Awards and Recognition

◦ TMC is the only Tucson hospital recently recognized as a top-ranked Community Value Provider by Cleverley + Associates

◦ TMC has been selected among the nation’s 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals by Thomson Reuters for 2011 – the only hospital listed from Southern Arizona

◦ TMC has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award. The award recognizes TMC’s commitment and success in implementing excellent care for stroke patients, according to evidence-based guidelines.

◦ TMC is one of the top-ranked hospitals in Tucson named by U.S. News & World Report in its Best Hospitals Metro Area Rankings

◦ TMC is certified as a Primary Stroke Center by the Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program (HFAP)

◦ TMC has been endorsed as an Accredited Chest Pain Center by the Society of Chest Pain Centers

◦ TMC is recognized for its support of breastfeeding with the IBCLC Care Award from the International Lactation Consultant Association

◦ TMC’s Electronic Medical Record (EMR) system is one of the few to reach Stage 7 on the HIMSS Analytics Database, which tracks hospital EMRs from Stages 0-7

◦ TMC for Children is an associate member of the National Association of Children’s Hospital and Related Institutions

◦ TMC Neurosciences holds designation by NeuStrategy as a Neuroscience Center of Excellence

◦ TMC is a pilot hospital for the national Accountable Care Organization project run by Dartmouth University and the Brookings Institution

◦ TMC is designated as an American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence (BSCOE)® in conjunction with the Surgical Review Corporation

Last updated: July 2011

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