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Arizona hospitals get middling scores in national patient survey

Only four of the 64 Arizona hospitals that were rated in a new nationwide government report on patient satisfaction got the top five-star ranking.

  • icon Posted: April 23
Wednesday 04/22/2015
Proposals to raise student costs meet little opposition at hearing
Posted: April 22, 2015

Issac Ortega, president of Associated Student of the University of Arizona, says students don’t relish the idea of having to spend more on a college education after deep state funding cuts to universities.

Monday 04/20/2015
App addresses challenges women face trying to quit smoking
Updated: April 20, 2015 - 1:38 pm

When it comes to quitting smoking, women may need some extra motivation, researchers say.

Outdoor recreation worth $646 billion a year to economy, experts say
Posted: April 20, 2015

Consumers spend $646 billion annually on outdoor recreation, said advocates, who called on the government Thursday to do a better job tracking the worth of what they called an undervalued industry.

Panel: Government should invest in video games to help students learn
Posted: April 20, 2015

A panel of experts was in Washington this week advocating for more fun in schools – more “hard fun.”

Friday 04/17/2015
Stuck in traffic: Broadway businesses anxious to know what’s next
Updated: April 20, 2015 - 10:45 am

Businesses on Broadway Boulevard’s Sunshine Mile have a fear of the unknown.

Ways to avoid employment litigation
Updated: April 20, 2015 - 10:26 am

Employment-related lawsuits are expensive and time consuming.  They can get personal too — resulting in hurt feelings and loss of morale.  Follow these tips to reduce the chance of litigation and strengthen your defense in the event an employee or former employee files a lawsuit.

AZ officials break ground on Hughes Access Road
Updated: April 20, 2015 - 10:26 am

A handful of Arizona’s top officials lauded the expansion of Hughes Access Road as a major step toward Southern Arizona’s economic revitalization during a groundbreaking ceremony March 31.

Financial Fix: Three ways investing in local education helps build a community nest egg
Updated: April 20, 2015 - 10:49 am

Drop a penny in an empty piggy bank and listen to the ping as it hits the bottom. Drop in a few more coins, and the sound echoes less, but the bank becomes increasingly weighty. Small investments, even those that begin with just one penny, are powerful and they add up. And, when they do, they can make a profound impact. 

A giant leap: Orion’s perfect launch builds confidence
Updated: April 20, 2015 - 10:48 am

NASA, in conjunction with Tucson aerospace research and engineering companies Lockheed Martin and Paragon, oversaw a perfect launch and return of the Orion spacecraft last December – a huge step forward as project managers continue their aim at a manned landing on Mars by the end of the 2030’s. 

Has Casino Del Sol Resort hit jackpot with new CEO?
Updated: April 20, 2015 - 10:51 am

As Casino Del Sol Resort (CDSR) Chief Executive Officer Kimberly Van Amburg makes her rounds through the 200,000 square-foot Pascua Yaqui enterprise, she’s seen complimenting a staff member’s shirt, asking another about the basketball game, giving quick hellos and just checking in.

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