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Experts: Slow, steady economic recovery for Arizona

Our economy continues to slowly improve, with the healthcare and biosciences industry having the most potential for local employment growth. That was just one of the positive signs that came out of last week’s Economic Outlook 2015, presented by the Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce (GPCC) and Cox Communications. Nearly 800 business leaders attended the… Read More →

Banner Health acquiring all UA medical facilities

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In a historic move that will transform the health care landscape in Arizona, the University of Arizona Health Network (UAHN) and the University of Arizona (UA) executed a Principles of Agreement document with Banner Health, to create a statewide health care organization and a comprehensive new model for academic medicine. This ground-breaking agreement will formalize… Read More →

Fisher & Phillips Adds New Practice Group

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Fisher & Phillips LLP announced that it has formed a new Government Solutions Practice Group to help employers who are faced with a fluid and evolving legislative and regulatory regime at the federal, state and local levels of government. The practice focuses on labor and employment legislation and regulations in areas such as: workplace discrimination;… Read More →

Op-Ed: A healthy advantage

Ron Genovese, founder and designated broker of GPE.
by in AZRE Magazine | Blogs | Industry Insiders

The Affordable Care Act has upended the healthcare landscape, and along with it, the office footprint for many physician practices. Fast-changing technology and related healthcare reform requirements are also shaping tomorrow’s medical spaces. Meanwhile, demand for medical office buildings will increase up to 20 percent by the middle of this decade, estimates the Urban Land… Read More →

GPE Releases Metro Phoenix Healthcare RE Market Overview

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by in Business News

As we end 2013 and begin 2014, the question healthcare landlords and tenants are asking is, “How is the Affordable Care Act (ACA) going to affect me as it is implemented?” Providers continue to remain uncertain of their practice’s future by requesting shorter lease terms and renewal terms. Healthcare organizations such as Banner Health (“Banner”)… Read More →

CBRE Hires Kate Morris and Vince Femiano

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by in Newsmakers

CBRE has hired First Vice President Kate Morris and Vice President Vince Femiano, the top healthcare tenant brokerage team in the local commercial real estate industry, to join the firm’s Healthcare Services Group in Phoenix, Ariz. The duo will focus their attention on the dynamic local healthcare market, and will be providing services to healthcare… Read More →

Healthy Side Effect: ACA's impact on CRE, sustainability

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There’s another trend growing out of the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) emphasis on wellness. Mark Stapp, a professor of real estate practice and executive director of Arizona State University’s Master of Real Estate Development program at the W.P. Carey School of Business, says the trend can benefit Arizona’s economic development efforts. “You say sustainability, and… Read More →

Healthy Outlook: Affordable Care Act means new healthcare opportunities in CRE

Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center in Phoenix.  Photo / Gregg Mastorakos

“Tastes great!” “Less filling!” The old beer adage flavors trends in healthcare commercial real estate entering the Age of Affordable Care Act (ACA). There are tasty opportunities for new types of healthcare real estate and a glut of less-filled medical office buildings (MOB) that may result from consolidations. Healthcare providers are looking for patient-luring, high… Read More →

David Derr Joins Shepley Bulfinch

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by in Architecture | Medical | Newsmakers

Shepley Bulfinch is pleased to welcome healthcare planning and design leader David H. Derr, AIA, as a principal in the firm’s Phoenix office, where he will lead the healthcare practice in the Southwest. In announcing the appointment, Shepley Bulfinch president Carole Wedge said: “David’s strategic understanding of regional and national healthcare trends are a real… Read More →

Judy Rich – 50 Most Influential Women in Arizona Business

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Judy Rich – President and CEO, TMC Healthcare Rich has held roles in healthcare that range from staff nurse to CEO. Rich joined TMC HealthCare nearly 10 years ago and was COO for Tucson Medical Center until 2006 before she was named president and CEO of the 650-bed nonprofit hospital in 2007. Surprising fact: “I… Read More →

HEALTHCARE REFORM: Deadline for Employers to Provide Exchange Notice

The deadline for employers to distribute the Exchange Notice to employees is Oct. 1, 2013. Additionally, employers are required to provide the notice to each new employee hired on or after Oct. 1, 2013, no later than 14 days after the employee’s start date. The notice must be distributed regardless of whether the employee is… Read More →

The changing role of nurses

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by in Featured | Healthcare

They are the healthcare providers that will see 22 percent job growth – more than any other occupation – through 2018. They are the communicators. They bridge the gap in the medical industry. They are the part of the healthcare team that makes sure that the right patient is in the right place getting the right thing done. They… Read More →

BioAccel Challenges Entrepreneurs to Solve Healthcare Problems

Translatinal Accelerator looks to invest in Arizona bioscience companies, 2008

BioAccel, a 501(c)3 non-profit and Arizona’s premier resource for healthcare innovation, is announcing the BioAccel Solutions Challenge to solve medical and health delivery problems in Arizona, stimulate new company formation and increase investment in the industry. BioAccel will publicly release a vetted list of key healthcare problems, or “needs,” identified by industry practitioners and leaders,… Read More →

MomDoc Names New COO

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MomDoc, a well known staple in women’s health care in the Valley, has named Lori Linder its new Chief Operating Officer. Linder is a familiar face in the healthcare field. She will assume responsibilities in early May. Linder has more than thirty years experience working with Banner Health, Arizona’s largest health care system. She has… Read More →