Bioscience & Healthcare

ASU Students Team Up With Barrow To Create Medical Rehab Devices

Via asunow.asu.edu In most classes, a good job results in an “A.” In Panagiotis Polygerinos’ mechatronics device class, a good job results in a patented invention that improves lives. The Arizona State University assistant professor (pictured above) teamed his engineering students with therapists and physicians at Barrow Neurological Institute in Phoenix to create medical rehab devices. Three of those devices are being patented. “Now we have three provisional patents, we’re

Via businesswire.com Oncology’s new state-of-the-art cancer treatment center, located at the Arizona State University Research Park (ASURP), is now open and offering the latest cancer treatment services available to patients in Phoenix and the East Valley. The new center, developed and built by Ryan Companies US, Inc., offers integrated, high-quality care to diagnose and treat cancer. Patient services include medical, gynecologic and radiation oncology, hematology, advanced diagnostics including PET/CT imaging,

General Cannabis Corp Acquires GC Finance Arizona, LLC

Via cannabisbusinesstimes.com DENVER, June 09, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — General Cannabis Corp (OTCQB:CANN) announced today the acquisition of GC Finance Arizona, LLC (“GC Arizona”) from Infinity Capital West, LLC (“Infinity Capital”), according to a press release. GC Arizona owns two primary assets: 1) a 50% LLC membership interest in DB Products Arizona, LLC (“DB Arizona”) and 2) a secured promissory note with DB Arizona in the amount of $825,000, plus

Via prweb.com Summit BHC (Summit), a leading provider of addiction treatment and behavioral health services, today announced the acquisition of Women in New Recovery located in Mesa, Arizona. The 30-bed addiction treatment facility will operate as Canyon Vista Recovery Center (Canyon Vista) and serve both males and females. Canyon Vista will be Summit’s first facility in Arizona and brings the Company’s total number of operating facilities to twelve. Financial terms

Maricopa Board of Supervisors Adopt Preliminary County Budget

Via queencreekindependent.com Today my colleagues and I unanimously approved the county’s tentative fiscal year 2018 budget. The $2.49 billion budget makes significant investments in future growth while adhering to the county’s commitment to lean, customer-service oriented government. As chairman, my office worked for months with other elected officials and department managers to craft a budget that is both responsible and sustainable. Balancing a budget without raising the tax rate is

15 Healthcare Innovations That Are Impacting Arizona

Via azbigmedia.com The health of Arizona remains a concern. Arizona residents’ health is below average. The state ranks as the 29th healthiest in the nation, according to United Health Foundation’s 2016 America’s Health Rankings Annual Report. The good news is that the No. 29 ranking was an improvement over the previous year, when Arizona ranked 30th. But the state remains in the bottom half. Healthcare remains a concern for the

Medical Marijuana Cardholders Grow New Businesses

Via eastvalleytribune.com Marijuana businesses are growing in Arizona. The medical marijuana industry has seen growth each year since voters approved the legalization of medical marijuana six years ago. Ninety medical marijuana dispensaries were open in Arizona in 2015, compared to three years ago when only three dispensaries were open, according to data from the Arizona Department of Health Services. The number of cardholder applications, including for qualifying patients, designated caregivers

Kingman Regional Medical Center Provides $410 million Economic Impact

Via kdminer.com KINGMAN – Not only does Kingman Regional Medical Center save lives and patch up patients, it’s a huge economic driver for the area, generating $410 million economic impact, according to a study from the Arizona Hospital and Healthcare Association. With 1,401 full-time jobs, KRMC is the second-largest private employer in Mohave County, the study reported. The hospital also accounts for 1,534 “induced” jobs, or indirect jobs that provide

Marana Is Open For Business

Via tucsonlocalmedia.com The Marana Chamber of Commerce is proud to be celebrating our 30th anniversary. We are looking forward to advancing our mission as the voice of business that works to build economic growth and quality of life in our community for many years to come. Marana continues to be the fastest-growing town in Southern Arizona and is on track, at the current rate, to have more than 760 new

6 Arizona Young Women Are Taking On The STEM Gender Gap

Via azcentral.com Think of the last time you went to get your car’s engine looked at or needed help recovering files on a computer. Who helped you? Odds are, it wasn’t a woman. Historically, men have dominated science, technology, engineering and math, or STEM, fields. That can be problematic; the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics says STEM occupations grew at twice the rate of other jobs from 2009 to 2015 and tend to pay more than the