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Banner Good Samaritan Recognized for Heart Program

Cardiac care - AZ Business Magazine April 2008
by in Featured | Healthcare

Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center has been named to the Becker’s Hospital Review list of “100 Hospitals With Great Heart Programs,” recognizing outstanding hospitals and cardiology programs in the United States. Hospitals on the list were chosen for their excellence in heart care and research based on clinical accolades, recognition for quality care and contributions… Read More →

Poison centers save Arizona residents $45.5 million every year

by in Business News | Healthcare

The 57 poison centers in the United States save citizens more than $1.8 billion annually in medical costs. And in Arizona, the state’s two centers, including Banner Good Samaritan Poison and Drug Information Center save nearly $45.5 million every year, according to a recently released report. “Calls to poison centers keep the vast majority of… Read More →

Banner Good Samaritan Named One Of Nation’s 100 Great Hospitals

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by in Healthcare

Becker’s Hospital Review has named Phoenix’s Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center as one of the nation’s 100 Great Hospitals of 2012. The hospital was cited for its industry leadership and clinical innovations, as well as being one of the first 32 Pioneer Accountable Care Organizations in the country. In order to develop the list, the Becker’s Hospital… Read More →

Banner Good Samaritan Earns Top Ranking For Kidney Transplant Centers

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The National Institutes of Health funded a study by a Web-based service, called Konnectology which has identified the top 10 kidney transplant centers in the United States, and at the top of their list is Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center.  All 246 kidney transplant centers in the United States were assessed using publicly reported data… Read More →

Please Do Not Disturb: Hospital Construction Zone

Hospital Construction - AZRE Magazine November/December 2011
by in Construction

During hospital construction, constant planning and communication are top priorities for healthcare builders The foremost focus in upgrading or expanding a hospital is keeping the work concealed from the patients. So says Steve Whitworth, Kitchell’s Healthcare Division manager, about hospital construction. It’s not like adding or enlarging a store in a retail center, which might… Read More →

Arizona Hospitals Share Strategies For Recruiting, Retaining Top Performers

AZ hospitals, how to attract top talent, AZ Business Magazine July/August 2011

The health care industry in Arizona managed to hold its own during the worst of the recession. But the challenges aren’t over yet. Human resources experts have been warning companies across industries about the next big wave of change as the economic recovery takes hold: retaining the top talent that helped a company survive. In… Read More →

Healthcare Facilities: Just What The Doctor Ordered

Healthcare construction
by in Construction

Construction of healthcare facilities in Arizona boldly forged ahead in 2010, despite an economy that refuses to rebound and uncertainty over the impact of federal healthcare reform. Officials figure that Arizona’s population will continue to grow and age, and because of the new federal law more people will have access to health insurance, which indicates… Read More →

2010 HCLA – Insurance Executive

2010 Health Care Leadership Awards

Honoree: Richard Boals Richard Boals President and CEO Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona As president and chief executive officer of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona (BCBSAZ) since 2003, Richard Boals is dedicated to ensuring that the health care needs of 1.3 million beneficiaries are met and exceeded. He leads a team of managers… Read More →