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Banner Health opens Northeast Valley center

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Residents in the northeast Valley have a new one-stop option for their health care needs as a comprehensive new primary care facility, Banner Health Center, opens to new patients on Thursday, June 23. Community members are invited to get an up-close look, and can tour the center on Saturday, June 25 with a ribbon-cutting and… Read More →

Banner and VA team up for veterans

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Healthcare provider Banner Health is partnering with the Phoenix VA Health Care System on a public/private partnership that plans to help expedite surgical care to thousands of veterans in the Phoenix area. It’s hoped the public/private partnership will help expedite care to Veterans requiring outpatient surgery by providing VA physicians an additional surgical facility in which to perform surgeries.… Read More →

How does Arizona grow its knowledge economy?

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You don’t hear many people in Arizona use the C-words these days. It’s become archaic. We are talking, of course, about Arizona’s economy and the fact that there was a time when it was defined by the five Cs — copper, cattle, cotton, citrus and climate. They were the forces that drove Arizona’s economy and… Read More →

Top 10 companies hiring in the next month

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Things are looking up for those looking for jobs in Arizona. The state finally matched its pre-recession employment levels in December, even though Arizona took longer than the rest of the nation to catch up. So if you’re looking to get back into the workforce or if you’re looking for a change, here are the… Read More →

Abrazo invests in innovation as Banner grows

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Is it possible to be No. 2 and still end up the winner? Leaders of Abrazo Community Health Network see that as a distinct possibility. “Clearly, Banner Health has the highest market share in Arizona,” says Michele Finney, market CEO for Abrazo, “so Abrazo wants to be No. 2.” A year after Banner’s $1 billion-plus… Read More →

Angela Watson leads group for Shepley Bulfinch Phoenix

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Angela Watson AIA, a principal and design leader at Shepley Bulfinch, is relocating to the firm’s Phoenix office, where she will work to further broaden the firm’s presence in the Southwest. With a depth of experience in healthcare and higher education design, she sees major opportunities for growth in these sectors. “This is an exciting… Read More →

Healthcare leaders form Health System Alliance of Arizona

Banner Health President and CEO Peter Fine will serve as chairman of the Health System Alliance of Arizona.

Arizona has a new healthcare association that could become a powerhouse. The state’s four largest health systems — Banner Health, Dignity Health, HonorHealth and Tenet Healthcare Corp., which owns Abrazo Community Health Network — have united to form the Health System Alliance of Arizona. All four healthcare organizations left the Arizona Hospital and Healthcare Association… Read More →

Junior Achievement names Katherine Cecala president

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Junior Achievement of Arizona (JA), a nearly 60-year-old Arizona nonprofit, announced it has selected esteemed business and nonprofit executive Katherine Cecala as its new president. Cecala joins the organization at a time when it is poised to elevate its programs and breadth of student service to a greater level. “There are more one million students… Read More →

Banner leaders elected to Nurse Executives National Board

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Two Banner Health executives have been elected to serve a three-year term with the American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE) starting January 1, 2016. Lamont M. Yoder, RN, MSN, MBA, NEA-BC, FACHE, chief executive officer at Banner Gateway Medical Center and Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center in Gilbert, Ariz., was elected to serve as treasurer… Read More →

Banner Health’s Becky Kuhn will be honored by ASU

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Becky Kuhn, Banner Health’s executive vice president for community delivery, will be recognized by the Arizona State University College of Nursing & Health Innovation (CONHI) at the eighth annual “Dream, Discover, Deliver” event on Oct. 22 at the Sheraton Phoenix Downtown Hotel. The event honors outstanding leaders and organizations that have made significant contributions to… Read More →

Big crowd honors Arizona’s Most Influential Women

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A crowd of nearly 500 people packed Chateau Luxe in Phoenix Thursday night to honor Az Business and AZRE magazines’ Most Influential Women in Arizona Business. “The Most Influential Women issue of both magazines is easily our most popular issue of the year,”said AZ Big Media  Publisher Cheryl Green. “This year, we had more than 2,000 women… Read More →

Rebecca Kuhn: Most Influential Women in Arizona Business

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Rebecca Kuhn, executive vice president, Banner Health Kuhn is responsible for oversight of community hospitals, medical centers and operating units including Banner Medical Group, Banner Home Care and Banner Hospice. Greatest accomplishment: “My career journey – starting as an ICU nurse and progressing through clinical, education and leadership roles to an executive position in a… Read More →

Alexandra Morehouse joins Banner Health as SVP

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Alexandra Morehouse has been appointed Senior Vice President/Chief Marketing Officer for Banner Health, one of the nation’s largest nonprofit health systems. Morehouse will join Banner on August 31st. In previous positions, Morehouse has created a track-record of driving revenue growth with special expertise in building consumer preference and demand through traditional and digital media. Prior… Read More →

WESTMARC turns West Valley into healthcare hotbed

Dr. Miles Howard utilizes da Vinci Robotic Surgery technology at Abrazo Arrowhead Hospital.

There was a time when many West Valley residents had to travel to downtown Phoenix or the East Valley for specialized healthcare services and treatments. Times have dramatically changed. “Whether it’s specialized pediatric care, trauma care, cutting-edge heart care, or state-of-the-art cancer care, you can find some of the leading providers of those services in… Read More →