Caring for Our Community Through Prevention, Outreach and Education

2013 Community Health Services Reports

Scottsdale Healthcare is working to improve our community’s health and well-being by encouraging families to stay active together while having fun! More than 1,000 participants had fun walking the 1 mile and 5K illuminated paths in Eldorado Park during our Luna Glow Dash.

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services named Scottsdale Healthcare as one of five U.S. health networks selected to participate in an initiative to help meet the rising need for primary care practitioners. In Arizona, the Graduate Nurse Education Demonstration is being used to support clinical training of nurse practitioners and clinical nurse specialists.

Scottsdale Healthcare Thompson Peak Hospital, Scottsdale Healthcare Osborn Medical Center and Scottsdale Healthcare Shea Medical Center earned full Cycle III Chest Pain Accreditation from the Society for Chest Pain Centers.

Scottsdale Healthcare became the first healthcare system in the state to have all of its hospitals achieve certification under a new pediatric emergency care designation program.

A new skin cancer drug tested for the first time in the world in 2007 at the Virginia G. Piper Cancer Center at Scottsdale Healthcare received expedited approval by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The drug is the first to receive FDA approval to treat inoperable basal cell carcinoma.

Scottsdale Healthcare was named the Scottsdale Area Chamber of Commerce 2013 Sterling Award winner in the Big Business category. The award recognized Scottsdale Healthcare for its significant contributions to the quality of life and economic vitality of the community.

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