WASHINGTON - Absent a magic potion or explosive economic growth, it was all but inevitable President Obama would have to break some of his campaign promises to keep others. If there's one thing that distinguished them besides their ambition, it was their incompatibility.
WASHINGTON — A senior Democratic senator who helped write President Obama’s health-care law stunned administration officials Wednesday, saying openly he thinks it’s headed for a “train wreck” because of bumbling implementation.
Hospital-pricing bill revived after veto
Pioneering Tucson pediatrician and internationally recognized scientist Dr. Vincent A. Fulginiti died of cancer March 19. He was 81.
Tucson-based artificial heart maker SynCardia Systems Inc. has raised $19 million in new, long-term growth capital from investors including a major health-care investment fund.
"There is going to be a tsunami of people seeking new medical treatment."
PHOENIX - Comparing her directly to Judas, the head of the Maricopa County Republican Committee blasted Gov. Jan Brewer on Wednesday for her bid to expand the state's Medicaid program.
PHOENIX - Gov. Jan Brewer finally gave lawmakers a peek Tuesday at details of her plan to expand the state Medicaid program, in a bid to whip up enough support to win approval.
WASHINGTON - The Affordable Care Act will create a healthier population less burdened by excessive medical bills and the fear of economic ruin from getting sick.
ALEXANDRIA, Va. - With unemployment high and economic growth shrinking, it is clear the economy is headed in the wrong direction. The Affordable Care Act is a major cause.
The following editorial appeared Thursday in the Washington Post:
WASHINGTON — Less than a year before Americans will be required to have insurance under President Obama’s health-care law, many of its backers are growing increasingly anxious that premiums could jump, driven up by the legislation itself.
Michael Waldrum, the new CEO and president of University of Arizona Health Network, meets some of the employees in the Diamond 2 North trauma unit as he makes the rounds to familiarize himself with UA Medical Center.
Michael Waldrum, the new chief of the University of Arizona Health Network, says the organization needs a profit to "invest in our people and our technologies ... to continue to meet the community needs."
The new CEO of Southern Arizona's largest health entity is prioritizing the private, nonprofit corporation's fiscal health.
The Sierra Vista Regional Health Center (SVRHC) has signed a letter of intent to partner with a Tennessee-based company to build a new 100-bed hospital at its current site.
Gov. Jan Brewer, after her State of the State speech, acknowledges the audience. In her speech, she called for more police in Arizona schools to protect against violence, and she urged increased funding for education.