Arizona Bioscience News: Tech Council announces winners; Phoenix-area hospitals growing; Dementia Care Education supports patients, caregivers

October 18, 2018

By Matt Ellsworth

High-tech innovations abound at Phoenix-area hospitals / Phoenix Business Journal

As Phoenix Children’s Hospital, Mayo Clinic, and HonorHealth deal with high growth and expansion, they are turning to technology to create more efficiencies and ways to keep patients healthier.

Banner leader Peter Fine sees continued growth, challenges / Phoenix Business Journal

Phoenix-based Banner Health is the state’s largest health system, nonprofit, and private employer and has plans to add 1,500 employees in Arizona. Read also: Phoenix hospital hiring challenges reach beyond landing doctors, nurses

Growth, partnerships provide path forward for Phoenix-area health care, hospital groups / Phoenix Business Journal

As the region’s economy picks up steam, the Valley’s health care providers are in lockstep with that overall growth as every hospital system in metro Phoenix is in construction and expansion mode.

Goodyear startup looks to standardize dementia treatment in Arizona / Phoenix Business Journal

A longtime Banner Health researcher, who in 2016 started Dementia Care Education in Goodyear, is trying to create an interconnected network of institutions that will better support dementia patients in Arizona. Read more: Passion and purpose drive Dementia Care Education founder to make impact

Battling cancer through science / Tucson Weekly

The University of Arizona Cancer Center is involved in a number of efforts and studies to better understand and treat breast cancer.

WebPT president, CampusLogic among 2018 Governor’s Celebration of Innovation winners, finalists / Phoenix Business Journal

The 15th annual Governor’s Celebration of Innovation Awards on Nov. 8, the Arizona Technology Council’s annual awards gala in partnership with the Arizona Commerce Authority, will honor leaders and visionaries who contribute to the growth of Arizona’s tech sector.