Arizona’s infection and hospitalization rates for COVID-19 remain among the highest in the U.S., pushing overtaxed clinical providers to the limit, but data suggest that mitigation strategies, including mask-wearing and closures of bars and gyms, may be blunting the spread. Meanwhile, the UArizona Cancer Center names a new director, Joann Sweasy.
AZ Gov. Ducey: Face masks, other pandemic-fighting efforts to last the rest of 2020 / Arizona Daily Star
In one day, Arizona’s COVID-19 surge leaves no walk of life unscathed / Arizona Republic
Joann Sweasy, an expert in genomic instability and mutations, has been appointed director of the University of Arizona Cancer Center. Previously its interim director, Sweasy becomes the first woman to lead the cornerstone clinical and research center.
Entrepreneur: Valley software developer’s telemedicine platform grows amid pandemic / Phoenix Business Journal
Metro Phoenix-based OmniHealth is applying technology developed for retail and hospitality interactive kiosks to new use cases in telemedicine.
U of A Medical program off and running in Payson / Payson Roundup
A new program of the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix is placing medical students in Payson for nine months of training in the nuances of rural medicine.