In this episode of TechFocus Member Spotlight, sit down with Matthew Likens, CEO of GT Medical Technologies, to learn more about the innovative GammaTile Therapy that’s been developed for patients with operable brain tumors.
Atlas Healthcare Partners (Atlas), which specializes in developing and managing ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs) in partnerships with health systems and physicians, announced today that Banner Health has invested into Atlas. “Based on the significant growth and success that Banner and Atlas have achieved together through our Banner Surgery Center network joint venture, it was a logical next step for Banner to invest in Atlas to help the company scale and grow into a larger national partner for other health systems as well,” said Scott Nordlund, Banner’s Chief Strategy and Growth Officer.
Banner Health plans to build a hospital in Buckeye — directly across the street from a competitor making plans to build its own hospital campus. The Phoenix-based nonprofit health system plans to build a four-story, 330,000-square-foot hospital at the northwest corner of Verrado Way and Interstate 10, which is where its Banner Health Center is located on land the hospital system already owns.
Banner Health — the state’s largest health system and among the largest in the nation — is about to get even bigger. The nonprofit health system is in preliminary plans to buy land for a new hospital in north Scottsdale. The Phoenix-based health system is working with city of Scottsdale and Arizona State Land Department in an effort to buy 40 to 50 acres at the northeast corner of Loop 101 and Hayden Road. That site is across the street from Cavasson, Nationwide Realty Investors’ master-planned development on the northwest corner of Loop 101 and Hayden Road that is proposed to include a residential health care facility.
University of Arizona Health Sciences has selected downtown Phoenix for a new health sciences center that will develop treatments to stimulate or suppress the immune system to fight disease. Plans call for building this new center on the Phoenix Bioscience Core on the southwest corner of Seventh and Fillmore streets near its medical school operations. The 293,000-square-foot structure will have 10 floors above ground and two floors below ground.
Intel and Arizona’s Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) today announced a new artificial intelligence (AI) incubator lab for students aspiring to land jobs in areas ranging from business to nursing to healthcare — and other professions that increasingly draw on AI technology. The new AI incubator lab in Arizona, and the associate degree program it supports, is the first of its kind in the U.S.
Banner-University Medical Center will host the first-ever Aerospace Surgery Fellowship in partnership with the University of Arizona College of Medicine -Phoenix and SpaceX. The first of its kind, the fellowship program will prepare surgeons and physicians for advanced medical care, beyond primary care of astronauts, in aerospace conditions.
Involta, an industry-leading hybrid IT, cloud computing, and data center services company, is pleased to announce Tier 1 internet service provider Cogent Communications has deployed a new Point of Presence (PoP) in the company’s Tucson data center. The new PoP adds to this high-performance facility’s connectivity options providing leading Tucson healthcare, manufacturing and financial services organizations access to one of the top five backbone networks in the world.
WebPT, one of Phoenix’s largest homegrown software companies, announced on Tuesday that it had acquired Portland, Oregon-based Clinicient, a major competitor in the physical therapy software space.
Embry Health has immediate openings for 500 new employees in Arizona and across the nation as the demand for Covid-19 testing reaches record levels. On Monday, 46,950 appointments were booked for testing.