Arizona Bioscience News: EvolvedMD, Rovicare partner on care; Tucson Medical Center virtual reality training; Health Care Heroes

June 30, 2022

By Jessica Vaile

Valley health startups partner to increase care coordination, access / Phoenix Business Journal (AZ Inno)
EvolvedMD, a Scottsdale behavioral health company, has enlisted the services of another Valley startup, Tempe-based Rovicare, for the use of its cloud-based medical software platform to improve connection and access.

Tucson Medical Center debuts virtual reality training program / Arizona Daily Star
A new virtual reality training program at Tucson Medical Center is helping train nurses, patient care technicians, and others in tasks that can be high risk for injuries.

A new law requires AZ hospitals to allow daily in-person visitation. Here’s why hospitals support it / KJZZ
Ann-Marie Alameddin, president and CEO of the Arizona Hospital and Healthcare Association, talks about a new Arizona law and how it will impact hospitals and patients.

Green Valley hospital again in peril / Arizona Public Media
Santa Cruz Valley Regional Hospital in Green Valley notified employees it could go out of business within 60 days—the second time in two years the 49-bed facility has been at risk of closing.

Meet the 2022 finalists for the Business Journal’s Health Care Heroes awards / Phoenix Business Journal
The annual Health Care Heroes award event on Aug. 18 will recognize the excellence of those working directly in the medical field, such as physicians and nurses, as well as administrators, educators, and volunteers.

Arizona scientists dig into soil under wildfire burn scars for clues about ecosystem recovery / Arizona Republic
A group of scientists are focusing on improving predictions of where and when debris flows will likely form, how big they will become and who or what might be impacted by their tumultuous journeys down from the remote wilderness toward populated areas.

Blazing a trail / Phoenix Business Journal
Decades after she graduated from Creighton University in Nebraska as a newly minted journalist, Sharon Harper found herself poised to write a new chapter for an iconic part of the Phoenix real estate landscape.

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