Public can visit with Banner Health pulmonologistsLOVELAND, Colo. (May 21, 2013) – Banner Health Clinic, specializing in Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine, invites the public to visit with physicians and staff at the clinic’s new location.
Community Classic Bike Tour raises over $84,000LOVELAND, Colo. (May 20, 2013) --- Over 1,300 bicyclists rode in the 25th annual Community Classic Bike Tour on Sunday, May 19, raising more than $84,000. One hundred percent of registration fees and sponsorships benefited the Stepping Stones Adult Day Program at McKee Medical Center.
Finance Seminar at Banner Olive Branch Senior CenterSUN CITY, Ariz. (May 17, 2013) – Banner Olive Branch Senior Center is hosting an “AARP Foundation Finances 50+” Seminar – a three-part money management program on the dates listed below. Participants will be given a FREE book, FREE refreshments, FREE lunch and can earn up to $30 by attending the seminar.
McKee Spirit of Women investigates spotsLOVELAND, Colo. (May 15, 2013) – McKee Spirit of Women asks “Are you seeing spots?”Guests are invited to join the Spirit of Women to learn about skin cancer 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., May 30 at McKee Medical Center, 2000 Boise Ave., Loveland. The event is free and open to the public.
Holiday changes hours for Banner Health ClinicsTORRINGTON, Wyo. (May 15, 2013) – Banner Health Clinic, specializing in Family Practice, will close Memorial Day, May 27. Banner Health Clinic, specializing in Urgent Care, will open from 8 a.m. to noon that day.
Banner Health Center to open May 22 in GilbertGILBERT, Ariz. (May 8, 2013) – Banner Health will open a new medical facility, Banner Health Center, May 22 offering pediatrics, family medicine and internal medicine, basic imaging and lab services for adults and children. The Center is located at 155 E. Warner Road.
Breast patient navigator supports patientsSUN CITY WEST, Ariz. (May 8, 2013) — When a patient learns their mammogram has turned up something suspicious, knowing the next steps can be difficult. Moreover, fear of the unknown can set in. Banner Del E. Webb Medical Center aims to quell those fears and help patients through the course of their diagnosis, treatment and recovery by providing a new support service – a breast patient navigator.
Community Hospital has Camp MedTORRINGTON, Wyo. (May 8, 2013) – High school students with an interest in health care careers can apply for Community Hospital’s Camp Med, to take place June 11-13, 2013.
Learn How to "Stretch Your Dollars" at Banner Olive Branch Senior Center's Finance 50+ SeminarSUN CITY, Ariz. (April 29, 2013) – Banner Olive Branch Senior Center is hosting an “AARP Foundation Finances 50+” Seminar – a 3 part money management program on the dates listed below. Participants will be given a FREE book, FREE refreshments, FREE lunch and can earn up to $30.00 by attending the seminar!
Washakie Medical Center plans Camp HealthcareWORLAND, Wyo. (May 3, 2013) – Middle school students with an interest in health care careers can apply for Washakie Medical Center’s Camp Healthcare, to take place June 19-21, 2013.
OB/Gyn now sees patients in south LovelandLOVELAND, Colo. (May 2, 2013) – Banner Health Center at 1230 14th St. S.W. in Loveland now welcomes patients for obstetrical and gynecological appointments.
Banner Churchill damaged by broken water pipeFALLON, Nev. (April 30, 2013) – Banner Churchill Community Hospital experienced significant flooding in the east wing of the hospital Tuesday after a one-inch water pipe burst.
Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center's Cancer Has Met Its Match campaign receives $2 million grant from Piper Trust, nears $20 million goalPHOENIX (April 29, 2013) – With a generous $2 million grant from Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust, the Cancer Has Met Its Match campaign benefitting Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center is near its $20 million goal. The grant from Piper Trust, in support of the campaign, provides funding for capital, programs and services that will impact patients, their families and the community.
McKee Medical Center Foundation receives grant from KomenLOVELAND, Colo. (April 26, 2013) – The McKee Medical Center Foundation has accepted a grant for $67,000 from the Denver Metropolitan Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure® to provide money for breast cancer treatment for uninsured and under-insured women across Northern and Northeastern Colorado.
Banner Health awards recognize Sterling hospitalSTERLING, Colo. (April 26, 2013) – Banner Health presented Sterling Regional MedCenter with five Banner’s Best awards Monday, April 22 to recognize the hospital’s achievements in 2012.
Banner Health Center ‘community preview’ May 18GILBERT, Ariz. (April 24, 2013) – East Valley residents and visitors can be among the first to see the new Banner Health Center at a “Community Preview” from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 18, at the Center, 155 E. Warner Road.
25th Annual CCBT - Early registration fee ends April 30LOVELAND, Colo (April 24, 2013) --- The 25th Annual Community Classic Bike Tour (CCBT) is scheduled for Sunday, May 19, 2013. This non-competitive, multi-distance bicycle tour travels through the beautiful foothills of Larimer County in Loveland and Fort Collins and is a great training ride preparing cyclists for the numerous summer rides available
North Colorado Medical Center tops in Banner HealthHospital is one of two leading in performance among system’s 23 facilities GREELEY, Colo. (April 22, 2013) – Banner Health presented North Colorado Medical Center with “Banner’s Best of the Best” award Monday, recognizing the hospital as one of the two highest performing hospitals among the system’s 23 facilities.
Arizona Regional Medical Center joins Banner HealthPHOENIX (April 19, 2013) – Arizona Regional Medical Center in Apache Junction, Ariz. will join Banner Health, Arizona’s largest and busiest health system. The hospital is anticipated to join Banner on May 15, pending Banner Health Board of Directors approval, and will be re-named in the coming months to identify it as a Banner hospital.
Banner Health expands partnership with The CORE InstitutePHOENIX (April 17, 2013) – Banner Health is expanding its partnership with The CORE Institute, bringing the “Banner CORE Center for Orthopedics” to Banner Desert Medical Center in Mesa, Ariz., and Banner Thunderbird Medical Center in Glendale, Ariz.
McKee Spirit of Women introduce Day of DanceLOVELAND, Colo. (April 15, 2013) – McKee Spirit of Women is partnering with Immanuel Lutheran School to present Day of Dance for Your Health – a signature event for the Spirit of Women program that provides health education and fun for the whole family.
Banner physician discusses minimally invasive surgerySTERLING, Colo. (April 15, 2013) – A Banner Health gynecologist will share information about minimally invasive surgery and its benefits in gynecological care during the next Ask the Expert event at Sterling Regional MedCenter.
Advance directivesPHOENIX (April 15, 2013) – Do you know what your loved ones want to happen at the end of their life? Do they know what you want? Doris McVey knew the answers to that question when her mother died.
Banner Health named one of the top 5 large health systems in the U.S.PHOENIX (April 15, 2013) – Banner Health is one of the top performing health systems in the U.S. based on quality outcomes, patient care and efficiency, according to Truven Health Analytics, a leading health care analysis firm.
Sunrise Community Health accepts $4.15 millionLOVELAND, Colo. (April 11, 2013) – Sunrise Community Health announced today that Loveland Community Health Center has received generous support from Banner Health, The Colorado Health Foundation, and Caring for Colorado to leverage Sunrise and McKee Medical Center Foundation funds for the LCHC Expansion Project.
Banner Health welcomes hematologist/oncologistGREELEY, Colo. (April 8, 2013) – Banner Health Clinic, specializing in Oncology, has announced the addition of a new hematologist/oncologist to the medical staff.
Ask the expert lecture highlights timely topicGLENDALE, Ariz. (April 8, 2013) – A recent study found only one-third of women in the U.S. who are diagnosed with ovarian cancer receive adequate care or treatment. Dr. Shana Wingo will present a free community lecture on ovarian cancer at 6 p.m. on May 14 at Banner Thunderbird Medical Center.
25th Annual CCBT on May 19LOVELAND, Colo. (Apr. 5, 2013) --- The 25th Annual Community Classic Bike Tour (CCBT) is scheduled for Sunday, May 19, 2013. This non-competitive, multi-distance bicycle tour travels through the beautiful foothills of Larimer County in Loveland and Fort Collins and is a great training ride preparing cyclists for the numerous summer rides available.
Loveland Health Fair is April 13LOVELAND, Colo. (April 3, 2013) – The nearly 950 participants who had their blood drawn in preparation for the 2013 Loveland Community Health Fair can collect their results Saturday, April 13 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at McKee Conference and Wellness Center, 2000 Boise Ave.
Banner Good Samaritan NICU receives first patientsPHOENIX, Ariz. (April 1, 2013) On Sunday, March 31, Banner Good Samaritan’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) admitted 31 babies and their families who transitioned from the Phoenix Children's Hospital (PCH) NICU, which closed on the Banner Good Samaritan campus.
Banner Sun Health Research Institute brings brain health awareness to local elementariesSUN CITY, Ariz. (March 29, 2013) – Area elementary students recently had the chance to view brains – animal brains and a human brain – up close and personal as members of Banner Sun Health Research Institute staff traveled to their schools to educate them on brain health during Brain Awareness Month (March).
Teen volunteer opportunities abound at Banner Del E. WebbSUN CITY WEST, Ariz. (March 29, 2013) – Banner Del E. Webb Medical Center, 14502 W. Meeker Blvd., Sun City West, has a number of volunteer opportunities for teens ages 14 – 18 at the nonprofit hospital. Those interested in applying for a volunteer position or interested in learning about the many opportunities available should call Volunteer Resources at 623-524-4058.
Banner Health Walk-in Clinic changes locationFALLON, Nev. (March 28, 2013) – To meet the needs of a growing patient population and provide continuum of care, Banner Health Walk-in Clinic will merge with the Family Practice and Pediatric clinics effective April 1.
Banner Thunderbird opens breast cancer clinicGLENDALE, Ariz. (March 20, 2013) – A diagnosis of breast cancer is frightening enough without the added stress that often comes with trying to secure appointments with busy specialists and determining what treatment options are available.
Banner Health Center opens on SaturdaysLOVELAND, Colo. (March 20, 2013) – Banner Health Center at 1230 14th St. S.W. in Loveland has extended its hours to include appointments Saturdays. Appointments are available from 8 a.m. to noon. To schedule an appointment, call (970) 619-3999.
Banner Thunderbird health event for teensJust before proms and graduation parties, the experts at Banner Thunderbird Medical Center invite Teens and their parents to “Keepin’ it Real”- a free event with answers for important health topics.
Ask the Expert lecture highlights timely topicGLENDALE, Ariz. (March, 20, 2013) – A just released study found only one-third of women with an ovarian cancer diagnosis in the U.S receive adequate care or treatments which could add extra time to their lives.
Macular Degeneration event at Banner Olive Branch Senior CenterSUN CITY, Ariz. (March 19, 2013) – Banner Olive Branch Senior Center will host a presentation on Macular Degeneration by Alice Foust of “Eye Solutions.” Find out what you can do about AMD by attending a presentation sponsored by Eye Solutions.
Cancer support group uses art for healingGLENDALE, Ariz. (March 19, 2013) – “Art heals” is a phrase Banner Thunderbird Medical Center is putting into action with its art-themed cancer support group, In Living Color.
‘Look Good…Feel Better’ helps cancer patientsGLENDALE, Ariz. (March 18, 2013) – A free program for cancer patients, “Look Good…Feel Better,” will offer cosmetology tips from 6 to 8 p.m. April 3 at Banner Thunderbird Medical Center’s 3A Conference Room, 5555 W. Thunderbird Road.
National Poison Prevention Week press releasePHOENIX (March 15, 2013) – Each year, Banner Good Samaritan Poison and Drug Information Center receives more than 100,000 calls from Maricopa County residents and medical professionals. From scorpion stings to adverse drug effects, the Center’s staff helps callers identify necessary treatment and talks them through first aid at home, when appropriate.
New technology aids in surgeries at Washakie Medical CenterWORLAND, Wyo. (March 15, 2013) – Washakie Medical Center recently added cutting-edge imaging technology which will aid in performing minimally invasive surgeries.
Quadruplets at Banner Good Samaritan Medical CenterPHOENIX (March 15, 2013) – Jennifer Bromley, 29, of Flagstaff, Ariz. gave birth to naturally conceived quadruplets between 8:11 and 8:14 a.m. on Wednesday, March 13, at Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center. The three girls and one boy were born following a 32-week pregnancy, and are the 100th set of quadruplets born at Banner Good Samaritan.
Immunize Nevada honors Banner Churchill with Silver Syringe AwardFALLON, Nev. (Mar. 15, 2013) – Banner Churchill Community Hospital was recently honored in Reno by Immunize Nevada during its 15th Annual Silver Syringe Awards. Banner Churchill won the award for Highest Hospital Employee Influenza Immunization Rate in the state of Nevada.
Banner Health opens state-of-the-art concussion centerPHOENIX (March 15, 2013) – The Banner Concussion Center will host an open house from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 6. Attendees will have the opportunity to tour the center and learn more about the services that it will provide to the community. The Banner Concussion Center is a new center that brings together a team of medical experts who have extensive experience in the management of concussions.
Arizona artist to create, donate painting for raffleMESA, Ariz. (March 15, 2013) – An Arizona Centennial artist has volunteered to create and donate an original painting to be raffled at the Garden of Hope Spring Luncheon in April to benefit the Banner Desert Cancer Center. Patients, visitors and employees will be able to watch Artist in Residence Frank Ybarra as he completes the painting at Banner Desert Medical Center on March 20.
Steve Narang named CEO for Banner Good Samaritan Medical CenterPHOENIX (March 15, 2013) – Steve Narang, MD, chief medical officer at Cardon Children’s Medical Center in Mesa, Ariz., has been named chief executive officer at Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center, effective April 26. He will assume the role from current CEO Larry Volkmar, who will continue to serve as CEO until April 25.
Banner Thunderbird opens Breast Cancer ClinicGLENDALE, Ariz. (March 14, 2013) – To help reduce the stress associated with a breast cancer diagnosis and help accelerate the treatment of the cancer, Banner Thunderbird has opened a Multidisciplinary Breast Cancer Clinic for women and men with breast cancer.
Four Banner Health hospitals named top performersPHOENIX (March 14, 2013) – Four Banner Health hospitals recently have been named HealthStrong™ Top 100 Critical Access Hospitals in the United States.
Sterling Regional MedCenter uses aromatherapy for healingSTERLING, Colo. (March 5, 2013)--Sterling Regional MedCenter nurses are using a spoonful of mandarin, rosemary, grapeseed oil and lavender to help patients feel better.
Banner Baywood first Arizona hospital to earn special certification in hip fracture managementMESA, Ariz. (March 7, 2013) – Banner Baywood Medical Center is the first hospital in Arizona to earn certification for Disease-Specific Care in hip fracture management and one of 15 nationwide to receive this distinction. The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval™ was awarded to Banner Baywood for its compliance with the organization’s national standards for healthcare quality and safety in disease-specific care.
Community Hospital, Wyoming Health Fairs offer wellness opportunityTORRINGTON, Wyo. (March 4, 2013) — Community Hospital and Wyoming Health Fairs give people the opportunity to take charge of their health by participating in low-cost blood screenings.