Today’s guest blog comes to us from our friends at the Arizona Medical Association. Check out the blog below and let us know what you think. Working together with our partners to focus on the health issues affecting the people of our state is another way we are working toward our long-term goal of one day making Arizona the Healthiest State in the Nation! Good … Continue reading Taking the Lead on How the Public and Physicians View Death and Dying
A great State we have Can it be the healthiest? Vote to make it so The Arizona Primary Elections are two weeks away and are very likely to determine the make-up of the state legislature. You may ask yourself, why are the Primary Elections so important? The answer is simple. Most state legislative districts favor one political party making it highly unlikely for someone of … Continue reading Arizona Primary Elections are Approaching
Short-term health plans are typically used by individuals transitioning from one type of insurance to another to avoid gaps in their healthcare coverage. Under previous rules adopted by the Obama Administration, such plans were limited to a three-month period. Now all of that has changed. Earlier this month, the Department of Health and Human Services, Department of Labor, and Treasury issued a rule that will allow … Continue reading Short-Term Plans Becoming Not So Short-Term
Pencils, notebooks, jumbo erasers, vaccines. As the first day of school approaches, parents start to check off those final items on their checklist. But are vaccines on that checklist? Recent stories have highlighted Arizona as one state where vaccination exemptions, and concerns about the exemptions, are growing. Although the state requires several different vaccinations depending on the child’s grade level, Arizona does allow exemptions to … Continue reading Are Vaccines on Your Back-to-School List?
As we head into the weekend, we look back at a blog we ran earlier this year on how faith can influence our end of life choices. Once you’ve had a chance to read it, we’d love to hear your thoughts. Generating meaningful dialogue around the health issues affecting the people of our state in another way we are working toward our long-term goal of … Continue reading The Role of Faith
When it comes to making time for a little R&R, Arizona does it as well as any state in the U.S. A new study shows our state is in the top 3 in vacation days used. According to Project:Time Off, Colorado is number one with an average of 20.3 vacation days used. Virginia is next at 18.9 and then our state at 18.8. There has … Continue reading Vacation Time!
A new report that ranked the best and worst states for healthcare put Arizona at number 36 in the rankings.. WalletHub’s report “measured things such as what people pay in healthcare premiums, the numbers of doctors and hospital beds per capita, and whether people with chronic disease have seen a physician in the past 2 years. To some degree, the results line up with long-term … Continue reading We’re Number……36?