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Banner Health named to 2024 list of 100 Best Places to Work in IT

Fourth consecutive year receiving top honors from Foundry's Computerworld

PHOENIX (Nov. 28, 2023) – Banner Health has been named by Foundry’s Computerworld to its 2024 Best Places to Work in IT list as one of 100 large organizations that challenge their information-technology staffs while providing great benefits and compensation.

This is the fourth consecutive year that Banner has received this award. In addition to benefits and compensation, the list was compiled based off of diversity initiatives, training and retention. The list was reviewed by a panel of industry experts across many industries.

“We’ve remained committed to engaging our team members and spurring innovative ideas in order to deliver the most successful outcomes across our broad network,” said Deanna Wise, Banner Health senior vice president and chief information officer. “Receiving this prestigious award for the fourth consecutive year is a testament to the work we’ve done on that front, as well as to the great culture we continue to build here.”

“We are humbled for this continued recognition and are grateful to our nearly 1,400 talented IT team members who challenge each other and make this department such a wonderful place to work,” Wise added.

Banner IT supports 30 hospitals and over 52,000 team members across six states. To support the great number of stakeholders, IT is diligent in making its technology solutions easy, yet effective.

The IT team has members in 35 states, a reflection of the various communities in which Banner is present. In addition, 40% of the team has been with Banner Health for more than 10 years, a testament to the positive work culture cultivated.

“Technology is playing an increasingly important role in modern business. IT professionals continue to benefit from this trend, as this year’s winning organizations increase staffing and offer a variety of pathways to upskill, reskill, and diversify their teams.” said Rob O’Regan, global director, content strategy, Foundry. “These companies provide a model for IT and HR leaders who are looking for new ways to attract, engage, and retain talent in an increasingly competitive IT environment.”

Banner and other organizations now included on the Computerworld 2024 Best Places to Work in IT list.

About the Best Places to Work in IT list

The Best Places to Work in IT list is an annual ranking of the top work environments for technology professionals by Computerworld. The list is compiled based on a comprehensive questionnaire regarding company offerings in categories such as benefits, career development, DEI, future of work, training and retention. In addition, the rankings are reviewed and vetted by a panel of industry experts.

About Banner Health

Banner Health is one of the largest, secular nonprofit health care systems in the country. In addition to 30 acute-care hospitals, Banner also operates an academic medicine division, Banner – University Medicine, and Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center, a partnership with one of the world’s leading cancer programs, MD Anderson Cancer Center. Banner’s array of services includes a health insurance division, employed physician groups, outpatient surgery centers, urgent care locations, home care and hospice services, retail pharmacies, stand-alone imaging centers, physical therapy and rehabilitation, behavioral health services, a research division and a nursing registry. To make health care easier, 100% of Banner-employed doctors are available for virtual visits, and Banner operates a free 24/7 nurse line for health questions or concerns. Patients may also reserve spots at Banner Urgent Care locations and can book appointments online with many Banner-employed doctors. Headquartered in Arizona, Banner Health also has locations in California, Colorado, Nebraska, Nevada and Wyoming. For more information, visit

About Computerworld

Computerworld is the leading technology media brand empowering enterprise users and their managers, helping them create business advantage by skillfully exploiting today's abundantly powerful web, mobile, and desktop applications. Computerworld also offers guidance to IT managers tasked with optimizing client systems—and helps businesses revolutionize the customer and employee experience with new collaboration platforms. Computerworld's award-winning website (, strategic marketing solutions and research forms the hub of the world's largest global IT media network and provides opportunities for IT vendors to engage this audience. Computerworld is published by Foundry. Company information is available at (

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