Health & Biotech

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

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

Innovative HealthTech Startups Are Just What the Doctor Ordered In Phoenix

Via freeenterprise.com His startup — launched with the aim of lowering healthcare costs (for patients and providers) and streamlining patient care and flow — was born out of both Launchpad Digital Health, a San Francisco-based accelerator, as well as Dreamit, a digital healthcare accelerator in Baltimore, Md. “Having been accelerated on both coasts, we were faced with moving the company out of the Phoenix market,” Larsen told Free Enterprise. “What

Az Business Magazine Names 2017 Healthcare Leadership Awards Finalists

Via azbigmedia.com Az Business magazine’s Healthcare Leadership Awards is this Thursday, May 4. The 10th annual Health Care Leadership Awards honors the women, men and institutions that bring excellence and innovation to Arizona’s healthcare sector. Not only are these healthcare leaders improving lives of Arizonans, they are having a global impact on treatment and care. The awards ceremony will be held at Chateau Luxe at 1175 E. Lone Cactus Dr., on Thursday, May 4

Via prnewswire.com Healthcare Trust of America, Inc. (NYSE: HTA) (the “Company”), the largest dedicated owner and operator of medical office buildings in the United States, announced today that it entered into a definitive agreement to acquire all of the medical office building assets and medical development platform of Duke Realty Corporation (“Duke“) for $2.75 billion in cash, net of credits for development completions (the “Duke Acquisitions”). The transaction will close

Via wtkr.com Hampton Roads has made an appearance on Orkin’s Top 50 Mosquito Cities, ranking relatively high at number 13! Mosquitoes are not only just a nuisance, they’re also one of the most dangerous animals in the world. They are known transmitters of Zika, West Nile and Chikungunya viruses, making them a serious health risk. “Mosquitoes are a public health threat,” said Orkin entomologist, Mark Beavers, Ph.D. “Zika virus is

Via abc15.com Arizona is dealing with a spike in HIV cases, according to the latest national numbers and local prevention groups. “This is a public health issue that we now have the resources to completely prevent,” said Glen Spencer, Executive Director of Aunt Rita’s Foundation in Phoenix. Between 2010 and 2015, the rate of HIV infections nationwide decreased nine percent, according to the CDC. In the same time period, the

Banner Behavioral Upgrade

Via azcentral.com The construction project on the southwest corner of Miller and Earll Roads in Scottsdale looks like a stylish hotel. Gray masonry walls, layered like an Arizona canyon, are intersected by vertical windows stretching two stories high. Perforated steel “fins” shade smaller windows; trees peek above courtyard walls; and desert shrubs add color to the exterior. However, the building is actually an expansion of the existing Banner Behavioral Health