Banner Estrella Medical Center Archives

8 Banner Health facilities earn stroke quality awards


The American Heart Association (AHA) and the American Stroke Association (ASA) have recognized eight Banner Health facilities in Arizona with the Get With The Guidelines® – Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement award.  These Banner facilities earned the coveted Quality award by meeting certain quality achievement measures and seamlessly implementing crucial programs and procedures such as… Read More →

AZ Big Media honors Most Influential Women


They are the best business minds in Arizona. They are innovators, trailblazers and leaders of men. They are Az Business magazine’s Most Influential Women in Arizona Business for 2014, as selected by the editorial team at Az Business magazine and a panel of industry experts. The Most Influential Women were honored Thursday at a reception… Read More →

Deb Krmpotic – Most Influential Women in Arizona Business


Deb Krmpotic – CEO, Banner Estrella Medical Center Krmpotic began her healthcare career as a candy striper at the age of 14. She joined Banner Health 28 years ago as an oncology nurse. In 1993 she assumed CEO positions in rural North and South Dakota before returning to the Valley in 2000. Surprising fact: “On… Read More →

Banner Estrella offers new weight loss services


As the obesity rate continues to rise in the nation, Banner Estrella Medical Center will soon offer a broad range of new weight loss services for adults who are overweight or morbidly obese. The services will bring bariatric surgery options to Banner Estrella and serve as an extension of the distinguished bariatric program at Banner… Read More →

Banner Estrella celebrates construction topping-off

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Banner Estrella Medical Center, recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the Valley’s top 10 hospitals, celebrated a major construction milestone today with a topping-out ceremony for the $161 million new patient tower. Construction of the six-story, 279,000-square-foot tower at Banner Estrella, located at 9201 W. Thomas Road in Phoenix, will deliver… Read More →

Banner Estrella named a top performing hospital

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Banner Estrella Medical Center has been named one of the best hospitals in the nation by Premier healthcare alliance’s QUEST: High Performing Hospitals® collaborative. QUEST is a voluntary hospital collaborative run by Premier, America’s largest national healthcare performance improvement alliance. Banner Estrella is a member of this alliance and shares ideas, strategies and proven practices… Read More →

Banner honors Employees for Community Service

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Banner Health has recognized five outstanding employees with a Paul L. Singer Award, an award that honors those who not only make a difference in people’s lives through excellent patient care, but through extraordinary volunteer work and community service. Now in its 25th year, the Singer Awards honors Banner Health employees and their impressive community… Read More →

Banner Estrella Medical Center Recognized As An Energy Star Facility By EPA

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Banner Estrella Medical Center is the first and only hospital in Maricopa County to be labeled an Energy Star certified building by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Currently, only four hospitals in Arizona and 150 hospitals nationwide have the EPA-certified Energy Star label. Energy Star certified buildings use an average of 35 percent less… Read More →

SRP and Banner Strive for Energy Efficiency

SRP and Banner Strive for Energy Efficiency, 2011

Banner Estrella Medical Center and Salt River Project (SRP) are teaming up to save money, conserve energy and promote sustainability. Banner was the first recipient of the SRP PowerWise Retrocommissioning Solutions Program. Instead of purchasing new equipment, Banner has received a tune-up on its existing systems, includes heating, ventilation, air conditioning, central plants, lighting systems… Read More →