Sinfonia HealthCare Corp., a new home health-care company launched by former Providence Service Corp. CEO Fletcher McCusker, has signed an agreement to acquire AirVida, a Tucson-based oxygen and pulmonary supply company.
This computer rendering shows the Paul and Lydia Kalmanovitz Elder Care Center, which will have two stories. On the first floor, Handmaker will care for patients with dementia and Alzheimer's disease. The second floor, licensed by TMC, will care for geriatric and psychiatric patients.
Construction will begin this spring on the $4.5 million geriatric and psychiatric care center that Tucson Medical Center and the Handmaker Foundation are teaming up to build.
Faculty member Kate Sheppard, second from right, works with Samantha Sims, far left, Alisha Sears, second from left, and Delia Story during a clinical class with nurses working on their doctor of nursing practice degree at the University of Arizona College of Nursing,
Faculty member Audrey Russell-Kibble, middle, observes Daria Wisneski, right, checking the reflexes of Nicole Bencs during a clinical class. The students were checking deep tendon reflexes on each other.
With a federal grant of nearly $2 million, the University of Arizona is investing in training additional students for one of the country's most in-demand professions: the nurse practitioner.
Dr. Mitzi Barmatz, left, and surgeon technician Christina Marble prepare an operating room for surgery at Northwest Medical Center. This winter, the hospital will begin work on a major expansion of its surgery facilities.
Increasing patient volume at Northwest Medical Center is the reason behind a $50 million construction project that will begin at the hospital this winter.
With a boost from the federal government, the main clinic of Tucson’s largest community health center will be knocked down and rebuilt for $14 million by 2015.