Banner Baywood, Heart earn national ‘Best Hospitals’ rankings
MESA, Ariz. (March 29, 2011) – Banner Baywood Medical Center and Banner Heart Hospital are in the top 12 of the U.S. News & World Report's first Best Hospitals metro area rankings
Banner Heart Hospital Earns Reaccreditation as Heart Failure Institute
MESA, Ariz. (Dec. 19, 2010) – Banner Heart Hospital in Mesa, Arizona, recently earned national reaccreditation as a Heart Failure Institute, signifying the hospital’s superior care for patients with heart failure for the second year in a row.
Banner Health establishes first Heart Rhythm Center in East Valley
MESA, Ariz. (Dec. 15, 2010) – Banner Heart Hospital has established the East Valley’s first Heart Rhythm Center, providing a new and extensive array of services for patients with cardiac rhythm disturbances.
MESA, Ariz. (Oct. 5, 2010) -- New wireless pagers at Banner Heart Hospital now offer families in waiting rooms the chance to move more freely around the hospital while waiting for news about their loved ones.
New 3-D procedure at Banner Heart is first in the Valley
MESA, Ariz. (July 7, 2010) – Banner Heart Hospital is the first medical facility in the Valley to offer a new, technologically advanced robotic tool designed to help eradicate irregular heart rhythms with more precision and control than ever.
Cardiac Alert program improves heart attack care in East Valley
MESA, Ariz. (May 17, 2010) -- A partnership between local Emergency Medical Services, Banner Heart Hospital and Banner Baywood Medical Center is now drastically reducing the crucial time from when patients who suffer heart attacks arrive in the emergency department and are treated.
3-D Technology Allows Physicians to See Better; Patients Recover Faster
MESA, Ariz. (April 23, 2010) Fred Conway, 63, was spending a quiet night at home watching TV when it happened. His defibrillator had gone off when his heart raced from 70 to 360 beats a minute.. Fred came to Banner Heart Hospital, where cardiologist Rodrigo Chan, MD determined the best course of treatment would be an atrial fibrillation ablation. . . done in a very uncommon way: in 3-D.
Banner Heart Hospital opens $30 million expansion
MESA, Ariz. (Jan. 20, 2010) Banner Heart Hospital opened a new heart care unit this week, adding more areas for open heart and vascular surgery, catheterization procedures and patient recovery.
Surgical robot treats student's excessive sweating
MESA, Ariz. (Dec. 4, 2009) - The da Vinci Surgical System has been used for almost four years at Banner Heart Hospital to treat patients with heart conditions. Now, it's being used to treat patients with excessive sweating.
Banner Heart Hospital named first accredited Heart Failure Institute in Arizona
MESA, Ariz. (Sept. 14, 2009) – Nationally recognized for its quality and service, Banner Heart Hospital, in partnership with Tri-City Cardiology, Banner Home Care & Banner Hospice today was named the first Accredited Heart Failure Institute in Arizona.
Banner Heart Hospital names new Chief Nursing Officer
MESA, Ariz. (Aug. 6, 2009) -- Banner Heart Hospital has named experienced RN Paula Durston as its new chief nursing officer.
Banner Heart surgeon to speak on benefits of robotic surgery
MESA, Ariz. (June 18, 2009) – Banner Heart Hospital surgeon Dr. Allen Raczkowski will give a free educational seminar in Fountain Hills, Ariz. to explain the benefits of the cutting-edge practice of robotic surgery.
Banner Heart breaks ground on new labs, surgery suites
MESA, Ariz. (Feb. 14, 2009) – Ideal for a national holiday that celebrates the heart, nationally recognized Banner Heart Hospital – Arizona’s largest heart program – broke ground today on a 26,000-square-foot expansion for its third floor procedural areas. The $29.8 million project is scheduled to be completed in early 2010.
Thomson-Reuters names Banner Heart Hospital a 100 Top Hospital
MESA, Ariz. (Nov. 17, 2008) - For a third year in a row, Banner Heart Hospital has been named a 100 Top Hospital for cardiovascular care by Thomson-Reuters.
Banner Heart Hospital plans expansion
MESA, Ariz. (Oct. 8, 2008) -- Banner Heart Hospital is slated to expand by 2010. The hospital is currently designing a 26,000-square-foot expansion to its third floor. Final approval on the $29.8 million project is anticipated in December.
Banner Heart Hospital is now a Cardiac Arrest Center
MESA, Ariz. (Oct. 6, 2008) – Banner Heart Hospital, the only heart hospital in the East Valley, was certified as a cardiac arrest center by the Bureau of EMS and Trauma System on Monday. Cardiac arrest centers use a unique therapy to treat cardiac arrest patients: hypothermia.
Heart disease affects women differently
MESA, Ariz. (Sept. 4, 2008) – Women are more likely than men to present signs of heart disease with chest pain, rather than a definite event like a heart attack, according to Mark Starling, Chief Medical Officer at Banner Heart Hospital in Mesa.
Test drive the future of robotic surgery
MESA, Ariz. (Aug. 8, 2008) - Can you do the robot? Take a spin on the Banner Baywood da Vinci robot at Superstition Springs Mall in September.
.Banner Heart Hospital hosts study aimed at women with chest pain
MESA, Ariz. (July 31, 2008) -- A clinical trial aimed at women with recurring heart disease is being tested at Banner Heart Hospital as part of a fast-track to Food and Drug Administration approval.
Banner Heart Hospital's Cardiac Alert brings heart care to patients in record time
MESA, Ariz.. (July 17, 2008) – East Valley residents suffering from heart attacks would be better off dialing 911 and requesting to be taken to Banner Heart Hospital than driving to the nearest emergency room, recent results from a new program show.
Frank Enstein newest 'patient' at Baywood
MESA, Ariz. (May 2008) - In order to feed a demand for better nursing education, the Banner Baywood campus has recently opened a miniature simulation lab, complete with high-tech mannequins named Frank Enstein and Charlie Brown.
Twin robots improve care at Banner Heart Hospital and Banner Baywood Medical Center
MESA, Ariz (May 29, 2008) - The da Vinci Surgical System, which has been operating at Banner Heart Hospital since January 2006, is now accessible to patients at Banner Baywood Medical Center.
New CFO named at Banner Baywood campus
MESA, ARIZ. (May 26, 2008) – The Banner Baywood Campus has named Sam Patterson the new Chief Financial Officer to serve both Banner Baywood Medical Center and Banner Heart Hospital .
Banner Heart Hospital first in state to launch Cardiac Alert Program
MESA, Ariz. (January 2008) -- When you’re having chest pain, every minute counts. For Leland Anderson, those minutes didn’t stand a chance against the experienced medical team of emergency medical technicians and the staff at Banner Heart Hospital.
Past patient named operating director at Banner Heart Hospital
MESA, Ariz. (January 2008) – Banner Heart Hospital, the East Valley’s premier heart care services provider, announces the appointment of John Rajczyk as cardiovascular operating room director.