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Abrazo Arrowhead Campus earns top safety score

Abrazo Arrowhead Campus

Abrazo Community Health Network’s Abrazo Arrowhead Campus received an “A” rating in The Leapfrog Group’s Spring 2016 Safety Score, demonstrating the hospitals’ commitment to deliver safe, high-quality patient care. The Leapfrog Group Hospital Safety Score is a rating system designed to give consumers information they can use to make healthcare decisions for themselves or a loved… Read More →

Medical office demand on rise

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Colliers International in Greater Phoenix released its Medical Office Research and Forecast Report for first quarter 2016. Conditions were mixed in the Greater Phoenix medical office market in the first quarter. Vacancy ticked lower, but the rate rose in on-campus buildings. Across the market, rents dipped in the first quarter, but have inched higher over… Read More →

Risas Dental & Braces plans 7 new locations

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Risas Dental & Braces, a Phoenix-based healthcare company, is expanding its roots in Arizona and Colorado with its next Valley location confirmed to open next month at Westgate in Glendale. Led by Managing Director Jeff Adams, Risas has been able to make a difference for communities by making proper oral care and flexible treatment options… Read More →

Abrazo Arrowhead Campus earns cardiac designation

Abrazo Arrowhead Campus

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona has designated Abrazo Arrowhead Campus as a Blue Distinction Center in the Blue Distinction Centers for Cardiac Care program. Blue Distinction Centers are nationally designated healthcare facilities shown to deliver improved patient safety and better health outcomes, based on objective measures that were developed with input from the medical… Read More →

Ryan House to host annual fundraiser with Luis Gonzalez

Ryan House

Ryan House, a nonprofit that provides respite care, therapy, pediatric palliative care and end-of-life care to children, is hosting its annual fundraiser on Friday, May 6th from 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. at the Frank Lloyd Wright Ballroom at the Arizona Biltmore. Special guests at this year’s fundraiser include former Arizona Diamondbacks player Luis Gonzalez, Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton along… Read More →

Cancer Society hosts Colorectal Cancer Roundtable

Colorectal Cancer

American Cancer Society Chief Cancer Control Officer Dr. Richard Wender is set to keynote the first-ever Arizona Colorectal Cancer Roundtable on Monday, April 11 from 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Desert Willow Conference Center in Phoenix. Colorectal cancer is the second-leading cause of cancer death in the United States for men and women… Read More →

IASIS Healthcare names Nate Malcolm as COO

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IASIS Healthcare has announced a new addition to its leadership team as Nathaniel Malcolm takes on the role of Chief Operating Officer for Mountain Vista Medical Center a full-service hospital in east Mesa. As COO of the medical center, Malcolm will oversee financial and operating performance of the 178-bed acute care hospital, its more than… Read More →

Abrazo Arizona Heart Hospital among 1st to use new therapy

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Abrazo Arizona Heart Hospital is among the first in the United States to offer a new treatment to provide relief for patients suffering from the painful symptoms of peripheral artery disease (PAD) – a condition caused by a build-up of plaque that blocks blood flow in the arteries of legs or feet. The device, Avinger’s… Read More →

TGen pioneers RNA sequencing for patient care

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Uncovering the genetic makeup of patients using DNA sequencing has in recent years provided physicians and their patients with a greater understanding of how best to diagnose and treat the diseases that plague humanity. This is the essence of precision medicine. Now, researchers at the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) are showing how an even more detailed… Read More →

Ryan House seeks insurance reimbursement

Ryan House

Ryan House, a nonprofit that provides respite care, therapy, pediatric palliative care and end-of-life care to children, partnered with ASU in a study to show its services are eligible for insurance reimbursement. Currently, Ryan House is completely funded by donations. The university is collecting data from Ryan House to prove it operates under a cost effective model in order… Read More →

Abrazo hospitals earn patient safety designation

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Abrazo Community Health Network’s Abrazo Arrowhead Campus and Abrazo Central Campus have been named as America’s Best Hospitals for Patient Safety in 2016 by the Women’s Choice Award. The designation was announced, Tuesday, during Patient Safety Awareness Week. Abrazo Arrowhead Campus and Abrazo Central Campus qualified based on having a low incidence of problems arising from surgical errors and… Read More →

The CORE Institute expands in Louisiana

The CORE Institute

The CORE Institute at Louisiana Orthopaedic Specialists announced its expansion into Eunice, Louisiana, with a new clinic at Acadian Medical Center located at 3501 Highway 190 East, Suite C, Eunice, LA 70535. The CORE Institute, with locations across Arizona and Michigan, partnered with Louisiana Orthopaedics Specialists in September of 2015, to begin its expansion in the Southeastern United States. The CORE Institute at Louisiana Orthopaedic Specialists has a primary clinic located in Lafayette.… Read More →

Abrazo Arrowhead earns national maternity designation

Abrazo Arrowhead Campus

Abrazo Arrowhead Campus is among the first hospitals in the nation to be named a Blue Distinction Center for its maternity care program by Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association. Nearly four million babies are born in the U.S. annually, making childbirth the most common cause of hospitalization. The new Blue Distinction Center program is… Read More →

Ivy Foundation donates $550K to Barrow research

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Barrow Neurological Foundation has received two gifts totaling $558,000 from the Ben and Catherine Ivy Foundation to fund groundbreaking brain tumor research at Barrow Neurological Institute at Dignity Health St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center. Brain tumor research has been the focus of funding for the Ben and Catherine Ivy Foundation since 2005, the same… Read More →