Healthcare & Biomedical
Ambassador Event: ‘Maximizing Your PPP Loan’
Through March 31, small businesses can again apply for a Paycheck Protection Program loan administered by the Small Business Administration. No sector has been more impacted by the effects of COVID-19 than small business, which is the backbone of Arizona’s economy. For context, the nearly 600,000 small businesses across the state make up 99.4% of […]View Post »
Regional Report: Healthcare & the economy
Greater Phoenix healthcare and economic leaders joined our first Regional Report of 2021 to discuss COVID-19 vaccinations and provide updates about our region’s hospital infrastructure, and share local and national economic insights. Welcoming remarks were presented by Heidi Jannenga, co-founder and chief clinical officer of WebPT. Panelists included: Dr. Cara Christ, director, Arizona Department of […]View Post »
Meet GT Medical: Arizona-based medical device company
As a region, we’re on a relentless pursuit of innovation and technology, and companies here are committed to changing the game. It’s all about people, place and tech in Greater Phoenix. Learn more about GT Medical Technologies’ story from their President and CEO Matthew Likens. What is your company mission? Matthew Likens: To improve the lives of patients with brain […]View Post »
Meet Health Information Management System: Arizona...
As a region, we’re on a relentless pursuit of innovation and technology, and companies here are committed to changing the game. It’s all about people, place and tech in Greater Phoenix. Learn more about Health Information Management System’s (HiMS) story from their CEO, Khalid Al-Maskari. What is your company mission? Khalid Al-Maskari: Our mission is to […]View Post »
GPEC Healthcare Innovation Council focuses on collaboration,...
On September 15, the GPEC Healthcare Innovation Council (HIC) kicked off FY21 with a virtual meeting. Council Co-chairs Dr. Heidi Jannenga, Chief Clinical Officer and Co-Founder at WebPT; and Allison Otu, Executive Director, Corporate & Community Relations; University of Arizona Health Sciences led the discussion around four key areas of focus the members will address […]View Post »
The doctors are in: Greater Phoenix is quickly becoming...
by Savannah King With more than $3 billion in bioscience capital expenditures earmarked for investment in Greater Phoenix over the next two years, the region is a thriving biomedical hub. These investments will create more than 7,000 healthcare and biomedical jobs. Fortunately, Greater Phoenix is home to some of the most innovative and forward-thinking educational […]View Post »
Fireside Chat: Mayo Clinic’s pivot at the start of...
Due to COVID-19, every industry across has faced the overwhelming decision to pivot their business model. Healthcare is arguably steering the strongest transition, and hospitals in Greater Phoenix like Mayo Clinic, are leading the way with quick action and innovation. Mayo Clinic is a nonprofit organization committed to clinical practice, education and research. According to Mayo, every year, more than a […]View Post »
Regional Report: Healthcare & the Economy
Regional Report: A GPEC Virtual Series It’s been said that when times get tough, you find out what you’re made of. We’re living through an unprecedented period as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, and the impact the virus is having on our communities, healthcare infrastructure and economy is severe. We don’t yet have all […]View Post »
Meet Kalos Therapeutics: Phoenix-based biomedical company
As a region, we’re on a relentless pursuit of innovation and technology, and companies here are committed to changing the game. It’s all about people, place and tech in Greater Phoenix. Learn more about Kalos Therapeutics’ story from their CEO and Co-Founder George Colberg. Tell us about your company: George Colberg: Kalos Therapeutics, Inc. is pioneering the first nontoxic therapy to treat primary tumors and metastasis. Kalos can […]View Post »
Ambassador event recap: Barrow Neurological Institute
Did you know that more than 1.4 million people worldwide are fighting cancerous malignant brain tumors? In fact, by the end of this year, another 256,000 people will be diagnosed with brain tumors, according to the Ivy Brain Tumor Center in Phoenix. As part of the Ambassador program, Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC) held an […]View Post »