4/30/2013 12:00:00 AM
The winners of the 2013 ADVANCE Laboratory and Laboratory Professional of the Year contests, held in honor of Medical Laboratory Professionals Week (MLPW). Congratulations to all of the winners on behalf of ADVANCE. We would also like to thank everyone who submitted nominations for this year's contest.
1/24/2013 12:00:00 AM
Arrowhead Hospital is the first hospital in the state to offer the MAKOplasty® Total Hip Arthroplasty (THA), the latest innovation in total hip replacement surgery performed using the RIO®, Robotic Arm Interactive Orthopedic System. RIO® is a highly advanced, surgeon-controlled robotic arm system that enables the accurate alignment and positioning of implants. Orthopedic surgeons at Arrowhead Hospital, are scheduled to perform the first MAKOplasty® Total Hip Arthroplasty (THA) at the hospital on Wednesday, January 18, 2013.
1/10/2013 12:00:00 AM
The Arizona Care Network, LLC has been selected as one of 106 new Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) in Medicare, ensuring as many as 4 million Medicare beneficiaries across the United States now have access to high-quality, coordinated care, Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced today.
11/19/2012 12:00:00 AM
Abrazo Health Care announced today that Jimmy Duncan has been named vice president of human resources. Duncan brings more than 20 years of experience in human resource leadership to the Arizona healthcare network.
11/9/2012 12:00:00 AM
Vanguard Health Systems, Inc. announced the recent appointment of Ken Howell as Corporate-Senior Vice President of Vanguard Health Systems and President of Abrazo Health Care, its Phoenix-based operations.
10/10/2012 12:00:00 AM
One of only five hospitals in Arizona, Abrazo Health Care’s Maryvale Hospital in Phoenix has been named among the best in the nation by The Joint Commission, a national evaluator and accreditor of healthcare organizations.
10/4/2012 12:00:00 AM
Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton, Phoenix City Council members, hospital and business leaders announced on Thursday a new plan to stabilize economic vitality in the health-care industry by creating a new funding source to help cover the costs of the uninsured.
9/30/2012 12:00:00 AM
For years, employees at Maryvale Hospital have donated gently used clothing and shoes to “The Maryvale Closet,” an internal collection that is available to patients who may be in need. One of the greatest requests if for shoes. The employees at Maryvale Hospital launched the first Maryvale Hospital Flip Flop Drive. In just one month, Hospital staff – including executives, physicians, nurses and administration -- collected more than 230 pairs of men’s and women’s flip flops in a variety of sizes, more than doubling the original goal of 100 pairs.
Abrazo Health Care is committed to attracting and retaining top talent. Over the past two years, the organization, comprised of 5,200 employees, has made significant improvements to reduce turnover rates. Abrazo has implemented several programs focused on improving talent, culture and performance. Read management article
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