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Arizona telemedicine program receives federal grant


The Southwest Telehealth Resource Center – a division of the nationally renowned Arizona Telemedicine Program – received $325,000 in federal funding to help advance the use of telehealth and telemedicine throughout five Southwestern states. The grant will support the Southwest Telehealth Resource Center (SWTRC) from Sept. 1, 2016, through Aug. 31, 2017. The funding comes from the U.S. Health… Read More →

‘Good Old Days’ Of Medicine Are Best As Fond Memories: New Technologies Are Helping All Patients

Modern Medicine

It’s not unusual to occasionally hear people refer to the good old days when doctors made house calls, or they might wax nostalgic about TV’s Marcus Welby, M.D., whose main character came across as the perfect embodiment of medicine. There’s no denying that the 1960s and ‘70s were simpler times in many ways, but for… Read More →

Arizona’s Health Care Providers Are Working To Eradicate On-Site Infections

Banner Baywood Medical Center
by in Featured | Healthcare

Hospital-acquired infections — illnesses that attack patients after they have been admitted — have health care officials taking myriad steps to combat, control and prevent this insidious enemy. One of those steps is a name change courtesy of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. They now are called healthcare-associated infections, or HAIs. Jessica… Read More →