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1,800 patient files left unsecured by Tucson Medical Center

The medical records of about 1,800 patients were stored in a unlocked room by Tucson Medical Center for two weeks this summer. Reps for the healthcare group said no financial information was included, and there is no reason to believe anyone accessed the files.... Read more»

TMC to donate $500K to Jan. 8 memorial Downtown

Tucson Medical Center will donate a half-million dollars to help fund the construction of a planned memorial in downtown Tucson dedicated to the victims and survivors of the Jan. 8, 2011 shootings. ... Read more»

TMC wants to recycle, reuse your old car seats

Instead of sending them to a landfill, put old car seats to work.... Read more»

Southern Az's remaining indie hospitals announce alliance

While the number of locally run hospitals is shrinking in Southern Arizona, five independent nonprofit medical facilities announced this week that they have formed the Southern Arizona Hospital Alliance to improve care and reduce costs. The group includes Tucson Medical Center and hospitals in Benson, Bisbee, Safford and Willcox.... Read more»

Obituary

Donald Shropshire, ex-TMC exec, dead at 87

Donald Shropshire was a Tucson Man of the Year, served on the Board of Regents and was one of the first board members of Pima Community College. He headed Tucson Medical Center for a quarter-century, and was known for his signature bow ties and North Carolina drawl.... Read more»

Obamacare a mixed Rx for Tucson hospitals

Although Arizona's largest academic medical network could see emergency room relief with the rollout of the Affordable Care Act, the law could also lead to hospital staff reductions and more stress on the state's primary care doctors. ... Read more»

New health insurance program pays docs for keeping patients healthy

A healthcare model that pays doctors for keeping their patients out of the hospital is coming to Tucson. A partnership between Arizona Connected Care and UnitedHealthcare has the potential to improve the quality of healthcare and reduce costs for more than 180,000 Pima County residents. ... Read more»1

TPD hosting booster seat giveaways

Need a safe seat for your child? About 1,000 will be given away at the "Booster Seat Bash" on Saturday.... Read more»

TMC, Tucson police to offer child passenger safety classes

TMC for Children, the Tucson Police Department and Univision are teaming to help Tucson parents ensure their children travel safely by offering child passenger safety classes that include a free car seat.... Read more»

Tucson police, TMC to give away car booster seats

A new state law that changes the requirements of who uses car booster seats will take effect Aug. 2, and Tucson police are teaming with TMC for Children to give away 150 seats Thursday.... Read more»

Remembering Jan. 8

BEYOND celebrates a united community

The Tucson community will honor the victims and heroes of Jan. 8 with BEYOND: Commemorate, Celebrate, Commit, a day full of events in and around the city that include outdoor activities and a celebration of democracy.... Read more»