University of Arizona Hospital To Get New Name

Published: Wednesday, January 21, 2015 - 1:29pm
Updated: Wednesday, January 21, 2015 - 5:54pm
Courtesy of University of Arizona
University of Arizona Medical Center in Tucson.

The University of Arizona Medical Center is set to get a new name. The state Board of Regents is expected to OK a merger agreement between Banner Health and the University of Arizona Health Network next week.

When that happens, the University of Arizona Medical Center will become Banner - University Medical Center Tucson. The hospital is southern Arizona’s only Level 1 trauma center.

Two other hospitals will fall under Banner’s new University Medicine Division. They include another Tucson-based hospital and Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center in Phoenix. Both facilities will be renamed. 

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