Abrazo Health

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Abrazo Community Health Network
Subsidiary
Industry Health Care
Founded 2003
Headquarters Phoenix, Arizona United States
Key people
Michele Finney, Market Chief Executive Officer
Products Acute care hospitals and emergency centers, health care services, emergency room services,urgent care services and medical group primary care facilities
Number of employees
5,200
Parent Tenet Healthcare
Website www.abrazohealth.com/

Abrazo Community Health Network (Abrazo Health) is one of the largest health care delivery system in Arizona, United States.[1] Abrazo Community Health Network is located in Phoenix, Arizona and was established in 2003. The Abrazo system comprises six acute care hospitals including one cardiovascular-specialty hospital. The health care system offers a broad range of medical services, including cardiology, internal medicine, general surgery, orthopedics, neurology, obstetrics, bariatrics, women’s health, diagnostic imaging, outpatient services, and emergency care. In addition to the hospitals, Abrazo Community Health Network includes primary and specialty care physician offices, urgent care offices, emergency centers and managed care health plans (under the name Phoenix Health Plans).

History[edit]

Abrazo Community Health Network is part of Tenet Healthcare. Tenet Healthcare Corporation owns and operates 80 acute-care hospitals in 14 states and 200 outpatient centers. Headquartered in downtown Dallas, Texas. Tenet has more than 20,000 licensed beds and 100,000 employees.[2]

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Abrazo Community Health Network includes six acute-care hospitals, including one cardiovascular-specialty hospital and two stand-alone emergency centers, offering 1,027 licensed beds.

The Abrazo Community Health Network[edit]

  • Abrazo Medical Group
  • Arizona Heart Institute
  • Phoenix Health Plans

Accreditation[edit]

Accreditations[edit]

Awards and recognition[edit]

  • Abrazo Arizona Heart Institute (Arizona Heart Institute) recognized as ‘Best’ in Arizona (2013, 2014) - Public opinion poll from the Annual Ranking Arizona Magazine’s ‘Best of Arizona’. Arizona Heart Institute - #1 for Cardiology in Arizona[13]
  • Abrazo Arizona Heart Hospital (Arizona Heart Hospital) awarded Reuters Top 100 Hospitals for Cardiovascular Care [14]
  • Abrazo Arrowhead Campus (Arrowhead Hospital) received the 3 Star Rating” by the Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) [15]
  • Abrazo Arrowhead Campus (Arrowhead Hospital) received the Beacon Award winner for Critical Care Excellence by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses [16]
  • Abrazo Arrowhead Campus (Arrowhead Hospital) received the Best Acute Care Hospital Award by Total Benchmark Solution[16]
  • Abrazo Arrowhead Campus (Arrowhead Hospital) is the recipient of the Top 100 Hospital” by Thompson Reuters® (formally known as Solucient)[14]
  • Abrazo Arrowhead Campus (Arrowhead Hospital) recognized as U.S. News & World Report Best Hospital in Phoenix, recognized for Ear, Nose and Throat care specialty[17]
  • Abrazo Arrowhead Campus (Arrowhead Hospital) received Hospital Value Index Award for best in value, quality, efficiency, affordability, satisfaction, best in region, best in state, best in market[18]
  • Abrazo Arrowhead Campus (Arrowhead Hospital), Abrazo Maryvale Campus (Maryvale Hospital), Abrazo Central Campus (Phoenix Baptist Hospital) and Abrazo West Campus (West Valley Hospital) - Get With The Guidelines 2013 Award - Stroke care - American Heart Association and American Stroke Association[19]
  • Abrazo Arrowhead Campus (Arrowhead Hospital) received Arizona Quality Alliance Award [20]
  • Abrazo Arrowhead Campus (Arrowhead Hospital) received the Blue Distinction Center+ Award from Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona for Cardiac Care(2013, 2012).[21]
  • Abrazo Scottsdale Campus (Paradise Valley Hospital) recognized as ‘Best’ in Arizona (2013, 2014) - Public opinion poll from the Annual Ranking Arizona Magazine’s ‘Best of Arizona’. Paradise Valley Hospital - #1 Acute Care Hospital in Arizona [13]
  • Abrazo Scottsdale Campus (Paradise Valley Hospital) received Top Improver Award for Patient Satisfaction by Press Ganey[22]
  • Abrazo West Campus (West Valley Hospital) awarded Women's Choice Award 2014 America’s Best Hospitals for Emergency Care[23]

References[edit]

  1. ^ See "Abrazo Health", azcentral.com
  2. ^ Tenet Healthcare About Us Page
  3. ^ "Vanguard to purchase Arizona Heart Hospital", Institute, The Arizona Republic, Ken Alltucker, Aug 10, 2010
  4. ^ a b de Lafuente, Della (1999-12-11). "2 Valley Hospitals to Be Sold Baptist, Arrowhead Promise No Layoffs". Arizona Republic (Phoenix, Ariz., United States). pp. –2. ISSN 0892-8711. Retrieved 2014-09-14. 
  5. ^ "Vanguard buys Samaritan hospital in Phoenix". Nashville Business Journal. Retrieved 2014-09-14. 
  6. ^ "Vanguard Health Systems buys fifth Phoenix hospital". Nashville Business Journal. Retrieved 2014-09-14. 
  7. ^ See The Joint Commission of America
  8. ^ See Primary Stroke Centers, Arizona Department of Health Services
  9. ^ See Arrowhead Hospital awarded UnitedHealth Premium Total Joint Specialty Center
  10. ^ See Blue Distinction Centers for Specialty Care® within AZ
  11. ^ See Two Abrazo hospitals now certified primary stroke centers
  12. ^ See Accredited Facilities, Society of Chest Pain Centers
  13. ^ a b See Ranking Arizona
  14. ^ a b See "Thomson Reuters Announces 100 Top Hospitals® for Cardiovascular Care", David Wilkins, Thomson Reuters, Nov 17, 2008
  15. ^ See "Arrowhead Hospital's cardiac surgery program receives highest national ranking for third year"
  16. ^ a b See The Critical Care Unit at Arrowhead Hospital honored with prestigious national award
  17. ^ See "Best Hospitals in Phoenix, AZ", US News & Report
  18. ^ See Community Value Leadership Awards, Cleverley + Associates
  19. ^ See American Heart Association
  20. ^ See Arizona Quality Alliance
  21. ^ See Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
  22. ^ See 2010 Recipients of the Top Improver Award
  23. ^ see Women's Choice Award

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