Banner Health Center ‘community preview’ May 18
Free event offers tours, chance to meet staff at Gilbert facility
GILBERT, 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.
Participants can hear the opening remarks and join in the dedication at 9:30 a.m., followed by a celebration including food, giveaways, children’s activities and information about Banner Health facilities and services. Community members are invited to meet physicians and staff, tour the new Center, and even make an appointment to see a physician.
Banner Health Center in Gilbert will open for patient care on May 22. Staff physicians will include pediatrics, family medicine and internal medicine. Along with 16 exam rooms, basic imaging and laboratory services are available on site for added patient convenience.
Banner Health Centers accept most insurance plans. The Center will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, and 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. Concierge staff responds one hour before and one hour after Center hours. To schedule an appointment or for more information, call (480) 649-6600.
The Banner Health Center in Gilbert is the second of four in the East Valley to open after a shared groundbreaking on Oct. 25, 2012. Banner Health Center in Queen Creek will open on May 1; a center in Chandler will open in early August, followed by one in East Mesa in early September. An additional Banner Health Center will open in Goodyear within the planned community of Estrella on July 10, joining the existing Banner Health Centers in Peoria/Sun City West, Surprise, Buckeye in the Verrado Community, Maricopa, and South Loveland, CO.
About Banner Health
Headquartered in Phoenix, Banner Health is one of the largest, nonprofit health care systems in the country. The system manages 23 acute-care hospitals, the Banner Health Network and Banner Medical Group, 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. For more information, visit http://www.bannerhealth.com/.