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Banner Desert Medical Center launches trauma services

Banner Desert Medical Center has received provisional designation as a State Level I Trauma Center, from the Arizona Department of Health Services Bureau of Emergency Medical Services and Trauma System, enabling the facility to provide the highest level of trauma care for patients ages 15 and older. Banner Desert expects to see more than 2,200… Read More →

Banner MD Anderson offers drug for neuroendocrine cancer

A new option for patients with a rare gastrointestinal tumor now is available at Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center in Gilbert as part of an expanded access clinical trial. The investigational drug is available to eligible patients with inoperable neuroendocrine carcinoma of midgut origin (carcinoid of the digestive tract), offering an alternative for patients who… Read More →

How Midtown Phoenix turned into a submarket hotspot

Phoenix
by in AZRE Magazine

The seeds for Midtown’s success were planted more than a decade ago. The downturn brought a drought to the real estate market, but with a slow and steady recovery acting as the rain, those seeds are now growing and spurring additional growth. A culmination of factors led to the re-gentrification of Midtown, which is now… Read More →

Ryan Companies breaks ground on Banner Health clinic

by in AZRE Magazine

Ryan Companies US, Inc. and Banner Health broke ground today on a 29,350 square foot healthcare clinic in Phoenix, across from Desert Ridge Corporate Center. The new clinic will provide primary care services, dermatology services with spa and laser treatments and x-ray imaging. The healthcare office will have 30 exam rooms, an independent laboratory and… Read More →

Banner Health, CORE Institute partner on Phoenix clinic

Banner Health and The CORE Institute have expanded their partnership to offer a unique, state-of-the-art, academic and research-focused clinic called the Orthopedic & Spine Institute. The Orthopedic & Spine Institute is a multi-specialty musculoskeletal clinic located on the campus of Banner University Medical Center in Downtown Phoenix. This new clinic location will initially be staffed… Read More →

Hiring our heroes: Putting veterans back to work

by in AZ Business Magazine | Workforce

Having served in the U.S. military not only made me a stronger person but it taught me skills to succeed in the workplace as well. As a U.S. Army Ranger, one of my most fulfilling assignments was liberating villages in Afghanistan and Iraq. And then some of our toughest work would begin as we set… Read More →

Banner Health and The CORE Institute expand partnership

Banner Health and The CORE Institute are expanding their joint venture, which aims to improve the quality of musculoskeletal care for Arizonans, while adding an Orthopedic High Value Network for Banner Health Network patients. This new network available to Banner Health Network patients includes facilities, IT solutions and ancillary programs for patients. This program is structured… Read More →

Banner Health gets national recognition for bariatrics work

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Four Banner Health facilities in Arizona have met rigorous criteria to earn national accreditation for metabolic and bariatric surgery. Banner – University Medical Center Phoenix and Banner Estrella Medical Center in Phoenix join Banner Gateway Medical Center in Gilbert and Banner – University Medical Centers in Tucson to achieve national accreditation from the Metabolic and… Read More →

20 influential Millennials working in Arizona

Influential millennials
by in AZ Business Magazine

Can you guess the average tenure of Millennial employees? Two years. That doesn’t instill much confidence for human resources executives who are trying to create a stable workforce, especially when you take this into account: More than one-in-three American workers today are Millennials (adults ages 18 to 36). And in 2015, Millennials surpassed Generation X… Read More →

TGen and Banner Health announce concussion study

Banner Health and the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) formed a partnership to find a quicker and more accurate way of diagnosing concussions.  Specifically, Banner and TGen will obtain bio-samples from as many as 100 volunteer patients in an effort to find a biomarker — a genetic signature — that can definitively indicate when a patient has suffered… Read More →

Roundtable: What’s new in medical building trends?

medical buildings
by in AZRE Magazine | Medical

Bioscience and healthcare industries continue to thrive in Arizona with the facilitation of unique and collaborative ways to implement new products, innovations and improve overall care and treatment. According to the Arizona Commerce Authority, healthcare employers in the state are outpacing their national counterparts and other types of industries. The ACA reports, “In 2015, healthcare… Read More →

ASBA plans forum on changing landscape of health insurance

The Arizona Small Business Association (ASBA) will be hosting a free Healthcare Forum, educating business owners on the changing landscape of health insurance and the impact on individuals and small businesses.  Recently merged, Banner Health and Aetna will be sponsoring the event, bringing ASBA members and guests hot topics in the healthcare world.  With Aetna’s… Read More →

Banner Health helps veterans through ‘Hiring Our Heroes’

Banner Health is helping military veterans obtain meaningful employment through the Hiring Our Heroes program, a national organization associated with the U.S. Chambers of Commerce that works with veterans transitioning to civilian life. Master Sgt.  Alen Schulze, a telecommunication operations chief at Fort Huachuca, Ariz., is one of two Hire Our Heroes corporate fellowship program graduates recently hired… Read More →

Banner Health completes acquisition of 32 urgent care facilities

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Banner Health officially completed the acquisition of Urgent Care Extra’s 32 existing Arizona locations Tuesday, and is in the process of re-branding these centers to reflect the new ownership. The new Banner Urgent Care facilities are located in the greater Phoenix and Tucson metropolitan areas. As part of this acquisition, more than 400 Urgent Care… Read More →