Separate Girl Scout troops deliver encouraging notes, tiny onesies to cheer patients at TMC

When Girl Scouts Jenna Ahrendt and Megan Smith of Troop 475 recently took to Tucson’s streets to leave sticky notes with positive, encouraging messages all over town, their first stop was Tucson’s nonprofit community hospital, Tucson Medical Center. The small gesture went over in a big way when pediatric patients at TMC for Children and […]

Smokers, Kim is here to help you breathe easier

The risks of being a long-time smoker can weigh heavily on your mind, especially when considering the threat of lung cancer. Early detection is vital for surviving lung cancer, but the symptoms often present themselves until the cancer is already advanced and a cure is elusive. The CT scanning technology that Tucson Medical Center uses […]

BethAnne King Lobmiller

Breast cancer survivor spreading a message of body positivity

Breastless and beautiful When breast cancer survivor and advocate BethAnne King-Lobmiller was just 10 or 11 years old, she recalls accidentally barging in on her grandmother as she was changing her blouse. “I must have gasped or looked shocked … but she just smiled and invited me to come in and close the door. Then […]

TMC CEO participates in bipartisan initiative to ensure equity in care; serves on panel discussion

Tucson Medical Center CEO and President Judy Rich will serve on a panel discussion with leaders across other health systems to discuss viable ways to ensure quality, affordable health care for every American. Andy Slavitt, the former acting administrator for the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services, as well as former U.S. Sen. David Durenberger […]

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Soap, Suds and SAHA – Collaborating together for S.AZ

Tucson Medical Center is collaborating with its rural partners in the Southern Arizona Hospital Alliance to provide laundry and linen services. This project, which is launching first at Northern Cochise Community Hospital in Willcox, will provide this service at a lower cost than commercial options. “This is one of many initiatives that have been developed […]


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