Banner Del E. Webb cardiologist urges women to take control of their heartsSUN CITY WEST, Ariz. (June 18, 2013) – Banner Del E. Webb Medical Center will host a free seminar on women and heart disease from 9 to 10 a.m. on Thursday, July 11. The event, part of a year-long lecture series celebrating Banner Del E. Webb’s 25th anniversary, will take place in the hospital’s auditorium, located at 14502 W. Meeker Blvd. in Sun City West, Ariz.
Platte County Memorial Hospital hits baby recordWHEATLAND, Wyo. (June 14, 2013) – The stork was busy this May in Wheatland. Doctors at Platte County Memorial Hospital delivered 14 babies during the month which is a record-breaking month for deliveries at the hospital.
Washakie Medical Center Auxiliary plans ice cream socialWORLAND, Wyo. (June 14, 2013) – Members of the Washakie Medical Center Auxiliary invite the community to the 38th annual Washakie Medical Center Auxiliary ice cream social July 11.
Emergency room changes improve timeliness of careSUSANVILLE, Calif. (June 14, 2013) – With an eye on reducing the wait for patients to see a provider at Banner Lassen Medical Center Emergency Department, employees are implementing a new process for evaluating and treating patients.
Banner Goldfield Medical Center will open on June 14Banner Goldfield Medical Center (formerly Arizona Regional Medical Center) will open its doors for patient care at 7 a.m. on Friday, June 14.
McKee Foundation to host Acting as a Trustee seminarLOVELAND, Colo. (June 10, 2013)--McKee Medical Center Foundation will host a free public seminar: Acting as a Trustee: Roles, Responsibilities, and Risks.
North Colorado Medical Center earns HeartCaring awardGREELEY, Colo. (June 6, 2013) – The CardioVascular Institute at North Colorado Medical Center has received the 2013 Heart of the Community Award from the Larry King Cardiac Foundation and Spirit of Women for its work on the Heart Safe City. This Greeley initiative is done in partnership with the City of Greeley, Greeley Fire Department, NCMC Foundation and Banner NCMC Paramedic Services.
Banner nurses receive Jannetti/Marriott scholarshipsPHOENIX, Ariz. (June 5, 2013) -- Nine Arizona Banner Health nurses enrolled in advanced degrees in nursing were recently named recipients of the Anthony J. Jannetti/Marriott Nursing Scholarship.
Leading Alzheimer's research scientist to join Banner Sun Health Research InstituteSun City, Ariz. (June 4, 2013) – Dr. Salvatore Oddo, a leader in the development of genetically-engineered mouse models and their use in the study of Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders, will join the research team at the Banner Sun Health Research Institute (BSHRI) as a Senior Scientist and as an Associate Professor in the Department of Basic Medical Sciences at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix.
Free asthma checks offered by Banner Children’sMESA and GLENDALE, Ariz. (June 4, 2013) – Banner Health will be offering free asthma screenings at Cardon Children’s Medical Center and Banner Thunderbird Medical Center on select days throughout the summer.
Banner Boswell to host Bosom Buddies support groupSUN CITY, Ariz. (June 3, 2013) Banner Boswell Medical Center will now offer a support group for women of all ages and all stages of their personal journeys with breast cancer. Bosom Buddies members can grow stronger as they share knowledge, encouragement, friendship and common experiences.
McKee Spirit of Women talk explains allergiesLOVELAND, Colo. (May 31, 2013) – An event planned by McKee Spirit of Women will answer questions about diagnosing allergies in children.
Event offers women chance to talk secret topicsGREELEY, Colo. (May 30, 2013) – North Colorado Medical Center Spirit of Women invites you to enjoy some quiet time at Eaton Grove Nursery and have the chance to talk about issues women frequently just don’t get to or won’t discuss with their gynecologist.
McKee Medical Center awards scholarshipsLOVELAND, Colo. (May 30, 2013) – McKee Medical Center announces eight recipients of health career student and adult scholarships for 2013.
Entertainment set for 4th annual Stars of the SeasonPHOENIX (May 29, 2013) – This October, guests of the 4th annual Stars of the Season, the signature fundraising event for Banner Children’s at Cardon Children’s Medical Center, will be treated to live entertainment by rock band Stone Temple Pilots. The band recently announced the addition of Chester Bennington as its new singer.
Prenatal class available from Ogallala Community HospitalOGALLALA, Neb. (May 28, 2013) – Ogallala Community Hospital will offer a childbirth class for pregnant women on Tuesday and Wednesday, June 4-5.
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.
Upcoming EMCH event will teach about strokesBRUSH, Colo. (April 17, 2013) – People who want to learn more about strokes – what they are, how they are treated and what you should do when you suspect someone nearby is having a stroke – should plan to attend an upcoming educational event at East Morgan County 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.