Local media invited to tour Tucson Medical Center’s new Orthopaedic and Surgical Tower during TMC’s annual Report to Our Community – April 18

The best-in-class facility is set to open May 6, supporting a partnership between TMC and Tucson Orthopaedic Institute

WHEN: The Report to Our Community event is Thurs., April 18, 2013 from 5:30-7:00 p.m.

Media tours of the tower will begin at 4:30 p.m. and run through 5:15 p.m. Space is limited. Please call (520) 324-2018 to make reservations.

WHERE: Tucson Medical Center 5301 E. Grant Road
                  In the lobby of the soon-to-open TMC Orthopaedic and Surgical Tower

WHAT: The TMC Orthopaedic and Surgical Tower will include the medical offices and clinics of Tucson Orthopaedic Institute on the first floor. The second floor is home to TMC Surgical Services, with 14 state-of-the-art surgical suites, including 2 hybrid rooms, and integrated technology for all specialties as well as a dedicated pediatric area. The third floor holds an additional 10 orthopaedic surgical suites. The fourth floor includes 40 private patient rooms designed for orthopaedic post-surgical care and acute therapies.

The facility will serve a growing health need in the community, and it has also been a boon to the local economy. In addition to the tours, the Report to Our Community will feature a candid discussion with TMC President and CEO Judy Rich and Board of Trustees Chairwoman Louise Francesconi. They will discuss how TMC has spent the past year caring for the Southern Arizona community and the unique challenges facing the organization ahead.