sunset

As bad as 2009 was, the health care industry in Arizona is still bracing for the worst. So says John R. Rivers, president and chief executive officer of the Arizona Hospital and Healthcare Association (AzHHA), whose organization, along with others, lobbied unsuccessfully against massive legislative reductions totaling $2.7 billion to the Arizona Health Care Cost… Read More →

Outgoing AzHHA Leader John Rivers Talks About The Past, Present And Future Of Health Care In Arizona

After more than 23 years as president and CEO of the Arizona Hospital and Healthcare Association (AzHHA), John Rivers announced he will be stepping down in January of next year. Arizona Business Magazine asked Rivers about his tenure at AzHHA and the challenges facing the health care system. How has the Valley and state’s health… Read More →

Hospitals And Health Care Organizations Are Making Tough Decisions To Ride Out The Recession

Hospitals And Health Care Organizations Are Making Tough Decisions To Ride Out The Recession

After a decade of significant growth, the Valley’s health care industry has become an economic driver for the state. During this severe economic downturn, however, the health care industry busted the myth of being recession proof. But that doesn’t mean it’s recession battered. Health care organizations have weathered the economic turmoil better than most industries… Read More →