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Healthcare Committee


Committee Co-Chairs: Cheryl Covert, City of Avondale and Tahlya Visintainer, Chief Operating Office, Sun Health.


The Healthcare Committee is the region’s innovative leader in ensuring the West Valley’s top industry, healthcare is at the forefront. This Committee is instrumental in addressing issues and providing solutions in industry workforce shortages through partnerships, round-table discussions, and career expos. The Committee is leading efforts to create an interactive healthcare map as a member resource as well as business attraction tool. The Committee led a successful Healthcare Innovation Summit to provide information on the changing landscape of healthcare and impacts on the region and state.

Current Projects:

  • 2020 Healthcare Summit planning
  • Physician recruitment strategy & marketing materials in partnership with the Quality of Life Committee and Phoenix Relocation Source
  • West Valley healthcare services/specialties needs assessment & gap analysis
  • Special healthcare updates to address COVID-19


Committee Participation:

First Things First, Healthcare Management of America, Arizona State University, Wood Patel, AZ Blue, City of Avondale, Haydon Construction, AZ FTF, Quarles & Brady, Banner Health, Sun Health, City of Goodyear, AMR, Phoenix Children’s Hospital, Dignity Health, Lifeline AZ, Royal Oaks, Benevilla, City of Glendale, Northwest Valley Connect, Holmes Murphy, Phoenix College, Davis HRE, West-MEC, Vitalyst Health, Copper Springs Hospital, Glendale Community College, UMB, Turn a New Leaf, Midwestern University, BMO Bank, A Mission of Mercy, Estrella Mountain Community College, Cushman & Wakefield, Hays Companies, Abrazo Health, Venn Companies, City of Buckeye, Valleywise Health, AETNA, Newmark Grubb Knight Frank, Town of Wickenburg, Franklin Pierce University

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