Better Health Outcomes

In a new era of value-based care, Greater Phoenix is leading the transformation with better health outcomes through collaboration and innovation. By delivering technology and new innovative practices, our region’s health community is improving health outcomes and reducing costs.


Personalized Medicine & Wellness

As personalized medicine aims to tailor care and wellness to individuals’ genetic, biological and genomic characteristics, collaborations in Greater Phoenix are leading the innovative efforts to customize healthcare.

Quality Job Growth

Industry job growth in Greater Phoenix is outpacing the national average. The healthcare and bioscience employment growth rate in Greater Phoenix is currently outpacing growth for the United States.

The City of Phoenix has created the Phoenix Healthcare Sector Partnership, a collaboration of more than 150 healthcare businesses, educational institutions, and community leaders formed to help the healthcare and biosciences industry grow through developing the region’s education and workforce capacity.

Community & Economic Impact

Healthcare in Greater Phoenix is a true driver of growth in the region. Through collaboration, innovation and leadership, we are delivering healthier communities and a stronger, more vibrant economy.

Market Growth Fueled by a Growing Population

Greater Phoenix’s population is 4.4 million — more than two-thirds of Arizona’s population and job base — and is expected to grow to 6.6 million within the next 20 years.

Strategic Investment in Research Infrastructure & Facilities

As a result of strategic investments, Greater Phoenix is equipped with state-of-the-art research infrastructure and facilities. In order to grow its research capabilities and support its emerging healthcare enterprise, the region’s investments equate to 10 years of completed and planned projects worth $1.3 billion.


Timeline

of Regional Infrastructure Investments

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TGen Research Facility

A state of the art space that brings researchers from the Mayo Clinic and the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) to work together under one roof discovering treatments for cancer and other diseases.

2005
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ASU Biodesign Research Facility A

The 172,000 square feet facility represents a $69 million investment and is gold-level LEED certified.

2005
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Barrow Neurological Institute Neurosciences Tower

The 430,000 square-foot facility was the first hospital to install a 3-Tesla Intraoperative Magnetic Resonance Imaging machine in the country.

2006
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ASU Biodesign Institute Research Facility

This 175,000 square-foot facility represents an investment of $78.5 million and earned Arizona it’s first platinum-level LEED certification.

2006
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University of Arizona Medical School at Phoenix Biomedical Campus

The training center represented two years of development and an investment of $135M. Classes for medical programs from UA and NAU are offered.

2007
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Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center at Banner Gateway Medical Center

The facility includes a 120,000-square-foot cancer outpatient center and is considered MD Anderson's most comprehensive extension of care out of Houston.

2011
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University of Arizona Pharmacy School at Phoenix Biomedical Campus

The inclusion of pharmacy students from UA’s Tucson campus has evolved into a now large class of 80 students enrolling per year.

2012
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Launch of the Scottsdale Cure Corridor

The major concentration of the bio-life sciences sector in Scottsdale is found from Shea Boulevard, north to the Scottsdale Airpark and south along Scottsdale Road to SkySong, the ASU Scottsdale Innovation Center.

2014
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University of Arizona Cancer Center at Phoenix Biomedical Campus

The 220,000-square-foot, five-story, $100 million facility will offer comprehensive cancer services, as well as infusion, radiation oncology, diagnostic imaging, endoscopic/interventional radiology, patient wellness and support services, a prevention center, clinical lab space and other related support spaces.

2015
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Mayo Proton Beam Center

The $130 million new facility will add three additional floors and 217,200 sq ft of clinical and office space above the first level of Mayo Clinic's Proton Beam Therapy Building on Mayo Clinic’s Phoenix campus.

2016
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University of Arizona Biosciences Partnership Building at Phoenix Biomedical Campus

The $136M, 10-story building is expected to be fully constructed by 2017 and will represent 245,000 square feet of working space for university researchers.

2017
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Mayo Clinic creates $150M Arizona branch

Mayo will transfer their Medical School to the Scottsdale Campus allowing medical students to train at Mayo Clinic Hospital in Phoenix.

2017
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ASU and Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong plan 7-acre expansion on approved city land for Phoenix Biomedical Campus

To create a technology-based healthcare research hub. NantWorks will invest at least $75 million in the first phase of the project.

2018