- In October 1961, Auxiliary members received uniforms created by Scottsdale fashion designer Robert Schmitz. The colors of white and orchid where chosen. Orchid would be the Auxiliary's major theme and color for many years. Today, Auxiliary members are distinguished by their light blue shirts.
- When City Hospital of Scottsdale opened in 1962, there were 55 physicians and 200 employees on staff.
- First patients admitted is due to a motorcycle accident injury.
- Scottsdale city population in 1962 was 10,000. Nine years later in 1971, it was 67,000.
- The hospital room rate in 1962 was $20 per day.
- By 1963, City Hospital became Baptist Hospital of Scottsdale. It was renamed Scottsdale Memorial Hospital in 1971.
- The original medical staff at Scottsdale Healthcare Shea in 1984 totaled 81.
- Surgeon General C. Everett Koop, MD was the featured speaker at a Shea expansion dedication in 1990.
- The system's name change to Scottsdale Healthcare in 1998 reflected our depth of services in the community extending beyond hospital walls.