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Arizona Regional Medical Center joins Banner Health

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by in Healthcare

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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by in Business News | Healthcare

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

Pamela Overton Risoleo
by in Business News | Events | Legal | Nonprofit

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


  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


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

by in Business News | Healthcare

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 →

East Valley Pediatrics joins Banner Medical Group

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Banner Health announced that East Valley Pediatrics, with 18 physicians and three nurse practitioners serving patients in 11 east Valley locations, has joined Banner Medical Group (BMG). BMG, a part of Banner Health, will continue operating these East Valley Pediatric clinics in Apache Junction, Casa Grande, Chandler, Gilbert, Mesa and Queen Creek. Two sites in… Read More →

Banner honors Employees for Community Service

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Banner Health has recognized five outstanding employees with a Paul L. Singer Award, an award that honors those who not only make a difference in people’s lives through excellent patient care, but through extraordinary volunteer work and community service. Now in its 25th year, the Singer Awards honors Banner Health employees and their impressive community… Read More →

Page Hospital receives recognition for National Rural Health Day

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Banner Health’s Page Hospital has been recognized by a health analytics company for excellence in quality, patient satisfaction and efficiency as part of National Rural Health Day celebrated in November. The National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health established Nov. 15 as National Rural Health Day. Leaders from across the country met to celebrate… Read More →

Ronald McDonald House opening at Cardon
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The Valley of the Sun will be home to a third Ronald McDonald House, and the first in the East Valley, when a former health care facility on the campus of Cardon Children’s Medical Center in Mesa is converted into a 10,255 square foot home-away-from home The 248-bed Cardon Children’s Medical Center is operated by… Read More →

Banner acquires Odyssey Hospice to expand hospice services

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Banner Health announced the acquisition of Odyssey Hospice in Maricopa County, which is owned by Gentiva, a national home care and hospice organization based in Atlanta, Ga. Non-profit Banner Health will assume operations of Odyssey Hospice facilities and programs on Dec. 1, 2012. On that date, Banner Hospice will transition Odyssey patients, employees, facilities and… Read More →