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Banner Health launches pharmacy services division

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Banner Health is improving medication management and providing more convenient access to pharmacy services for patients by launching a new Banner Pharmacy Services division. The new division will include a Banner Family Pharmacy network and a Compounding Pharmacy Center and will ensure improved care and services for patients and provide opportunities for cost savings through… Read More →

Sun Health Earns 2nd Consecutive National Award

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Anniversaries are often marked by a special surprise.  For Sun Health Care Transitions, that surprise was doubly exciting.  The team celebrated its second anniversary by receiving a second consecutive “Outstanding Leadership in Population Health Award” from the Care Continuum Alliance (CCA). Representing more than 200 health companies, organizations and individual providers committed to improving the… Read More →

Banner Thunderbird celebrates 30th anniversary

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by in Events | Featured | Healthcare

Banner Thunderbird Medical Center will celebrate its 30th anniversary with a free community health fair/anniversary celebration from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Nov. 9 on the hospital’s campus, 5555 W. Thunderbird Road in Glendale. Banner Thunderbird opened in 1983 as a 150-bed-hospital with a single patient tower, eleven Emergency Room beds and six operating… Read More →

Smith to lead Banner Health Information Technology

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by in Business News | Healthcare | Tech

Ryan L. Smith has been appointed Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer of Banner Health. Coming from Intermountain Healthcare after 20 years of various Information Technology (IT) leadership positions, including his most recent as Administrative Vice President of Applications and Operations, Smith will be replacing Mike Warden, who is retiring on Sept. 30. “Banner… Read More →

Newly Launched tools speak for you when you can’t

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Sun Health recently launched two signature tools – Vial of Life and File of Life. Both resources, offered for free as a service to the community, are designed to enhance access to important medical information during an emergency. A popular tool used by local residents and emergency personnel for many years, Sun Health, in partnership… Read More →

Lori Linder – 50 Most Influential Women in Arizona Business

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Lori Linder – COO, MomDoc In May, Linder brought more than 33 years of experience to MomDoc, a women’s health organization with six practices and 15 offices in Arizona. Before MomDoc, Linder served in both CFO and CEO roles for Banner Health. Surprising fact: I am not the typical stereotype of an accountant. I am… Read More →

E.V. residents can preview Banner Health Center

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by in Business News | Events | Healthcare

East Valley residents and visitors can be among the first to see the new Banner Health Center at a free “Community Preview” from 8 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 3, at the center located at 1435 S. Alma Road, south of the Loop 202 between West Pecos and West Germann Roads. Participants can hear… Read More →

Innovative Banner program helps cut healthcare costs

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by in Business News | Healthcare

In its first year of performance, Banner Health Network (BHN) was successful in delivering more coordinated care and a considerable savings over traditional fee-for-service Medicare plans as part of the Medicare Pioneer Accountable Care Organization (ACO). BHN leaders are now focusing efforts on the true test of this model– whether it can be sustained and… Read More →

Banner Acquires Union Hills Surgery Center

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Banner Health is acquiring full ownership of the Union Hills Surgery Center in Glendale. With this change, the Union Hills Surgery Center has been renamed the Banner Del E. Webb Surgery Center and will operate as the outpatient surgery department for Banner Del E. Webb Medical Center in nearby Sun City West. The surgery center,… Read More →

Lavidge Launches National Campaign with Dole

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by in Business News | Marketing

The Lavidge Company (TLC), a full-service advertising, public relations, communications, consulting and interactive marketing agency, and Dole® Food Company have partnered in developing the summer “Peel the Love” campaign. TLC edged out national agencies with its Peel the Love campaign idea and was selected to lead the concept, design and messaging standards of the year-long… Read More →

The changing role of nurses

by in Featured | Healthcare

They are the healthcare providers that will see 22 percent job growth – more than any other occupation – through 2018. They are the communicators. They bridge the gap in the medical industry. They are the part of the healthcare team that makes sure that the right patient is in the right place getting the right thing done. They… Read More →

Banner Health set to open its first primary care medical office in Goodyear


Banner Health is set to open its first primary care facility in Goodyear and is inviting the public to tour the facility that will fill a need in the community. Residents can tour the new Banner Health Center Estrella, 9780 South Estrella Parkway from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday, June 29. The Center, which… Read More →

Armendariz named PR director for Banner East Region


Rebecca Armendariz, 27, public relations specialist at Banner Health, has been named public relations director for Banner Arizona East Region, effective June 24. She will oversee the public relations efforts at the following Banner Health facilities: Banner Baywood Medical Center, Banner Behavioral Health Hospital, Banner Desert Medical Center, Banner Gateway Medical Center, Banner Goldfield Medical… Read More →

Banner Goldfield Medical Center is newest Banner hospital

by in Business News | Healthcare

Banner Health has selected Banner Goldfield Medical Center as the name for its newest facility, reflecting the community’s top naming choice, as well as the natural and majestic environment provided by the Goldfield Mountains, located near the medical center. The Banner Goldfield name replaces the name of Arizona Regional Medical Center, which will join Banner… Read More →