Saturday, October 01, 2016

Hospital CEO: MOU agreement is in patients’ best interest

By Laura Swan
The Bisbee Observer
The Memorandum of Understating passed by the Bisbee City Council last week is in the best interest of the patients of Copper Queen Community Hospital according to its CEO.
Copper Queen Community Hospital CEO James Dickson said in an interview last week the MOU agreement between Bisbee, Arizona Ambulance Transport and CQCH provides for safe reliable interfacility transports and the MOU spells out the responsibilities for each agency involved. 
The MOU details the agreement regarding medical transport services for interfacility transfers between the three agencies, and CQCH will also allocate $100,000 toward th ....read full story (e-subscribers only)

Low percentage of BHS students pass AzMERIT test

By Laura Swan
The Bisbee Observer
The Arizona Department of Education has released AzMERIT scores for all Arizona schools and Bisbee High School is well below the state average in the number of students passing the academic standards.
Overall, only 12 percent of Bisbee High School students passed the English portion and 11 percent passed mathematics.
Bisbee Unified School District Superintendent Thomas Woody is taking action to assist BHS students in light of the low percentage of students passing the AzMERIT testing.
Superintendent Woody said, “To increase the performance of our high school students on the AzMERIT assessments, BUSD has imple ....read full story (e-subscribers only)

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