Holistic, Longitudinal Care for Chronic Conditions

by Mike Hunter

Alanté recently launched a strategic partnership with patient care platform eCare21 that simultaneously addresses the health risks and economic challenges associated with chronic condition treatment. This program demonstrates Alanté’s commitment to embracing innovative solutions for patient care.  “Through the coordination of care plans within eCare21’s virtual care … [More]

Public Health Initiative from BCBSAZ

by Mike Hunter

In 2018, BCBSAZ launched its statewide public health initiative, Mobilize AZ, which partnered with public and private organizations to improve the health of Arizonans by tackling some of the state’s most challenging health conditions. Mobilize AZ aimed to invest in the community, increase access, build capacity, and cultivate cross-sector partnerships to inspire health.  In … [More]

Optimizing Braincare Services

by Mike Hunter

Wave Neuroscience has partnered with Arkos Health — a risk-bearing medical group delivering virtual and in-home clinical services under value-based arrangements — to increase access to vital mental health services, offering its at-home Braincare™ technologies to Medicaid beneficiaries in Arizona. The program launched last month in Maricopa, Pima, Pinal and Yuma counties, with … [More]

Well-Being Transformation Initiative in South Phoenix

by Mike Hunter

Equality Health Foundation, UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of Arizona, and Valley of the Sun United Way recently launched a new Blue Zones Activate effort, a comprehensive policy-based initiative that uses an evidence-based approach to make the healthy choice the easy choice in all the places people spend the most time.  The 15-year gap in life expectancy between South … [More]

Business Community Would See Return on Investment in Brain Health 

by Carrie Collins Fadell

The death of beloved comedian Bob Saget in January of 2022 shocked and saddened the world. The loss was compounded in February when we learned that Bob passed away due to an untreated and undiagnosed head injury. The authorities concluded that Bob hit his head at some point, thought nothing of it and went to sleep, instead of seeking medical attention for his head injury. The … [More]

Axis for Autism Launches New Model to Streamline Diagnoses

by Mike Hunter

Axis for Autism, an Arizona-based provider of ASD evaluations for children and adults, has launched a new model that streamlines diagnosis for autism spectrum disorder and cuts wait times for families awaiting an evaluation, ensuring they can access life-changing intervention and therapies faster. Waitlists at Arizona health systems are thousands of children deep. Many … [More]

Emerald Expands Its Healthcare Textiles Service

by Mike Hunter

Emerald Textiles has become the largest commercial healthcare linen and laundry service provider in the Western United States thanks to its recent acquisition of the West Coast assets of Angelica Corporation, a national healthcare linen service provider. The transaction includes nine facilities and allows Emerald to expand into the Phoenix and Las Vegas markets and strengthen … [More]

QC Kinetix: New Regenerative and Joint Pain Clinic 

by Adam Lunceford

According to the American Chronic Pain Association, chronic pain is the No. 1 cause of disability in the U.S. Those who suffer from chronic pain often feel many side effects from impact of their injury. This includes reduced mobility, increased chance of addiction to pain medication, and an extreme emotional and physical toll on the body. I speak from experience, having … [More]

Health Insurance for the Gig Economy

by Mike Hunter

The Association for Entrepreneurship USA and Hooray Health, an affordable benefit solution that provides nationwide access to healthcare, have teamed up to provide health insurance to self-employed individuals and those working in the gig economy. Smashing industry norms, Hooray Health’s approach uses Urgent Care with basic insured benefits that give people first-dollar … [More]

Secure Vaccination Card Upload on App

by Mike Hunter

HealthChampion, a leading digital health and analytics company, recently released its secure COVID-19 vaccination card upload feature in its mobile app. Leveraging the existing platform that has been utilized by employers nationwide for symptom assessment since the start of the pandemic and, later, for vaccination tracking, this timely companion feature is free to all users and … [More]

The Key to Normalcy Lies in COVID-19 Testing

by Milan Patel

More than 4.44 million lives have been lost since the pandemic began in 2020. Following a quiet period when many relaxed their guard, we’re now seeing spikes on graphs we thought — and hoped — had bottomed out. Despite efforts to put the pandemic behind us, our global population is vulnerable once again as SARS-CoV-2 variants spread. Under these circumstances, even after 1.5 … [More]

Non-Invasive Healing Combines Therapeutic Modalities and Yoga

by Mike Hunter

Recently launched in Scottsdale, Quasar Quantum Healing offers cutting-edge, non-invasive, therapeutic modalities, teamed with yoga, grounding, meditation and nutritional guidance. An alternative to conventional methods, the facility is designed to transform the body, mind, and spirit at a cellular level to optimize mental, emotional and physical health.  Quasar Quantum … [More]

New Inpatient Rehabilitation Hospital in Avondale 

by Mike Hunter

ClearSky Health, an established rehabilitative healthcare provider, recently broke ground for a new inpatient rehabilitation hospital in Avondale, Ariz. The hospital will be located at 109th Ave. and West McDowell Road, and is expected to open in summer 2022. ClearSky Rehabilitation Hospital of Avondale will be a 30-bed facility that is expected to treat about 650 patients … [More]

Enabling Remote Analytic System Integration

by Kent Dicks

When looking for silver linings in the cloud of the COVID-19 pandemic, there are the positive gains made in the use of telehealth, to minimize the risk of exposure to frontline care workers and patients alike. In this realm, Life365 is continually adding new solutions to help solidify the embrace of virtual care and make the concept of Hospital@Home a reality. The pandemic … [More]

Making Healthcare More Accessible

by Nathan Lamberth

Technology has transformed life as we knew it in many ways, though the change has accelerated with the once-in-a-century health crisis. Digital connections are giving way to a virtual workplace, remote learning and more online shopping. But the impact of technology doesn’t end there. It is also how we visit the doctor, whether it’s for a wellness check-up, the flu or a … [More]

Bioscience and Healthcare Contribute to a Healthy Economy

by Mike Hunter

As an economic sector locally, bioscience and healthcare is strong and growing.  In the City of Phoenix (not the metropolitan area; just the city), there is more than $3 billion in bioscience healthcare facilities under construction or in the final design pipeline. This will bring to market over the next two years more than 4.4 million square feet of new facilities and 7,000 … [More]

Expansion Underway for Banner Gateway Medical Center in Gilbert

by Mike Hunter

McCarthy Building Companies recently broke ground on the $243-million, 351,000-square-foot Banner Gateway Medical Center Tower and Emergency Department expansion and renovation project, located at 1900 N. Higley Road in Gilbert, Ariz. The expansion essentially doubles the size of the medical center campus, addressing growing needs for women and infant care and cancer care by … [More]

Paradigm’s COVID-19 Response 

by Ruth Seigel

COVID-19 arrived in Arizona, Paradigm Laboratories founder and CEO Ethan Sasz wanted to play a role in keeping Arizonans safe and healthy. A high-complexity molecular and infectious disease diagnostic laboratory founded in 2013 in Tucson, Paradigm quickly pivoted its business and partnered with government leaders to meet the mounting requirement for statewide mass accurate and … [More]

BioLab Sciences Advances Accessibility of Transformative Wound Care Technology

by Mike Hunter

Scottsdale-based BioLab Sciences, an emerging regenerative biotechnology company, recently acquired the patents and intellectual property for MyOwn Skin™, a revolutionary regenerative therapy that is transforming the wound care industry, from Bogota, Colombia-based Keraderm. The acquisition enables BioLab Sciences to license MyOwn Skin™ internationally and bring advanced wound … [More]

Benchmark Aids in Production of Rapid, Lab-Free COVID-19 Testing System

by Mike Hunter

Distribution of COVID vaccine is dominating COVID conversation, but testing is still a key in fighting the pandemic. Tempe-based global provider of engineering, design and manufacturing services Benchmark Electronics has been a player in that realm, with a key manufacturing partnership with genetic testing pioneers DnaNudge to deliver volume production of DnaNudge’s rapid, … [More]

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