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Banner Ironwood hosts cookies and milk event to celebrate World Breastfeeding Week
Southeast Valley Ledger (Aug. 5, 2015)

Five things to know about breastfeeding for moms and babies
Southeast Valley Ledger (July 22, 2015)

Midwives offer women alternative to traditional delivery
CBS5News/KPHO (June 10, 2015) 

Listen while you work; Four music lovers' play lists
The Arizona Republic (Jan. 11, 2013)

Banner Ironwood celebrates 1,000th baby delivery in 2012
San Tan Valley (Dec. 31. 2012)

Hospital workers donate shoes to needy kids
The Arizona Republic (Aug. 17, 2012)

Emerging leaders: Julie Nunley of Banner Ironwood Medical Center
Phoenix Business Journal (Aug. 10, 2012)

 Spring brings surge in bee sting opportunities
West Valley View (March 26, 2012)

Meet Banner Ironwood's interim CEO
San Tan Valley Today (Feb. 28, 2012)

Banner Ironwood patients have new knee surgery option
San Tan Valley Today (Sept. 6, 2011)

Banner Ironwood exceeds expectations for services (Aug. 9, 2011)

Banner celebrates milestone ahead of schedule
San Tan Valley Today (July 30, 2011)

Press Releases

Banner Ironwood celebrates five-year anniversary
SAN TAN VALLEY, Ariz. (Nov. 12, 2015) – Banner Ironwood Medical Center is celebrating its five-year anniversary this month. Since opening its doors on Nov. 1, 2010, the hospital has served as an important resource for the growing San Tan Valley and Queen Creek communities.

Banner Ironwood hosts charity ride Nov. 14
SAN TAN VALLEY, Ariz. (Oct. 6, 2015) – Banner Ironwood Medical Center invites community members to participate in a charity motorcycle ride and community health fair on Nov. 14 benefiting The Ironwood Charity of Caring.

CEO named for Banner Ironwood, Banner Goldfield medical centers
PHOENIX (June 29, 2015) – Banner Health has name Sharon Lind chief executive officer of Banner Ironwood and Banner Goldfield medical centers in San Tan Valley and Apache Junction, Ariz., respectively.

Banner Ironwood recognized by Premier, Inc. for providing outstanding patient care
SAN TAN VALLEY, Ariz. (June 23, 2015) – Premier, Inc. has recognized Banner Ironwood Medical Center as a Citation of Merit recipient for the QUEST® Award for High-value Healthcare for providing outstanding patient care.

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 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.

Nine Banner Health hospitals earn ‘Top Performer’ recognition for clinical quality, patient safety   
PHOENIX (Nov. 18, 2014) – The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health care organizations in the United States, has announced that nine Banner Health hospitals in three states have been recognized as a 2013 Top Performer on Key Quality Measures®. These Banner facilities were recognized as part of The Joint Commission’s 2014 annual report “America’s Hospitals: Improving Quality and Safety,” for attaining and sustaining excellence in accountability measure performance for Heart Attack, Heart Failure, Pneumonia and/or Surgical Care. The Banner facilities are among 1,224 hospitals in the United States to achieve the 2013 Top Performer distinction.

Banner Children’s Healthmobile offers open house, health assessments Jan. 19
SAN TAN VALLEY, Ariz. (Jan. 11, 2013) – Banner Health will offer an open house to highlight its new “Banner Children’s Healthmobile” from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 19, at Banner Ironwood Medical Center, 37000 N. Gantzel Road.

Banner Ironwood Medical Center names new chief nursing officer
SAN TAN VALLEY, Ariz. (Dec. 28, 2012) – Banner Ironwood Medical Center recently named Terresa Paulus as its new chief nursing officer.

Julie Nunley named CEO of Banner Ironwood Medical Center
PHOENIX (May 8, 2012) – Julie Nunley has been named chief executive officer of Banner Ironwood Medical Center at 37000 N. Gantzel Road in San Tan Valley, AZ. She will assume her new duties on Monday, June 4. Nunley replaces Deb Krmpotic, who is now CEO at Banner Estrella Medical Center in west Phoenix.

Banner Ironwood names interim CEO
SAN TAN VALLEY, Ariz. (Feb. 14, 2012) - Banner Ironwood Medical Center Chief Financial Officer Lori Linder will act as interim CEO as Banner identifies the hospital’s future CEO. Deb Krmpotic, who has been CEO since Banner Ironwood opened in November 2010, will transfer to that same position at Banner Estrella Medical Center.

Banner Ironwood
37000 N. Gantzel Road
San Tan Valley, AZ 85140
(480) 394-4000

East of Queen Creek at the corner of
Gantzel and Combs roads
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