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Banner and University of Arizona to host pioneering fellowship in aerospace surgery

03/01/2022

Banner – University Medical Center Phoenix will host the first-ever Aerospace Surgery Fellowship beginning this July. In conjunction with the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix, this comprehensive formal training in the field of aerospace medicine, with specific emphasis on surgical and procedural expertise, is not currently offered anywhere in the United States.

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Banner Rehabilitation Hospitals create a virtual loan closet

02/01/2022

Transitioning a loved one home from a rehabilitation facility can be challenging. During this period, they will most likely need assistive medical equipment to properly recover and return to their daily routine, yet many of these items are not covered by insurance.

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Banner Health’s WISH affinity group makes annual investments

02/01/2022

Members of the giving circle known as WISH (Women Investing in Science & Health), in partnership with Banner Health, recently awarded $350,000 to several deserving Banner Health programs and services in areas of health care important to women and their families -- $100,000 more than WISH awarded the previous year. The funds distributed represent the total raised through WISH member contributions and fundraising efforts in 2021.

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The Heart of a Fighter: Baby Prince is a healthy 2-year-old thanks to Diamond Children’s

02/01/2022

Prince was born at Diamond Children’s Medical Center in November 2019 and was immediately transferred to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). He was diagnosed with a life-threating condition called Tracheoesophageal Fistula with Esophageal Atresia Type C. The condition results in the abnormal development of the esophagus, the tube that carries food from the mouth to the stomach, before birth. The condition effects breathing, as the fluid from the esophagus can get into the airway. Prince also was diagnosed with congenital heart disease.

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Partners in Wellness featuring Valley of the Sun United Way

01/19/2022

Banner Health Foundation and Banner Alzheimer's Foundation gratefully acknowledge new gifts of $10,000 or more from corporations, foundations, and local community groups that have invested in our organization in the past year through the Partners in Wellness program.

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