Banner Health Adds Two Physician Groups

Arizona’s Banner Health continues to beef up its physician roster. In February, the not-for-profit health system added Desert Vascular Specialists and The Orthopedic Clinic Association (TOCA). Banner Health owns and operates 28 acute-care hospitals in six states, as well as the Banner Health Network, Banner University Medicine, academic and employed physician groups, long-term care centers, […]

What U.S. Hospitals Are Acquiring in 2016

Hospital acquisitions have surged since the Affordable Care Act was passed in 2010. That year, 76 deals were announced, with a U.S. hospital or health system as a target. By 2012, 107 transactions were recorded for hospital targets, and that still stands as the highest number of deals per year. Only 2015 came close, with 102 hospital transactions. […]

Arizona Urgent Care Market Tightens

Banner Health just threw its hat in the ring for the title of largest urgent care operator in Arizona. The not-for-profit health system, which operates 29 hospitals in seven states, just announced its acquisition of 32 Urgent Care Extra facilities in that state, primarily around Phoenix and Tucson. The clinics will be rebranded as Banner Urgent […]