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Polsinelli named Law Firm of the Year in healthcare

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U.S. News & World Report has released its 2015 Best Law Firms report, naming Polsinelli the “Law Firm of the Year in Health Care.” The designation is based on Polsinelli’s overall performance in health care, incorporating both client feedback and peer review, and reflective of the firm’s growing talent pool, complete range of healthcare legal… Read More →

Abrazo Health Announces New CEO

Michele Finney, Market CEO for Abrazo Health.

Michele Finney has been named chief executive officer of Abrazo Health, the second largest health care delivery system in Arizona with six hospitals and a network of primary care and specialty clinics. “Michele Finney is an accomplished healthcare leader who brings deep experience in running integrated health networks in our California operations to Abrazo Health,”… Read More →

McCarthy Building Companies Hires Kirk McClure As Director Of Business Development

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by in Business News | Newsmakers

McCarthy Building Companies recently hired Kirk McClure as Director of Business Development for the Southwest division. His primary focus will be on municipal, higher education and commercial construction projects. In this position, McClure will play a key role, providing more than a decade of industry expertise with a diverse, well-rounded background in project management, commercial… Read More →

Arizona Students Awarded United Health Scholarships

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Six Arizona students have been awarded a scholarship from United Health Foundation’s Diverse Scholars Initiative to pursue a career in health care. The students  joined future health leaders from across the country in Washington, D.C. for the United Health Foundation’s Fifth Annual Diverse Scholars Forum. Kaitlyn Benally of Tuba City is a sophomore at Northern… Read More →

CEO Series: Dr. Edgar Staren, Cancer Treatment Centers of America

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Dr. Edgar Staren is the CEO and President of the Cancer Treatment Centers of America at Western Regional Medical Center in Goodyear, Ariz. Az Business Magazine and Grand Canyon University invited Dr. Staren to speak to an intimate audience of one hundred Arizona business owners and executives at Grand Canyon University on June 27th. In… Read More →

Rosati leads American Health Lawyers Association

Kristen Rosati, a shareholder at Polsinelli in Phoenix, is president of the American Health Lawyers Association.

Attorney Kristen Rosati, a shareholder of the national law firm Polsinelli, has assumed the office of President of the American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA). The AHLA has more than 12,000 members and is the nation’s largest educational organization devoted to legal issues in the health care field. Rosati is a member of the firm’s Health… Read More →

Legislative Session Improves Business Landscape in Arizona

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The Arizona Small Business Association (ASBA), the largest trade association in Arizona representing over 11,000 member businesses in all 15 counties, tracked 65 bills during Arizona’s 51st Legislature (Jan. 14 – June 13, 2013), eight of which were Priority Bills. ASBA has announced all eight Priority Bills passed. “We have a strong sense of responsibility… Read More →

25 Squire Sanders attorneys earn distinction

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by in Business News | Legal

Squire Sanders announced that 25 of its lawyers were recognized in the 2013 edition of Southwest Super Lawyers, among them are: * George Brandon, Business Litigation * Brian Cabianca, Business Litigation, Intellectual Property Litigation, Class Action/Mass Torts * D. Lewis Clark, Jr., Employment & Labor, Employment Litigation: Defense * Joseph M. Crabb, Securities & Corporate… Read More →

Brewer's Medicaid expansion plan secured

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Arizona lawmakers have endorsed a key element of President Barack Obama’s health care law in a huge political victory for Republican Gov. Jan Brewer, after a lengthy fight over Medicaid expansion that divided the state’s Republican leadership. The expansion that will extend health care to 300,000 more low-income Arizonans came after months of stalled negotiations,… Read More →

Brewer’s Medicaid expansion plan secured

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Arizona lawmakers have endorsed a key element of President Barack Obama’s health care law in a huge political victory for Republican Gov. Jan Brewer, after a lengthy fight over Medicaid expansion that divided the state’s Republican leadership. The expansion that will extend health care to 300,000 more low-income Arizonans came after months of stalled negotiations,… Read More →

Health department unveils hospital compare tool

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State health officials are launching a new online tool that will let patients and their families compare the costs and results of health care at hospitals across the state. AZ Hospital Compare is managed by the Arizona Health Services Department and will be accessible beginning Monday. The searchable database will allow patients to compare the… Read More →

Kort joins Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck

by in Business News | Legal

Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck announced that Rob Kort has joined its litigation team as a shareholder in its Phoenix office. Kort’s practice will focus on handling litigation matters for the firm’s commercial litigation and health care groups. Bringing nearly two decades of experience handling litigation matters, Kort has successfully litigated numerous complex cases for plaintiffs… Read More →

Avoiding the fiscal cliff

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The Obama administration and House Republicans have unveiled their opening offers in talks to avoid the so-called fiscal cliff. Details are scant but the White House estimates its plan would carve $4.4 trillion from the deficit over the coming decade, including previously enacted cuts ($1 trillion) and savings from reduced costs for overseas military operations… Read More →

John C. Lincoln Deer Valley Hospital Earns Revenue Performance Award

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The Healthcare Financial Management Association named John C. Lincoln Deer Valley Hospital among nine health care organization winners of the 2012 MAP Award for High Performance in Revenue Cycle. More than 160 organizations from all parts of the nation applied for the award, considered an “Academy Award” by the finance industry. Deer Valley Hospital was… Read More →