Press Releases & News at Banner Churchill Community Hospital
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The angel of life
Nevada Appeal (April 16, 2015)
Annual Silver Syringe awards on Friday
Reno Gazette-Journal (April 15, 2015)
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 Press Releases
KTVN Channel 2 (Jan. 15, 2014)
Banner Medical Group recognizes local surgeon for care
FALLON, Nev. (July 27, 2015) – Banner Churchilll Community Hospital general surgeon Lisa Rasmussen, MD, received recognition from her employer, Banner Medical Group (BMG) , for outstanding customer experience provided to patients in the most recent quarter.
Banner Churchill employees receive new awards
FALLON, Nev. (July 17, 2015) — Banner Churchill Community Hospital recognized two employees for excellent performance with the first DAISY and Silver TOGA awards earlier this month.
BCCH wins tops honor among Banner Health peers
Banner Churchill Community Hospital leaders Steve Fraker, chief financial officer, Hoyt Skabelund, chief executive officer, and Rob Carnahan, chief nursing officer, accepted the Banner’s Best of the Best award from Banner Health on April 8 at a conference in Phoenix.
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.
Banner Churchill offers diabetes education class
FALLON, Nev. (March 9, 2015) — Banner Churchill Community Hospital will offer free diabetes education classes April 16 and May 21 to help people understand how to better manage their health.
Banner Churchill plans Ladies Night Out
FALLON, Nev. (Jan. 27, 2015) — Banner Churchill Community Hospital invites the community to enjoy good food, good health and good company at Ladies Night Out 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Feb. 12.
Banner Churchill welcomes first baby of 2015
FALLON, Nev. (Jan. 5, 2015) — Banner Churchill Community Hospital welcomed the hospital’s first baby of 2015 at 5:38 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 3. A boy, Bentley King Boles, was born to Neil Boles and Haley Petty of Fallon. He weighed 6 pounds, 3 ounces and was 18.25 inches.
Banner Churchill receives donations from students
FALLON, Nev. (Dec. 30, 2014) — Banner Churchill Community Hospital received a donation of coloring books and crayons that were collected by Churchill County High School’s Health Occupations Students of America organization
Nine Banner Health hospitals earn ‘Top Performer’ recognition for clinical quality, patient safety
FALLON, Nev. (Nov. 18, 2014) – Banner Churchill Community Hospital is among nine Banner Health hospitals that have been recognized as a 2013 Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health care organizations in the United States.
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.