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ASU, Banner launch research on neurodegenerative disease

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Arizona State University and Banner Health have announced a new research alliance to advance the scientific study, treatment and prevention of Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and other neurodegenerative diseases. The partnership between Arizona State University (ASU), one of the nation’s largest public research universities, and Phoenix-based Banner Health, one of the nation’s largest nonprofit health systems, includes the… Read More →

General contractors selected for Banner-University Medical Center

Banner – University Medical Center is undergoing a $400 million expansion in Tucson.
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The general contractors have been selected for an 11-story tower that will replace the 40-year-old portion of the hospital at Banner – University Medical Center Tucson. Pending zoning approvals, Sundt I DPR, A Joint Venture, will begin preparing the site and utilities late this year, with construction starting in early 2016. The facility is expected… Read More →

Technology carries real estate through healthcare changes

A nurse sits at the iCare ICU Program at Banner Desert in Mesa.

A patient sits in the ICU at Banner Health’s Fairbanks Memorial Hospital in Alaska. It’s late, many of the staff have gone home. He watches the glowing blinks of the machines monitoring his vital signs lighting the room in little blue and green bursts. Suddenly, a nurse is beckoned to his bedside by an abnormal… Read More →

HKS Phoenix gets new Phoenix Team Director

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John Niziolek, AIA, LEED AP, Associate Principal and Senior Vice President with HKS has been promoted to Phoenix Office Director. In his new role, John will manage the day-to-day operations for HKS’ pursuits in Arizona. He will continue as Principal-in-Charge on his current projects, including the several Banner Health project throughout Arizona. Banner University Medical… Read More →

8 Banner Health facilities earn stroke quality awards

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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 →

Banner Health earns award for technology work

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The Technology Management department at Phoenix-based Banner Health was recently awarded the 2015 ‘Department of the Year’ by TechNation Magazine. The publication began the award in 2011 to recognize the top technology management departments across the nation in terms of customer service, efficiency and exemplary procedures. “Receiving the department of the year award by the… Read More →

2 Banner Health facilities among ‘100 Great Hospitals’

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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 →

Banner Alzheimer’s Institute adds new physician, researcher

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Garrett Riggs, PhD, MD, an experienced behavioral neurologist with more than 15 years of  practice and research experience, is the newest provider in the Stead Family Memory Center at Phoenix-based Banner Alzheimer’s Institute, an internationally-known Alzheimer’s care and research center. Dr. Riggs joined Banner Alzheimer’s Institute on April 13. As a provider in the Stead… Read More →

Az Business honors winners of Healthcare Leadership Awards

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Az Business magazine honored winners of the 2015 Healthcare Leadership Awards Thursday in front of a packed house at the Arizona Grand Resort. “The Healthcare Leadership Awards honor the women, men and institutions whose passion and innovation are saving lives, extending lives, and improving the quality of our lives,” said Cheryl Green, publisher for AZ… Read More →

Banner Health adds 3 new board members

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Recently, Banner Health announced the addition of three new members of its Board of Directors. “Leadership matters, and our board is integral in helping guide our operations, especially as we operate in the current, complex environment of health care,” said Ronald J. Creasman, MD, board chairman. “I am  proud to welcome Steven W. Lynn, Steve… Read More →

Banner Health, Cerner form partnership

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Banner Health, headquartered in Phoenix, Ariz. and Cerner Corp., headquartered in Kansas City, Mo., today announced a multi-year strategic partnership to advance and innovate health and care delivery by leveraging new developments in health information technology and population health management.  With increasing pressures on health facilities and providers, and shifting reimbursement models, both organizations are… Read More →

Az Business names Healthcare Leadership Awards finalists

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Each year, AZ Business magazine hosts the Healthcare Leadership Awards to honor the women, men and institutions that bring excellence and innovation to Arizona’s healthcare sector. Az Business is proud to announce the 2015 Healthcare Leadership Awards finalists, who were chosen by a panel of industry experts and will be recognized at the Healthcare Leadership… Read More →

CoreNet Global event discusses UA, Banner Health merger

Rendering, planned clinical tower, Banner-University Medical Center Tucson. Image courtesy of Shepley Bulfinch.

The merger of Banner Health and the University of Arizona Health Network highlights the stark challenges that academic medical centers face in the new economics of healthcare, according to modernhealthcare.com. The Banner/UAHN acquisition will be the topic of the CoreNet Global Arizona’s Annual Signature Event. “Transforming the Healthcare Landscape in Arizona” will be moderated by… Read More →

Banner Health announces executive leadership changes

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Banner Health announced a shift in hospital executive leadership in its Arizona East Region last week. These changes were effective on Monday, March 16. The transition began with the promotion of Todd Werner, former Chief Executive Officer at Banner Gateway Medical Center and Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center, who was appointed to serve as President… Read More →