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Men’s Health & You: Help the Men in Your Life
PHOENIX (June 2, 2015) – Banner Health, in conjunction with Sprit of Women, will be hosting events throughout the Valley in June with focus on men’s health and the importance of encouraging them to see their doctor and get recommended health screenings and assessments.

Banner Del E. Webb Medical Center receives recognition for breastfeeding support
SUN CITY WEST, Ariz. (May 18, 2015) – The International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners (IBCLE) and the International Lactation Consultant Association (ILCA) has honored Banner Del E. Webb Medical Center with the International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) Award.

Banner Del E. Webb introductes community to new technology for hip and knee replacement
SUN CITY WEST, Ariz. (April 6, 2015) – Banner Del E. Webb Medical Center is keeping the community moving with the newest technology in knee and hip replacement surgery. Mark Campbell, MD, an orthopedic surgeon with The CORE Institute and participating physician with the Banner CORE Center for Orthopedics, will introduce the community to the MAKOplasty technology in a free open house event scheduled from 9 to 10 a.m. on April 14 in the La Vita room at The Colonnade, 19116 Colonnade Way in Surprise.

Banner Health lifts visitor restrictions at all facilities
2014-2015 cold and flu season starts to wind down
PHOENIX (April 1, 2015) – As the flu and cold season winds down, Banner Health has lifted visitor restrictions at all of its facilities. Restrictions for the 2014-2015 cold and flu season were implemented last Oct. 1; a little earlier than expected because of the outbreak of Enterovirus D68 across the nation.

Banner Del E. Webb kicks off Donate Life Month with flag-raising ceremony
Donor recipient and Banner Del E. Webb employee among speakers
SUN CITY WEST, Ariz. (March 30, 2015) – In 2011, Tara Thorbin destroyed her ACL and the following year had surgery to reconstruct it using donor tissue. But it wasn’t until after her surgery that she fully realized what a gift she had been given.

New substance abuse program launches at Banner Del E. Webb
SUN CITY WEST, Ariz. (Nov. 6, 2014) – Banner Del E. Webb Medical Center, 14502 W. Meeker Blvd. in Sun City West, has launched a new substance abuse and chemical dependency program that will serve adults ages 25-50.

Banner Del E. Webb completes first two-level disc replacement surgery in Arizona
SUN CITY WEST, Ariz. (Sept. 24, 2014) – Garrett Long suffers from debilitating neck and arm pain, the kind of unimaginable pain that cripples your ability to move, puts you in a wheel chair for a day or more, or in-and-out of Emergency departments multiple times in a week. For Long, it was all of the above.

Banner Del E. Webb named Breast Center of Excellence
SUN CITY WEST, Ariz. (June 18, 2014) – The Banner Del E. Webb Medical Center -- Louisa Kellam Center for Women's Health has been designated as a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the leading radiological accreditation organization in the country.

Banner Del E. Webb receives prestigious stroke care award 
PHOENIX, Ariz. (June 5, 2014) – Several Banner Health facilities in Arizona have received a prestigious stroke award in recognition of their ability to better diagnose and treat stroke patients, to reduce death and disability among patients and to speed recovery.

Your Passport to Health: Banner Del E. Webb Medical Center to host seminar on preventing and recognizing gynecological cancers 
SUN CITY, Ariz. (Feb. 11, 2014) – Banner Del E. Webb Medical Center is holding a seminar to educate the public about gynecologic cancers, including the five types of women's reproductive system cancers on Feb. 25 from 4 to 6 p.m. at Banner Del E. Webb Medical Center, 14502 W. Meeker Blvd., Sun City West. 

Two Banner Health facilities accredited as Heart Failure Centers
PHOENIX, Ariz. (Dec. 5, 2013) – Banner Baywood and Banner Del E. Webb medical centers have been named Accredited Heart Failure Centers by The Healthcare Accreditation Colloquium. This continues a unique quality initiative that began in 2009 when Banner Heart Hospital became the first Accredited Heart Failure Institute® in Arizona.

Banner Del E. Webb recognized as Top Hospital
SUN CITY WEST, AZ (Dec. 3, 2013) – The Leapfrog Group named Banner Del E. Webb Medical Center a Top Hospital following an annual survey. By achieving the Top Hospital accolade, Banner Del E. Webb has demonstrated exemplary performance across all areas of quality and patient safety that are analyzed on the Leapfrog Hospital Survey.

Banner Del E. Webb takes “A Matter of Balance” into its own hands with free workshop series
SUN CITY WEST, AZ (Oct. 21, 2013) – One in every three adults age 65 and older experiences a fall every year, falls that probably could have been prevented. Banner Del E. Webb Medical Center will host a free workshop series “A Matter of Balance: Managing Concerns about Falls” from 8 to 9:30 a.m. every Friday beginning Nov. 8 in the Estrella Room at Banner Del. E. Webb Medical Center.

Banner Del E. Webb celebrates 6th Annual Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day
SUN CITY (Sept. 26, 2013) – Banner Del E. Webb Medical Center’s Women and Infants Services department will remember the lives of newborns and children who have died in the community with the sixth annual memorial service from 5:30  to 7 p.m. on Oct. 15 in the Reflection Garden at Banner Del E. Webb Medical Center, 14502 W. Meeker Blvd. in Sun City West.

Banner Del E. Webb recognized as Cardiac Receiving Center
SUN CITY WEST, Ariz. (Sept. 23, 2013) – Banner Del E. Webb Medical Center is now a designated Cardiac Receiving Center providing full emergency management services to higher risk heart attack patients. The Arizona Department of Health Services accepted the nonprofit hospital’s application on Aug. 29.

Banner Del E. Webb staff funds cafeteria renovation, celebrate completion
SUN CITY WEST, Ariz. (Sept. 17, 2013) – Banner Del E. Webb Medical Center is continuing to provide the community with more than just an award winning facility for medical treatments and procedures: it’s the cafeteria attracting community diners.

Banner Del E. Webb Medical Center Receives Pediatric Emergency Certification
SUN CITY WEST (July 16, 2013) The third Banner Hospital to become Pediatric Prepared Emergency Care certified, Banner Del E. Webb Medical Center in Surprise/Sun City West, has been granted a Pediatric-Prepared Emergency Care (PPEC) certification by the Arizona Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AzAAP) and Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS).

Union Hills Surgery Center Transitions Full Ownership to Banner Health
GLENDALE, Ariz. (July 10, 2013) – Banner Health is acquiring full ownership of the Union Hills Surgery Center in Glendale. With this change, the Union Hills Surgery Center has been renamed the Banner Del E. Webb Surgery Center and will operate as the outpatient surgery department for Banner Del E. Webb Medical Center in nearby Sun City West.

Banner Del E. Webb cardiologist urges women to take control of their hearts
SUN 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.

Breast patient navigator supports patients
SUN 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.

Teen volunteer opportunities abound at Banner Del E. Webb
SUN 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 Del E. Webb to celebrate 25 year anniversary with community open house
SUN CITY WEST, Ariz. (Feb. 13, 2013) –Banner Del E. Webb Medical Center invites the community to a free celebration on Saturday, March 2 to mark the nonprofit hospital's 25th anniversary. The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the hospital's campus at 14502 W. Meeker Blvd. in Sun City West.

State-of-the-art endoscopy center to open at Banner Del E. Webb Medical Center
PHOENIX (Jan. 22, 2013) – A community open house is scheduled from 9 a.m. to noon Friday,
Feb. 8 to mark the opening of a state-of-the-art endoscopy center at Banner Del E. Webb Medical Center, 14502 W. Meeker Blvd., Sun City West.

Banner Del E. Webb certified by Joint Commission
SUN CITY WEST, Ariz. (Dec. 26, 2012) – Banner Del E. Webb Medical Center has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval™ for accreditation by demonstrating compliance with The Joint Commission’s national standards for health care quality and safety in hospitals.

Telephone reassurance volunteers celebrate the season
with participants, add personal touch
SUN CITY WEST, Ariz. (Dec. 6, 2012) – Banner Del E. Webb Medical Center’s Telephone Reassurance Program volunteers hosted an annual holiday party for its participants on Dec. 3.

Preventing falls is a “Matter of Balance” and confidence
PHOENIX (Dec. 5, 2012) – One in every three adults age 65 and older experiences a fall every year, and it’s an issue that is largely preventable.  The fear of falling can actually make some people more vulnerable to falls. That’s why Banner Health will be hosting “A Matter of Balance: Managing Concerns About Falls,” a series of fall prevention workshops designed to reduce the fear of falling and increase activity levels at six of its facilities in the Valley.

Banner Del E. Webb collects children’s books
SUN CITY WEST, Ariz. (Oct. 22, 2012) – The staff at Banner Del E. Webb Medical Center, 14502 W. Meeker Blvd., is collecting children’s books for the Adelante Healthcare in Wickenburg and Surprise.

Remembrance Day helps parents cope with loss
SUN CITY WEST, Ariz. (Oct. 8, 2012) – Sixteen years after the loss of her infant son, Banner Del E. Webb nurse Yvonne Downs still remembers her loss as if it were yesterday. “A mother’s love is timeless and never ending, even when they are only with you for a short amount of time,” Downs said. Her son Austin was born at 27 weeks and weighed less than a pound.

Banner Del E. Webb receives top marks from U.S. News
SUN CITY WEST, Ariz. (Sept. 24, 2012) –  Banner Del E. Webb Medical Center in Sun City West continues to demonstrate its reputation for excellence. The nonprofit hospital was named in July 2012 to U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospital ranking. Banner Del E. Webb ranked at No. 12 in metro Phoenix and received a high-performing status in one specialty. 

Banner Del E. Webb extends teen volunteer program
SUN CITY WEST, Ariz. (Aug. 31, 2012) – Banner Del E. Webb Medical Center’s summer teen volunteer program has been so successful; the hospital’s staff decided to extend the program to provide year-round volunteer opportunities for local youth.

Banner Del E. Webb remodels SAGE unit
SUN CITY WEST, Ariz. (July 16, 2012) – Patients in the SAGE unit at Banner Del E. Webb Medical Center now have a more pleasant environment, thanks to generous donations from the community.

Banner Del E. Webb becomes nationally stroke certified
SUN CITY WEST, Ariz. (June 5, 2012) – When you or someone you love has a stroke, a few seconds can mean all the difference in getting needed care. Banner Del E. Webb Medical Center has achieved national stroke certification, signifying the facility has made stroke treatment and prevention a priority.

Banner Del E. Webb honors its nurses
SUN CITY WEST, Ariz. (May 9, 2012) – To celebrate Nurses Week, Banner Del E. Webb Medical Center honored several nurses May 7 for their contributions to their field.

Banner Del E. Webb receives Stroke Silver Plus
quality achievement award
Banner Del E. Webb Medical Center, 14502 W. Meeker Blvd., just received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines -Stroke Silver Plus Quality Achievement Award. The award recognizes the nonprofit hospital’s commitment and success in implementing a higher standard of stroke care by ensuring that stroke patients receive treatment according to nationally accepted standards and recommendations.

Banner Health to announce CEO changes
PHOENIX (May 15, 2012) – Banner Health today announced two CEO changes that will affect three of its metro Phoenix hospitals.

Banner Del E. Webb Medical Center, North Colorado Medical Center receive HealthGrades awards
PHOENIX (March 29, 2012) -- The Phoenix Business Journal reports that Banner Del E. Webb Medical Center has been named one of America's Top 50 Hospitals and The Denver Business Journal reports that North Colorado Medical Center has been named one of America's 100 Best Hospitals by HealthGrades.

Baseball legend to share hip replacement story at Banner CORE Center for Orthopedics Open House
SUN CITY WEST, Ariz. (March 7, 2012) – Major League Baseball Hall of Fame legend Johnny Bench will help educate people on the benefits of joint replacement, by sharing his hip replacement experience with attendees at the Banner CORE Center for Orthopedics Open House. The open house will be held 8 a.m. – noon Saturday, March 10, at Banner Del E. Webb Medical Center.

Banner Del E. Webb Medical Center
14502 W. Meeker Blvd.
Sun City West, AZ 85375
(623) 524-4000
 
 
 
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