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2014 FMC Holiday Lighting Ceremony
Employees of Northern Arizona Healthcare and the Flagstaff community kick off the holidays at the annual Flagstaff Medical Center Holiday Lighting Ceremony on December 2, 2014, at Flagstaff Medical Center. More than 150 people participated in...
Dec. 2, 2014
Northern Arizona Healthcare to acquire Summit Surgery Center in Flagstaff
As Northern Arizona Healthcare strives to improve the health of the population it serves, new partnerships and collaborations continue to form. The NAH Board of Directors voted unanimously Thursday, Nov. 15, to strengthen its relationship with...
Nov. 14, 2014
FMC and VVMC earn ISO 9001:2008 certification from DNV-GL
Flagstaff Medical Center and Verde Valley Medical Center received official DNV approval and formal ISO 9001:2008 certification based on both hospitals’ surveys last spring. This means we meet the conditions required for hospital accreditation and...
Nov. 3, 2014
Spine and Joint Surgery Center earns Star Performer ranking in U.S. News & World Report
The U.S. News & World Report annual Best Hospital study once again recognized Flagstaff Medical Center as a top performer among the nation’s hospitals. The publication evaluates nearly 5,000 hospitals annually. FMC is among 51 healthcare...
Sept. 17, 2014
Flagstaff Medical Center hosts motivational talk, ?My Name Is Nobody?
Flagstaff Medical Center will host a motivational talk featuring filmmaker and author Phillip Penza. Recently, Penza filmed part of his new movie, “My Name Is Nobody,” at FMC. The free presentations are from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. and 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.,...
Aug. 25, 2014
FMC once again receives Level I Trauma Center designation from the state
Following a detailed and extensive survey by the American College of Surgeons, the Arizona Department of Health Services has granted Flagstaff Medical Center another three-year designation as a Level I Trauma Center.  FMC, which has been a...
Aug. 22, 2014
Northern Arizona Healthcare hospitals recognized by state for newborn screening rates
Flagstaff Medical Center and Verde Valley Medical Center, both member hospitals of Northern Arizona Healthcare, are among the state’s top performing hospitals for newborn screenings. FMC and VVMC exceeded standards set by the Arizona Department of...
Aug. 3, 2014
FMC 2014 PRC Awards
Professional Research Consultants again recognized Flagstaff Medical Center for its success in providing excellent customer service and earning the loyalty of its patients. Each year, PRC, a nationally known healthcare market research company,...
July 15, 2014
Flagstaff Medical Center names Richard Langosch interim president and CEO
Flagstaff Medical Center recently selected Richard Langosch to serve as interim president and CEO while the organization conducts a national search for a permanent replacement. Langosch replaces Irv Bloom, who recently retired. Prior to this...
July 3, 2014
HVCNA Tuesday lectures - July schedule
The weekly sessions, at 6:30 a.m. in McGee Auditorium, are open to all staff. Each session promotes discussion and education surrounding cardiovascular topics and case studies. July lectures:• July 8 – Peri-operative glucose management with...
July 3, 2014
Northern Arizona Grand Rounds Lecture: July Schedule
Northern Arizona Grand Rounds sponsors free weekly community medical education talks to deliver relevant information on a variety of “hot” topics. The lectures are every Wednesday from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. in FMC’s McGee Auditorium. Physicians, nurses,...
July 3, 2014
Northern Arizona Healthcare's Continuing Education - July events
Healthcare professionals are required to attain continuing medical education in the form of classes; seminars; workshops; videos; online presentations and programs; and other participatory events both virtual and live. Flagstaff Medical Center is...
July 3, 2014
Living wage implemented at Northern Arizona Healthcare; no rate increases for consumers
Northern Arizona Healthcare implemented a living wage of $12 per hour for all entry-level positions. Approximately 5 percent of Northern Arizona Healthcare’s 3,300 employees received wage adjustments effective June 23, which raised their pay rates to...
July 2, 2014
Northern Arizona Healthcare once again named top performing healthcare system in U.S., as reported by Modern Healthcare
Northern Arizona Healthcare is among the nation’s top performing healthcare systems in the U.S., as reported by Modern Healthcare. The April 21 publication listed Northern Arizona Healthcare in the top 20 percent of small healthcare systems as ranked...
July 2, 2014
Cardiologist Kenneth Bescak, M.D.: 'The Truth About What Your Cholesterol Numbers Really Mean; - July 16
“The Truth About What Your Cholesterol Numbers Really Mean” is the topic of an upcoming community lecture sponsored by the Heart & Vascular Center of Northern Arizona, featuring board-certified cardiologist Kenneth Bescak, M.D. The Wednesday,...
July 1, 2014
5th annual Chicks With Sticks golf tournament raises $40,000
The Chicks With Sticks Ladies Open, hosted by Northern Arizona Healthcare, raised more than $40,000 to benefit cancer patients. Proceeds from this ladies-only tournament will support the Cancer Centers of Northern Arizona Healthcare, which provide...
June 24, 2014
Flagstaff Medical Center receives $129,000 grant from USDA Rural Development Office
Flagstaff Medical Center recently received a $129,412 grant award from the U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development office’s Distance Learning and Telemedicine Loan and Grant Program. The grant, “Northern Arizona Telemedicine: A Regional...
June 23, 2014
36th annual Machine Solutions Run & Walk for Kids - August 2
Mark your calendars for this fun outdoor event, which benefits the Children’s Health Center at Flagstaff Medical Center. CHC offers specialty pediatric outpatient clinics for Northern Arizona children with disabilities or chronic illness.  Their...
June 17, 2014
Diabetes Support Group June 30
FMC’s Diabetes Education offers a free diabetes support group from 6:45 to 7:45 p.m., Monday, June 30. The group is open to the community and meets at the Joe C. Montoya Community & Senior, 245 N. Thorpe Rd. Gaylene Montez, R.N., a certified...
June 13, 2014
14 Annual Pepsi-Cola Taylor House Century Ride - July 19
The 14th annual Pepsi-Cola Taylor House Century Ride, set for Saturday, July 19, will give cyclists the opportunity to ride through Northern Arizona and enjoy the beautiful views while supporting a good cause. As always, the proceeds will benefit The...
June 12, 2014
Continued excellence through continued education: FMC once again receives CME award
Flagstaff Medical Center’s Continued Medical Education program recently received the C.H. William Ruhe, M.D. Award from the Arizona Medical Association. This award recognizes achievement and innovation in continuing medical education programs in...
June 12, 2014
Northern Arizona Healthcare's Continuing Education Calendar, June
Healthcare professionals are required to attain continuing medical education. This can be in the form of classes, seminars, workshops, videos, online participation, streaming programs, written publications, live events and other electronic media...
June 2, 2014
Thinking about surgical weight loss?
Flagstaff Medical Center’s Bariatric Surgical Weight Loss Center hosts information sessions at 6 p.m. the second Tuesday of every month. For only sixty minutes of your time you can learn whether a surgical solution could ease your weight concerns....
June 2, 2014
Be Sun Smart: Stay covered, use sunscreen, get checked
As the days grow longer and the sun’s rays get warmer, outdoor activities call. A day of biking or hiking is healthy and the sun feels good and can even elevate the mood. Still, with any activity, it pays to guard against problems, including the sun....
May 22, 2014
Northern Arizona Grand Rounds
The Northern Arizona Grand Rounds sponsors weekly community medical education talks aimed at providing relevant information on a variety of “hot” topics. The lectures are every Wednesday from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. in FMC’s McGee Auditorium. Physicians,...
May 21, 2014
Flagstaff Medical Center hosts Stroke Support Group May 15
Have you or a loved one suffered a stroke? Do you have questions or can you offer support to others? If so, then consider attending FMC’s Stroke Support Group, sponsored by Therapy Services. The monthly support group is open to stroke survivors,...
May 13, 2014
Cancer survivors' annual celebration of life - June 1
Cancer survivors are invited to celebrate life with the Cancer Centers of Northern Arizona Healthcare – Sedona during the annual Cancer Survivors Day. Anyone living with or who has survived cancer is invited to the event, which is set for noon to 2...
May 7, 2014
Free skin cancer screenings Saturday, May 31
The Cancer Centers of Northern Arizona Healthcare and the Northern Arizona Dermatology Center have teamed up to offer free skin cancer screenings, education and skin cancer prevention tips for the Flagstaff community and surrounding areas. The free...
May 5, 2014
Diabetes Support Group April 28
Please join the Diabetes Support Group from 6:45 to 7:45 p.m., on Monday, April 28. The free monthly support group is co-sponsored by Flagstaff Medical Center. The group is open to the community and meets at the at the Joe C. Montoya Community &...
April 28, 2014
Flagstaff Medical Center undergoes rigorous survey; once again earns national quality-based accreditation
Flagstaff Medical Center’s commitment to quality care was reaffirmed when the hospital once again received national accreditation from DNV Healthcare, the newest Medicare-certified hospital accreditation organization. The accreditation announcement...
April 28, 2014
Take Note Flagstaff: 'Brain Basics: Stroke Prevention' - May 20
Take Note Flagstaff: ‘Brain Basics: Stroke Prevention’ – May 20 “Brain Basics: Stroke Prevention” is the topic of the May Take Note Flagstaff Lecture Series, sponsored by Flagstaff Medical Center. The Tuesday, May 20, lecture features neurologist...
April 28, 2014
Ostomy Support Group: Education, understanding and support
Flagstaff Medical Center is reaching out and embracing the local community of ostomy patients, families and community members by hosting a monthly Ostomy Support Group. Meetings occur at 7 p.m.,  the second Wednesday of each month at Natural...
April 23, 2014
Lab Professionals Rock Your Pride
April 20-26 is National Medical Laboratory Professionals Week. The theme this year is “Rock Your Pride – pride in yourself, pride in your work, pride in your results.” Medical Laboratory Professionals Week is an annual celebration of the laboratory...
April 18, 2014
FMC dietitians are hosting annual conference on May 9
Flagstaff Medical Center dietitians are hosting the annual spring conference for the Northern Arizona Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics from 8:30 to 4 p.m., Friday, May 9, in FMC’s McGee Auditorium. The conference is open to NAH colleagues as well...
April 17, 2014
Have you "Liked" the hospitals' Facebook pages?
With all the electronic devices in your lives, how often do you get on the Internet to visit your favorite websites? Did you know that Flagstaff Medical Center, Verde Valley Medical Center, Team Health, Fit Kids and Guardian Air have Facebook pages...
April 17, 2014
Obesity and Pregnancy
By Ashley Peak, clinical manager of Flagstaff Medical Center’s Bariatric Surgical Weight Loss Center You my already know that obesity – defined as a body mass index (BMI) greater than 30 – carries risks, including an increased risk of heart...
April 15, 2014
Free Infant/Child CPR and Safety Class
Flagstaff Medical Center’s Childbirth Education Department, in partnership with the Flagstaff Exchange Club, is offering a free Infant/Child CPR and Safety Class. This class is offered from 6 – 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 29, in the Redwood Room of...
April 14, 2014
"Facing Your Fears - Straight Talk About the Dying Process," a film presented May 15
Northern Arizona Hospice hosts “Facing Your Fears - Straight Talk About the Dying Process,” at 11 a.m., Thursday, May 15, at the Sedona Public Library – Si Birch Community Room. The film speaks directly to the lay caregiver about the natural changes...
April 9, 2014
Ostomy Support Group - April 9
Flagstaff Medical Center is reaching out and embracing the local community of ostomy patients, families and community members by hosting a monthly Ostomy Support Group. Meetings occur the first Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Flagstaff...
April 8, 2014
Blood Supplies Critical Low
According to the United Blood Services, Northern Arizona Healthcare’s primary blood products supplier, Arizona has on hand less than 15 percent of the blood supply necessary to meet the needs of hospitals. Blood type O positive is in the shortest...
April 7, 2014
Take Note, Cottonwood: 'Arthritis and Knee Pain'
“Arthritis and Knee Pain” is the topic of the April Take Note: Cottonwood lecture. The Wednesday, April 23, lecture features orthopedic surgeons Jack Wylie, M.D., and Geoffrey Cook, M.D. The free presentation is at 5 p.m. at VVMC, conference rooms B...
April 7, 2014
Take Note Flagstaff: 'Treatment Options for Knee Arthritis' ? April 15
“Treatment Options for Knee Arthritis” is the topic of the April Take Note Flagstaff Lecture Series, sponsored by Flagstaff Medical Center. The Tuesday, April 15 lecture features orthopedic surgeon Tim Bonatus, D.O. The free presentation is 5:30 –...
April 3, 2014
Northern Arizona Healthcare an innovator in percutaneous coronary interventions safety
Northern Arizona Healthcare cardiologist Jim Dwyer, M.D., was instrumental in helping develop new national safety and quality protocols for percutaneous coronary interventions, a common procedure used to open blocked arteries during a heart...
March 25, 2014
Matthew Dunn, M.D., named FMC 2014 Physician of the Year
Matthew Dunn, M.D., has been named Flagstaff Medical Center’s 2014 Nathan Avery Physician of the Year. Dunn will be honored at an award ceremony on Friday, March 28, as part of FMC’s celebration of National Doctors’ Day. He is the 21st physician to...
March 24, 2014
Flagstaff Medical Center names Irwin Bloom president/CEO
Flagstaff Medical Center (FMC) has selected Irwin (Irv) Bloom, B.S., M.B.A., to serve as its president and CEO. Bloom has been serving as interim president and CEO since September 2013, replacing William Bradel, F.A.C.H.E., who was named president...
March 10, 2014
Heart surgeon David Caparrelli, M.D., talks heart health on the radio
Open heart surgeon David Caparrelli, M.D., talks about heart health on KOLT 107.5. Dr. Capparelli is a part of the Heart & Vascular Center of Northern Arizona and performs traditional and minimally invasive heart and vascular surgeries at...
March 6, 2014
Take Note Flagstaff - Secrets of the Heart: Heart disease exposed - Feb. 18
“Secrets of the heart: Heart disease exposed” is the topic of the February Take Note Flagstaff Lecture Series, sponsored by Flagstaff Medical Center. The Tuesday, Feb. 18 lecture features interventional cardiologist Omar Wani, M.D. The free...
Feb. 18, 2014
Dr. Terriquez discusses meningitis
KOLT radio morning show hosts FMC’s Infection Prevention physician Joel Terriquez, M.D. Dr. Terriquez discusses meningitis and how to best prevent transference, signs and symptoms, and treatment options....
Feb. 10, 2014
Cancer Centers of Northern Arizona Healthcare welcome new director
The Cancer Centers of Northern Arizona Healthcare (CCNAH) are proud to announce the hiring of a new director. Lindsay Thomas, R.N., M.S.N., O.C.N., will oversee the Centers located in Flagstaff and Sedona. Thomas has nearly 30 years’ experience in...
Dec. 26, 2013
Cancer Survivor Series Jan. 7 & 21
The Cancer Survivor Series, sponsored by the Cancer Centers of Northern Arizona Healthcare (CCNAH), meets 4:30 – 6 p.m., the first and third Tuesday of the month at the Northern Arizona Healthcare Education Center, 1000 N. Humphreys St., in the...
Dec. 23, 2013
Free diabetes and heart screenings for Flagstaff residents - Dec. 27
Flagstaff residents now have access to free diabetes and heart screenings through the Northern Arizona Diabetes – Heart Connection and Diabetes Together programs. The non-fasting screenings include diabetes risk test, blood pressure, blood glucose,...
Dec. 23, 2013
Take Note Flagstaff: Conquer the mental challenges of weight loss - Jan. 21
“Conquer the mental challenges of weight loss” is the topic of the January Take Note Flagstaff Lecture Series, sponsored by Flagstaff Medical Center. The Tuesday, Jan. 21 lecture features clinical psychologist John Martin, Ph.D. The free presentation...
Dec. 23, 2013
NAH Employee Engagement Award
Northern Arizona Healthcare’s Flagstaff Medical Center and Verde Valley Medical Center have been awarded The Advisory Board Company’s 2013 Excellence in Engagement Award. The annual award recognizes top-performing hospitals and health systems...
Dec. 17, 2013
Free diabetes and heart screenings for Flagstaff residents in December
Flagstaff residents now have access to free diabetes and heart screenings through the Northern Arizona Diabetes – Heart Connection and Diabetes Together programs. The non-fasting screenings include diabetes risk test, blood pressure, blood glucose,...
Nov. 26, 2013
Dr. Wani on statins
Omar Wani, M.D., interventional cardiologist at the Heart & Vascular Center of Northern Arizona, discusses the use of statins to control cholesterol on KOLT Country Radio....
Nov. 19, 2013
Free diabetes and heart screenings for Flagstaff residents in November
Flagstaff residents now have access to free diabetes and heart screenings through the Northern Arizona Diabetes – Heart Connection and Diabetes Together programs. The non-fasting screenings include diabetes risk test, blood pressure, blood glucose,...
November 5, 2013
NAH Board of Directors bring expertise, experience and leadership to organization
The Northern Arizona Healthcare (NAH) Board of Directors is comprised of a diverse and experienced group of Northern Arizona residents who care deeply about the needs and the medical services available to our region. Members on the board are all...
October 25, 2013
FMC recognized for second year by American Heart Association with Gold Achievement Award
For the second consecutive year, Flagstaff Medical Center (FMC) received the Get With The Guidelines®–Heart Failure Gold Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association. The Gold Quality Achievement Award recognizes FMC’s commitment to...
October 18, 2013
Take Note Flagstaff: High altitude and your health - Nov. 19
“High altitude and your health” is the topic of the November Take Note Flagstaff Lecture Series, sponsored by Flagstaff Medical Center. The Tuesday, Nov. 19 lecture features interventional cardiologist Eric Cohen, M.D., F.A.C.C., F.S.C.A.I. The free...
Oct. 13, 2013
Fit Kids of Arizona receives grant from the Safeway Foundation to benefit at-school programs
Determining the extent that Fit Kids of Arizona is helping make school children in Northern Arizona healthier is the focus of a grant Fit Kids recently received from the Safeway Foundation. The grant, totaling nearly $32,000, has a two-fold focus....
October 11,2013
New eight-week Cancer Survivor Series kicks off in October - next group Oct. 16
A new cancer survivor series, sponsored by the Cancer Centers of Northern Arizona Healthcare (CCNAH), is about to get underway in Flagstaff.  The group meets 4:30 – 6 p.m., the first and third Tuesday of the month beginning Oct. 1 through Jan....
October 10, 2013
HVCNA adds cardiothoracic and vascular surgeon David J. Caparrelli, M.D., F.A.C.S.,
Cardiothoracic and vascular surgeon David Caparrelli, M.D., F.A.C.S, will join Flagstaff Medical Center and The Heart & Vascular Center of Northern Arizona (HVCNA) on Oct. 16. Dr. Caparrelli, who is board certified in cardiothoracic, vascular and...
Oct. 4, 2013
New Ostomy Support Group: Education, understanding and support - Oct. 2
Flagstaff Medical Center is reaching out and embracing the local community of ostomy patients, families and community members by hosting a monthly Ostomy Support Group. Meetings occur the first Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Flagstaff...
September 27, 2013
Take Note Flagstaff: Breast Cancer: Early Detection and Genetic Testing - Oct. 15
“Breast Cancer: Early Detection and Genetic Testing” is the topic of the October Take Note Flagstaff Lecture Series, sponsored by Flagstaff Medical Center (FMC). The Tuesday, Oct. 15, discussion will feature Oncology Nurse Navigator Nancy Foreman...
September 27, 2013
Free Breast Self Exam Workshops
The Cancer Centers of Northern Arizona Healthcare – Flagstaff Medical Center Campus offer free breast self exam workshops. These one-and-half-hour workshops teach women how to perform breast self exams and include detailed instructions using...
September 26, 2013
Diabetes Screenings
Flagstaff residents now have access to free diabetes and heart screenings through the Northern Arizona Diabetes – Heart Connection and Diabetes Together programs. Screenings include diabetes risk test, blood pressure, blood glucose, cholesterol...
September 24, 2013
FMC's annual Fantastic Voyage Sept. 21 - part of the Flagstaff Festival of Science
As part of the 2013 Life in the Extreme Flagstaff Festival of Science, Flagstaff Medical Center (FMC) will host Fantastic Voyage from noon – 4 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 21. This event is designed for school-age children and will feature displays and...
Sept. 21, 2013
FMC?s Continuing Medical Education Program receives highest level of accreditation
Flagstaff Medical Center is proud to announce its Continuing Medical Education (CME) program received full Accreditation with Commendation status from the Arizona Medical Association (ArMA). Accreditation with Commendation is the highest level of...
September 18, 2013
Salt and High Blood Pressure
It is estimated that one in three American adults have high blood pressure or hypertension. High blood pressure increases one’s chance for developing heart disease and stroke. Both of which are the leading causes of death in the U.S.Too much salt or...
September 13, 2013
Prostate cancer has a 99-percent survival rate when detected early: Free screening Sept. 23
September is National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month and the Cancer Centers of Northern Arizona Healthcare and Flagstaff Medical Center are sponsoring a free prostate screening. The screening is 4:30-7 p.m., Monday, Sept. 23 at the Cancer Centers of...
September 3, 2013
Take Note Flagstaff - Suicide Awareness and Prevention - Sept. 17
Dr. Zarske will discuss the signs, symptoms and risks of suicide, as well as tools for preventions. Dr. Zarske is board certified in clinical neuropsychology by the American Board of Professional Neuropsychology. He is part of Team Health, a service...
August 27, 2013
Free diabetes and heart screenings for Williams and Grand Canyon residents
Williams and Grand Canyon residents now have access to free diabetes and heart screenings through the Northern Arizona Diabetes – Heart Connection and Diabetes Together programs. Services include identifying persons at risk for pre-diabetes using the...
July 23, 2013
Flagstaff Medical Center ranked in top 10 Arizona hospitals by U.S. News and World Report
Flagstaff Medical Center (FMC) once again is among Arizona’s Best Hospitals, according to U.S. News and World Report. The publication ranks FMC eighth in Arizona hospitals and a best hospital regional hospital in Northern Arizona. FMC is the only...
July 22, 2013
FMC welcomes new neurologist Katherine Riordan, M.D., to hospital and community
Neurologist Katherine Riordan, M.D., recently joined the medical staff at Flagstaff Medical Center (FMC). Dr. Riordan’s arrival in Northern Arizona helps meet the need for highly skilled neurologists in the area and demonstrates FMC’s commitment to...
July 22, 2013
FMC collaborates with community organizations and receives grant funds
As one of many key community players in Northern Arizona, Flagstaff Medical Center frequently collaborates with other major community organizations to sustain beneficial programs. Recently, North Country HealthCare and Northern Arizona University...
July 12, 2013
Free diabetes and heart screenings for Williams and Grand Canyon residents
Williams and Grand Canyon residents now have access to free diabetes and heart screenings through the Northern Arizona Diabetes – Heart Connection and Diabetes Together programs. Services include identifying persons at risk for pre-diabetes using the...
July 11, 2013
Free diabetes and heart screenings at Winslow Library - July 16
Winslow residents now have access to free diabetes and heart screenings through the Northern Arizona Diabetes – Heart Connection and Diabetes Together programs. The free screening is scheduled 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., Tuesday, July 16 at the Winslow...
July 9, 2013
Run and Ride to benefit Flagstaff Medical Center patients and families
Mark your calendars for two charity events being held to benefit Flagstaff Medical Center (FMC). The 13th annual Pepsi-Cola Taylor House Century Ride is set for Saturday, July 20, while the 35th annual Machine Solutions Run and Walk for Kids will...
July 1, 2013
Flagstaff Medical Center undergoes rigorous survey; once again earns national quality-based accreditation
Flagstaff Medical Center’s commitment to quality care was reaffirmed when the hospital once again received national accreditation from DNV Healthcare, the newest Medicare-certified hospital accreditation organization. The accreditation announcement...
June 27, 2013
Flagstaff Medical Center receives $124,000 USDA grant to extend telehealth program to rural physicians
Flagstaff Medical Center (FMC) recently received a $124,000 grant from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) to support the innovative work it is doing through its extensive telehealth programs and outreach. The grant connects...
June 24, 2013
Northern Arizona Healthcare welcomes new vice president of Human Resources and Education
After a nationwide search, Northern Arizona Healthcare (NAH) has selected Ann Bollone, B.A., M.B.A, to serve as the vice president of Human Resources and Education. With nearly 30 years of human resources experience, Bollone brings a strong...
June 20, 2013
Cancer screenings result in multiple referrals for additional care
Arizona’s claim to fame is its more than 300 days of sunshine per year, which also brings to light the importance of skin cancer screening. In May, National Skin Cancer Awareness Month, the Cancer Centers of Northern Arizona Healthcare in Flagstaff...
June 4, 2013
Northern Arizona Healthcare named top performing healthcare system in U.S., as reported by Modern Healthcare
Northern Arizona Healthcare is among the nation’s top performing healthcare systems in the U.S., as reported in Modern Healthcare. The April 15 publication listed Northern Arizona Healthcare (NAH) as being ranked in the top 20 percent of more than...
June 4, 2013
Take Note Flagstaff: Don?t just sit, get fit this summer! Fit kids and fit families - June 18
Don’t just sit, get fit this summer! Fit kids and fit families is the topic of the May Take Note Flagstaff Lecture Series, sponsored by Flagstaff Medical Center. The Tuesday, June 18 lecture features Fit Kids of Arizona dietitian Sara Pinson,...
June 3, 2013
13th annual Pepsi-Cola Taylor House Century Ride set for July 20
The 13th annual Pepsi-Cola Taylor House Century Ride, set for Saturday, July 20, will give cyclists the opportunity to ride through the amazing views of Northern Arizona while supporting a good cause. As always, the proceeds will benefit The Taylor...
May 31, 2013
35th annual Machine Solutions Run & Walk to benefit chronically ill and disabled children - Aug. 3
For 35 years, runners and walkers of all ages and abilities have enjoyed fresh air and altitude of Flagstaff while helping to support the medical needs of children by participating in the Machine Solutions Run to benefit the Children’s Health Center...
May 31, 2013
Cancer Center at FMC adds technologically advanced radiation therapies to stay on forefront of cancer treatment options
The Cancer Centers of Northern Arizona Healthcare are taking their cancer-fighting technology to a higher level. Progressive, state-of- the-art technology upgrades and renovations are underway at the Flagstaff Campus, located at Flagstaff Medical...
May 24, 2013
Cancer survivors? annual celebration of life -- June 8
The Cancer Centers of Northern Arizona Healthcare – Flagstaff Campus is sponsoring the annual survivor’s celebration in Flagstaff to honor individuals throughout Northern Arizona who are living with and beyond cancer. The celebration is 11 a.m. – 4...
May 21, 2013
Special Care Nursery Reunion Picnic - June 8
For nearly 20 years, Flagstaff Medical Center’s Special Care Nursery Reunion Picnic has been a special day set aside to recognize any child who spent time in an intensive care nursery at birth and their immediate family. This year’s free picnic is...
May 21, 2013
Cancer survivors' annual celebration of life - June 9
The Cancer Centers of Northern Arizona Healthcare – Sedona is sponsoring “Hawaiian Ho’olaule’a” (hoh oh lau leh’ ah) annual survivors’ celebration to honor individuals throughout the Verde Valley who are living with and beyond cancer. The celebration...
May 13, 2013
Free skin cancer screenings in Flagstaff and Sedona - May 4
Cancer Centers of Northern Arizona Healthcare and Northern Arizona Dermatology Center have partnered together to offer free skin cancer screenings on Saturday, May 4. Arizona has a high skin cancer rate; screening is an important way to lower risk of...
April 23, 2013
Northern Arizona residents now have access to local, fulltime heart rhythm disorder care at FMC
Northern Arizona residents no longer need to travel to receive specialized care for heart rhythm abnormalities. Flagstaff Medical Center and its cardiology practice, the Heart & Vascular Center of Northern Arizona, recently added cardiac...
April 23, 2013
Care Beyond Walls and Wires featured in video
In February, FMC’s Marketing and Telemedicine Departments worked with a national production/video crew to feature FMC’s Care Beyond Walls and Wires program. The video was produced and distributed by CTIA - an international organization representing...
April 5, 2013
Grandparents Infant CPR and Safety Classes - April 30, Sept. 24
Flagstaff Medical Center’s Childbirth Education Department, in partnership with the Flagstaff Exchange Club, is offering an infant CPR and safety class directed toward expectant and new grandparents. These classes are offered 6:30 – 9 p.m., Tuesday,...
April 1, 2013
Free Infant/Child CPR and Safety Classes - April 4, May 8
Flagstaff Medical Center’s Childbirth Education Department, in partnership with the Flagstaff Exchange Club, Flagstaff Public Library and North Country Healthcare is offering free American Heart Association Family and Friends Infant and Child CPR and...
March 28, 2013
Take Note Flagstaff: Shaping your child's world
Shaping your child’s world – make it right is the title of the April Take Note Flagstaff Lecture Series, sponsored by Flagstaff Medical Center. The Tuesday, April 16 lecture features Psychiatrist Adam Graff, M.D. The free presentation is 5:30 – 6:30...
March 28, 2013
Take Note Flagstaff: Cosmetic procedures for every body
Cosmetic procedures for every “body” is the topic of the March Take Note Flagstaff Lecture Series, sponsored by Flagstaff Medical Center. The Tuesday, March 19 lecture features Plastic Surgeon Adam Boettcher, M.D. The free presentation is 5:30 – 6:30...
March 7, 2013
Cancer Centers offer low-cost, take home colorectal cancer screening kits
During the month of March – National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month – the Cancer Centers of Northern Arizona Healthcare are offering take-home colorectal cancer screening kits to promote the need for early detection and diagnosis of this very...
March 6, 2013
Visitation restrictions lifted at FMC
Due to the decline of influenza and RSV cases nationally and locally, FMC has lifted its annual visitation restrictions. Effective Friday, March 1, children under the age of 12 years old will be allowed in the hospital to visit patients. Children...
March 1, 2013
FMC receives grant for heart disease and diabetes screenings
Flagstaff Medical Center (FMC) recently received a $158,160 grant from the AstraZeneca HealthCare Foundation. This is the second consecutive year FMC has received a grant from the Foundation, receiving a total of $325,560. The grant was awarded...
Feb. 25, 2013
Take Note Flagstaff: Hearts Do Sing; How You Can Keep The Beat ? Feb. 19
Hearts Do Sing; How You Can Keep The Beat is the topic of the January Take Note Flagstaff Lecture Series, sponsored by Flagstaff Medical Center. The Tuesday, Feb. 19 lecture features heart rhythm specialist Lynn Otto, M.D. The free presentation is...
Feb. 5, 2013
Free diabetes, blood pressure and cholesterol screenings in February in Flagstaff
Northern Arizona residents are invited to participate in free diabetes, blood pressure and cholesterol screenings through the Northern Arizona Diabetes – Heart Connection program funded by a grant from the AstraZeneca HealthCare Foundation. The...
Feb. 4, 2013
Cancer Center and FMC receives $5,000 donation from Fry?s Food Stores to benefit cancer patients
The Cancer Centers of Northern Arizona Healthcare and Flagstaff Medical Center recently received a generous donation from Fry’s Food Stores 2012 Giving Hope A Hand campaign. The $5,000 donation will provide assistance to patients who live in remote...
Feb. 1, 2013
FMC implements visitation restrictions during flu season
Due to the early start and severity of this year’s Influenza and Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) season, FMC is implementing visitation restrictions effective immediately in all patient-care areas of the hospital. Children 12 and under will be...
Jan. 11, 2013
Take Note Flagstaff A Farewell to Arm Pain -- Jan. 15
A Farewell to Arm Pain is the title of the January Take Note Flagstaff Lecture Series, sponsored by Flagstaff Medical Center. The Tuesday, Jan. 15 lecture features orthopedic surgeon John H. Flint, M.D. The free presentation is 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. at...
Dec. 31, 2012
Flagstaff Medical Center awarded Consumer Choice Award
Flagstaff Medical Center (FMC) was awarded the 2012 Consumer Choice Award by the National Research Corporation. FMC is one of 297 healthcare facilities in the U.S. to receive the prestigious award. “At FMC, we believe quality care and patient...
Dec. 21, 2012
Free diabetes and heart screenings in December for Northern Arizona residents
Northern Arizona residents now have access to free diabetes and heart screenings through the Northern Arizona Diabetes – Heart Connection program funded by a grant from the AstraZeneca HealthCare Foundation. Services include identifying persons at...
Nov. 28, 2012
Bashas' December charity drive benefits chronically ill and disabled children throughout Northern Arizona
During the month of December, Bashas’ and Food City Grocery Stores across Northern Arizona will be collecting donations at their registers to benefit children who receive medical care at Flagstaff Medical Center’s  Children’s Health Center...
Nov. 20, 2012
FMC's Pulmonary Function Lab helps those suffering with lung conditions
Flagstaff Medical Center’s Pulmonary Function Lab provides diagnostic testing for various lung conditions including asthma, bronchitis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and emphysema. The state-of-the-art Pulmonary Function Lab makes diagnosing...
Nov. 20, 2012
FMC pediatric patients design holiday cards ? on sale Nov. 26
FMC’s Pediatric and Pediatric Intensive Care Unit are selling one-of-a-kind holiday cards designed by kids who were patients in the unit. Each package is $13 and contains 12 hand-drawn cards with several special designs the children created. The...
Nov. 19, 2012
Children?s Health Center named Service Agency of the Year
The Children’s Health Center (CHC) at Flagstaff Medical Center was named the Service Agency of the Year by the Flagstaff Disability Awareness Commission. CHC was chosen for the award because of the center’s commitment to providing compassionate care...
Oct. 31, 2012
FMC's 52nd Annual Turquoise Ball -- Dec. 1
Flagstaff Medical Center’s 52nd Annual Turquoise Ball is the premiere Winter Gala event in Flagstaff. Presented by Forest Country Anesthesia, this year’s event is Saturday, Dec. 1 at the High Country Conference Center. The exquisite evening benefits...
Oct. 18, 2012
FMC brings neurologist to hospital and community
Neurologist Srijana Zarkou, M.D., recently joined the medical staff at Flagstaff Medical Center (FMC). Dr. Zarkou’s arrival in Northern Arizona helps meet the need for a highly skilled neurologist in the region and demonstrates FMC’s commitment to...
Oct. 17, 2012
Fit Kids of Arizona opens clinic in Williams
In response to the increased number of children and their families participating in the Fit Kids of Arizona program, Fit Kids is opening a satellite clinic in Williams. The new clinic will be open one day a month to accommodate the monthly...
Oct. 15, 2012
FMC recognized with gold achievement award from the American Heart Association
Flagstaff Medical Center (FMC) recently received the Get With The Guidelines®–Heart Failure Gold Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association. The Gold Quality Achievement Award recognizes FMC’s commitment to treating heart failure...
Oct. 15, 2012
Taylor House hosts open house for community -- Oct. 22-26
As a part of National Hospitality House Week, Flagstaff Medical Center’s Taylor House is inviting the community any day during the week of Oct. 22-26 between 7 a.m. – 5 p.m. to come by and tour its beautiful home for families of patients receiving...
Oct. 12, 2012
Healthy Cooking Class -- Oct. 25
The Cancer Centers of Northern Arizona Healthcare – Flagstaff Campus is offering a free healthy cooking class with Dietitian Cathy Tomasi. The class is 6 – 8 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 25 at The Seasoned Kitchen, 106 N. San Francisco St., Flagstaff. For...
Oct. 9, 2012
Take Note Flagstaff: Breast Cancer 101 -- Oct. 16
Breast Cancer 101: Causes, detection, diagnosis and treatment is the topic of the October Take Note Flagstaff Lecture Series, sponsored by Flagstaff Medical Center. The Tuesday, Oct. 16 lecture features medical oncologist Peter Mathern, M.D., Arizona...
Sept. 25, 2012
Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day event -- Oct. 15
Flagstaff Medical Center’s To Lose a Child Program (TLC) and Bereavement Committee are sponsoring the Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day ‘Remembering Our Babies’. All families who have experienced the loss of a baby from conception to birth are...
Sept. 18, 2012
FMC's annual Fantastic Voyage Sept. 29
As part of the 2012 Making Waves Flagstaff Festival of Science, Flagstaff Medical Center (FMC) will host Fantastic Voyage from noon – 4 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 29. This event is designed for school-age children and will feature displays and fun...
Sept. 14, 2012
Sept. 18 Take Note: Prostate Screenings - Are They Necessary?
Prostate Cancer Screenings – Are they necessary? is the topic of the September Take Note Flagstaff Lecture Series, sponsored by Flagstaff Medical Center. The Tuesday, Sept. 18 lecture will feature urologist William Badger, M.D. The free presentation...
Sept. 4, 2012
Free prostate cancer screening - Sept. 25
Prostate cancer has a 99-percent survival rate when detected early: Free screening Sept. 25September is National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month and the Cancer Centers of Northern Arizona Healthcare are sponsoring a free prostate screening. The...
Aug. 28, 2012
Neurosurgeon Nate Avery, M.D., Killed in Accident
Neurosurgeon Nate Avery, M.D., Killed in Accident Hospital/Community Feel Loss It is with a deep sense of sadness we inform you that Nathan Avery, M.D., passed away on Saturday, Aug. 18, following an accident at Lake Powell. Our heartfelt prayers...
Aug. 20, 2012
FMC expands options for expectant mothers; Now offers VBACs
Flagstaff Medical Center, in coordination with local obstetricians and anesthesiologists, will now offer elective vaginal birth after cesarean delivery (VBAC) and trial of labor. The recent decision followed a change in guidelines outlined by the...
Aug. 16, 2012
Record year for Machine Solutions Run for Children's Health
The Children’s Health Center and Flagstaff Medical Center would like to extend its thanks to all the sponsors and participants for the 2012 Machine Solutions Run for CHC, held the Aug. 4.  This year, there was a record number of 478 registrants,...
Aug. 8, 2012
Free diabetes and heart screenings in August for Grand Canyon residents
Grand Canyon residents now have access to free diabetes and heart screenings through the Northern Arizona Diabetes – Heart Connection and Diabetes Together programs. The free screenings are scheduled 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., Monday, Aug. 13, 20 and 27 at...
July 27, 2012
FMC makes $1 million commitment to new programs aimed at promoting health and wellness in FUSD elementary schools
Flagstaff Medical Center (FMC) and Fit Kids of Arizona have made an unprecedented commitment to the community to promote health and wellness in Flagstaff’s elementary schools. FMC’s Board of Directors recently approved $1 million in funding to help...
July 18, 2012
Children's Health Center celebrates 25 years; open house July 14
For 25 years, Northern Arizona’s chronically ill and disabled and abused children have had access to comprehensive medical care close to home through the Children's Health Center (CHC) at Flagstaff Medical Center. The Center is hosting on open house...
July 10, 2012
FMC recognized for organ donation efforts
Donor Network of Arizona recently awarded Flagstaff Medical Center a bronze award for the number of donor registrations through DonateLifeAZ.org in the 2012 Hospital Donor Registry Challenge. This is the fourth year FMC has been recognized for its...
July 2, 2012
Cancer Center offers free healthy cooking class - July 26
The Cancer Centers of Northern Arizona Healthcare – Flagstaff Campus is offering a free healthy cooking class with Dietitian Cathy Tomasi. The class is 6 – 8 p.m., Thursday, July 26 at The Seasoned Kitchen, 106 N. San Francisco St. For more...
June 29, 2012
FMC's Pediatric Intensive Care Unit welcomes new pediatric intensivist
Flagstaff Medical Center welcomes new pediatric intensivist Susan Moore Haefner, M.D., F.A.A.P., to its Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU). As a pediatric intensivist, Dr. Haefner specializes in caring for critically ill and injured children. Her...
June 27, 2012
FMC renovates and expands Emergency Department
Flagstaff Medical Center is in the process of renovating and expanding its Emergency Department (ED). The project began in June 2012 and is expected to be fully complete in less than a year. The renovations will not interrupt emergency patient...
June 26,2012
Machine Solutions Run for CHC benefits chronically ill and disabled children - Aug. 4
For more than 30 years, runners and walkers have enjoyed fresh air and altitude of Flagstaff while helping to support the medical needs of children by participating in the Machine Solutions Run for Children’s Health Center (CHC). The annual...
June 22, 2012
Free lecture: Cancer 101 - What you need to know about cancer, July 17
Cancer 101- What you need to know about cancer is the topic of the July 17 Take Note Flagstaff Lecture Series, sponsored by Flagstaff Medical Center. The Tuesday, July 17 lecture will feature radiation oncologist Pamela Vanderwall, M.D. The free...
June 19, 2012
FMC earns awards for excellence in customer service for 11th straight year
Flagstaff Medical Center once again has been highly recognized by an independent research firm for its success in providing excellent customer service and earning the loyalty of its patients and physicians. Professional Research Consultants (PRC), an...
June 13, 2012
Low-cost sports physicals and fitness fair for students - July 28
Healthcare providers will conduct sports physicals for middle and high school student athletes who are required to fulfill an annual pre-participation physical evaluation for the 2012- 2013 school year. There is a $10 charge for each physical. All...
June 12, 2012
Skin Cancer Screenings: 122 individuals screened, 32 percent referred for follow-up care
The Cancer Centers of Northern Arizona Healthcare (CCNAH) along with Northern Arizona Dermatology Center, conducted a free skin cancer screening, Saturday, June 2. The screening took place at CCNAH at Flagstaff Medical Center with each participant...
June 11, 2012
12th annual Pepsi-Cola Taylor House Century Ride set for July 21
The 12th annual Pepsi-Cola Taylor House Century Ride, set for Saturday, July 21, will give cyclists the opportunity to ride through the amazing views of Northern Arizona while supporting a good cause. As always, the proceeds will benefit The Taylor...
June 8, 2012
Destination Abroad: Disease and illness prevention while traveling - June 19
Destination Abroad: Disease and illness prevention while traveling is the topic of the June Flagstaff Take Note Flagstaff Lecture Series, sponsored by Flagstaff Medical Center. The Tuesday, June 19 lecture will feature infectious diseases physician...
June 7, 2012
Fit Kids of Arizona's Sara Pinson, receives 2012 Young Dietitian of the Year award
Sara Pinson, R.D., a registered dietitian at Fit Kids of Arizona, recently was awarded the 2012 Young Dietitian of the Year award for Arizona from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.  The award was given in recognition of her contributions...
May 25, 2012
Special Care Nursery Reunion Picnic - June 9
For nearly 20 years, Flagstaff Medical Center’s Special Care Nursery Reunion Picnic has been a special day set aside to recognize any child who spent time in an intensive care nursery at birth and their immediate family. This year’s free picnic is...
May 23, 2012
Flagstaff Medical Center awards $6,000 in nursing scholarships
Flagstaff Medical Center recently awarded $6,000 in nursing education scholarships through the FMC Foundation’s annual Nursing Scholarship Awards program. The Nursing Scholarship Awards program is in its 20th year at FMC with 112 scholarships...
May 21, 2012
FMC recognizes 2012 Nursing Excellence award recipients
Flagstaff Medical Center congratulates the 2012 FMC Nursing Excellence award recipients. Each year, FMC recognizes its nurses during Nurses Week. Part of the recognition includes the annual Nursing Excellence awards. Peers chose these nurses for...
May 18, 2012
Cancer survivors annual celebration of life June 9
Celebration, rejoicing and remembering are all part of National Cancer Survivors Day. The annual worldwide event takes place in hundreds of communities throughout the U.S., Canada and other countries. Cancer survivors and their families unite in a...
May 9, 2012
Free skin cancer screenings Saturday, June 2
You don’t have to be a sun lover to be at risk for skin cancer; you just have to live in Arizona. Free skin cancer screenings Saturday, June 2With the longer days of summer quickly upon us, more people will be in the sun soaking up potentially...
May 9, 2012
Free Infant CPR and Safety Class May 15
Flagstaff Medical Center’s Childbirth Education Department, in partnership with North Country HealthCare and Flagstaff Exchange Club are offering a free American Heart Association Family and Friends Infant CPR and Safety Class. The class is offered 6...
May 2, 2012
FMC's Sheri Yeider receives 2012 Caring for Children Award
Sheri Yeider, M.S.W., I.T.M.H., a social worker at Flagstaff Medical Center recently was awarded the 2012 Caring for Children Award from the Coconino Coalition for Children and Youth. The award was given in recognition of her contributions to...
April 26, 2012
Safe Child Center at FMC recognized as a vital resource to child victims of abuse
Safe Child Center at Flagstaff Medical Center was once again awarded accreditation by the National Children’s Alliance (NCA) following an extensive review process. Accreditation by the alliance recognizes the comprehensive quality care Safe Child...
April 26, 2012
May 15 Take Note Flagstaff: Cholesterol and waistlines - keep the numbers down
Flagstaff Medical Center (FMC) is sponsoring the Take Note Flagstaff Lecture Series. The Tuesday, May 15 lecture, “Cholesterol and waistlines – keep the numbers down,” will feature interventional cardiologist Omar Wani, M.D., and cardiologist Kenneth...
April 19, 2012
FMC receives $6,000 donation from Fry's Food Stores to benefit cancer patients
The Cancer Centers of Northern Arizona Healthcare and Flagstaff Medical Center’s Therapy Services Department recently received a generous donation from Fry’s Food Stores 2011 Giving Hope A Hand campaign. The $6,000 donation will provide assistance to...
March 30, 2012
National Doctors' Day
Flagstaff Medical Center is celebrating National Doctors' Day on March 30 and wishes to thank the following physicians for their commitment to providing our community with quality healthcare. ...
March 30, 2012
Take Note Flagstaff: Importance of colon cancer screenings - April 17
Flagstaff Medical Center (FMC) is sponsoring the Take Note Flagstaff Lecture Series. The Tuesday, April 17 lecture, “Importance of colon cancer screening,” will feature gastroenterologist M. Angelo Trujillo, M.D. The lecture is 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. at...
March 30, 2012
Mark Donnelly, M.D., named FMC 2012 Physician of the Year
Mark Donnelly, M.D., F.A.C.S., has been named Flagstaff Medical Center’s 2012 Physician of the Year. Dr. Donnelly will receive FMC’s 19th annual Healing Excellence and Leadership (HEAL) award at a ceremony on Friday, March 30, as part of FMC’s...
March 29, 2012
Diabetes Alert Day March 27: Get screened for diabetes
In an effort to bring awareness about the symptoms and risks associated with diabetes, the community is invited to attend the Flagstaff Diabetes Alert Day. The event is designed to encourage Americans to get informed about the risks of diabetes and...
March 23, 2012
FMC implements BOOST project to ease elderly patients' transitions out of the hospital
Flagstaff Medical Center (FMC) is implementing Project BOOST – Better Outcomes for Older Adults Through Safe Transitions – to improve transitions from hospital to home. Project BOOST, a program initiated by the Society of Hospital Medicine (SHM),...
March 15, 2012
Flagstaff Medical Center ranked by U.S. News and World Report
Flagstaff Medical Center (FMC) is among the nation’s Best Regional Hospitals, according to U.S. News and World Report. This ranking names FMC as a best hospital in Northern Arizona. FMC is one of 247 high-performing hospitals in the U.S. and one of...
March 7, 2012
Cancer Centers offer low-cost, take home colorectal cancer screening kits
During the month of March – National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month – the Cancer Centers of Northern Arizona Healthcare will be offering low-cost, take-home colorectal cancer screening kits to promote the need for early detection and diagnosis of...
Feb. 24, 2012
FMC receives $167,400 grant from AstraZeneca HealthCare Foundation
Flagstaff Medical Center (FMC) recently received a $167,400 grant from the AstraZeneca HealthCare Foundation. The grant was awarded through the foundation’s Connections for Cardiovascular HealthSM  program and will be used to create and fund the...
Feb. 16, 2012
Flagstaff Medical Center implements new Geriatric Fracture Program
Flagstaff Medical Center’s Spine and Joint Surgery Center’s new Geriatric Fracture Program is one of several programs the hospital has initiated to provide the highest quality healthcare for a growing population of elderly patients, especially those...
Feb. 15, 2012
Free lecture: Natural ways to lower your cholesterol - Feb. 28
In celebration of American Heart Month in February, Flagstaff Medical Center, the Heart & Vascular Center of Northern Arizona and New Frontiers Natural Marketplace are sponsoring “Natural Ways to Lower Your Cholesterol” with Cardiologist Kenneth...
Feb. 14, 2012
Flagstaff Medical Center selects new vice president of Ancillary Services
Flagstaff Medical Center (FMC) has selected Irwin Bloom, B.S., M.B.A., to serve as its new vice president of Ancillary Services. Bloom replaces Roger Schuler, M.A., M.H.A., who recently retired after serving as FMC’s vice president of Ancillary...
Feb. 6, 2012
Healthy Happy Hearts - Take Note Flagstaff Library Lecture Series Feb. 13
In celebration of American Heart Month in February, Flagstaff Medical Center, the Heart & Vascular Center of Northern Arizona and the Flagstaff Public Library are hosting “Healthy Happy Hearts.” Interventional Cardiologist Eric Cohen, M.D.,...
Jan. 30, 2012
Flagstaff Medical Center to use smart phones to extend care for heart patients
Flagstaff Medical Center (FMC) has enrolled its first patient into a ground-breaking new program, Care Beyond Walls and Wires, an initiative that will extend the care of patients beyond the walls of the hospital or physician’s office. In...
Jan. 18, 2012
Flagstaff Medical Center opens new outpatient Supportive Care Clinic
Patients living with chronic or life-threatening illnesses now have access to a new outpatient palliative care clinic at Flagstaff Medical Center (FMC). The Supportive Care Clinic is the newest component of FMC’s Palliative Care Program. Modeled...
Jan. 6, 2012