Bariatric Surgery

July 30, 2014

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, approximately 35.7% of adults and 17% of children and adolescents are obese in the United States. This growing epidemic is not only costly to our country, but also has overwhelming effects...

Colon Cancer

April 17, 2014

The American Cancer Society's study of government data has revealed some positive and improved statistics regarding colon cancer. The number of Americans 50 and older with colon cancer plunged 30% from nearly three decades ago according to this new study. The number of Americans with colon cancer has been declining since the mid-1980s due to a higher rate of colonoscopies, access to information, and advancements in technology.

Community Health Improvement Plan

February 28, 2014

Our region is in the middle of a four-year experiment. It tests whether the community can define its most important public health challenges and then tackle them, as a community, rather than rely on government and large health providers. Tucson Osteopathic Medical Foundation, through its executive director, has been part of the planning process since 2010. The 2013-2017 health improvement plan looks like:

ACA Enrollment in Pima County

February 26, 2014

The Cover Arizona Coalition

TOMF Awards $1,000 to Green Valley Assistance Services, Inc.

February 18, 2014

October Was Eye Injury Prevention Month

November 4, 2013

Every year 2.5 million Americans suffer eye injuries - and nine out of 10 are preventable if proper eye protection was worn. You might be thinking that employers should be fined for allowing so many eye injuries on the job, but you'd be mistaken. Most eye injuries today happen at home, and if they don't, they happen on the athletic fields and in parks.


October 7, 2013

Medical cost transparency is a hot topic among business, academic and political leaders worldwide -- and a new Arizona law reflecting this trend goes into effect December 31. House Bill 2045 requires health care providers make available on request or online the direct pay price for their 25 most commonly provided services and update that price list at least annually. Failure to do so is considered unprofessional conduct, subject to discipline by the licensing board.

From CMS Today

June 10, 2013

Dear Healthcare Professionals, A series of emails have been released from our Central Office in the past few days regarding information on the EHR Incentive Programs and the June 30th deadline associated with the CMS e-Prescribing program, and I pulled them together for you below so you would have them in one place. The updates include:

Phil Factor, DO, FCCP Featured on Health Break

May 14, 2013

University of Arizona Medical Center Professor and Vice Chairman of Medicine, Phil Factor, DO, FCCP is featured on Health Break. He highlights the importance of patient safety and a team approach to quality care and improved patient outcomes. Check out his video here!

Tucson Osteopathic Medical Foundation Announces New Executive Director

May 6, 2013

TOMF Posted a New Blog!

March 11, 2013

Check out our latest Something More for You Blog Post!

TOMF Awards $1000 to the Foundation for Cardiovascular Health

February 6, 2013

In celebration of American Heart Month, the Tucson Osteopathic Medical Foundation is proud to announce it has awarded its February Trustee Award in the amount of $1,000 to the Foundation for Cardiovascular Health to provide funding for The Heart Disease Prevention Study. This study will measure outcomes of The HEART Series, an ongoing, comprehensive, medically directed, evidence based, hands-on program designed to prevent, halt, or reverse heart disease.

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