University of Arizona Medical Center

Type: Organization
Name: University of Arizona Medical Center
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Do Wearable Sensors Predict and Prevent Patient Falls?

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - TUCSON, Ariz. - Researchers at the University of Arizona Medical Center are studying whether small, wearable sensors that measure a patient's activity, heart rate, wakefulness and other biometrics can predict and prevent falls, ... [Published HealthNewsDigest.com - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Injured hiker rescued on Gates Pass trail

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -Northwest Fire District technical rescue crews assisted an injured woman who had fallen while hiking on a trail in Gates Pass west of Tucson.The 31-year-old woman was taken out on a "Stokes Basket" and transported to the ... [Published KOLD-TV - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Free eye screenings being offered

40 minutes 54 seconds ago byTUCSON - Are you worried about your vision? Do you have a family history of glaucoma? Are you age 50 or older and concerned about the health of your eyes?Get free healthy eye screenings on Saturday April 26th from the University ... [Published KVOA 4 - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Starwood Advances Asset-Light Strategy

Join us at the The Encore Las Vegas in Las Vegas, NV, where we will bring together the top student housing executives from across the country who will cover the hottest topics in financing, investment, brokerage, development and property management, our ... [Published GlobeSt.com - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

Area hospitals offering free StrokeChecks on Saturday

TUCSON - Tucson residents will have the chance to take a free, comprehensive stroke assessment this weekend at a number of hospitals around town.The American Heart Association and the American Stroke Association have teamed up with seven local hospitals ... [Published KVOA 4 - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 2 reports

Man facing charges of abusing 3-month-old Sierra Vista twins

A Sierra Vista man was arrested Monday, suspected of abusing 3-month-old twin boys, after Tucson doctors discovered the babies had multiple broken bones and skull fractures, a sheriff’s official said.Steven-Michael Rothbauer, 21, was booked into the Cochise ... [Published Arizona Daily Star - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 1 reports

Toddler nearly drowns in pool on Tucson's southwest side

A toddler nearly drowned Sunday afternoon in a backyard pool on Tucson's southwest side.Crews from Drexel Heights Fire District responded to the home in the 6800 block of south Paseo de las Aguilas, near Valencia Road and Camino de Oeste, around 4 p.m. ... [Published Arizona Daily Star - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 1 reports

New Study Shows Improved Outcomes from SphygmoCor-Guided Therapy in...

Study conducted at Mayo Clinic and University of Arizona Medical Center. Primary study endpoint met resulting in more effective use of drug therapies with no increased risk to patient. Published in the March 20 edition of the Journal of the American Heart ... [Published PRWeb - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 1 reports

Girl, 2, nearly drowns in Southwest side backyard pool

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -A two-year-old girl is in serious condition at the University of Arizona Medical Center after nearly drowning in backyard pool.Drexel Heights Fire officials said this happened at a home on the southwest side around 4:15 ... [Published KOLD-TV - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 05 2014 - 2 reports

Deputies search for car that hit bike rider, 8

Sheriff’s deputies are searching for a white car that fled a northwest-side accident in which an 8-year-old boy riding a bicycle was struck Thursday.The boy, who was wearing a helmet and was in a crosswalk, was in serious but stable condition at University ... [Published Arizona Daily Star - Apr 05 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 1 reports

East-side Tucson crash leaves 1 with life-threatening injuries

Drivers are encouraged to avoid the area of East Speedway and Freeman Road tonight, on Tucson's east side, due to a serious three-vehicle accident there.One person was extricated from a small SUV which sustained heavy damage. That person is being treated ... [Published Arizona Daily Star - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

Two week extension in effect for those who tried to sign up under ACA

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -The deadline to sign up for the Affordable Care Act has now passed.Monday night was the time to select a plan and avoid a penalty from the IRS for those who can afford healthcare.Among those at University of Arizona Medical ... [Published KOLD-TV - Apr 01 2014]

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"We currently use the Heinrich II fall risk assessment to determine patients' risk for falling," Dr. Rishel explained. "But it's not as thorough as we'd like, and often our assessment of risk is subjective when based on patient self-reporting."
"Working at the screenings are board-certified ophthalmologists, resident ophthalmologists as well as UA medical students who will be taking your blood pressure and conduct basic vision tests" said Jill Brickman-Kelleher, senior program manager, Alvernon Eye Care Center at the UAMC - Alvernon Physician Offices, 707 N Alvernon Way
"The use of smartphones made the telepresence of the trauma surgeon located at UAMC possible in the rural hospital" the study notes, and adding that the smartphones were efficient to use and easily accessible in emergency rooms, and rendered emergency protocols for...
"He just happened to grab it. It was on the counter. He grabbed it and pulled the trigger."

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Financial strain shows at Carondelet: St. Mary’... [Published Arizona Daily Star - 8 hours ago]
Do Wearable Sensors Predict and Prevent Patient... [Published HealthNewsDigest.com - Apr 17 2014]
Lightstone Group Acquires Aloft Tucson Universi... [Published Commercial Property Executive - Apr 16 2014]
Injured hiker rescued on Gates Pass trail [Published KOLD-TV - Apr 16 2014]
Free eye screenings being offered [Published KVOA 4 - Apr 16 2014]
Smartphone proves to be a useful tool for telet... [Published FierceMobileHealthcare - Apr 16 2014]
Starwood Advances Asset-Light Strategy [Published GlobeSt.com - Apr 15 2014]
Area hospitals offering free StrokeChecks on Sa... [Published KVOA 4 - Apr 12 2014]
PCSD releases 911 tapes of shooting incident in... [Published KOLD-TV - Apr 12 2014]
Lightstone Value Plus Real Estate Investment Tr... [Published Hotel Interactive - Apr 10 2014]
Man facing charges of abusing 3-month-old Sierr... [Published Arizona Daily Star - Apr 10 2014]
Twin boys at UAMC, mom's boyfriend accused of p... [Published KVOA 4 - Apr 10 2014]
UAMC Among '100 Great Hospitals in America' [Published University of Arizona - Apr 09 2014]
Man arrested in abuse of 3-month-old Sierra Vis... [Published Arizona Daily Star - Apr 09 2014]
Starwood Vends Aloft Tucson University [Published Yahoo! Finance - Apr 09 2014]
Starwood completes sale of Aloft Tucson University [Published Hospitality World Network - Apr 09 2014]
Diagnostic imaging at PRMC – getting the inside... [Published Payson Roundup - Apr 09 2014]
Starwood Hotels Selling Aloft Tucson University... [Published Hospitality Net - Apr 09 2014]
VIDEO: Neurosurgeon who treated Congresswoman G... [Published The Globe - Apr 09 2014]
Starwood Hotels Advances Asset-Light Strategy w... [Published Investor's Business Daily - Apr 08 2014]
New Study Shows Improved Outcomes from SphygmoC... [Published PRWeb - Apr 07 2014]
Toddler nearly drowns in pool on Tucson's south... [Published Arizona Daily Star - Apr 07 2014]
Girl, 2, nearly drowns in Southwest side backya... [Published KOLD-TV - Apr 07 2014]
4:47 p.m.9OYS Breaking News: Toddler in critica... [Published KGUN 9 - Apr 07 2014]
Michelle Kiane Olivia Giampoaletti Roy [Published Eastern Arizona Courier - Apr 05 2014]
Deputies search for car that hit bike rider, 8 [Published Arizona Daily Star - Apr 05 2014]
Deputies search for car that hit young rider on... [Published Arizona Daily Star - Apr 04 2014]
Tucson boy on bicycle struck in hit-and-run [Published Arizona Daily Star - Apr 04 2014]
Advocates rally for medical marijuana-PTSD stud... [Published KOLD-TV - Apr 03 2014]
ATCOR MEDICAL : New study shows improved outcom... [Published 4 Traders - Apr 03 2014]
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