Banner Health named one of Arizona's Most Admired Companies for second consecutive year
PHOENIX (Sept. 20, 2010) – Banner Health, one of the state’s largest employers, has been named as one of Arizona's Most Admired Companies for the second year in a row.
Arizona Business Magazine and BestCompaniesAZ today named Banner Health as one of the most admired companies in the state. Banner Health also won last year, the first time the award was given out.
Also named for the second consecutive year was Sonora Quest Laboratories, a subsidiary of Laboratory Sciences of Arizona, which is a joint venture between Banner Health and Quest Diagnostics.
Companies were selected for the award for excellence in workplace culture, leadership excellence, social responsibility and customer opinion.
Banner Health, which is based in Phoenix, has more than 35,000 employees with operations in seven states. It also has been named as one of Arizona's Best Places to Work for four consecutive years.
ABOUT BANNER HEALTH
Headquartered in Phoenix, Banner Health is one of the largest, nonprofit health care systems in the country. The system owns or leases 23 acute-care hospitals, long-term care centers, outpatient surgery centers and an array of other services including family clinics, home care and hospice services, and a nursing registry. Banner Health is in seven states: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Nebraska, Nevada and Wyoming.