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Press Releases

August 2014

-Scottsdale Healthcare recognized for commitment to employees' health
-Air Force nurses complete inaugural trauma fellowship
-Scottsdale Healthcare nurse receives excellence award

July 2014

- Gov. Brewer signs cancer drug cost parity bill at Scottsdale Healthcare
Scottsdale Healthcare experts warn of Valley Fever during monsoon season
Shea Medical Center listed in '100 Great Hospitals'

June 2014

- New therapy for pancreatic cancer shows promising results
- Vaccine study hopes to improve pancreatic cancer treatment

May 2014

- Cancer programs receive Outstanding Achievement Award
- Honor Ball raises $940,000 for Scottsdale Healthcare
- Osborn Medical Center honored for quality stroke care

April 2014

- Gordon named medical director for cancer clinical trials
- ‘Incisionless’ investigational weight-loss surgery study underway
- Clavelle promoted to senior vice president and chief clinical officer

March 2014

- ‘Beads of Courage’ give hope for the smallest of small babies
- Scottsdale Healthcare investigates new vaccine against variety of cancers

February 2014

- Healthcare innovations presented to House Health Committee
- Scottsdale Healthcare recognized for energy efficiency

January 2014

- Shea Medical Center among top U.S. hospitals for joint replacement
- Honor Ball to celebrate 38 years of community philanthropy

December 2013

- Scottsdale Healthcare recognized for heart attack treatment process
- Scottsdale Healthcare medical centers get new administrators

November 2013

- Valley Metro recognizes Scottsdale Healthcare ‘clean air champions’
- NOAH health centers awarded $758,333 grant for access to care

October 2013

- Air Force critical care nurse training launched by Scottsdale Healthcare
Hospital unit designed for women with gynecologic cancers
Scottsdale Healthcare, John C. Lincoln Health Network finalize system-wide affiliation

September 2013

- Scottsdale Healthcare welcomes new Chief Clinical Officer
- Cure Corridor event showcases Scottsdale Healthcare’s role in biotech industry
- FDA approves drug tested by Scottsdale Healthcare and TGen

August 2013

- CPS-3 cancer prevention study enrollment events set for August

July 2013

- Scottsdale Healthcare is 1 of 2 to provide U.S. Air Force nurse training
- Scottsdale Healthcare named to ‘U.S. News’ Best Hospitals list

- Breast cancer study shows value of molecular profiling and proteomic mapping
- Scottsdale Healthcare experts warn of Valley Fever during monsoon season

June 2013

- $100,000 grant aids rapid cancer detection program
- Scottsdale Healthcare experts warn of dangers of heat-related illness

May 2013

- Grafman recognized as one of the Valley’s Most Admired Leaders
- Scottsdale Healthcare Osborn Medical Center honored for stroke care
Limited edition pink phone sales benefit Virginia G. Piper Cancer Center
- Scottsdale Healthcare hospitals get 'A' ratings from Leapfrog Group

April 2013

- SHC-JCL announce intent to form system-wide affiliation
Gov. Brewer signs bill supporting military healthcare training 
Osborn Medical Center expecting military airlift April 13

March 2013

- LPGA players offered health screenings after player diagnosis
New ‘disappearing stent’ restores blood flow to hearts
- March is colon cancer awareness month: Be #50andFearless

February 2013

- LPGA ticket sales benefit Scottsdale Healthcare
- Surgeon reaches daVinci robotic procedure milestone
- PBS progam showcases TAVR procedure at Osborn Medical Center
- New orthopedic unit opens at Thompson Peak Hospital

January 2013

- Scottsdale Healthcare study shows benefit for pancreatic cancer patients
- Public invited to learn about cord blood banking on Jan. 29
- Bill introduced to cut red tape for military health care training
- Hospitals give Scottsdale Fire Dept. a life-saving assist

December 2012

- Hospitals initiate visitor precautions for RSV, flu season
- Robotic surgery opens new option for fertility restoration
- Scottsdale Healthcare plans NE Phoenix expansion

November 2012

- Leapfrog Group gives 'A' rating to Scottsdale Healthcare
- Sterling Award presented to Scottsdale Healthcare
- Scottsdale physicians lead worldwide pancreatic cancer study
- Hurricane Sandy survivor gets help from Scottsdale ‘beacon’
- TV show takes viewers into the OR at Scottsdale Healthcare Shea
- Thompson Peak Hospital celebrates 5th birthday

October 2012

- Schwab Cup ticket sales benefit Scottsdale Healthcare
- Polo Party ticket sales benefit NOAH health centers

September 2012

- Cancer benefit motorcycle ride gets kick-start from Go Daddy
- Hospital pediatrics department announces free family event

August 2012

- Worldwide lung cancer drug study launches at Piper Cancer Center
- Scottsdale Healthcare staff attending Stand Up To Cancer telethon
- 4th annual motorcycle run fundraiser for Virginia G. Piper Cancer Center
- ‘Liquid radiation’ study hopes to improve pancreatic cancer treatment

July 2012

- HHS names Scottsdale Healthcare to lead nurse training program
- Scottsdale Healthcare named to ‘U.S. News’ Best Hospitals list
- Urgent Care center opened by Scottsdale Healthcare

June 2012

- New ‘Trojan Horse’ drug attacks pancreatic cancer
- NEJM hails new skin cancer drug as ‘greatest advance yet'
- Chinese medical delegation visits Scottsdale Healthcare
- Hospitals' CIO receives technology award

May 2012

- Scottsdale Healthcare medical training program benefits military
- Free skin cancer screenings May 19
- Scottsdale Healthcare marks 50th anniversary

April 2012

- Cancer patient gets new lease on life through clinical trial
- Construction starts on inpatient rehabilitation hospital
- Pancreatic cancer study results released at AACR meeting

March 2012

- Colon cancer campaign focuses on importance of screening
- NOAH clinics get FQHC-LA status
- Free health checks offered for LPGA fans on March 17
- LPGA Founders Cup ticket sales benefit Scottsdale Healthcare

February 2012

- Bone marrow transplant program opens at Virginia G. Piper Cancer Center
- Scottsdale Healthcare named Founding Partner for LPGA Phoenix event
- FDA approves new cancer drug tested at Scottsdale Healthcare

January 2012

- Scottsdale man is state’s 1st to get new TAVR heart valve
- Sen. Jon Kyl named Honoree of 36th Honor Ball

December 2011

- Level I Trauma Center affirmed for Scottsdale Healthcare Osborn
- Pentagon official headlines hospital's RN commencement
- Virginia G. Piper Cancer Center celebrates 10 years

November 2011

- New TAVR aortic valve doesn't require open heart surgery
- Scottsdale Healthcare debuts mobile military trauma training lab
- Drug development collaboration with Cedars-Sinai announced
- Nov. 8 Scottsdale event to explore breakthroughs in cancer treatment

October 2011

- Early results of new pancreatic cancer treatment published
- Charity pro-am to benefit NOAH community health program
- Hospital employee giving campaign raises $405,000

September 2011

- Screening event IDs men at risk for prostate cancer
- National patient care initiative selects Scottsdale Healthcare
- Scottsdale Healthcare nurse receives rare ‘Legend’ honor
- ‘Get Your Gown On’ campaign targets prostate cancer awareness

August 2011

- Cancer Care Coordinators are Phoenix’s original nurse navigators
- Bikers plan Oct. 22 ‘scrabble ride’ to support cancer center
- New hips help author conquer Mt. Kilimanjaro

July 2011

- Scottsdale Healthcare named Arizona’s 1st Magnet hospital system
- Virginia G. Piper Cancer Center, TGen studying new breast cancer drug
- ‘U.S. News’ best hospitals list tabs Scottsdale Healthcare
- Protect your kids from heat related illness

June 2011

- Scottsdale Healthcare joins NIH Cancer Genome Atlas project
- Shea ER recognized as state's 1st ‘Emergency Center of Excellence’
- Neonatal ICU feels the love from ‘Scoops’ charity event
- 35th class of family physicians graduating from Scottsdale Healthcare

May 2011

- Scottsdale Healthcare receives stroke care award
- Surprising results from Virginia G. Piper Cancer Center sun safety event
- Scottsdale study results published in Clinical Cancer Research
- Free concert to benefit Neonatal ICU at Scottsdale Healthcare Shea

April 2011

- Military med-evacs practice landing at Osborn Medical Center
- Auxiliary announces new health sciences scholarships
- New drug effective against the most common form of skin cancer

March 2011

- Scottsdale Healthcare named in U.S. News Best Hospitals list
- LPGA tour players visit Thompson Peak Hospital
- Patients willing to undergo multiple tests for new cancer treatments
- LPGA discount ticket sales benefit Scottsdale Healthcare hospitals

February 2011

- 50 years of service celebrated by Scottsdale Healthcare Auxiliary
- First MRI-safe pacemaker implanted at Scottsdale Healthcare
- Honor Ball proceeds benefit Virginia G. Piper Cancer Center

January 2011

- Scottsdale Healthcare plans inpatient rehab hospital
- Scottsdale Healthcare dedicates new military training center
- Clinical trial of new drug targets cancer cell reproduction
- Honor Ball to mark 35 years of community philanthropy