phoenix children’s hospital Archives

Phoenix Children’s biospecimen program earns distinction

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Phoenix Children’s Biospecimen Sciences program received accreditation from the College of American Pathologists, an organization that recognizes excellence in pathology and laboratory medicine. Phoenix Children’s is one of only three children’s hospitals nationwide with a CAP-accredited biorepository. The CAP accreditation recognizes the biorepository’s processes and policies for handling and banking biospecimens, ensuring high standards of… Read More →

VCA donates $189K to Phoenix Children’s Hospital

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At the beginning of December, the Phoenix Children’s Hospital received over $189,000 worth of toys from Value Card Alliance, a no-cash marketplace for more than 36,000 businesses. Each month VCA picks a local charity to fundraise for, and this month Phoenix Children’s Hospital was picked. In the last five years, more than half a million… Read More →

John Hamilton joins Phoenix Children’s Hospital

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John Hamilton, who serves as chief operating officer for Phoenix children’s Medical Group (PCMG), recently expanded his role to assume full operational responsibilities for PCMG. In this role he is responsible for the operations, including strategic development and financial management, for the nearly 300 employed physicians providing clinical services at Phoenix Children’s. Hamilton joined Phoenix… Read More →

TGen, Phoenix Children’s Hospital look for new ways to store blood

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The Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) and Phoenix Children’s Hospital are developing new economical methods of preserving, storing and transporting high-quality blood plasma proteins for use in diagnosing and treating disease. Under a $698,502 three-year grant from the National Institutes of Health, the Phoenix Children’s Hospital Biorepository and TGen’s Proteomics Division are using special filter… Read More →

Hit-and-run kills 2015 Physician of the Year Dr. Robert Arceci

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The 2015 Healthcare Leadership Awards winner for Physician of the Year was killed by a hit-and-run driver Monday morning in Scottsdale. Phoenix Children’s Hospital confirmed Dr. Robert Arceci was fatally injured while on his way to work. The hospital issued this statement: “Phoenix Children’s physician Dr. Robert Arceci was fatally injured after being hit by another… Read More →

How CIOs are changing the face of pediatric medicine

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National Hospital Week offers greater Phoenix residents a chance to celebrate the talented physicians, nurses and medical administrators who ensure Arizonans receive the world-class health care they deserve. The week also provides an opportunity to learn how delivering exceptional outcomes with a powerful cost and value proposition – every patient’s hope and every provider’s objective… Read More →

Muzzling noise is more critical when building above babies

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By David Cottle, Phoenix Children’s Hospital, and Aron Kirch, Kitchell | Special to AZ Big Media Noise, vibrations, dust and other disruptions are always a concern during hospital construction but never more sensitive than when the youngest, most vulnerable patients are a mere 5.5 inches away on the floor below. This is what’s happening right… Read More →

High Street hosts first ever Mad Hauter Block Party

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Tumble into the rabbit hole for an evening of over-the-top whimsy and fantasy at High Street’s first-ever Mad Hauter Block Party. On Saturday, April 25, the Phoenix entertainment district will host an evening of sinful fun. Crazy hats, sexy dresses, kinky cocktails, an off-the-chart fashion show and much more await those who enter. The event… Read More →

Az Business honors winners of Healthcare Leadership Awards

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Az Business magazine honored winners of the 2015 Healthcare Leadership Awards Thursday in front of a packed house at the Arizona Grand Resort. “The Healthcare Leadership Awards honor the women, men and institutions whose passion and innovation are saving lives, extending lives, and improving the quality of our lives,” said Cheryl Green, publisher for AZ… Read More →

Greasewood Flat auction offers pieces of history

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Greasewood Flat, an Arizona Icon, is riding off into the sunset. Their last day of operation was March 31st. Local auction company, Sam Auctions, is inviting the public down to own a piece of the wild west on Saturday, April 11th. Greasewood Flat will sell many of the rustic treasures from one of the “oldest,… Read More →

Phoenix Children’s Hospital will provide care at TMC

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TMC for Children will partner with Phoenix Children’s Hospital, one of the 10 largest children’s hospitals in the country, for inpatient pediatric hospitalist and intensive care services beginning June 3. “TMC for Children is committed to the children and families we serve,” said Judy Rich, TMC president and chief executive officer. “Our relationship with Phoenix… Read More →

Clinical trials change Arizona’s bioscience, business sectors

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Last November, Arizona voters resoundingly passed Prop. 303 making it legal in Arizona for companies and physicians to provide terminally ill patients the “right to try” investigational drugs or therapies outside an FDA approved clinical trial.    While it sounded good in the short description provided to voters, in reality, it is unlikely to provide… Read More →

Az Business names Healthcare Leadership Awards finalists

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Each year, AZ Business magazine hosts the Healthcare Leadership Awards to honor the women, men and institutions that bring excellence and innovation to Arizona’s healthcare sector. Az Business is proud to announce the 2015 Healthcare Leadership Awards finalists, who were chosen by a panel of industry experts and will be recognized at the Healthcare Leadership… Read More →

Phoenix Children’s Care Network adds new leadership

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Phoenix Children’s Care Network (PCCN), Arizona’s only pediatric-dedicated, physician-led, clinically integrated organization, has hired Chad Johnson as senior vice president and executive director. Johnson joins the team with nearly two decades of health care management experience. He most recently led a Minnesota pediatric health network to increased cost efficiencies and improved quality. “As the Phoenix Children’s… Read More →