The top 3 things every woman should know about cervical cancer

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Most women with cervical cancer are diagnosed before the age of 50. It occurs when cells on the cervix grow out of control. The cervix is the lower, narrow end part of the uterus opening up into the vagina. One way to diagnose cervical cancer is with a pap test. When this type of cancer is detected early, it’s highly …

Flu shots delivered via drive-through clinics

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Article originally published on Advance Healthcare Network (website and magazine).: People aren’t just cruising through the coffee drive-through lane on their way into work anymore. They’re getting flu shots on the go. These new approaches to vaccination are ramping up vaccination rates. More than 130 million total doses of the flu vaccine had already been distributed by Nov. 24-up from …

Summit Healthcare Regional Medical Center and Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center enter into a collaboration agreement for oncology services

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Show Low, Ariz. – Summit Healthcare Regional Medical Center announced today that it has entered into an oncology collaboration agreement with Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center in Gilbert, Ariz. This agreement is an extension of the existing health care collaboration between Summit Healthcare and Banner Health. The primary goal of both agreements is to ensure that Summit Healthcare patients receive …

Collaboration Agreements

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Summit Healthcare Regional Medical Center is proud to provide the communities we serve with access to state-of-the-art care and trusted physicians across a wide-range of specialties. In some cases, physicians and medical services that may not be available locally can still be offered at Summit Healthcare by entering into collaboration agreements with independent healthcare providers. Summit Healthcare’s collaboration agreements are …

Wound Care and Hyperbaric Therapy

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The Wound Care and Hyperbaric Center offers a comprehensive wound care program to manage chronic or non-healing wounds caused by diabetes, circulatory problems, and other conditions. The advanced Center houses two (2) new hyperbaric chambers, the only rural hospital in northeastern Arizona to offer this service. The Center is designed to complement the services offered by patients’ primary care and …

How Medicaid Cuts Affect Summit Healthcare Regional Medical Center

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As another legislative session comes to an end, we in the hospital and healthcare community are at a crossroads. Hospitals like ours expect to once again endure budget cuts in the coming year, as State policymakers enacted another 5 percent reduction to what our facility is reimbursed for care provided to Medicaid recipients. This cut amounts to the loss of …

Summit Healthcare Closes on Pine Shadows RV Park

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Summit Healthcare announced in November 2014 that they had reached an agreement with the owners of Pine Shadows RV Park to purchase the property for future expansion of healthcare services. Summit Healthcare closed on the property located at 4951 South White Mountain Road in Show Low on Wednesday, January 28, 2015. The property is approximately 19-acres and is adjacent to …

Frontier Communications donates tablets to cancer center

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Summit Healthcare’s Cancer Center patients would like to thank Frontier Communications for their generous donation of nine Netbook tablets. Jane Larson, vice president of marketing with Frontier, and Mark Jeffries, area general manager of Frontier Communications, presented the tables to Summit Healthcare’s Cancer Center. “Frontier Communications supports Summit Healthcare’s mission to provide exceptional compassionate care, close to home,” said Larson. …

Employees raise, donate hundreds of dollars to cancer center

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SHOW LOW —  Cellular One employees raised more than $300 in October to benefit local Summit Healthcare Cancer Center. Piggy-backing on national campaigns that use the color pink in fostering Breast Cancer Awareness every October, Cellular One employees planned and participated in a variety of fund-raising events, including selling raffle tickets for a pink-themed basket and hosting a Mexican fiesta …