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

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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

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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

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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 →

MomDoc Names New COO

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MomDoc, a well known staple in women’s health care in the Valley, has named Lori Linder its new Chief Operating Officer. Linder is a familiar face in the healthcare field. She will assume responsibilities in early May. Linder has more than thirty years experience working with Banner Health, Arizona’s largest health care system. She has… Read More →

$2M Grant from Piper Supports Fight Against Cancer

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With a generous $2 million grant from Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust, the Cancer Has Met Its Match campaign benefitting Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center is near its $20 million goal. The grant from Piper Trust, in support of the campaign, provides funding for capital, programs and services that will impact patients, their families and… Read More →

Arizona Regional Medical Center joins Banner Health

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Arizona Regional Medical Center in Apache Junction will join Banner Health, Arizona’s largest and busiest health system. The hospital is anticipated to join Banner on May 15, pending Banner Health Board of Directors approval, and will be re-named in the coming months to identify it as a Banner hospital. “We’re extremely pleased to have this… Read More →

Banner Health earns national recognition

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Banner Health is one of the top performing health systems in the U.S. based on quality outcomes, patient care and efficiency, according to Truven Health Analytics, a leading health care analysis firm. Truven, formerly the health care business of Thomson Reuters, found that Banner Health has higher survival rates, few complications and system-wide clinical excellence,… Read More →

Narang named CEO of Banner Good Samaritan

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Steve Narang, MD, chief medical officer at Cardon Children’s Medical Center in Mesa, Ariz., has been named chief executive officer at Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center, effective April 26. He will assume the role from current CEO Larry Volkmar, who will continue to serve as CEO until April 25. Banner Health Arizona West Region President… Read More →

Banner Simulation Medical Center Earns Worldwide Accreditation

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by in Business News | Education | Healthcare

Banner Health’s systemwide simulation education program has been accredited by the Society for Simulation in Healthcare (SSH) in five areas of expertise, becoming one of three worldwide organizations to achieve accreditation in all areas. The Society for Simulation in Healthcare is the largest simulation organization in the world focused on improving patient care and patient… Read More →

Greenberg Traurig Shareholder Honored

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Pamela Overton Risoleo, a shareholder and co-chair of the Phoenix litigation practice of the international law firm Greenberg Traurig, will be honored Feb. 23 by YWCA Maricopa County as its “2013 Tribute to Leadership – Community Service Corporate Leader.” Overton’s recognition is for her many years dedicated to philanthropic causes and for her passion for… Read More →

Main Event Entertainment Buys 6.4 Acres at Tempe's Emerald Center

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  Main Event Entertainment purchased a 6.4-acre retail site in Tempe for $2.05M and will build a new 57,000 SF indoor entertainment venue. The property is located in Emerald Center near Interstate 10 and Warner Road in Tempe adjacent to IKEA and Dick’s Sporting Goods. Headquartered in Plano, Texas, this will be Main Event’s first building… Read More →

Banner Health earns Performance Excellence Award

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Banner Health’s pioneering clinical work to reduce the elective delivery of babies has been recognized with a Showcase in Excellence Award as part of the Arizona Performance Excellence Award Program sponsored by the Arizona Quality Alliance (AQA). Banner Health’s entry, “Reducing Elective Deliveries Less than 39 Weeks,” was recognized for specific process excellence that demonstrates… Read More →

110,000 SF Expansion To Break Ground at Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center

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Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center in Gilbert will break ground in January 2013 on a 110,000 SF expansion of its outpatient cancer facility. Project architect will be HKS, Inc. and the general contractor is DPR Construction. The expansion will take place south of the existing 130,000 SF building and will include: >>  Three linear accelerators… Read More →

Most Banner employees comply with ‘No Flu For You’ policy

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A remarkable nearly 100 percent of Banner Health’s approximately 36,000 employees have complied with the company’s No Flu For You policy. This commitment by Banner employees, to decrease the risk of flu infections among fellow employees and patients, is especially timely as the Centers for Disease Control is predicting an early start to a potentially… Read More →