Taking the Lead on How the Public and Physicians View Death and Dying

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

Arizona Primary Elections are Approaching

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 Plans Becoming Not So Short-Term

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

Are Vaccines on Your Back-to-School List?

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?

We’re Number……36?

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?