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Opinion

Opinion: Arizona Considers Welcome Mat for International Doctors – Inside Sources

American medicine faces a limited supply of qualified personnel. In 2020, USA Today reported that 218 U.S. counties have zero doctors. In 2022, a bill in the Arizona Senate (SB 1331) seeks to relieve these constraints by allowing certain doctors who are trained and licensed outside the United States to practice in Arizona—an idea that may

Healthcare industry

Personalized Medicine: 5 Challenges The Healthcare Industry Is Facing

With the surge of the pandemic, the healthcare industry is facing serious challenges you can’t fathom. These challenges have created a significant impact worldwide. putting everyone under strict protocols and regulations. Healthcare plays an important role in securing the safety and well-being of everyone in the society, as well as the nation’s economic growth. If

State

Governor Ducey Signs Legislation To Dramatically Expand Telehealth

Governor Doug Ducey signed legislation to dramatically expand telemedicine in Arizona and provide greater opportunities for accessible medical services, fulfilling a priority of his 2021 State of the State Address. “Ensuring Arizonans have access to safe and reliable medical services is a top priority,” said Governor Ducey. “Telehealth expands access to medical services for low-income families

COVID-19

COVID drives technological research, from food robots to an app for loneliness

From adapting robots to decontaminate surfaces and deliver food to developing kiosks that can measure vital signs, experts across the globe are using innovative technology to solve complications brought on by COVID-19. In Arizona, the push for new technology has led to innovations to help curb loneliness, improve access to health care and track the spread of the disease. Cronkite News

HIV

Pandemic prompts changes to HIV testing and treatment in metro Phoenix

In a downtown parking garage, a health care worker, dressed in protective gear, waits for cars to pull up for drive-thru HIV tests. Inside the building, volunteers assemble packages of at-home tests and condoms to be shipped across the state. Elsewhere in metro Phoenix, a van travels to neighborhoods whose residents may face higher risk

Health

Telehealth is the best option for some but not all, mental health experts say

Telehealth can help treat people with depression or other mental-health issues but patients need to guard their privacy and consider whether the treatment is right for them, health advocates said. June Rolph, a board-certified nurse practitioner in Phoenix, said patients may feel more emotionally removed from the therapeutic process in a video session than they

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