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St. Joseph’s And Phoenix Children’s Announce A Strategic Alliance

St. Joseph’s And Phoenix Children’s Announce A Strategic Alliance - AZ Business Magazine June 2010

Two major forces in the Valley’s health care industry are joining together to ensure the future of quality pediatric care in Arizona. St Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center and Phoenix Children’s Hospital are in the process of negotiating a strategic alliance that will make Arizona a medical destination for young patients with complex and acute… Read More →

First Job: Linda Hunt, Service Area President, Catholic Healthcare West Arizona And St. Joseph’s Hospital & Medical Center

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Linda Hunt Service Area President, Catholic Healthcare West Arizona and St. Joseph’s Hospital & Medical Center Describe your very first job and what lessons you learned from it. During the day, I was a secretary for a construction company. I answered phones, coordinated job assignments and oversaw payroll. In the evening, I worked at Walgreens… Read More →

CEO Series: Richard L. Boals

Richard L. Boals President and CEO Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona

Richard L. Boals President and CEO Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona What are some of the major trends in the health insurance industry? In health, I think there is a shift toward an increased responsibility toward the individual. We’re asking people to take accountability for themselves. We’re giving them information that they can use… Read More →

Hidden Health Care Tax Hits Workers

Hidden Tax Revealed Chart

The Arizona Hospital and Healthcare Association (AzHHA) and the Arizona Chamber Foundation are joining forces to stop what we call a hidden health care tax on businesses and consumers. According to a study released by the Arizona Chamber Foundation, which is associated with the Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Arizona employers and the state’s… Read More →