About Banner Health  

Banner Health at a Glance


Nonprofit Banner Health is headquartered in Phoenix, AZ and operates 24 hospitals and other related health entities and services in seven states.  Banner Health has rapidly evolved from a health system of hospitals to a fully integrated system that now includes significantly expanded services through Banner Health Network and Banner Medical Group.

Banner is regarded and recognized as a top health system in the country for the clinical quality consistently provided to patients in our hospitals. With nearly 300,000 members currently served by the Banner Health Network, a number that is anticipated to significantly increase, Banner has demonstrated the ability to effectively manage the health and wellness of populations of insured members in both government and private plans. Banner has also expanded convenient access to quality care by placing health centers and clinics throughout the communities we serve.

By the numbers:

  • One of the largest nonprofit hospital systems in the country.
  • Twenty-four acute-care hospitals and health care facilities.
  • With almost 36,000 employees, Banner Health is the second largest private employer in Arizona and Northern Colorado. 




Community Benefit:

  • We provide $149 million a year in charity care.
  • Unpaid cost of public programs, Medicaid and other indigent care programs  $189 million
  • Health professional education (includes training more than 270 physicians annually) - $23 million
  • Research activities - $8 million
  • Total cost of the community benefit and the unpaid cost of Medicare - $433 million

Reviewed January 2014

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