PHOENIX (July 18, 2018) – Banner Health recently announced changes to the organization’s facility leadership teams at Banner Gateway and Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center in Gilbert, Ariz. and Banner Baywood and Banner Heart Hospital in Mesa, Ariz.
Herring to take over COO role at Banner Gateway and Banner MD Anderson
Mike Herring, who’s been serving as chief nursing officer (CNO) for Banner Payson Medical Center, will take over the chief operations officer (COO) role vacated by Gardner at Banner Gateway as of July 23. With this move, he returns to the campus he once served as CNO.
Gardner named COO of Banner Baywood Medical Center and Banner Heart Hospital
Robert Gardner, chief operations officer (COO) of Banner Gateway and Banner MD Anderson has been named COO of Banner Baywood Medical Center and Banner Heart Hospital as of July 23, allowing him to expand his expertise in leading additional service lines such as orthopedics and cardiology.
“Banner believes strongly in encouraging each of us to grow, whether that is to be our best self in our current role or in a path that develops us for a new chapter in our Banner career journey,” said Lamont Yoder, CEO of the four East Valley hospitals. “I’m confident Mike and Robert will be great additions to their respective campuses.”
About Banner Health
Headquartered in Arizona, Banner Health is one of the largest nonprofit health care systems in the country. The system owns and operates 28 acute-care hospitals, Banner Health Network, Banner – University Medicine, academic and employed physician groups, long-term care centers, outpatient surgery centers and an array of other services; including Banner Urgent Care, family clinics, home care and hospice services, pharmacies and a nursing registry. Banner Health is in six states: Arizona, California, Colorado, Nebraska, Nevada and Wyoming. For more information, visit www.BannerHealth.com.