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Sep 17, 2014, 15:30 ET

Banner Health honored for preparing emerging leaders who are transforming healthcare

Banner Health leads the field in preparing current and future generations who are working to transform health care, according to The National...

Sep 16, 2014, 15:25 ET

Banner Health Network sees major gains in quality, returns significant shared savings in year two of Medicare's Pioneer ACO

 Phoenix-area beneficiaries in the Medicare Pioneer Accountable Care Organization (ACO) served by Banner Health Network (BHN) receive a high...

Aug 25, 2014, 16:53 ET

Banner Baywood earns re-certification for Disease-Specific Care in hip fracture management

The Joint Commission recently re-certified and awarded Banner Baywood Medical Center its Gold Seal of Approval for meeting national standards for...

Jul 18, 2014, 06:06 ET

Nine Banner Health hospitals named to U.S. News & World Report's Best Hospital ranking

 Eight Banner Health hospitals in Arizona and one in Colorado were recently named to U.S. News & World Report's Best Hospital ranking....

Jun 06, 2014, 13:28 ET

Banner Health honored with quality achievement award for stroke care

 Several Banner Health facilities in Arizona have received a prestigious stroke award in recognition of their ability to better diagnose and...

Apr 14, 2014, 06:06 ET

Banner Sun Health Research Institute launches cutting-edge Alzheimer's disease clinical trial

 Banner Sun Health Research Institute is proud to announce it is one of just five facilities in the United States to launch a new clinical...

Mar 18, 2014, 06:11 ET

Banner Health celebrates multi-year honor as nation's 100 Top Hospitals

 Banner Health is pleased to announce that its superior clinical quality has placed two of its medical centers among an elite group of...

Jan 21, 2014, 15:07 ET

Six Weld County Banner Health Clinics earn national recognition for Patient-Centered Care

The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) recently announced that six Weld County Banner Health Clinics received recognition from the...

Jan 13, 2014, 17:20 ET

Banner MD Anderson breast center fully accredited for providing high quality care

The Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center Comprehensive Breast Program was recently granted a full accreditation designation by the National...

Jul 19, 2013, 07:07 ET

Banner Health, Mayo Clinic receive grant to identify early Parkinson's patients

Researchers from Mayo Clinic Arizona and Banner Sun Health Research Institute are working together on a diagnostic test to identify early...

Jul 16, 2013, 06:06 ET

Banner Health Network delivers quality care at a lower cost in the Medicare Pioneer model's first year

In its first year of performance, Banner Health Network (BHN) was successful in delivering more coordinated care and a considerable savings over...

Apr 15, 2013, 14:27 ET

Banner Health named one of the top five large health systems in the U.S.

Banner Health is one of the top performing health systems in the U.S. based on quality outcomes, patient care and efficiency, according...

Jan 30, 2013, 12:17 ET

Cardon Children's and Banner Research partner to conduct pediatric clinical cancer trials

Banner Children's at Cardon Children's Medical Center has partnered with Banner Research to be approved as a Children's Oncology Group (COG)...

Oct 18, 2012, 14:27 ET

Banner Health Recognized as First Accredited Heart Failure System in the West

The Healthcare Accreditation Colloquium announced today that Banner Health has achieved Heart Failure System Accreditation, becoming the first to...

Oct 09, 2012, 14:45 ET

Banner Health becomes one of the first health care systems in the nation to offer single patient accounts for their customers

 Banner Health, one of the largest nonprofit hospital systems in the nation, is also one of the first in the country to provide its...

Jul 06, 2012, 14:50 ET

Banner Health earns award for coaching excellence

 Banner Health, one of the largest nonprofit health systems in the U.S., has been recognized for coaching excellence by the International Coach...

Jun 14, 2012, 08:05 ET

Cinco organizaciones comunitarias compartirán un subsidio por $4,9 millones para mejorar la formación de los trabajadores del cuidado de la salud de Arizona

Cinco organizaciones comunitarias diferentes – Banner Health, Chicanos Por La Causa, Maricopa Workforce Connections, el Arizona State...

Jun 14, 2012, 08:05 ET

Five Community Organizations Will Share $4.9 Million Grant to Enhance Arizona's Health Care Workforce

Five diverse community organizations – Banner Health, Chicanos Por La Causa, Maricopa Workforce Connections, the Arizona State University...

Jun 06, 2012, 14:34 ET

Landmark Study Shows Tau Levels in Plasma a Predictor for Alzheimer's

A study by researchers at the Banner Sun Health Research Institute suggests that plasma levels of tau, a protein formed in the brain, appears to be...

May 04, 2012, 15:00 ET

Seventeen Banner Health facilities achieve final stage of electronic medical record adoption

Seventeen Banner Health facilities have achieved Stage 7, the final stage in the adoption of electronic medical record (EMR) as acknowledged by...