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    • Large insurers could leave Arizona health care marketplace

      Posted Monday, May 2, 2016 2:30:39 PM

      Associated Press, CNBC

      Originall Published April 20, 2016

      One of Arizona's largest health care insurers is leaving the state's Affordable Care Act marketplace, a move that would reduce or eliminate options in rural counties.

      UnitedHealthcare told state officials that it … Read Full Article

    • Friday, April 15, 2016 2:06:28 PM

    • Banner's ACO, University of Arizona acquisition drag down bottom line

      Posted Friday, April 15, 2016 2:06:28 PM

      By Bob Herman, Modern Healthcare 

      Originally published April 4, 2016

      Banner Health's operating surplus dropped by more than half in 2015. The Phoenix-based health system had a difficult time integrating its University of Arizona Health Network acquisition. 

      Banner … Read Full Article

    • Friday, April 15, 2016 11:27:00 AM

    • UA College of Medicine developing snakebite therapy

      Posted Friday, April 15, 2016 11:27:00 AM

      By Sara Hammond, Arizona Public Media

      Oringally posted April 14, 2016

      When someone is bitten by a venomous snake, quick medical attention is critical for recovery. University of Arizona researchers are studying a treatment to help buy time for bite victims.

      Snakebites are … Read Full Article

    • Friday, April 15, 2016 11:24:00 AM

    • Hacking gut bacteria could be the future of medicine

      Posted Friday, April 15, 2016 11:24:00 AM

      By Carolyn Gregoire, The Huffington Post

      Originally published April 11, 2016 

      MIT biologists are reprogramming gut bacteria as “live therapeutics.”

      The human gut microbiome — which includes the community of trillions of bacteria living within our … Read Full Article

    • Friday, April 15, 2016 11:18:11 AM

    • Best and brightest earn Healthcare Leadership Awards

      Posted Friday, April 15, 2016 11:18:11 AM

      By Michael Gossie, AZ BIG Media

      Originally posted April 8, 2016 

      Each year, AZ Business magazine honors the most innovative healthcare leaders in the state at its Healthcare Leadership Awards. And in front of a full house Thursday night at The Camby in Phoenix, the most … Read Full Article

    • Friday, April 15, 2016 11:08:55 AM

    • Interim dean named at UA Phoenix medical school

      Posted Friday, April 15, 2016 11:08:55 AM

      By Ken Alltucker, The Republic 

      Originally published April 7, 2016

      The University of Arizona has tapped Dr. Kenneth Ramos as interim dean of its Phoenix medical school. He replaces Dr. Stuart Flynn, who is leaving for a post in Fort Worth, Texas.

      Ramos will start his … Read Full Article

    • Friday, April 15, 2016 11:05:00 AM

    • Backers fight for children's health insurance in Arizona

      Posted Friday, April 15, 2016 11:05:00 AM

      By Bob Christie, Associated Press

      Originally posted Apr 11, 2016

      A fight is intensifying in the Arizona Legislature over the Senate leader's refusal to restore a program providing health insurance to poor children, a stance that would maintain the state's position as the … Read Full Article

    • Friday, April 15, 2016 11:01:00 AM

    • Letting patients tell their stories

      Posted Friday, April 15, 2016 11:01:00 AM

      By Dhruv Khullar, M.D., New York Times 

      Originally published April 11, 2016 

      Friday night in the emergency department is about what you’d think.

      It starts off slow: a middle-aged man with a middling pneumonia; an older nursing home resident with a urinary … Read Full Article