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Banner Health is even more impressive for its 
investment in healthcare commercial real estate to 
facilitate better patient care in the community. 

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For the past two years Banner has pursued over 320 
active projects totaling almost $2 billion to improve 
the healthcare experience in the communities they 
serve across six states. 

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 “We are investing almost $1 

billion dollars for new hospital facilities and clinics 
for our academic division,” says Kip Edwards, Vice 
President of Development and Construction for 
Banner Health. About $500 million of that will go 
to funding the Banner-University Medical Center 
Tucson, and $470 million has been allocated to the 
Banner-University Medical Center Phoenix, both in 
affiliation with the University of Arizona. 

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 “This 

really demonstrates Banner’s commitment to the 
Valley and the residents it serves,” Edwards says. 
“It is very consistent with our long-term view about 
healthcare and providing a full continuum of care.” 

This 

forward-

thinking 

strategic approach 

is centered on a belief 

that healthcare is moving 

away from a traditional fee-

for-service model and toward 

a value-based care methodology. 

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 “Healthcare is undergoing a major 

transformation from a ‘sick-care’ system 

to a healthcare system,” Edwards says. 

“Population health is the solution.  

We assume the responsibility for a 

patient’s health on a risk basis, 

and we are investing in those 

areas that support health 

and bring access to 

care closer to  

the patient.”

BRIAN BEUTIN, CEO 

Banner Behavioral Health