Dignity Health Archives

Phoenix healthcare growth outpacing national average


The Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC) Healthcare Leadership Council (HLC) unveiled a new website around the emerging healthcare industry in the Phoenix metro, designed to showcase the innovation capacity and robust ecosystems of the Greater Phoenix healthcare and bioscience sectors. “The GPEC Healthcare Leadership Council, led by Linda Hunt and Dr. Stuart Flynn, gathers the… Read More →

Az Business names Healthcare Leadership Awards finalists


Each year, AZ Business magazine hosts the Healthcare Leadership Awards to honor the women, men and institutions that bring excellence and innovation to Arizona’s healthcare sector. Az Business is proud to announce the 2015 Healthcare Leadership Awards finalists, who were chosen by a panel of industry experts and will be recognized at the Healthcare Leadership… Read More →

Banner, UA launch informatics fellowship program


A two-year Clinical Informatics Fellowship Program, sponsored by Banner – University Medical Center Phoenix (formerly Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center), is being launched following the creation of a new clinical subspecialty by the American Board of Medical Specialties. The American Council on Graduate Medical Education has accredited the program, which is scheduled to begin later… Read More →

Dignity Health in Arizona invests in VisionGate


VisionGate has received financial backing from Dignity Health in Arizona for development of a revolutionary, non-invasive test for the early detection of lung cancer, the world’s deadliest cancer. Patient sputum samples are processed on the company’s patented Cell-CT® system – aptly named because it takes an optical CT scan of individual cells to generate digital,… Read More →

UA’s Phoenix campus has nearly $1 billion economic Impact


University of Arizona President Ann Weaver Hart and Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton today announced that the economic impact of the UA’s downtown Phoenix academic medical center in 2013 was $961 million, according to a report released by nationally recognized consultants Tripp Umbach. “Our College of Medicine and the academic medical center have become key generators… Read More →

Mercy Gilbert to redesign its orthopedic department

Blue Desert Mercy Gilbert Orthopedic Physical Therapy Room
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Blue Desert Interiors was recently awarded the contract to redesign the 11,400 square foot Orthopedic Department at Dignity Health’s Mercy Gilbert Medical Center. The goal of the project is to improve patient healing by redesigning existing interiors into a baseball theme that inspires post-surgery activity through therapy and promotes an atmosphere of team collaboration with… Read More →

Healthcare drives increase in Phoenix job openings

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Simply Hired, the largest independent job search engine with properties in 24 countries and 12 languages, today released its November 2014 U.S. Employment Outlook report which finds that job openings grew 3.17% month-over-month in October 2014.  This increase continues the ongoing job growth reported by Simply Hired over the past several months. “Steady growth in… Read More →

St. Joseph’s and Barrow’s add new board members


The Board of Directors of St. Joseph’s Foundation recently elected two new members for Fiscal Year 2015. The new board members are: Barry Berman, of Scottsdale, graduated from the University of Wisconsin with a bachelor’s in business administration, a major in finance and a minor in accounting. He began his career as an equity trader… Read More →

Kitchell finishes 171KSF patient tower at Chandler Regional

Chandler Regional Hospital

Kitchell recently completed a 171,000-square-foot expansion at Dignity Health Chandler Regional Medical Center, adding 96 beds and bringing the hospital’s bed count to 339, while adding and expanding comprehensive services. “Chandler Regional is truly a community hospital with more than 50 years of history in the East Valley,” said Tim Bricker, president and CEO of… Read More →

Jewett Named Arizona Bioscience Leader of the Year


Jack B. Jewett, President & CEO of the Flinn Foundation, will be honored with the Jon W. McGarity Arizona Bioscience Leader of the Year Award by the Arizona BioIndustry Association. “Great leaders embrace possibilities and take the steps to make them reality. Jack B. Jewett has done more than just take steps,” shared Joan Koerber-Walker,… Read More →

Barrow docs conquer Ice Bucket Challenge


Nearly 30 doctors, researchers, residents and staff from the Gregory W. Fulton Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis and Neuromuscular Disease Center at Barrow Neurological Institute in Phoenix joined the Strike Out ALS Ice Bucket Challenge on August 15 after being challenged by the staff at the ALS Clinic at SUNY. The doctors poured buckets of ice water… Read More →

Dignity Health looking for experienced nurses


Chandler Regional Medical Center is hosting a virtual recruitment event this week for experienced ICU, ED and OR Nurses to support its expansion and its new designation as a Level 1 Trauma Center. The tower expansion, expected to open this summer, will offer five floors with 96 in-patient beds (bringing the total bed count to… Read More →

Phoenix Children’s Hospital expands East Valley services

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Phoenix Children’s Hospital and Dignity Health in Arizona announced plans to open a pediatric inpatient unit inside Dignity Health’s Mercy Gilbert Medical Center in October. Leaders of Phoenix Children’s and Dignity Health said they have agreed to launch the Phoenix Children’s licensed pediatric inpatient unit after discussions and consultations with local families, pediatricians and primary… Read More →

St. Joseph’s gets its Largest Donation

Arizona philanthropists John and Doris Norton

St. Joseph’s Foundation has received the largest donation in its history, a $19-million gift that will help create one of the nation’s foremost centers for lung, heart and esophageal medicine at Dignity Health’s St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center. The historic donation from long-time Arizona philanthropists John and Doris Norton is one of the biggest… Read More →