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Listen to 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

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 expands
SAN TAN VALLEY, Ariz. (Dec. 22, 2011) - Banner Ironwood Medical Center will open its fourth floor Jan. 4 to serve more patients in the Valley.

New program at East Valley Banner hospitals links patients with psychiatrists via video
SAN TAN VALLEY, Ariz. (Dec. 21, 2011) – Three East Valley Banner Health hospitals are testing a new program that allows patients with behavioral health issues in hospital Emergency departments to “see” a psychiatrist via a secured video link.

Banner Ironwood names CEO
PINAL COUNTY, Ariz. (Jan. 13, 2010) – Deb Krmpotic, RN, has been named Chief Executive Officer for Banner Ironwood Medical Center at Combs and Gantzel Roads in Pinal County, which will open on Nov. 1, 2010.

Banner Ironwood is first in Arizona to require staff, docs to get flu vaccine
SAN TAN VALLEY, Ariz. (Nov. 21, 2011) –In an unprecedented commitment to patient safety, Banner Ironwood Medical Center is requiring all staff, physicians and volunteers to get the flu vaccine this year.  Approximately 95 percent of staff received the vaccine to date.

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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