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Block Grants Improve Arizona’s Quality of Life

By | June 17th, 2013|Prevention|

You might have read something I wrote called, “Title This, Title That” where I wrote about Title V, Title XIX and Title XXI… three programs you hear quite a bit about because they provide funding to help us do our work.  The Title V program is the one that helps the work we do with maternal [...]

AZ Healthy Community Design Tools

By | April 15th, 2013|Prevention|

Improving the health of Arizonans is critical to improving the quality of life as well as reducing health care costs. The most effective strategies are ones that incorporate the principles of population health… which includes health outcomes as well as the determinants that influence those outcomes including the public policy that influences the social and environmental [...]

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Driving Suicides to Zero

By | April 10th, 2013|Behavioral Health|

Medical providers (doctors, nurse practitioners, registered nurses, etc.) are invited to join Magellan for their Driving Suicides to Zero training Monday, April 29 from 9 to 11 a.m. or 1 to 3 p.m.  The goal of the training is to help reduce the suicide rate by providing behavioral healthcare professionals with the skills, knowledge, attitudes [...]

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Licensing Changes Near

By | April 9th, 2013|Licensing|

We're getting near the end of the long journey of our licensing regulatory reform.  Last Wednesday we posted the revised draft rules for Chapter 10 (Health Care Institutions - Licensing) and Chapter 20 (Non-licensing approval).  Our goals is to simplify and streamline our rules so they align with our strategic plan and map to improve public health [...]

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Accreditation Gaining Momentum

By | January 31st, 2013|General|

We’re fully committed to achieving national public health accreditation and are well on our way.  Accreditation will bring us a gold star for the work we’re doing to meet the ten essential public health standards and will validate our collaborative relationships with our partners and our governing body.  Our efforts are led by a steering [...]

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Regulatory Reform Update

By | January 22nd, 2013|Licensing|

We’re continuing to make significant progress in our licensing regulatory reform efforts.  Our overall goal is to simplify and streamline our regulations so they align with our strategic plan and map to improve public health outcomes.  The new regulations will more acutely focus on health and safety criteria- and will put more emphasis on outcomes.  [...]

Suicide Prevention: A Winnable Battle

By | December 18th, 2012|Behavioral Health, Prevention|

Back in 2009, AZ had the 9th highest rate of suicide in the U.S.  In that year 1,060 Arizonans took their own lives- so it’s easy to see why suicide prevention is an agency priority and is featured in our Strategic Map as a Winnable Battle.  Since we’re responsible for the state’s behavioral health system- [...]

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ABRC Strategic Plan

By | December 17th, 2012|General|

The Arizona Biomedical Research Commission was created several years ago as a mechanism to fund biomedical research in Arizona.  Core projects include research that digs into the causes, the epidemiology and diagnosis, the formulation of cures, the medically accepted treatment or the prevention of diseases, including new drug discovery and development.  Funding comes from tobacco [...]

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Introducing Our New Licensing Director & Agency CMO

By | August 22nd, 2012|Licensing|

Please join me in welcoming Cara Christ, MD as our new Division of Licensing Services chief.  Cara has agreed to share her talents as the new Assistant Director for Licensing as well as serving as the Agency Chief Medical Officer.  Also, thanks a million to Colby Bower who's been doing an excellent job serving as interim director for licensing since Alan [...]

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Dr. Nelson- Our Friend & Amiga

By | July 25th, 2012|Behavioral Health|

One of our priorities over the last 3.5 years has been to ensure that we develop and train our workforce so that we maintain business continuity and have the ability to transition effectively to new leadership when the time comes (part of Strategic Map element E1).  We’ll be putting our prep work to the test [...]

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