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TMC prepared as roundtable brings health professionals together to tackle Ebola health threat

As medical professionals respond to the emergence of Ebola as a national public health threat, local health care leaders gathered Monday in a round-table discussion to share … READ MORE

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TMC’s first baby has nearly 70 years worth of recollections

Tucson Medical Center is marking its 70th anniversary this year, commemorating the day its first patient was admitted, on Nov. 9, 1944. The first baby born at Tucson Medical … READ MORE

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TMC ahead of the curve: one of less than 200 hospitals nationwide to attest to Stage 2 of meaningful use for its electronic medical record

In July, Tucson Medical Center attested to the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, or CMS, that it has met Stage 2 meaningful use requirements for implementation of its electronic medical record. As a result, the hospital expects to receive $1.9 million this year in incentive payments made available under the 2009 economic stimulus … READ MORE

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“She gained as much as she gave.” TMC Volunteer contributes to major improvements for diabetics’ care

“You have diabetes.  Buy a book.” That’s what Marjorie Zismann’s doctor told her when he diagnosed her with type 2 diabetes in her early 60’s.  Since then, attempts to understand her disease have left her completely frustrated. Every day, she weighs herself, pricks her finger, squeezes out a drop of blood to check her blood sugar and takes her … READ MORE

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Girls on the Run alumni now cross country team captains

by Paula Nasiatka, GOTR coach, Tanque Verde Elementary Meg Healy and Carsen Mastrangelo participated in the first team of Girls on the Run (GOTR) at Tanque Verde Elementary School two years ago. Tanque Verde Elementary had just started the program in the fall of 2012 and this was the first opportunity for girls to sign up with volunteer … READ MORE

Pharmacist shares information about prescriptions over video conference

Without getting out of bed patients can have their prescriptions filled, video chat with pharmacists

It’s now easier than ever for patients to fill their prescriptions before leaving Tucson Medical Center. Patients can have those medications delivered right to their bedside and can even have a counseling session with the pharmacist over a video call without ever leaving their bed. It goes far beyond a matter of one-stop convenience. It’s … READ MORE

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TMC prepared as roundtable brings health professionals together to tackle Ebola health threat

As medical professionals respond to the emergence of Ebola as a national public health threat, local health care leaders gathered Monday in a round-table discussion to share information and pledge to support one another in the case of an outbreak. U.S. Rep. Ron Barber, who called the meeting, which was hosted by Tucson Medical Center, applauded … READ MORE

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  • Why you need to get a whooping cough vaccine or booster today – Miracle Baby Itzbell’s Story
    It started as a little cough, no fever or vomiting just a little cough. But Zoraida Ruiz was conscientious and she took her little baby, just six weeks old, to be checked out. The doctors didn’t find anything. It happened again, baby Itzbell turned a little blue when she coughed, so mom took her back […]
  • Girls on the Run alumni now cross country team captains
    by Paula Nasiatka, GOTR coach, Tanque Verde Elementary Meg Healy and Carsen Mastrangelo participated in the first team of Girls on the Run (GOTR) at Tanque Verde Elementary School two years ago. Tanque Verde Elementary had just started the program in the fall of 2012 and this was the first opportunity for girls to sign […]

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  • So you’re ready to donate your newborn’s cord blood at TMC. Now what?
    As an expectant parent, perhaps you’ve heard about preserving your newborn’s umbilical cord blood, and educated yourself on the pros and cons of both private banking and public donation.  If you’ve decided to privately bank, you select a bank, and start working directly with that company’s representative. If you’ve decided that public donation is the […] […]
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  • Can I donate my baby’s cord blood?
    Wondering whether you can donate your baby’s cord blood and save a life? These questions will help identify whether you qualify: You’re 18 years or older You’re not related to the baby’s father other than by marriage You’re expecting only one baby. As far as you know the baby does not have any fetal abnormalities. Because of […]
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