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Northwest Medical Center and Oro Valley Hospital are among the medical facilities under parent company Community Health Systems (CHS) to have been impacted by a cyber attack that is said to have compromised the personal information of approximately 4.5 million medical patients across the nation.
Northwest Medical Center has become the first hospital in Tucson to upgrade its technology for robotic-assisted surgery to the newest da Vinci Xi system, which means less time for surgical patients under anesthesia and vastly improved ergonomics for surgeons operating the robot.
In the wake of the announcement that the parent company of Northwest Medical Center and Oro Valley Hospital was the victim of a massive data-breach, Better Business Bureau Serving Southern Arizona is urging consumers to take steps to safeguard their identities.
Phoenix-headquartered Banner Health has reached an agreement with the University of Arizona Health Network (UAHN) and the University of Arizona (UA) to create a statewide health care organization and a comprehensive model for academic medicine.
Approximately 50 Volunteer Optometrists Serving Humanity (VOSH) Arizona volunteers, including 14 students from the Arizona College of Optometry in Glendale, recently completed the organization’s 13th mission to provide eye care in Hermosillo, Mexico.
Welcome to the 10th Anniversary Edition of the Arizona Distance Classic Half Marathon, Quarter Marathon and Splendido 5K Presented By Northwest Medical Center, hosted by Ventana Medical Systems and in partnership with the Town of Oro Valley and All About Running And Walking.
Pima Community College’s Northwest Campus will host a Health and Wellness Fair on March 12.
The Pima County Health Department and its community partners are taking part in a massive statewide effort (Cover Arizona) on Saturday, March 1 to help families sign up for health insurance.
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Northwest Fire District’s governing board approved a contract for Michael J. Brandt to become its fire chief, dropping the “interim” from his current title when the two-year contract kicks in on May 28.
Each year, approximately 795,000 men and women in the United States suffer a stroke – about one person every 40 seconds – and nearly one third of these strokes are repeat events. Unfortunately, more than half of those under age 65 who suffer a stroke die within eight years, according to the American Heart Association (AHA).
Men and women approaching age 50 often shudder when their doctor informs them it’s almost time for a screening colonoscopy. But regular screening, beginning at age 50, is the key to preventing colorectal cancer, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
To Arizona Distance Classic Race Director David Babner, who has seen and organized his fair share of races around the country, there is just something special about Oro Valley.
Megan Traquair’s life runs non-stop. She works full-time, and she and her husband are raising two teenagers. Her favorite relaxations are to garden, read and work out. Spare time? What’s that?