University of Arizona Health Network Archives

2 Arizona hospitals designated Ebola treatment centers


Hospital systems in Phoenix and Tucson are among 55 across the United States designated as Ebola treatment centers. The two Arizona hospital systems designated by the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are Maricopa Integrated Health Systems in Phoenix and the University of Arizona Health Network. MIHS President CEO Steve Purves says the CDC… Read More →

Banner Health unveils new leadership, facility names


With an approval by the Arizona Board of Regents (ABOR) on the merger agreement to bring the University of Arizona Health Network into Banner Health, and closure of the agreement on Feb. 27, an academic-focused division will be created at Banner that will result in new facility names and leadership appointments within the division. The… Read More →

CEO leads Banner Health through healthcare ‘re-invention’

Banner Health President and CEO Peter Fine.

Around the first of the year, Phoenix-based Banner Health is expected to close on a nearly $1 billion deal to acquire the University of Arizona Health Network and its subsidiaries. The deal will make Banner the largest private employer in the state, will pump least $500 million of spending on capital projects into the state’s… Read More →

Banner Health acquiring all UA medical facilities


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 →

Record number of physician residents at Banner Good Sam

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 →

University of Arizona Health Network gets new CEO

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The largest healthcare entity in southern Arizona has named a new chief executive officer. The University of Arizona Health Network says Dr. Michael R. Waldrum will start work on Jan. 27. Waldrum is currently CEO of the University of Alabama Hospital at Birmingham and vice president of the UAB Health System. The UofA Health Network… Read More →