Arizona Residents Find Healthcare is Priority at Scottsdale Wellness Center

Functional Wellness Center

Functional Wellness Center is located in Scottsdale near the heart of old town. They are the only facility to perform spinal rehabilitation and postural correction in all of Scottsdale. They are a specialty office that is operated by two doctors certified in Chiropractic Biophysics. Chiropractic Biophysics is an advanced technique that focuses on correcting postural deformities … [More]

Partnership Results in Urgent Care Services for Arizona Patients Under Co-Branded Name

inbusinessPHX.com

HonorHealth and FastMed Urgent Care announce that their joint venture transaction to manage 30 existing Arizona urgent care clinics is complete, and the clinics will now be operating under the co-branded name HonorHealth FastMed Urgent Care. In September, the two healthcare organizations announced their intention to form a joint venture to improve access in the Phoenix and … [More]

New Village Medical at Walgreens Clinics to Open in Arizona, Texas and Florida

Walgreens

Walgreens Boots Alliance and VillageMD announced plans to open the next 40 new Village Medical at Walgreens full-service primary care clinics by the end of summer 2021. The first markets for expansion include areas of Houston, El Paso and Austin, Texas, Phoenix, Ariz., and Orlando, Fla. The first new locations outside of Houston will open in the Phoenix area starting Dec. 14, … [More]

Phoenix Launches COVID-19 Mobile Testing Van to Reach Underserved Communities

City of Phoenix

The city of Phoenix, in partnership with local healthcare company Vincere Cancer Center, will officially launch its new mobile COVID-19 testing van on Tuesday, Aug. 18 at the U-haul parking lot located 2727 N. Central Ave. The testing van provides easy access to COVID-19 tests at no out-of-pocket costs to the Phoenix community and is the first of its kind in Arizona. The … [More]

Medical Network Launches Certification Program to Establish and Sustain Healthy, Safe, and Productive Workplaces

Matrix Medical Network

Scottsdale-based Matrix Medical Network® announced a certification program to assist businesses and organizations assess, address, certify, and monitor work environments to help minimize the risk of COVID-19 transmission. The certification developed in collaboration with Cleveland Clinic brings together the Matrix risk assessment and COVID-19 experience and the deep clinical … [More]

Vaccine-Delivery Innovation for the Needle-Phobic

by Scott E. McFarland, J.D.

It wasn’t long after my coughing and fever started that a nasal swab test from a Phoenix pharmacy confirmed what I’d suspected: Like 7.8 million other Americans (as of this writing), I’d become infected with COVID-19. Soon, my fever shot up to 101 degrees Fahrenheit, I lost my sense of taste, and I began experiencing night sweats and vivid, lucid, technicolor dreams. While … [More]

Purification Innovates Use of UVC Lights for Safety 

by Jamie Killin

Sanitation has taken on a new meaning during the COVID-19 pandemic, with new companies forming to help address how to destroy harmful, virus-spreading pathogens to help keep community members safe and healthy.  One of these is Purification, LLC — an innovative, Tempe-based company that’s harnessing the power of CDC-approved UVC lights to destroy harmful bacteria and viruses … [More]

COVID-19 Self-Ordered Diagnostic Testing and Expanded Sample Collection Locations Now Available

Sonora Quest Laboratories

Sonora Quest Laboratories, the market share leader in diagnostic laboratory testing in Arizona, has announced expansions to its COVID-19 diagnostic testing and services. Patients are now able to utilize their local Patient Service Center for the collection of COVID-19 samples. Services are provided carside and inside select Sonora Quest locations. Patients are now also able to … [More]

Real Estate Company Partners With Local Testing Provider ‘COVID Testing To You,” Offering Drive-Thru Tests

COVID Testing To You

With COVID-19 cases spiking and the holidays imminent, a YAM properties has partnered with local testing provider COVID Testing To You to offer drive-thru tests. YAM Properties will begin offering COVID-19 testing at its Scottsdale 101 shopping center beginning Tuesday. It will be open seven days a week from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m., except for Thanksgiving day, when testing will be … [More]

Arizona Department of Health Services Strengthens Mask Wearing Requirement for Schools

Arizona Department of Health Services

To protect the health of our school communities, the Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS) today issued an emergency measure requiring district and charter schools to immediately mandate that masks are worn on school campuses, on school buses and during school-associated activities by all students, faculty, staff, contractors, and visitors. “Keeping kids and … [More]