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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.
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.
“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.
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.”
is centered on a belief
that healthcare is moving
away from a traditional fee-
for-service model and toward
a value-based care methodology.
“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
BRIAN BEUTIN, CEO
Banner Behavioral Health