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Tucson surgeon was wrongfully dismissed, panel says

Tucson surgeon was wrongfully dismissed, panel says

Panel says University Physicians Healthcare should apologize to Dr. Rainer Gruessner.

August 26, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Panel: Tucson surgeon Gruessner wrongfully terminated

Panel: Tucson surgeon Gruessner wrongfully terminated

The panel’s recommendation now goes to the board of directors of University Physicians Healthcare.

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Upcoming arthritis lecture focuses on joint replacement

Upcoming arthritis lecture focuses on joint replacement

A free lecture about joint replacement surgery is scheduled Sept. 3.

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Centenarian embracing the age of discovery

Centenarian embracing the age of discovery

Mary Jo Stinnett turns 105 on Thursday and still likes to learn.

August 24, 2014 10:00 pm Photos

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AHCCCS concerned about Banner/UA Health merger

AHCCCS concerned about Banner/UA Health merger

Will hold a public hearing in Tucson on Monday.

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AHCCCS letter to the UA Health Network

AHCCCS letter to the UA Health Network

August 22, 2014 10:22 am
Tucson patient data breached in massive cyber attack

Tucson patient data breached in massive cyber attack

Social Security numbers, more stolen from some Northwest Healthcare patients.

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Meet the UA College of Medicine Class of 2018

Meet the UA College of Medicine Class of 2018

One hundred and fifteen students are in the University of Arizona College of Medicine — Tucson class of 2018.

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Eat at Feast today and Wednesday to help animals

Eat at Feast today and Wednesday to help animals

Feast restaurant on Speedway will be holding benefits for local cats and dogs.

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Tucson patient information breached in cyber attack

Tucson patient information breached in cyber attack

The Social Security numbers, names and addresses of some local patients have been stolen

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Carondelet pays $35M to settle false claim allegations

Carondelet pays $35M to settle false claim allegations

Whistleblower who notified government will get nearly $6 million.

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Health briefs: Free workshop on Alzheimer's disease

Health briefs: Free workshop on Alzheimer's disease

Free 90-minute workshop is expected to address common fears about Alzheimer's disease.

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TMC seeks mural artists for new elder center

TMC seeks mural artists for new elder center

A new short-term psychiatric center for seniors needs hopeful artwork.

August 17, 2014 10:00 pm Photos

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Mobile service to offer prostate screenings Sept. 24

Mobile service to offer prostate screenings Sept. 24

The Prostate On-Site Project will conduct screenings Sept. 24. 

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Nearly 350,000 in AZ due health-insurance refunds

Nearly 350,000 in AZ due health-insurance refunds

Health insurers must pay $11 million in refunds to comply with the law.

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At hearing, fired surgeon, UPH agree on little

At hearing, fired surgeon, UPH agree on little

Transplant doctor wants an apology. University Physicians officials say dismissal was just.

August 05, 2014 8:00 pm Photos

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Report: Med schools should enroll more undocumented students

Report: Med schools should enroll more undocumented students

Undocumented students could help relieve the primary care physician shortage, the study says.

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Tucson surgeon balances medicine with ultrarunning

Tucson surgeon balances medicine with ultrarunning

Luis Leon sets his sights on 200-mile race, raising awareness of vascular disease.

August 04, 2014 5:00 am Photos

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Health briefs

Health briefs

The Southern Arizona Psychological Association is hosting an event on Friday, Aug. 15 focusing on medical marijuana

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Ousted surgery chair's hearing set for Tuesday

Ousted surgery chair's hearing set for Tuesday

Dr. Rainer Gruessner will argue his case before an independent panel of physicians.

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Unused lunch boxes needed for young patients

New, unused lunch boxes, preferably the soft-sided style with a zipper, are needed for local pediatric patients.

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New, unused lunch boxes needed for pediatric cancer patients

The lunch boxes are a place where pediatric patients can store their numerous medications

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Arizona has new restrictions on buying cough medicine

Arizona has new restrictions on buying cough medicine

Minors must now have a prescription to purchase most OTC remedies.

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Academic nature of deal makes hospital sale complex

Academic nature of deal makes hospital sale complex

A closer look at Banner's proposed acquisition of the UA Health Network. 

July 27, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Memo from James K. Beckmann

Memo from James K. Beckmann

July 23, 2014 12:00 am
Tenet Healthcare Corp.

Tenet Healthcare Corp.

July 23, 2014 12:00 am
Agreement calls for selling Carondelet hospitals

Agreement calls for selling Carondelet hospitals

Two healthcare firms have signed a letter of intent to acquire Carondelet.

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Carondelet Health Network to be sold

Carondelet Health Network to be sold

The deal affects St. Mary's and St. Joseph's in Tucson and Holy Cross in Nogales.

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Free Hepatitis C screenings at UA Medical Center

Free Hepatitis C screenings at UA Medical Center

Baby boomers are the targeted population for the new walk-in service.

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Arizona-led study will test Alzheimer's prevention drug

Arizona-led study will test Alzheimer's prevention drug

UA physician helps lead 60-site trial to start next year in US Europe.

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Moody's downgrades UA Medical Center's bond rating

Moody's downgrades UA Medical Center's bond rating

The University of Arizona Medical Center's financial outlook is negative, Moody's says.

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New clinic urges baby boomers to get free hepatitis C screenings

New clinic urges baby boomers to get free hepatitis C screenings

The screenings are being conducted Friday mornings.

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Ousted UA surgery chief’s hearing to be public

Ousted UA surgery chief’s hearing to be public

Dr. Rainer Gruessner will argue against his termination at an Aug. 5 hearing.

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One Tucson hospital makes U.S. News & World Report list

The University of Arizona Medical Center was the sole Tucson-area hospital to make the magazine's annual national rankings

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UA doctor helped set hand, face organ donation rules

UA doctor helped set hand, face organ donation rules

Dr. Warren C. Breidenbach III  of Tucson helped develop new national transplant policies.

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Free eye screenings in Tucson Saturday

Tucson-area residents concerned about their eye health are invited to a free eye screening at St. Elizabeth’s Health Center on Saturday.

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Northwest Medical Center's newest urgent care opened today

Northwest Medical Center opened its sixth urgent care today.

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Ex-foster kids can get government health coverage

Phoenix-based Children’s Action Alliance is trying to get the word out.

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Tucson-based Sinfonía expands with new wellness center

Tucson-based Sinfonía expands with new wellness center

Facility, opening Monday, combines primary care with wellness programs.

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Tucson Medical Center CEO Judy Rich and Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer

Tucson Medical Center CEO Judy Rich and Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer

Gov. Jan Brewer chats with Judy Rich, president and CEO of Tucson Medical Center in 2013 following a press conference to build political support for the governor's plan, which she later enacted, to expand the state's Medicaid program. (Capitol Media Services photo by Howard Fischer)  Submitted Photo

July 04, 2014 12:00 am
Arizona hospitals doing less uncompensated care

Arizona hospitals doing less uncompensated care

Restoring childless adults to AHCCCS appears to be a boost for hospitals.

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Study examines effects of arguing on couples' health

UA grad student looks at how arguing affects long-term health.

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Faculty survey gives UA College of Medicine low marks

Most say they like their job, but ding the college for employee retention.

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UA Health Network board, regents OK Banner partnership

UA Health Network board, regents OK Banner partnership

Deal touted as only way to stay competitive.

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UA Health Network deal with Banner Health moves forward

UA Health Network deal with Banner Health moves forward

The agreement would make Banner Health Arizona's largest private employer.

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