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Masters in Public Health Program Comes to the Valley

By | December 30th, 2010|General|

The new Phoenix-Collaborative MPH in Public Health Practice program as well as a distance learning Graduate Certificate in Public Health are two great options for individuals looking to advance their knowledge about public health. The Master of Public Health in Public Health Practice is a new interdisciplinary program that prepares students to develop the public [...]

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Winnable Battle- Healthcare Acquired Infections

By | August 18th, 2010|General|

Each year in the US there are 1.7 million health care associated infections that cause approximately 99,000 deaths in US hospitals.  There are lots of germs that can cause health care associated infections, but 16% are in the really bad category because they’re resistant to  antibiotics.  These multidrug-resistant organisms pose huge problems once they get [...]

Giving Babies a Boost

By | June 28th, 2010|Uncategorized|

We kicked off an initiative this month to increase the percentage of mom’s that choose to breastfeed their newborn.  The real key to success turns out to be the first couple of days after the baby is born (actually the first few hours are the most important). Our new program is called Baby Steps to Breastfeeding.  [...]

State-of-the-Art Online Complaint System

By | March 23rd, 2010|Licensing|

Our Licensing & Operations Divisions went live with our new Online Complaint Form system.  It took some old fashioned elbow grease and creativity to put together this new time saving application- that will allow our licensing folks to more efficiently take and track complaints- and to more efficiently get back with folks that file them.  [...]