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2 Banner Health facilities among ‘100 Great Hospitals’


Two Banner Health academic medical centers in Arizona have been named to Becker’s Hospital Review’s 2015 edition of “100 Great Hospitals in America,” a compilation of some of the most prominent, forward-thinking and focused health care facilities in the nation. Banner – University Medical Center Tucson, formerly known as University of Arizona Medical Center – Tucson… Read More →

MORE Foundation launches orthopedic education series


The MORE Foundation (Musculoskeletal Orthopedic Research and Education), a nonprofit organization that envisions a world full of active people, launched its 2015 Education Series which is open to Phoenix area orthopedic surgeons, residents, fellows and physical and occupational therapists across the Valley.  April educational opportunities included a Dual Visiting Professorship session on April 10 and 11 and… Read More →

Banner, UA launch informatics fellowship program


A two-year Clinical Informatics Fellowship Program, sponsored by Banner – University Medical Center Phoenix (formerly Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center), is being launched following the creation of a new clinical subspecialty by the American Board of Medical Specialties. The American Council on Graduate Medical Education has accredited the program, which is scheduled to begin later… Read More →

Banner Health unveils new leadership, facility names


With an approval by the Arizona Board of Regents (ABOR) on the merger agreement to bring the University of Arizona Health Network into Banner Health, and closure of the agreement on Feb. 27, an academic-focused division will be created at Banner that will result in new facility names and leadership appointments within the division. The… Read More →

Record number of physician residents at Banner Good Sam

A historic number of doctors are being trained now for the future of medicine at Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center. There are 291 doctors training in Banner Good Samaritan’s eight medical residency and nine fellowship programs for the 2014-2015 academic training year as part of the hospital’s Graduate Medical Education (GME) program which is accredited… Read More →

Banner CORE Center for Orthopedics Expands


Integration, collaboration and education are hallmarks of the Banner CORE Center for Orthopedics, a co-management partnership linking The CORE Institute and Banner Health. Recently, the relationship between the two healthcare leaders was strengthened with the expansion of Banner CORE Center to Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center in Phoenix, Arizona. One of the state’s oldest and… Read More →

TGen-led study finds link to Parkinson’s disease


The absence of a protein called SMG1 could be a contributing factor in the development of Parkinson’s disease and other related neurological disorders, according to a study led by the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen). The study screened 711 human kinases (key regulators of cellular functions) and 206 phosphatases (key regulators of metabolic processes) to… Read More →

Narang named CEO of Banner Good Samaritan

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by in Business News | Healthcare

Steve Narang, MD, chief medical officer at Cardon Children’s Medical Center in Mesa, Ariz., has been named chief executive officer at Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center, effective April 26. He will assume the role from current CEO Larry Volkmar, who will continue to serve as CEO until April 25. Banner Health Arizona West Region President… Read More →

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 →

RED Awards 2012: Developer of the Year, Banner Health

RED Awards 2012 - Banner Health
by in Award Events

On March 1, AZRE hosted the 7th Annual RED Awards reception at the Arizona Biltmore in Phoenix to recognize the most notable commercial real estate projects of 2011 and the construction teams involved. AZRE held an open call for nominations and a record 116 projects were submitted by architects, contractors, developers and brokerage firms in… 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 →

Arizona’s Life-Saving Trauma Units Take Hours Of Hard Work And Planning

Arizona Ambulance - AZ Business Magazine Mar/Apr 2011

When Disaster Strikes The mass shooting in Tucson on Jan. 8 that left six people dead and Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Tucson) and 12 others wounded outside a Safeway grocery store dramatically demonstrated the responsiveness of our state’s emergency trauma system. The fact that Giffords and the other victims were transported within minutes to University Medical… Read More →

Arizona’s Health Care Industry Has Flourished From Cottages To World-Class Facilities

Good Samaritan Hospital - AZ Business Magazine Mar/Apr 2011

A Century of Care From cottages to world-class facilities, Arizona’s health care industry has flourished In the nearly 100 years since Arizona became a state, the health care sector has become a powerful economic force. According to a study by Arizona State University’s L. William Seidman Research Institute, Arizona’s hospital community alone employs more than… Read More →

HCLA 2011- Institutional Or Education Program

health care leadership awards - AZ Business Magazine Mar/Apr 2011

Honoree: Home-Based Care Program, Cigna Medical Group In response to investigations concerning why some patients under a Medicare Advantage plan weren’t returning to their doctors, Cigna Medical Group established the Home-Based Care Program in 2004. The program was created to assist these home-bound patients and to treat those who had recently experienced a severe health… Read More →