Greater Phoenix Chamber Foundation’s Wellness AtoZ Initiative Launches Healthy AZ Pledge

Greater Phoenix Chamber

Wellness AtoZ, an initiative of the Greater Phoenix Chamber Foundation (Foundation), is launching the Healthy AZ Pledge to support Arizona’s businesses and community members that make a commitment to follow local and state health and safety guidelines to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. “Wellness AtoZ is addressing a need in the Arizona business community by recognizing … [More]

Sonora Quest Launches Statewide COVID-19 Testing as Employers Develop Return-to-Work Strategies

Sonora Quest Laboratories

As COVID-19 presents employers with unique challenges, Sonora Quest Laboratories, the market share leader in diagnostic laboratory testing in Arizona, responds with a robust employer solutions offering. The solution? A portfolio of laboratory testing and services to assist employers with managing their workforce through this pandemic and as return-to-work and school strategies … [More]

Sonoran Crossing Medical Center in North Phoenix is Open and Accepting Patients

HonorHealth

HonorHealth, a leading Valley healthcare system serving 1.6 million people in the greater Phoenix area, announced today that HonorHealth Sonoran Crossing Medical Center in north Phoenix is now open to the public and accepting patients. Featuring three stories, 210,000 square feet and 70 inpatient beds, this state-of-the-art facility is HonorHealth’s sixth medical center. … [More]

SAFETY: ADHS Encourages People to Seek Care in an Emergency and to Maintain Routine Medical Care

Arizona Department of Health Services

Arizonans have dramatically reduced the spread of COVID-19 by wearing masks, distancing, washing hands thoroughly, and taking other steps to protect themselves and the community. But it’s also important to continue seeking routine medical care such as wellness visits to primary healthcare providers, cancer screenings, managing chronic health conditions, and keeping children up … [More]

Two-Way Texting Platform to Overcome Open Enrollment Challenges During COVID-19

Dialog Health

Dialog Health, a two-way texting platform that enables information to be pushed to and pulled from staff, announces it is expanding support for organizations adding text messaging to improve employee engagement during open enrollment. With many employers adopting telecommuting and reducing on-site, face-to-face interactions to comply with social distancing guidelines and … [More]

Digital Platform for Optometrists Allows Patients to Safely Interact with Doctors

Opti-Xpres

In an effort to make eyecare safer and easier for both optometrists and their patients, a digital platform called Opti-Xpres has launched nationwide to help with patient onboarding, outreach, EHR synchronization, and provide a contactless glasses frame try-on feature that currently provides the highest accuracy on the market. The application allows doctors to customize an app … [More]

Major Healthcare Services Co. Launches New Brand for Innovative and Flexible Health Service Solutions

Cigna

Cigna Corporation announces the launch of Evernorth, a new brand for its growing, high-performing health services portfolio. Evernorth will accelerate delivery of innovative and flexible solutions to meet the diverse needs of health plans, employers, and government organizations. Tim Wentworth will serve as Chief Executive Officer of Evernorth, to bring together Cigna's vast … [More]

National Telehealth Provider Launches Virtual Primary Care Solution for Businesses

MeMD

COVID-19 has transformed the way people access health care, thrusting telehealth into the spotlight and accelerating its widespread adoption. To address skyrocketing demand and fill a large gap in the healthcare continuum, national telehealth provider MeMD has launched Virtual Primary Care for employer groups nationwide. “For years employers and employees have been seeing … [More]

The Essential Guide to Low-Cost COVID-19 Care

by Dr. Kishlay Anand

Until a vaccine is developed and distributed, COVID-19 will remain a substantial threat of rapidly transmitting from human to human. As a result, addressing cost concerns surrounding testing is essential. Cost is a fundamental component to care access, and Arizonans need to feel that seeking a test isn’t financially prohibitive. A Gallup study published in late April noted … [More]

Medical Advisory Services Co. Launches Medicare Services throughout Arizona 

Connie Health

Connie Health, a personal Medicare advisory service combining Medicare expertise and local advisors with data-driven insights, to help individuals make confident and informed decisions about their Medicare options, has launched its services in Maricopa, Pinal and Yavapai counties. Connie Health was formed in 2019 by Valley resident David Luna and partners Michael Scopa and … [More]