Mountain Vista Medical Center Archives

Mountain Vista Medical celebrates first residency graduate


Mountain Vista Medical Center in Mesa announced Dr. Annette Lusko as the first graduate of its residency program, which started three years ago to expand postdoctoral education opportunities for osteopathic physicians in Arizona. Due to physician shortages, creating osteopathic residency opportunities in Arizona have become a top priority. According to Midwestern University, who academically sponsors… Read More →

Mountain Vista Medical Center expands partnerships


Starting this Wednesday, May 20, some patients in Mesa and Apache Junction will begin to receive the urgent care they need without leaving home. Apache Junction residents Rhonda Barber and her mother, Jeannie, have both utilized the services of the Community Care Unit (CCU) for their urgent care needs on multiple occasions. Rhonda recently had… Read More →

Two Valley Hospitals offer free stroke checks


In honor of Stroke Awareness Month in May,  Mountain Vista Medical Center and Tempe St. Luke’s Hospital are partnering with the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association to offer free stroke-risk assessments through the health initiative, StrokeCheck. Hospitals will provide free screenings that may include blood pressure checks, cholesterol screenings, pulse checks for peripheral artery… Read More →

Mountain Vista earns recognition for wound care

Banner Baywood Medical Center

Mountain Vista Medical Center has been recognized as a Center of Distinction for wound care by Healogics, Inc.,  the nation’s largest provider of advanced wound care services, making it one of very few locations in Arizona to have earned this national award. Five hundred and six centers were eligible for the Center of Distinction award,… Read More →

Golich named Tempe St. Luke’s Hospital administrator


IASIS Healthcare recently promoted Jacob Golich to Administrator of Tempe St. Luke’s Hospital, a leading community hospital that provides comprehensive health care services including emergency care, orthopedics, advanced surgical procedures, diagnostic imaging, maternity care, women’s services, pain management and wound care in a caring atmosphere. In his new role, Golich oversees the day-to-day operations of… Read More →

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona honors hospitals


Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona has named both Mountain Vista Medical Center and St. Luke’s Medical Center as a Blue Distinction Center+ in the area of Knee and Hip Replacement. The Blue Distinction Centers for Specialty Care® program is a national designation awarded by Blue Cross Blue Shield companies to medical facilities that have… Read More →

Mountain Vista Medical Center Receives Honors

Mountain Vista Medical Center Receives Honors

Mountain Vista Medical Center in Mesa, Ariz. was given the prestigious honor of ranking in the top five percent of hospitals in the nation, according to a ranking system developed by HealthGrades. A resource for individuals to rank their local hospitals online, HealthGrades has become a leading provider of comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals.… Read More →

CEO Series: Anthony Marinello

Marinello standing in front of a building

Anthony Marinello CEO, Mountain Vista Medical Center/IASIS Healthcare What will be the impact of Arizona’s budget cuts on hospitals in particular and the health care industry in general? All hospitals are going to feel the impact. There are several areas: education, economy, jobs, general medical education; and it’s just going to take a big effect… Read More →