Sierra Vista Police Chief Adam Thrasher was our second hour guest and we asked him about the new policy regarding funeral procession escorts. Find out why the department will no longer offer this. Adam also spoke about recruitment challenges, the rise in mental health incidents, and what’s being done to tackle the issue, and told us about his priorities for 2018.
Topics discussed by Pat and Amanda during the first hour included Congresswoman Martha McSally and whether she will run for the U.S. Senate, as well as the announcement that Tucson Hispanic Chamber CEO Lea Marquez Peterson will run for McSally’s seat in Congress. We also talked about the dilemma facing Bisbee with regards to abandoned buildings, the latest news regarding Villages at Vigneto, and the struggle to fill job vacancies along the border.
Canyon Vista Medical Center has installed a $6 million computer system that will vastly improve the way patient medical records are compiled and stored. There are also plans to provide patients with access to their records online. We were joined by the hospital’s Dr. Kara Montes, Chief of Staff, and Jennifer Doerner, Director of Health Information Management, as well as Alan Smith and Dr. Vishal Bhatia, of RCCH Healthcare Partners.