St. Luke’s Medical Center Archives

St. Luke’s Medical Center surgeon develops new way for treating bunions

Athletic Foot Injuries

April is Foot Care Awareness Month, and St. Luke’s Medical Center is using the occasion to bring greater attention to one of the most debilitating foot ailments in the U.S. – treating bunions. Typically brought on by ill-fitting shoes and high heels, bunions are especially common among women, who are 10 times more likely to… Read More →

Best and brightest earn Healthcare Leadership Awards

Each year, Az Business magazine honors the most innovative healthcare leaders in the state at its Healthcare Leadership Awards. And in front of a full house Thursday night at The Camby in Phoenix, the most innovative healthcare leaders in Arizona were honored. “Healhchare Leadership Award winners and finalists represent all facets of healthcare in Arizona, from… Read More →

Meet the finalists for Healthcare Leadership Awards

Doctor, Vacancy

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 2016 Healthcare Leadership Awards finalists, who were chosen by a panel of industry experts and will be recognized at the Healthcare Leadership… Read More →

Learn about super foods during free health seminar

Forget the term “fast food” since that’s quickly becoming a thing of the past for many these days.  As more people are searching for simple ways to improve their daily diets, they are grasping onto a new term: “super foods.” Super foods – those rich in nutrients and low in calories – can promote strong… Read More →

Bridges Center for Weight Management earns designation

Weight-loss surgery - Scottsdale Living Magazine Spring 2012

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona named Bridges Center for Surgical Weight Management at St. Luke’s Medical Center in Phoenix as part of its Blue Distinction® Centers for Specialty Care program. This healthcare facility has been designated as a Blue Distinction® Center+ for delivering quality care resulting in better overall outcomes for bariatric patients, while… Read More →

Az Business honors healthcare leaders

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 system. Here are the winners and finalists who were chosen by a panel of industry experts and were recognized at the 2014 Healthcare Leadership Awards on Thursday, April 10 at… Read More →

St. Luke’s Cardiology Chief Directs Symposium

Promedica International’s Cardiovascular Disease Management symposium is being held at the Arizona Biltmore Hotel in Phoenix, Oct. 4 – 5, 2013. Directed by Richard Heuser, M.D., FACC, chief of cardiology at St. Luke’s Medical Center and in practice with Phoenix Heart Center, a Physician Group of Arizona practice, Inc., the two-day continuing education conference will… Read More →

St. Luke's Cardiology Chief Directs Symposium

Promedica International’s Cardiovascular Disease Management symposium is being held at the Arizona Biltmore Hotel in Phoenix, Oct. 4 – 5, 2013. Directed by Richard Heuser, M.D., FACC, chief of cardiology at St. Luke’s Medical Center and in practice with Phoenix Heart Center, a Physician Group of Arizona practice, Inc., the two-day continuing education conference will… Read More →

St. Luke’s Designated an Aetna Institute of Quality

St. Luke’s Medical Center announced it has been once again been designated an Aetna Institute of Quality® Orthopedic Care Facility for total joint replacement. St. Luke’s is the only hospital in Arizona to receive this specific level of distinction. Aetna makes information about the quality and cost of health care services available to its members… Read More →

St. Luke¹s adds First Patients in Cardiac Clinical Trial

Arizona Heart Walk - AZ Business Magazine January/February 2012

St. Luke’s Medical Center today announced its chief of cardiology, Richard Heuser, M.D., FACC, has enrolled the first two U.S. patients in the PRESERV clinical trial (Prospective Randomized Evaluation to Study the Effects of Reduced contrast media on the Vitality of the Kidney) sponsored by Osprey Medical Inc.(ASX: OSP).The study utilizes the CINCOR System, a… 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 →

Web can be a blessing and a curse for health advice

Nursing Shortage Still Plagues Arizona’s Health Care Industry
by in Featured | Healthcare

Admit it. You’ve had an ache or pain or a sniffle or stiffness and Googled your symptoms to figure out what was wrong. We’ve all done it. While WebMD may be the quickest way to find and answer, it may not be the healthiest. “The danger is that many different diseases have similar symptoms and… Read More →

How Fashion Can Lead To A Number Of Painful Health Problems

Scottsdale Living Magazine Spring 2012

Agonizingly beautiful: Wearing heels that are too high and jeans that are too tight are just two of the fashion statements that can lead to health problems down the road, experts say. Suppressing a scowl and the urge to launch those insufferable stilettos through a nearby window, you hear your mother’s voice in your ear.… Read More →