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Banner Health teams up with Summit Healthcare

Summit Healthcare announced they have entered into a collaboration agreement with Banner Health to provide continuing care to the patients who are seen at Summit Healthcare but need a higher level of care that Summit Healthcare may not be able to provide.

Across the country, healthcare facilities are joining forces to create large networks of healthcare providers and transitioning to accountable care organizations, focused on increased collaboration.

Summit Healthcare identifies Banner Health as a preferred provider for a higher level of specialty care and telemedicine health care services. Banner Health provides patients in the White Mountain communities immediate access to a tele-psychiatrist or tele-neurologist through a real time video conferencing unit located at Summit Healthcare’s Emergency Department.

“This collaboration is an example of how healthcare organizations can work together to provide quality healthcare services that one facility may not have available to our communities,” says Ron McArthur, CEO of Summit Healthcare, “ultimately the residents of our communities benefit when resources are used to expand rather than duplicate services.”

Banner Health is Arizona’s second largest private employer operating 16 hospitals in the state (Casa Grande Regional Medical Center will become part of Banner on June 9), as well as in health centers and clinics and other related services. “Summit Healthcare provides outstanding care to its community and we’re very pleased and honored to collaborate as their partner to provide broader access through expanded services in the area,” said Banner’s Arizona East Region President Becky Kuhn. “We look forward to continued discussions about further opportunities for collaboration in support of Summit Healthcare’s mission to serve residents of and visitors to the White Mountain community,” Kuhn stated.

White Mountain Adventures - EAZ Fall-Winter 2012

Top 5: White Mountain Adventures (Fall-Winter 2012)

The Top 5 White Mountain Adventures — as voted on by Experience AZ readers:

Hidden Meadow Ranch

620 County Rd. 1325,
Greer, AZ 85927
(866) 333-4080
Includes 12 luxuriously furnished log cabins, dining room, lounge, library. Spring-fed trout pond for fly-fishing and canoeing.

Greer Lodge Resort & Cabins

44 Main St.,
Greer, AZ 85927
(928) 735-7216
Bird watching, fishing, biking, kayaking, hiking — stay at Greer Lodge Resort & Cabins, and you’ll have access to it all. Not only is it surrounded by pine trees, mountain streams and a plethora of wildlife, but its 373 Grill Restaurant also offers free treats for your pooch. Now, how can you beat that?

Molly Butler Lodge

109 Main St.,
Greer, AZ 85927
(928) 735-7617
Molly Butler Lodge offers more than 50 unique cabin rentals on lots throughout Greer’s woodlands. Whether for a romantic get-away to sip wine and stargaze, or for a memorable family weekend to hike, bike, ski or ride horseback, Molly Butler Lodge will cater to any of your needs.

Sunrise Ski Park

12 miles west of Greer,
Greer, AZ 85927
(928) 735-7669
It’s located in the heart of Arizona’s White Mountains and considered Arizona’s premier ski destination — Sunrise Park Resort. In the winter, come ski on one of the country ski trails, go tubing, or snowboard on one of the 65 runs for boarders of any level. And let’s not forget about the kids; they can hop on a sleigh ride!

White Mountain Family Fun Park

4725 White Mountain Blvd.,
Pinetop-Lakeside, AZ 85929
(928) 368-4420
Go-karts, mini golf, an arcade and more! This family-fun hot-spot will keep your kids entertained for hours — possibly even days. And nestled in Pinetop-Lakeside, it’s sure to be a vacation to remember.

Experience AZ Fall-Winter 2012