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Banner Churchill Community Hospital starts renovations
Pharmacy Choice (July 7, 2014)

Banner Health to open new health center in Fernley
KTVN Channel 2 (April 2, 2014)

Banner Churchill first in Nevada to offer new technology
KTVN Channel 2 (Jan. 15, 2014)

Banner Churchill wins award for immunization rate 
Dallas Morning News,  (Mar. 19, 2013)

Banner Churchill wins award for immunization rate 
KRNV & MyNews4.com,  (Mar. 19, 2013)

Banner Churchill Community Hospital uses all electronic pharmacy records
Pharmacy Choice (Oct. 11, 2012)


Press Releases

Banner Churchill now using new fuel-efficient Mercedes Benz ambulance
FALLON, NV (Aug. 20, 2014) — Banner Churchill Community Hospital’s Emergency Medical Service, or EMS, is doubling its gas mileage and is on its way to saving up to $9,000 a year thanks to the newest ambulance in its fleet. 

Banner Churchill receives Care Flight Golden Award for Excellence
FALLON, NV (Aug. 6, 2014) — Banner Churchill Community Hospital’s Emergency Department recently received the quarterly Care Flight Golden Award for Excellence.

Banner Churchill announces new leader
FALLON, NV (July 28, 2014) — A Utah native with more than 17 years of health care leadership experience has been named chief executive officer of Banner Churchill Community Hospital.

Banner Health welcomes two family practice providers
FALLON, NV (July 7, 2014) – Banner Health welcomes a new family physician and a new physician assistant to clinics in Fallon and Fernley.

Banner Churchill Community Hospital starts renovations
Construction includes new space for medical imaging; upgrades to patient unit
FALLON, NV (June 30, 2014) — Banner Churchill Community Hospital is making its environment more welcoming, more technologically-advanced and even more comfortable, all for the benefit of patients and loved ones. Work started June 30.

Banner Churchill celebrates cancer survivorship
FALLON, NV (May 6, 2014) — Banner Churchill Community Hospital staff members recognize that a diagnosis of cancer is a journey that touches many people. Because of that, they will join communities across the country to celebrate National Cancer Survivors Day® on Sunday, June 1

Banner to open new health center in Fernley 
FERNLEY, NV (March 27, 2014) – Banner Health will break ground in late April on construction of a new health center at 1260 Nevada Pacific Blvd. in Fernley that when opened will offer a number of medical services including family medicine, internal medicine and pediatrics, as well as basic lab work and x-rays.

Banner Health announces leader for Fort Collins hospital
John D’Angelo moving to open new Banner Fort Collins Medical Center
FORT COLLINS, CO (March 18, 2014) — Banner Health announced today that John D’Angelo has been named Chief Operating Officer of Banner Fort Collins Medical Center, currently under construction in Fort Collins, CO. D’Angelo, the Chief Executive Officer at Banner Churchill Community Hospital in Fallon, expects to move to Colorado by mid-summer.

Banner Health welcomes general surgeons
FALLON, NV (Feb. 27, 2014) – Banner Health has recently welcomed two general surgeons to its provider team in Fallon.

Get heart healthy with Life in Motion
Banner Churchill Community Hospital presents “Life in Motion: Nothing beats like a healthy heart”
FALLON, NV (Feb. 27, 2014) — Banner Churchill Community Hospital encourages everyone to get moving with Life in Motion: Nothing beats like a healthy heart, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 15. The event will be held at the Fallon Convention Center, 100 Campus Way.

It’s all heart at Banner Churchill’s Ladies Night Out
Emergency physician will discuss heart health issues
FALLON, NV (Jan. 29, 2014) — Banner Churchill Community Hospital presents Ladies Night Out on Feb. 20 where women can enjoy shopping with a variety of vendors, win prizes and hear from an Emergency physician about heart health.

Banner Churchill CEO helps amend state law allowing specialists to see patients via video  
Banner Churchill first in Nevada to offer new technology from amended law
FALLON, NV (Jan. 13, 2014) — Banner Churchill Community Hospital has implemented new technology - Banner iCare™ in Banner Intensive Care Units at the hospital, marking the first technology of its kind in the State of Nevada.

Banner Churchill Quality Manager earns certification
Recognition ensures the gold standard in healthcare quality management
FALLON, NV (Oct. 28, 2013) — Banner Churchill Community Hospital’s Senior Quality Manager has earned the designation of Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality.

Banner Churchill nurse named Nurse of the Year
FALLON, NV (Oct. 1, 2013) — Banner Churchill Community Hospital congratulates Chris Webb, RN, who was recently selected as Nurse of the Year from the Emergency Physician Insurance Program, also known as EPIP. Webb works as a registered nurse and Emergency Department senior manager at Banner Churchill and has been with Banner Health for 15 years.

Get your digital mammogram and free manicure at Banner Churchill 
FALLON, Nev. (Oct. 1, 2013) — It’s October and this is National Breast Cancer Awareness month. To help educate the public on the signs and symptoms of breast cancer, Banner Churchill Community Hospital is sponsoring its “Mammograms and Manicures” event on Tuesday, Oct. 29 at the hospital, located at 801 E. Williams.

Banner Churchill begins Wellness Wednesdays  
Weekly opportunity for blood screening helps people track their health
FALLON, Nev. (June 25, 2013) — Banner Churchill Community Hospital will offer Wellness Wednesday laboratory blood screenings for the community beginning July 10.

Banner Churchill damaged by broken water pipe 
Patients moved from east wing to west wing of hospital
FALLON, Nev. (April 30, 2013) – Banner Churchill Community Hospital experienced significant flooding in the east wing of the hospital Tuesday after a one-inch water pipe burst.

Banner Health Walk-in Clinic changes location
FALLON, Nev. (Mar. 28, 2013) – To meet the needs of a growing patient population and provide continuum of care, Banner Health Walk-in Clinic will merge with the Family Practice and Pediatric clinics effective April 1.

Banner Churchill wins award for immunization rate
FALLON, Nev. (Mar. 18, 2013) – Banner Churchill Community Hospital was recently honored in Reno by Immunize Nevada during its 15th Annual Silver Syringe Awards.

Banner Churchill Community Hospital unites to fight flu
FALLON, Nev. (Dec. 18, 2012) – When told of Banner Health’s new policy requiring employees to get a flu shot in advance of the flu season, all of the employees at Banner Churchill Community Hospital rolled up their sleeves.  All 287 employees received the flu vaccination.

Banner Churchill's new ambulance already a life-saver
FALLON, Nev. (Oct. 11, 2012) – Immediately upon passing its inspection, Banner Churchill’s newest ambulance was on its way to saving lives. 

New EMS equipment assists in saving lives
FALLON, Nev. (Feb. 29, 2012) - Implemented on Banner Churchill Community Hospital ambulances in February as standard equipment, this revolutionary mechanical CPR device moves more blood, more consistently than is possible with human hands. 

D'Angelo named CEO of Banner Churchill Community Hospital
FALLON, Nev. (Feb. 2, 2012) – Jim Ferando, Western Region president for Banner Health, has named John D’Angelo as chief executive officer for Banner Churchill Community Hospital effective March 5.

Banner Churchill's Diagnostic Imaging department receives Certificate of Recognition
FALLON, Nev. (Dec. 22, 2011) – In November, Banner Churchill Community Hospital’s Diagnostic Imaging department was awarded a Certificate of Recognition from the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology as a recognized clinical education setting for the radiography program sponsored by Great Basin College.

A new innovative way to help mothers-to be
FALLON, Nev. (Sept.  20, 2011) Banner Churchill Community Hospital recently introduced a new innovative way to help our mothers in labor have easier and faster deliveries.  It’s called the Peanut Ball

Banner Churchill welcomes Dr. St. Pierre, OB/GYN
FALLON, Nev. (Aug.18, 2011) -- Banner Churchill Community Hospital welcomes Cynthia St. Pierre, MD, who specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology, and will began seeing patients on Aug. 29, 2011, in our Fallon Family Medical Center.  Click here to view Dr. St. Pierre's clinic page.

Banner Churchill welcomes Bo Chung, MD, Family Medicine
FALLON, Nev. (July 21, 2011) -- Banner Churchill Community Hospital welcomes Bo Chung, MD, who specializes in family medicine, and will began seeing patients on July 29, 2011, at Fallon Family Medical Center on 801 E. Williams Ave.  Read more about  Dr. Chung

Banner Churchill responds to train and truck collision
FALLON, Nev. (June 24, 2011) -- Banner Churchill Community Hospital paramedics, along with other emergency responders in the Churchill County and outlying areas, responded to a tragic accident between a semi truck and an Amtrak passenger train this morning. 

New Echocardiogram equipment at Banner Churchill
FALLON, Nev. (March 2011) -- Banner Churchill Community Hospital is the only hospital in northern Nevada to offer the General Electric Vivid™ E9 and the second in the state to launch this advanced echocardiogram system.

Banner Churchill Community Hospital
801 E. Williams
Fallon, NV 89406
(775) 423-3151
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