Base Hospital

Tucson Medical Center
5301 E Grant Rd
Tucson, AZ, 85712
(520) 327-5461

Tucson Medical Center is an Advanced Life Support Base Hospital certified through the Arizona Department of Health Services, Bureau of Emergency Medical Services. TMC’s Base Hospital program is managed and administered by medical directors and prehospital managers.

As a Base Hospital, TMC is responsible for quality prehospital patient management, emergency medical services (EMS) medical supervision, and continuing education to EMS providers and Emergency Department staff.

TMC Emergency Department intermediaries use two state-of-the-art CAREpoint EMS Workstations to provide online radio and phone communications with field personnel. TMC administers and supervises prehospital care rendered by providers based with TMC. In collaboration with the other Base Hospitals and EMS regulators, TMC staff develops and implements system-wide EMS standards of care.

The program includes 12 EMS and fire agencies with a strong focus on the rural areas of Southern Arizona.