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FEI Arizona honors the 2014 CFO of the Year winners, finalists

Dennis Dahlen, senior vice president and CFO for Banner Health; Gary Dalke, CFO for Western Refining, Inc.; Lawrence Eisel, CFO of Total Transit; and Richard Skufza, executive vice president and CFO of LaneTerralever.

The Arizona Chapter of Financial Executives International (FEI) handed out its annual CFO of the Year Awards Thursday during a ceremony at the Camelback Inn in Scottsdale.   The CFO of the Year Awards are given to professionals for outstanding performance in their roles as corporate financial stewards. This program provides many benefits to the… Read More →

8 Banner Health hospitals earn safety recognition

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Eight Banner Health hospitals received top grades (A’s and B’s) for patient safety, an independent watchdog organization announced Wednesday. Four Banner Health hospitals, two in Arizona and a pair in Colorado, earned “A” scores while four additional Arizona hospitals received “B” scores. Banner Boswell Medical Center and Banner Del E. Webb Medical Center in Sun… Read More →

SRP recognizes Champions of Energy Efficiency

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SRP honored seven innovative businesses and organizations for their energy-efficiency efforts and savings at the inaugural Champions of Energy Efficiency Awards event. The awards are part of SRP’s efforts to encourage commercial customers to take advantage of the SRP Business Solutions programs to reduce energy use and save money. “Utility costs can be one of… Read More →

Healthcare drives increase in Phoenix job openings

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Simply Hired, the largest independent job search engine with properties in 24 countries and 12 languages, today released its November 2014 U.S. Employment Outlook report which finds that job openings grew 3.17% month-over-month in October 2014.  This increase continues the ongoing job growth reported by Simply Hired over the past several months. “Steady growth in… Read More →

Kitchell completes Casa Grande Medical Center renovations

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by in AZRE Magazine | Construction | In The Spotlight

Kitchell recently completed a remodel of the lobby of the Banner Casa Grande Medical Center, part of a re-branding of the hospital as one of the Banner family of healthcare facilities. Additional work to be completed includes work on the main entrance, utilities, roofing, building envelope enhancements and site work. The 30-year-old facility, located at… Read More →

Banner Health honored for preparing emerging leaders

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Banner Health leads the field in preparing current and future generations who are working to transform health care, according to The National Center for Healthcare Leadership (NCHL). Banner was listed as a 2014 “Top 10 BOLD” health care organization by NCHL. A total of 19 companies were selected from 120 health systems that participated in… Read More →

Banner Health sees major gains in quality

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Phoenix-area beneficiaries in the Medicare Pioneer Accountable Care Organization (ACO) served by Banner Health Network (BHN) receive a high level of quality care and preventive medicine that results in less cost to the nation’s Medicare system. Today, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released the preliminary results for the Pioneer ACO’s Performance Year… Read More →

Banner Health acquiring all UA medical facilities

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In a historic move that will transform the health care landscape in Arizona, the University of Arizona Health Network (UAHN) and the University of Arizona (UA) executed a Principles of Agreement document with Banner Health, to create a statewide health care organization and a comprehensive new model for academic medicine. This ground-breaking agreement will formalize… Read More →

Banner MDA engaged in cutting-edge study

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A cutting-edge research study at Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center is testing the safety and effectiveness of a new investigational drug that, when combined with chemotherapy, may make a major difference in treating breast cancer in patients who carry harmful mutations on either the BRCA1 or BRCA2 genes. The Brocade Study will enroll patients with… Read More →

Record number of physician residents at Banner Good Sam

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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 →

UnitedHealthcare, Banner Health Collaborate

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Banner Health Network and UnitedHealthcare are launching an accountable care organization (ACO) initiative to provide improved care coordination and enhanced health services to nearly 50,000 UnitedHealthcare plan participants in the region. Banner Health Network’s (BHN) partnership with UnitedHealthcare will help shift Arizona’s health care system from one based on volume of care to one that… Read More →

Banner Estrella Medical Center Expansion and Renovations

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by in AZRE Magazine | Medical | New to Market

Developer: Banner Health General contractor: McCarthy Building Companies, Inc. Architect: SmithGroup JJR Location: 9201 W. Thomas Rd., Phoenix Size: 279KSF Value: $161M Start/Completion: August 2012 to April 2015; Tower addition completedin March 2014 Subcontractors: University Mechanical, Wilson Electric, E&K of Phoenix, KT Fabrication, Able Steel Expansion of the Banner Estrella Medical Center includes a second… Read More →

Banner CORE Center for Orthopedics Expands

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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 →

Banner Health teams up with Summit Healthcare

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Summit Healthcare announced they have entered into a collaboration agreement with Banner Health to provide continuing care to the patients who are seen at Summit Healthcare but need a higher level of care that Summit Healthcare may not be able to provide. Across the country, healthcare facilities are joining forces to create large networks of… Read More →