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Perinatal specialists’ upgraded offices part of advanced women’s care at TMC

A freshly refurbished section of Tucson Medical Center is the new habitat for Southern Arizona’s leading physician group of specialists in high-risk pregnancies.  It’s another … READ MORE

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Emergency Department reduces wait times; sees increase in patient volumes

Emergency Department director Melissa Ritchey and the staff were feeling discouraged in January 2013. Wait times in the department were too high. Too many patients – as many as 7 … READ MORE

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On-demand room service improves patient experience

No matter how great the care, it’s hard for a hospital to replicate the freedom and comfort of home. But even if patients aren’t able to get up and make a grilled cheese sandwich, Food & Nutrition Services determined that giving patients more control and power over food choices certainly goes a long way to increasing the feeling of freedom … READ MORE

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Actor Thomas Haden Church gives a shout out to TMC Emergency staff

Actor Thomas Haden Church recently gave kudos to Tucson Medical Center’s Emergency Department staff for what he calls “pulling him out of a bad situation.” Church was in Tucson filming a movie this past spring when he was exposed to propane in his trailer and contracted pneumonia. He was rushed to TMC and ultimately had to drop out of the … READ MORE

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Working to Live Well: TMC Community Outreach Specialist Finds Comfort in Exercise

“I don’t have time to work out today” or “I’ll do it later” are common responses for those trying to fit exercise into busy schedules. After making up excuses not to exercise for five years, Community Outreach specialist Jessica Mitchell realized it was time to put an end to her unhealthy lifestyle. “About five years ago, I was a regular gym … 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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Perinatal specialists’ upgraded offices part of advanced women’s care at TMC

A freshly refurbished section of Tucson Medical Center is the new habitat for Southern Arizona’s leading physician group of specialists in high-risk pregnancies.  It’s another milestone in a multi-year transformation of the TMC campus. Obstetrix Medical Group of Arizona, known in Tucson since 1986 as Tucson Perinatal Services, now occupies the … READ MORE

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  • The Power of Vernix – Why baby isn’t getting a bath straight away
    Newborns emerge into this world red-faced, squalling and covered in a creamy guck (not a technical term). In years past practices and expectations were that baby would be whisked away, given a first bath to clean that guck off, plus a whole series of tests, and placed fresh, clean and swaddled in mom’s arms sometime after […]
  • Don’t bathe that baby! Tips on when and how to bathe baby
    The oodles of bath products from bathtubs, mitt like washcloths, hooded towels and spiffy sweet smelling bath products tempt you to bathe your baby often, but a nightly bath is not what your new baby needs. El Rio Women’s and Birth Center Clinic Manager Olga Ryan and TMC’s Women’s and Children’s Director of Patient Care, […]

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  • Oh my aching neck – Prevention Tips for the Office
    It doesn’t seem like a desk job should be a strain on the body physically, after all you’re just sitting. And yet, a vast number of office workers suffer from neck and back problems – and the numbers are on the rise. A conversation with Physical Therapist Phil Tygiel PT MTC,  presenter at TMC’s Oh My Aching Back’s […]
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  • Women are at Risk – Tips to Prevent Stroke
    Did you know that stroke affects more women than men and is more likely to kill women than men? The Stroke Association shares these tips to help women prevent strokes. TMC for Women Health and Resource Center also offers a personal health assessment.  This series of vital tests can help evaluate heart health including stroke […]
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