Michele Arnold, MD, MBA, recently assumed the role of Vice President and Chief Medical Officer at St. Mary’s. Previously, she served as Chief Medical Officer for Swedish Medical Center in Issaquah, Washington.  During her tenure, her focus on growth, transformation, and stewardship brought improved performance outcomes that endured the impacts of COVID-19. Board certified in physical … Read more

Texas state legislators led a panel discussion on Democratic health policy leadership at the 2022 North Texas State of Reform Health Policy Conference on September 27th.      Speaking to an audience of leaders in the health care space in North Texas, Sen. Nathan Johnson (D – Dallas) and Rep. Julie Johnson (D – Carrollton) … Read more

During a special signing ceremony on Tuesday, Governor Spencer Cox took the One Utah Health Collaborative’s (OUHC) pledge of commitment to improving affordability, equity, and outcomes for the state’s health care system.      Cox announced OUHC’s 6-member Board of Directors and the Executive Director, Jaime Wissler, who joined the governor in signing the pledge. … Read more

On June 30th, US District Judge Roslyn Silver determined that Arizona’s prison health care is “plainly grossly inadequate” and “unconstitutional.”     According to the the ACLU, the judge’s ruling held that the Arizona Department of Corrections, Rehabilitation, and Reentry (ADCRR) “systematically violates the constitutional rights of people incarcerated in the state’s prisons by failing … Read more