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Phoenix Children’s Launches Division of Anesthesiology, Names Leadership Team

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Phoenix Children’s Launches Division of Anesthesiology, Names Leadership Team Dec. 20, 2022JoeG Tue, 12/20/2022 - 09:39

PHOENIX [Dec. 20, 2022] – Phoenix Children’s, one of the nation’s fastest-growing pediatric health systems, has announced the creation of a new Division of Anesthesiology and named Dr. Narasimhan “Sim” Jagannathan as Division Chief and Dr. Amod Sawardekar as Associate Division Chief.

Joining the newly created Division of Anesthesiology are 39 experienced providers who recently transitioned from a longstanding private practice into Phoenix Children’s Medical Group. Many of these skilled providers have subspecialties within anesthesia, including pediatric pain management, cardiology, transplantation and more. This team is already an integral part of daily care delivery, having practiced extensively within Phoenix Children’s health system.
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Phoenix Children’s Creates New Center for Cleft and Craniofacial Care, Welcomes Nine New Providers

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Phoenix Children’s Creates New Center for Cleft and Craniofacial Care, Welcomes Nine New Providers Dec. 19, 2022JoeG Mon, 12/19/2022 - 13:04

PHOENIX [Dec. 19, 2022] – Phoenix Children's, one of the nation’s fastest-growing pediatric health systems, today announced the creation of the Phoenix Children’s Center for Cleft and Craniofacial Care. Nine medical providers specializing in cleft and craniofacial care, formerly of Barrow Neurological Institute’s Cleft and Craniofacial Center, have joined Phoenix Children’s Medical Group (PCMG) as part of this transition.

Children who need care for cleft lip and palate, craniosynostosis, plagiocephaly and other craniofacial conditions will benefit from having seamless, coordinated care through Phoenix Children’s Medical Group.
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Phoenix Children’s Reaches Physician Transfer Agreement with Valley Anesthesiology Consultants

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Phoenix Children’s Reaches Physician Transfer Agreement with Valley Anesthesiology Consultants Dec. 08, 2022JoeG Thu, 12/08/2022 - 08:08

PHOENIX, December 8, 2022 – Phoenix Children’s, one of the fastest-growing pediatric healthcare systems in the country, today announced it finalized an agreement with Valley Anesthesiology Consultants to transfer 39 of its pediatric anesthesiologists to Phoenix Children’s.

The 39 experienced pediatric anesthesiologists have practiced extensively at Phoenix Children’s and will now be directly employed by Phoenix Children’s Medical Group
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Phoenix Children’s Names Leading Surgeon-Scientist Matthew Halanski, MD, Division Chief of Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

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Phoenix Children’s Names Leading Surgeon-Scientist Matthew Halanski, MD, Division Chief of Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Nov. 30, 2022JoeG Wed, 11/30/2022 - 08:04

PHOENIX, Nov. 29, 2022 – Phoenix Children’s, one of the fastest-growing pediatric healthcare systems in the country, today announced the appointment of internationally renowned surgeon-scientist Matthew Halanski, MD, as Division Chief of Orthopedics and Sports Medicine.

PHOENIX, Nov. 29, 2022 – Phoenix Children’s, one of the fastest-growing pediatric healthcare systems in the country, today announced the appointment of internationally renowned surgeon-scientist Matthew Halanski, MD, as Division Chief of Orthopedics and Sports Medicine.
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Phoenix Children’s Names Associate Surgeon in Chief of Phoenix Children’s Hospital – East Valley

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Phoenix Children’s Names Associate Surgeon in Chief of Phoenix Children’s Hospital – East Valley Nov. 22, 2022JoeG Tue, 11/22/2022 - 13:15

PHOENIX [Nov. 22, 2022] – Phoenix Children’s recently named Kathleen van Leeuwen, MD, associate surgeon in chief of Phoenix Children’s Hospital – East Valley, slated to open in 2023. Dr. van Leeuwen is recognized in her field as an outstanding physician and surgeon and, as a longtime resident and active community member in the East Valley, she has worked and lived alongside the families Phoenix Children’s serves.

Kathleen van Leeuwen, MD, will serve as associate surgeon-in-chief of Phoenix Children’s Hospital – East Valley, slated to open in 2023. Dr. van Leeuwen is recognized in her field as an outstanding physician and surgeon and, as a longtime resident and active community member in the East Valley, she has worked and lived alongside the families Phoenix Children’s serves.
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Phoenix Children’s Achieves Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs Accreditation Signifying Highest Ethical Standards in Research

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Phoenix Children’s Achieves Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs Accreditation Signifying Highest Ethical Standards in Research Nov. 21, 2022RobC Mon, 11/21/2022 - 15:29

PHOENIX [Nov. 21, 2022] – Phoenix Children’s, one of the nation’s largest pediatric health systems, has been recognized by the Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs (AAHRPP) for its ethical research and comprehensive protections for research participants. The health system is one of just four Arizona healthcare organizations and one of just 15 children’s hospitals nationwide to currently hold this accreditation.

Phoenix Children’s is Arizona’s Only Pediatric Health System with This Accreditation
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Phoenix Children’s Names Katherine Perry, MD, MS, Division Chief of Nephrology

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Phoenix Children’s Names Katherine Perry, MD, MS, Division Chief of Nephrology Oct. 28, 2022JoeG Fri, 10/28/2022 - 13:22 PHOENIX [Oct. 28, 2022] – As Phoenix Children’s division of nephrology continues to grow to address the needs of children in Arizona and beyond, the health system has named renowned pediatric nephrologist and researcher Katherine Perry, MD, MS, the chief of the division. Dr. Perry comes to Phoenix Children’s from UCLA Health, where she worked as a board-certified pediatric nephrologist since 2006.
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Phoenix Children’s Appoints New Chief Human Resources Officer

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Phoenix Children’s Appoints New Chief Human Resources Officer Oct. 24, 2022JoeG Mon, 10/24/2022 - 08:40 " /> Kety Duron brings decades of experience in healthcare leadership and will oversee talent recruitment and management, workforce engagement, leadership development and organizational transformation as Phoenix Children’s continues to expand its sites of service and workforce statewide.
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Phoenix Children’s Earns Pair of Highest Achievable Three-Year Accreditations for Inpatient Rehabilitation Services

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Phoenix Children’s Earns Pair of Highest Achievable Three-Year Accreditations for Inpatient Rehabilitation Services Oct. 04, 2022JoeG Tue, 10/04/2022 - 08:19

PHOENIX (Oct. 4, 2022) — Phoenix Children's, one of the nation’s largest pediatric health systems, has received a pair of three-year accreditations from the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) in the specialties of Inpatient Rehabilitation Pediatric Specialty Program and Brain Injury Specialty Program. Phoenix Children’s Inpatient Rehabilitation Program is the only pediatric and adolescent program in the state.

PHOENIX (Oct. 4, 2022) — Phoenix Children's, one of the nation’s largest pediatric health systems, has received a pair of three-year accreditations from the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) in the specialties of Inpatient Rehabilitation Pediatric Specialty Program and Brain Injury Specialty Program. Phoenix Children’s Inpatient Rehabilitation Program is the only pediatric and adolescent program in the state. CARF International is an independent nonprofit accreditor of health and human services aimed at raising care standards for service providers.
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Phoenix Children’s, SRP Partner to Implement New, Innovative Approach to Reduce Child Drownings

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Phoenix Children’s, SRP Partner to Implement New, Innovative Approach to Reduce Child Drownings Jun. 20, 2022JoeG Mon, 06/20/2022 - 08:32

PHOENIX [June 20, 2022] – In an effort to improve water safety messaging and reduce child drownings in Arizona, SRP is supporting Phoenix Children’s by partnering to support the health system’s drowning prevention curriculum to pediatricians’ practices statewide. 

PHOENIX [June 20, 2022] – In an effort to improve water safety messaging and reduce child drownings in Arizona, SRP is supporting Phoenix Children’s by partnering to support the health system’s drowning prevention curriculum to pediatricians’ practices statewide.
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Phoenix Children’s Named a “Best Children’s Hospital” by U.S. News & World Report

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Phoenix Children’s Named a “Best Children’s Hospital” by U.S. News & World Report Jun. 16, 2022RobC Thu, 06/16/2022 - 10:12

The Health System Also Ranked Number One in Arizona 

PHOENIX [June 16, 2022] – For the twelfth consecutive year, U.S. News & World Report has ranked Phoenix Children’s among the nation’s “Best Children’s Hospitals.” The health system also earned recognition as the top children’s hospital in Arizona for the second consecutive year. Only 35 states and Washington, D.C. were home to hospitals with a top state distinction, per U.S. News.

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Phoenix Children’s Launches Corporate Venture Studio in Partnership with Coplex

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Phoenix Children’s Launches Corporate Venture Studio in Partnership with Coplex May. 17, 2022JoeG Tue, 05/17/2022 - 13:38

PHOENIX — May 17, 2022 — Phoenix Children’s, one of the nation’s largest pediatric health systems, recently announced a partnership with Coplex (coplex.com), a leading venture studio and corporate innovation firm, to launch six new health care technology startups over the next three years.

The pediatric health system, recently announced a partnership with Coplex (coplex.com), a leading venture studio and corporate innovation firm, to launch six new health care technology startups over the next three years.
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Phoenix Children's Becomes Founding Partner and Official Healthcare Provider at New Bell Bank Park

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Phoenix Children's Becomes Founding Partner and Official Healthcare Provider at New Bell Bank Park Feb. 17, 2022JoeG Thu, 02/17/2022 - 08:31

(MESA, Ariz. – Feb. 17, 2022) Legacy Sports USA and Oak View Group (OVG) Facilities, managers and operators of the new $280 million multi-purpose sports and entertainment complex in southeast Mesa, today announced Phoenix Children’s as a Founding Partner and the Official Healthcare Provider of Bell Bank Park.

Phoenix Children's to Offer Sports Medicine and Urgent Care Onsite at Bell Bank Park.
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Growing Legal Team Supports Phoenix Children’s Expansion Into New Locations, Service Lines

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Growing Legal Team Supports Phoenix Children’s Expansion Into New Locations, Service Lines Dec. 27, 2021JoeG Tue, 12/28/2021 - 10:29

PHOENIX (December 27, 2021) — Phoenix Children’s, one of the nation’s largest pediatric health care systems and the only freestanding children’s hospital in Arizona, announced today that Carlyle “Cary” Hall and Emilia Keric have joined as legal counsel. Hall will serve as chief risk and litigation counsel and Keric will serve as associate general counsel.

Phoenix Children’s, one of the nation’s largest pediatric health care systems and the only freestanding children’s hospital in Arizona, announced today that Carlyle “Cary” Hall and Emilia Keric have joined as legal counsel. Hall will serve as chief risk and litigation counsel and Keric will serve as associate general counsel.
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Information on Phoenix Children’s contract with Blue Cross® Blue Shield® of Arizona

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Information on Phoenix Children’s contract with Blue Cross® Blue Shield® of Arizona Dec. 01, 2021JoeG Wed, 12/01/2021 - 12:54

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PHOENIX CHILDREN’S AND BLUE CROSS BLUE SHIELD OF ARIZONA RENEW CONTRACT

Phoenix Children’s and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona (BCBSAZ) announced the two organizations reached agreement on a new contract. Under this new contract, Phoenix Children’s will continue to be an in-network provider for BCBSAZ members and their families. 

Phoenix Children’s and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona (BCBSAZ) announced the two organizations reached agreement on a new contract. Under this new contract, Phoenix Children’s will continue to be an in-network provider for BCBSAZ members and their families. 
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