PHOENIX, AZ (Jan. 28, 2019) – Deanna Wise has been named as the new chief information officer (CIO) of Banner Health. Wise will oversee the development and implementation of key technologies and strategies within the organization's Information Technology division. She officially started with the company on Monday, Jan. 28.
“Adding Deanna to our executive team is an important step to ensure Banner Health’s position as an industry leader in health care innovation,” said Marjorie Bessel, MD, chief clinical officer of Banner Health. “She brings an impressive amount of experience to our organization as an innovative and collaborative leader. We couldn’t be more excited that she will not only bring a fresh perspective to this role but will also help us live our mission of making health care easier, so life can be better for our patients.”
Wise comes to Banner from Dignity Health where she served as CIO since 2011. She also served as CIO at other health care organizations, including Vanguard Health Systems and Abrazo Health Care. Wise’s work has received recognition, including her induction into the CIO Hall of Fame in 2018.
Headquartered in Phoenix, 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.