Arizona Business News

Arizona Business News – including entertainment, finance, health and medical, non-profit, public policy and technology news from Arizona, U.S.A. (Ariz., AZ), as issued by the Send2Press Newswire service.


Mercedes-Benz of Flagstaff Celebrates Grand Opening as Flagstaff’s Only Luxury Brand Dealership

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz., Sept. 12, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mercedes-Benz of Flagstaff, part of Martin Automotive Group, celebrates their Grand Opening on September 21, 2018 as Flagstaff’s only luxury dealership. The Grand Opening event will bring together distinguished guests in the city, including the mayor, along with the invited public to celebrate the business in the beautiful state of the art facility.

Dr. Marchand Awarded World Record for Hysterectomy through the Smallest Incision Ever

MESA, Ariz., Sept. 4, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The World Record Academy today Awarded Dr. Greg J. Marchand, of Marchand Institute for Minimally Invasive Surgery, a world record for performing hysterectomy through the smallest incision ever. The surgery involved removal of a uterus, ovaries and Fallopian tubes all through an incision the diameter of an AAA battery. The record was awarded after a lengthy verification process performed by the academy to verify the results.

Cliff Co adds Lansing Hollow Spindle Lathe Expanding Its Specialty Services

GLENDALE, Ariz., April 17, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Lansing is a machine with specialized abilities usually utilized by large oil companies, says Cliff Co, LLC. The big dual chucks and large diameter hollow spindle tailor it for holding and repairing otherwise daunting diameters of pipe and shafting. Lathes of these capacities have earned a reputation and sub category known as “Oil Country” lathes.

Leading experts select Tucson to host education summit

TUCSON, Ariz., Feb. 1, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Institute for Teacher Education invites educators to a 2-day summit on Classroom Management and Student Engagement & Motivation at The Radisson Suites Tucson March 2-3, 2018. Through research-based tools and strategies, educators will be equipped to calm the classroom and motivate the unmotivated learner.

Profitability in 2017 and Optimism in 2018: Over 880 U.S. Independent Restaurant Owners Voice Their Thoughts on 2018

PHOENIX, Ariz., Jan. 31, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — RestaurantOwner.com has released the report of their 2018 Independent Restaurant Outlook Survey. The report summarizes input gathered from over 880 independent restaurant owners and operators regarding their 2017 financial performance as well as their 2018 expectations.

Arizona Surgeon Invents and Performs World Record Setting Cancer Surgery

MESA, Ariz., Oct. 12, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The World Record Academy recently awarded Dr. Greg J. Marchand and his surgical team a world record for removing a 17-centimeter cancerous ovarian tumor using only small incisions in the abdomen, a technique called a laparoscopy. While removing cysts and tumors using laparoscopic surgery is a standard practice, Dr. Marchand said it is rare to use the technique in conjunction with an ovarian cancer staging procedure.

Edupoint Partners with Certica Solutions to Expand Synergy Assessment with Navigate Item Bank

MESA, Ariz., Oct. 12, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Edupoint(R) Educational Systems, creator of the industry-leading Synergy(R) Education Platform for K-12 student information and learning management, has partnered with Certica Solutions to offer the Navigate Item Bank(TM) to client districts using Edupoint’s Synergy Assessment solution. The optional Navigate Item Bank can be accessed within the Synergy Assessment interface.

Wine Lovers and Community Invited to Winegrowers Festival at The Farm

TUCSON, Ariz., Oct. 5, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Arizona Wine Growers Association today announced its 2017 lineup of vineyards for the Festival at the Farm, Saturday, November 11. The event will offer various wine tastings, displays and food from Arizona restaurants and retailers. Discussions will focus on how wine growers engage customers in their brands and enhance the shopping experience through innovation, technology and techniques for meeting evolving consumer preferences.

Now Hiring: Over 400 Independent Restaurant Owners Share What They do to Recruit their Best Employees

PHOENIX, Ariz., Sept. 27, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — RestaurantOwner today released the results of their 2017 Independent Restaurant Recruiting Survey. The report summarizes input gathered from over 400 independent restaurant owners and operators regarding their proven recruiting practices.

Arizona Wine Growers Association (AWGA) Elected New Board Members

PHOENIX, Ariz., Aug. 24, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Arizona Wine Growers Association (AWGA) has announced the election and the re-election of members to its Board of Directors and officers for term through 2018. AWGA is governed by 8 growers in three districts who serve 1 or 2 year terms.

Kief-Joshua Vineyards Wine Tasting Room Grand Opening in Willcox, AZ

ELGIN, Ariz., Aug. 18, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Kief-Joshua Vineyards (KJV) is officially opening its gates and inviting the public to join them on September 16, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at their Willcox tasting room, located at 4923 E. Arzberger Road. The grand opening will feature wine flights, wines or sangria by the glass, small bites pairings and a local pistachio farmer

Mesa Public Schools (AZ) Expands Edupoint Synergy Solution to Include Online Registration

MESA, Ariz., Aug. 16, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Edupoint(R) Educational Systems, creator of the industry-leading Synergy(R) Education Platform for K-12 student information and learning management, has been selected by Mesa Public Schools to implement the company’s Synergy Online Registration solution. Synergy Online Registration will augment Mesa’s existing implementation of the fully-integrated Synergy Education Platform.

Music, Wine and Good Spirits at 2017 Sonoita Wine Country Harvest Fest on August 26 in Arizona

ELGIN, Ariz., Aug. 4, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Kief-Joshua Vineyards (KJV) will host its eighth annual Magdelena Bash & Harvest Festival on August 26, 2017, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at their Elgin tasting room, located at 370 Elgin Road. This festival will feature live music all day long, food vendors and artwork, henna tattoo artists and more.

TriWest Healthcare Alliance Receives Three Full URAC Accreditations for Quality Standards

PHOENIX, Ariz., May 4, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TriWest Healthcare Alliance announced today it earned full URAC accreditations for its Health Utilization Management and Case Management programs, and full reaccreditation for its Health Network. The accreditation standards establish key quality benchmarks for core business practices and managed care programs.

Edupoint’s Growth in Arizona Continues with Creighton School District’s Selection of Synergy

PHOENIX, Ariz., March 30, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Edupoint(R) Educational Systems, creator of the industry-leading Synergy(R) Education Platform for K-12 student information and learning management, has been selected by Creighton School District to implement the company’s Synergy Student Information System – replacing Infinite Campus(R).

Boom or Bust? Over 500 Independent Restaurant Owners Voice Their Thoughts on 2017

PHOENIX, Ariz., Feb. 15, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — RestaurantOwner.com released the results of their 2017 Independent Restaurant Outlook Survey. The results summarize input gathered from over 500 independent restaurant owners regarding their restaurant outlook for 2017. The results indicate independent restaurant owners are optimistic about 2017, a theme supported by a majority who plan to grow and invest in their restaurant business in 2017.

1,190 Independent Restaurant Owners Share Their Thoughts on Over 100 POS System Brands

PHOENIX, Ariz., Jan. 25, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — RestaurantOwner.com released the 2017 POS Survey Report today. The report summarizes input gathered from 1,190 independent restaurant owners from around the world regarding over 100 different brands of POS systems, focusing on several critical aspects including cost, installation and support experience, and features. The results of this survey provide unique insight into the POS system market and emerging trends, all of which are valuable to independent restaurant owners.

Edupoint’s StudentVUE Mobile App Named Educents Top App for Kids

MESA, Ariz., Jan. 9, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The StudentVUE(R) Mobile app from Edupoint(R) Educational Systems, creator of the industry-leading Synergy(R) Education Platform for K-12 student information and learning management, has been named a Top App for Kids by Educents, a parent- and teacher-directed online marketplace that shares new and innovative products designed to “get kids excited about learning.”

Edupoint Launches Online Synergy Community for Partner Districts

MESA, Ariz., Nov. 29, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Edupoint(R) Educational Systems, creator of the industry-leading Synergy(R) Education Platform for K-12 student information and learning management, has launched Synergy Community, a free meeting place for 24/7 peer-to-peer support in a secure online environment. Synergy Community adds another layer to Edupoint’s existing support offerings, enabling Synergy partner districts to work closely with one another anytime and anywhere.

Flagstaff USD Expands Synergy Solution to Include LMS with Assessment

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz., Nov. 21, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Edupoint(R) Educational Systems, creator of the industry-leading Synergy(R) Education Platform for K-12 student information and learning management, has been selected by Flagstaff Unified School District (FUSD) to implement the company’s LessonVUE(R) Curriculum Management and Synergy Assessment solutions.

Edupoint to Lead State-Level Ed-Fi Data Standard Implementation in Maine

MESA, Ariz., Oct. 6, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Edupoint(R) Educational Systems, creator of the industry-leading Synergy(R) Education Platform for K-12 student information and learning management, has been selected by the Maine Department of Education (Maine DOE) to lead the state’s implementation of the Ed-Fi Data Standard and technology suite.

TriWest Healthcare Alliance Proudly Salutes the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) #BeThere Campaign

PHOENIX, Ariz., Sept. 12, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In September, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) launched its Be There campaign on its website to educate Veterans, Service members and those who care about them, of the vital role they play in preventing suicide. The campaign aims to raise awareness about behavioral health issues concerning our nation’s Veterans, and encourages loved ones to Be There.

PsychArmor Institute Launches TriWest Healthcare Alliance School for Health Care Providers

PHOENIX, Ariz., Aug. 25, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — PsychArmor Institute and TriWest Healthcare Alliance announced today the launch of the TriWest Healthcare Alliance School for Health Care Providers, a suite of free online courses taught by nationally-recognized subject matter experts to prepare community health care providers to effectively deliver care to service members, veterans and their families.

Edupoint’s Growth in Maryland Continues with Charles County Public Schools’ Selection of Synergy

MESA, Ariz., July 26, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Edupoint(R) Educational Systems, creator of the industry-leading Synergy(R) Education Platform for K-12 student information, learning management and assessment has been selected by Charles County Public Schools, one of the fastest growing school systems in the state of Maryland, to implement the company’s Synergy Student Information System. Seeking to replace a legacy solution that had been in place for over 30 years, the district needed a modern solution that would provide real-time access to student and instructional data for all education stakeholders to help improve learning outcomes.

RSU 74 Becomes First Maine School District to Select Synergy

MESA, Ariz., July 19, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Edupoint(R) Educational Systems has been selected by RSU #74 to implement their industry-leading Synergy(R) Education Platform to meet the district’s student information, learning management and assessment needs. RSU #74 is the first school administrative unit (SAU) in Maine to select Synergy since Edupoint was selected by the Maine Department of Education as the sole provider of a State Level Student Information and Reporting System (SSIRS) to aggregate data from all SAUs for Maine’s 180,000 students.

Demand is growing for more effective elimination of surgical smoke from ORs

PHOENIX, Ariz., July 18, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — According to I.C. Medical, Inc., smoke from surgical procedures, often called “plume,” is a carcinogen that contains toxic chemicals, viable bacteria, viruses, and mutagenic substances. Exposure to plume poses risk to the health of surgeons, nurses, OR staff, as well as patients.

Synergy Online Registration Now Serving Nearly One Million Students with Selection by Beaverton School District

MESA, Ariz., June 23, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Edupoint(R) Educational Systems, creator of the industry-leading Synergy(R) Education Platform for K-12 student information, learning management and assessment has been selected by Beaverton School District to implement the company’s Synergy Online Registration solution. As a fully integrated component of Synergy Education Platform, Synergy Online Registration eliminates the need to integrate data, synchronize multiple systems, or manually move records by automatically creating a complete, real-time enrollment record within Synergy.

Hotrod Tattoo of Chandler, Arizona is now a Tatt2Away Studio Center

CHANDLER, Ariz., May 31, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Rejuvatek Medical, Inc. officially announces the Tatt2Away(R) non-laser tattoo removal system is now available for the first time in the greater Phoenix area with Hotrod Tattoo’s Matt Mooneyham. The Chandler location has come on board to offer to all its clientele certified tattoo removal as the first Tatt2Away Center in the state; bringing into their high quality of service and products the all-natural system.

Edupoint Selected by Maine DOE as Sole Provider of State Level Student Information and Reporting System

MESA, Ariz., May 31, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Edupoint(R) Educational Systems, creator of the industry-leading Synergy(R) Education Platform for K-12 student information and learning management, has been selected by the Maine Department of Education (Maine DOE) to provide a State Level Student Information and Reporting System (SSIRS).

Edupoint’s Synergy Student Information System Awarded 5-Year REMC SAVE Contract for Michigan Districts

MESA, Ariz., May 24, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Edupoint(R) Educational Systems, creator of the industry-leading Synergy(R) Education Platform for K-12 student information and learning management solutions, has been awarded a five-year contract by Michigan’s Regional Educational Media Center Association (REMC) to provide the Synergy Student Information System (SIS) to support the more than 1.5 million students across the state of Michigan.

New Cochise County School Opens Doors in Record Time after ‘Miraculous Launch’

BISBEE, Ariz., April 7, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A new K-8 school has officially opened its doors in Bisbee after what school officials describe as a miraculous launch. Cochise SDA Christian School, a member of the Adventist Education network with over 7,200 schools worldwide serving more than 1.5 million students, is now enrolling for the 2016-2017 school year with plans to fill its new building scheduled for completion by early May.

Synergy Education Platform Continues to Grow in New Mexico Municipal Schools

MESA, Ariz., April 5, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Edupoint(R) Educational Systems, a leading student information and learning management solutions provider for the K-12 market, has been chosen by Loving Municipal Schools to replace its existing JMAC Student Information System (SIS) solution with Synergy(R). The district required a technologically advanced solution that would unite all district management functions in one fully-integrated solution, creating system wide data connections that help improve administrative processes and learning outcomes.

Olathe Public Schools Selects the Synergy Special Education Platform

MESA, Ariz., March 8, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Edupoint Educational Systems, a leading student information and learning management solutions provider for the K-12 market, has been selected by Olathe Public Schools to implement Synergy(R) Special Education (SE). Already a Synergy customer utilizing the Synergy Education Platform, Olathe Public Schools will benefit from the streamlined administration of a fully integrated solution.

Lake Havasu Unified School District Chooses Synergy SIS and Special Education Solutions

MESA, Ariz., Feb. 24, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Edupoint(R) Educational Systems, a leading student information and learning management solutions provider for the K-12 market, has been chosen by Lake Havasu Unified School District in Arizona to replace its existing PowerSchool Student Information System (SIS) solution with Synergy(R).

Federal Way Public Schools Implements Edupoint’s Learning Management Solution

MESA, Ariz., Feb. 9, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Edupoint(R) Educational Systems – a leading student information and learning management solutions provider for the K-12 market, has seen rapid adoption of Synergy(R) Learning Management solutions across the nation, including a recent implementation of the LessonVUE Curriculum Management solution by Federal Way Public Schools (FWPS).

Edupoint Expands Synergy Assessment with Technology Enhanced Item Support

MESA, Ariz., Jan. 27, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Edupoint(R) Educational Systems, a leading student information and learning management solutions provider for the K-12 market, now supports technology enhanced items in Synergy(R) Assessment, part of the Synergy(R) Learning Management System. The full support of technology enhanced items in Synergy Assessment enables students to take pre-assessments and benchmark assessments using the same kind of item types that appear on high-stakes tests such as the PARCC and Smarter Balanced assessments.

Teleradiology Specialists Receives Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval

PARADISE VALLEY, Ariz., Oct. 28, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Teleradiology Specialists has received the Gold Seal of Approval from the Joint Commission having been found to be in full compliance with all applicable standards. Teleradiology Specialists serves over 650 Urgent Care clinics, imaging centers and subspecialty medical practices in 35 states.

Synergy Online Registration Sees Rapid Adoption Amongst Edupoint Partner Districts

MESA, Ariz., Aug. 25, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Edupoint(R) Educational Systems, a leading student information system (SIS) provider for the national K-12 market, confirms the success of its Synergy(R) Online Registration solution as early adoption rates among the company’s installed user base continues to grow. For the upcoming school year, Synergy Online Registration was available to more than 760,000 students and parents to streamline the school registration process.

Edupoint’s Growth in New Mexico Continues with Espanola Public Schools’ Selection of the Synergy Education Platform

MESA, Ariz., Aug. 13, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Edupoint(R) Educational Systems – a leading student information system (SIS) provider for the national K-12 market, has been selected by Espanola Public Schools (EPS) to implement its Synergy Education Platform. Seeking to replace a legacy student information system (SIS) that no longer met district needs, EPS sought a solution that would provide an integrated SIS and Individualized Education Program (IEP) suite and provide real-time access to student data for all education stakeholders.

eSignSystems to Speak on a Panel Session at IASA Conference on Topic of the eSignature Customer Experience

TUCSON, Ariz., June 2, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — eSignSystems, a division of DocMagic, Inc., announced that it will be holding a panel session at the Insurance Accounting and Systems Association’s (IASA) 87th annual Education Conference and Business Show. The panel is entitled ‘The Customer eExperience! Making it Seamless with eSignatures and eDelivery.’ Brad Dupont of eSignSystems will be both moderating and speaking on the panel.