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Demolition On!

The project is moving along on schedule with very few complications.  The process of clearing, grading, and moving buildings, supplies, and equipment is complete. Employee parking was relocated making use of two church parking lots east of the hospital, as most of the Surgical Center will encompass the former employee[…]

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Let the Game Begin!

Under the direction of CEO and President Jim Tavary, a year-long series of weekly Owner, Architect, Contractor (OAC) meetings began.  The meetings are designed to receive updates, discuss details of the project, and to make project-related decisions as the building process evolves.  The hospital is represented at these meetings by Fred[…]

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Artificial Sweeteners and Weight Loss

Recently researchers showed that artificial sweeteners may cause certain gut bacteria to induce glucose intolerance and metabolic disease, both significant markers for obesity and diabetes.  Researchers have long wondered why non-caloric artificial sweeteners do not seem to assist weight loss.  Eran Elinav, PhD., Rehovot, Israel, showed that artificial sweeteners have[…]

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Building a Healthy Community One Person at a Time

I was a residential patient in the acute care unity of the Wickenburg Community Hospital for over 40 days.  I was absolutely stunned at the high quality of professional care that I received on a daily basis.  Prior to being admitted to the hospital I was quite skeptical about the[…]

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Medical Imaging

When people talk about technology and how it plays a role in their lives they usually think about computers, tablets and smart phones.  When I think about technology the first thing that pops into my mind is Medical Imaging.  Having been in Healthcare for almost 30 years I’ve seen some[…]

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