In the News and Press Releases
In the News:
One-eyed therapy dog brings smile to Mesa patients
azcentral.com (Nov. 18, 2014)
Valley doctor: Energy drinks can be fatal
KTAR.com (June 19, 2014)
Mesa hospital testing device for heart failure
azcentral.com (June 12, 2014)
Heart in the right place
East Valley Tribune (April 20, 2014)
New hope for helping your heart
Living Well A-Z (April 2014)
Using electronic cigarettes for weight loss?
azfamily.com (Feb. 10, 2014)
New device warns patients of heart attack hours before it happens
CBS Atlanta (Aug. 26, 2013)
Banner Health hospitals named to U.S. News ‘Best Hospital’ ranking
PHOENIX (July 21, 2015) – Banner – University Medical Center Phoenix and Banner – University Medical Center Tucson have each been named to U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospital ranking, and nationally recognized for specialty services.
A Little Dash Will Do You: Learn how to prevent heart disease
Banner Heart offering a free “Ask the Expert” seminar on heart disease and prevention tips
MESA, Ariz. (April 15, 2015) – Banner Heart Hospital will offer a free seminar about heart disease, “A Little Dash Will Do You,” from 5 to 7 p.m. May 20 in the Lupine/Primrose Rooms at the hospital, 6750 E. Baywood Ave.
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.
Volunteer pet therapy dog beats the odds - twice
MESA, Ariz. (Nov. 18, 2014) – Who doesn’t love a good dog story? Dogs are our companions. They give us unconditional love when we need it the most. Twelve-year-old Charlie volunteers in the pet therapy program at Banner Baywood Medical Center and Banner Heart Hospital. The Yorkshire Terrier mix provides that unconditional love and support to hundreds of patients every year as they heal from their ailments.
Banner Heart Hospital tests new device to combat heart failure
MESA, AZ (May 28, 2014) – Banner Heart Hospital is involved in a research study for a device that may reduce the risk of hospitialilzation or even death among patients who have heart failure.
Banner Heart Hospital testing pacemaker designed to allow patients to receive MRIs
MESA, AZ (March 20, 2014) – Banner Heart Hospital is involved in a research study of a new investigational pacemaker designed to be compatible with magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) equipment, which has the potential to drastically improve the care doctors can provide to patients.
Banner Heart tests device to alert patients before a heart attack
MESA, AZ (Jan. 16, 2014) – Banner Heart Hospital is involved in a research study of a new implantable cardiac defibrillator device with new specialized monitoring and alert features, designed to reduce the time it takes patients to get to the Emergency Department when they have a heart attack.