A key contributor to Tucson’s transformation into an innovation hotbed is support for startups, with commercialization resources like Tech Launch Arizona, risk-capital providers like UA Venture Capital and BlueStone Venture Partners, and incubators like Forge and the forthcoming Oro Valley Innovation Labs.
A mobile stroke unit developed the Phoenix Fire Department and Barrow Neurological Institute allows emergency medical providers to determine a patient’s type of stroke, consult a neurosurgeon via telemedicine, and begin treatment before going to the hospital.
How Mobile Devices Improve Patient Experience, Quality of Life / HealthTech Magazine
For adolescent oncology patients, non-medical challenges like fatigue, reduced physical activity, and social isolation are common. A new study suggests access to mobile devices, as is practiced at Phoenix Children’s Hospital, can improve health-related quality of life.
Dario Alvarez, a medical student known for “a tremendous role in the community” was selected for a new Arizona Lottery-sponsored scholarship that will cover costs for his final year at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix.
July 19: University of Arizona Keys Research Internship Showcase – Stevie Eller Dance Theatre, UA, Tucson – 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
September 4-5: Rocky Mountain Life Science Investor & Partnering Conference – Vail, Colo. Applications for presenters are open now.