Banner Health, Radiology Partners unite to form Banner Imaging

Arizona-based Banner Health and Radiology Partners announced Tuesday, April 23, that they have signed an agreement to provide imaging services in the metro Phoenix area. The new enterprise will be known as Banner Imaging and include 23 imaging centers throughout Maricopa County and Pinal County.

Banner Imaging will begin seeing patients on Monday, April 29. The provider will offer a variety of advanced imaging services, including mammograms and MRIs.

“We are excited that through this agreement we are living our mission of making health care easier, so life can be better,’’ Scott Nordlund, Banner Health’s chief strategy and growth officer, said in a prepared statement. “It is an honor and privilege to serve our communities and offer high-quality medical imaging services. Our customers will benefit greatly with our centers conveniently located, close to where people live and work, throughout the Valley.”

“We are fortunate to partner with exceptional radiologists who have been providing patient-centered care in the Valley for more than 50 years,” Joan Thiel, vice president of Ambulatory Services for Banner Health, said in the same statement.