Forbes Interviews Lloyd Dean, President and CEO of Dignity Health

Posted by Gail Verderico on May 18, 2015 8:00:00 AM

"...the most innovative thing that I’ve seen in health care yet is a simple and proven idea – that kindness has the power to heal." Lloyd H. Dean has been profiled in Forbes. Learn more about the Dignity Health CEO and the latest on changes in health care on

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Double Lung Transplant Survivor is Riding High

Posted by Gail Verderico on May 5, 2015 4:00:00 PM

Five years after a double lung transplant, Dick Jarrard is back in the saddle.

“Most people don’t get a second chance,” said the 72-year-old cowboy from Wheatland, WY. “The people that gave me my lungs, they gave me another chance at life.”

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The Effects of Aging on Individuals with Autism

Posted by Gail Verderico on Apr 7, 2015 1:00:00 PM

Researchers at Barrow Neurological Institute at Dignity Health St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center are conducting a unique study on the effects of aging on older people who have Autism. 

While much research has been done on the cause of the condition and treatment for children, this study is believed to be among the first ever regarding the impact of Autism on the elderly. The study is being led by Leslie Baxter, PhD, who is a nationally recognized expert in the use of Functional MRIs (brain imaging that monitors brain activity via blood flow.)

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Barrow Receives $100,000 to Aid Domestic Violence Victims

Posted by Gail Verderico on Jan 29, 2015 4:00:00 PM

Barrow Neurological Institute in Phoenix received a $100,000 grant to expand its pioneering treatment program for traumatic brain injuries in domestic violence victims.

The Arizona Super Bowl Host Committee, in partnership with the NFL Foundation and the Arizona Community Foundation, provided the funding to the Barrow Neurological Foundation.

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NFL Appoints Barrow Neurological Services Provider for Super Bowl

Posted by Gail Verderico on Jan 7, 2015 2:00:00 PM

Barrow Neurological Institute has been selected by the National Football League (NFL) to provide neurological support during this year’s Super Bowl in Phoenix. 

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Barrow Treats Homeless Women with Domestic Violence Brain Injury

Posted by Gail Verderico on Oct 27, 2014 4:30:00 PM

The Barrow Concussion and Brain Injury Center has created a novel program to treat homeless women who have sustained a traumatic brain injury (TBI) as a result of domestic violence.

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Dignity Health Medical Group at St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center Finds Success with Patient Centered Medical Home Initiative

Posted by Gail Verderico on Jun 11, 2014 10:34:46 AM

PODCAST: Brett McClain, chief administrative officer of Dignity Health Medical Group at St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center in Phoenix, Ariz., explains how his organization successfully established a patient centered medical home.

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