The partnership began in the spring with 15,000 Banner Health Medicare Advantage (MA) Duals during their stay in a skilled nursing facility (SNF) and now has expanded to 135,000 members across four additional Banner Health MA plans and Banner University Family Care, its flagship Medicaid plan.
Olio Health, digital communication...Arizona News
The Dementia ECHO (Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes) is a free, 12-week course funded by Maricopa County to help clinicians effectively treat patients with cognitive disorders, including Alzheimer’s and related dementias.
Offered in one-hour sessions, participants connect virtually with instructors/mentors who...Arizona News
Children's hospitals across the country and in Arizona are seeing a sharp rise in cases of respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) that affects the nose, throat and lungs.
RSV cases can affect all people, but symptoms are especially acute in children. Cases of RSV dropped two years ago during the pandemic shutdown, but cases came back...Arizona News
Integral Health Network of Southern Arizona is independently operated by CODAC Health, Recovery & Wellness, Community Bridges, Helping Ourselves Pursue Enrichment, Horizon Health and Wellness, and La Frontera Arizona.
Billed as an accountable care organization, the network launched last month and uses value-based care principles...Arizona News
Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced the funding to 11 organizations across the state to help combat the opioid crisis and provide substance abuse prevention services.
The funds will go to programs that work to prevent opioid abuse and treat underlying mental health-related issues. More than 21,000 children and...Arizona Comings & Goings
Jeff Buehrle, longtime Arizona healthcare leader and member of the Banner Health C-Suite, is retiring September 2022.
The Healthcare Financial Management Association awarded Jeff its medal of honor. He most recently served as the chief financial officer for Banner Ironwood and Goldfield Medical Centers.
Congratulations, Jeff, on...Arizona Comings & Goings
Former division president of its Arizona region, Todd Werner is now the senior vice president for acute care delivery for Banner Health. Replacing Werner as division president for Banner’s Arizona region is Lamont Yoder, who was promoted from his position as chief executive officer of Banner Baywood Medical Center, Banner Heart...Arizona News
Arizona's biggest employer and largest healthcare system announced a leadership shakeup in its acute care division, elevating and expanding the roles of several current Banner executives.
President and COO Amy Perry,
Banner has outstanding acute care leadership throughout the system and this alignment will help...Arizona Comings & Goings
Lance was previously Banner Health's VP of legal services and deputy general. She is replacing David Bixby, who after nearly 25 years retired from Banner Health.
According to a Banner Health press release, Lance has held a variety of leadership roles including 21 years at Boston Scientific Corporation, where she was VP and...Arizona News
Listed among Arizona municipalities, ad agencies, financial institutions and real estate firms, a number of healthcare organizations including Centene's Arizona Complete Health and health system market leaders Banner Health, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona, Dignity Health of Arizona, HonorHealth and the Mayo Clinic also made the...Arizona News
Banner – University Medicine Tucson and El Rio Health are partnering to deliver integrated, comprehensive healthcare by creating an additional El Rio Health location in Tucson.
The Abrams Clinic is housed in a building owned by Pima County, located at 3950 S. Country Club Rd Suite 130, within the Abrams Public Health Center. Banner...Arizona News
The Leapfrog Group, a national watchdog organization of employers and other purchasers focused on healthcare safety, released its spring 2022 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade on Tuesday, May 10, 2022, awarding 10 Arizona hospitals with an "A" based on over 30 measures of patient safety.
The group scored 50 Arizona hospitals with a...Arizona News
Arizona's largest healthcare system formed a joint partnership with Atlas in 2018 to develop and operate a network of ambulatory surgical centers (ASCs) in Arizona, Colorado, and Wyoming; in the last three years Banner's ASC's revenue is up 475%, growing the Banner Surgery Center Network from eight to 26 positioning it as a larger...
Last week was Black Maternal Health Week in the U.S., and with it came a number of announcements on support services through both public and private programs to improve health outcomes for pregnant or postpartum women of color and their children across the country and in Arizona.
In a short blog post for the Arizona Department of...
Banner Health announced it will partner with SpaceX and the University of Arizona Medical Center to offer the first Aerospace Surgery Fellowship, called APEX. Held at Banner - University Medical Center Phoenix, the program will focus on surgical and procedural expertise.
The new fellowship aims to provide training for...Arizona Comings & Goings
The Banner - University Medical Center in Phoenix is an academic medical center with a partnership with University of Arizona's College of Medicine. The campus specializes in treatments for heart conditions, advanced lung diseases, organ transplants and more.
The Banner - University Medical Center belongs to the Phoenix-based...Arizona News
Banner Fort Collins Medical Center recently announced its designation as a Level 4 Trauma Center by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment.
This designation by the state shows that the hospital meets the requirements to provide safe and efficient trauma care.
Like an emergency room, a trauma center can care for...Arizona Comings & Goings
Banner Health announced the appointment of Julie Ann Alvarado-Dubek as executive vice president and chief human resources officer, replacing
Naomi Cramer who recently announced her retirement after eight years with the organization. Prior to her appointment, Alvarado-Dubek was senior vice president of total rewards & HR operations...
Hospitalizations for COVID-19 remain at an all-time high while cases in major cities across the country begin to fall. This begs the question: how long should Arizona expect to continue the surge related to the Omicron variant, and will strained hospitals be able to continue?
On Wednesday, January 26, the Arizona Department of Health...
The case count in Arizona shows no sign of abating as Arizona recorded almost 25,000 new cases of COVID-19 on January 15, setting a record. Hospitals and healthcare advocacy groups warn that the overburdened healthcare system is strapped for staff and resources as hospitalizations continue. On Wednesday, January 19, the state reported...