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McCarthy Building Companies promotes Justin Dent Sergey Nivens
by in AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

McCarthy Building Companies Inc. recently promoted Justin Dent to Vice President of Operations for the Southwest division, where he will be overseeing commercial construction projects in both Arizona and New Mexico. Prior to this position, Dent served as project director at McCarthy for the past four years. He joined McCarthy in 1999 as a project engineer… Read More →

8 Banner Health facilities earn stroke quality awards


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 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 →

McCarthy Promotes Justin Dent To Project Director, Education Services

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by in Newsmakers

McCarthy Building Companies promoted Justin Dent to project director for the Education Services team of the Southwest Division. In his new position, Dent will oversee education projects in Arizona and will forge a true collaboration with school districts and schools, design teams and subcontractors; serve as a liaison between the office and field team; champion… Read More →

HCL Awards 2012: Medical Center Or Hospital, Banner Thunderbird Medical Center

by in Events | Healthcare

Medical Center Or Hospital Banner Thunderbird Medical Center When 2-year-old Caleb Teodorescu was found unconscious at the bottom of a pool, there were fears he would die or suffer permanent brain damage. Thanks to doctors at Banner Thunderbird’s Pediatric Emergency Department, Caleb is alive and showing no signs of disability. Without Thunderbird, Caleb would have… Read More →

Please Do Not Disturb: Hospital Construction Zone

Hospital Construction - AZRE Magazine November/December 2011
by in Construction

During hospital construction, constant planning and communication are top priorities for healthcare builders The foremost focus in upgrading or expanding a hospital is keeping the work concealed from the patients. So says Steve Whitworth, Kitchell’s Healthcare Division manager, about hospital construction. It’s not like adding or enlarging a store in a retail center, which might… Read More →