Irwin Freundlich 1930-2017

Irwin Freundlich, MD, former professor of radiology at the University of Arizona, died March 20, 2017. He was 86 Freundlich was born August 26, 1930 in New York City. After graduating from the University of Pennsylvania in 1952, he served…

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William J. Mangold 1943-2016

William J. Mangold, MD, reconstructive and plastic surgeon, died November 27, 2016 after battling a long illness. He was 73. Mangold was born in Columbus, Ohio on March 21, 1943. He received a law degree from the University of Texas…

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Fred E. Brickman 1946-2016

Radiologist Fred E. Brickman passed May 19, 2016 after a three-year battle with renal cancer. He was 70 Brickman was born April 27, 1946 in Chicago and raised in New Orleans. He received a degree in chemistry from Washington University,…

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Feds give Arizona millions to combat opioid epidemic

Arizona has been awarded $24.3 million from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to combat opiate use disorder. The problem has taken an significant toll on the state, said Shana Malone, who works with Arizona’s Medicaid Program, known…

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Tips to make every payer negotiation a success

Physicians looking to negotiate reimbursement rates with payers often find themselves dealing with take-it-or-leave-it offers, leaving them feeling frustrated and powerless. When asked how challenging payer negotiations are as part of  the Medical Economics Payer Scorecard, 64% of respondents rated…

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UA PANDA receives record donation

The 18th PANDA “Children Helping Children” Fashion Show and Luncheon donated a record-breaking $1.725 million to support the PANDA Children’s Autoimmunity and Allergies Project at the UA Steele Children’s Research Center. Net proceeds from the event were approximately $1.2 million,…

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