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Banner Health Names New Chief Technology Officer 

New senior leadership role will lead digital transformation to refine customer experience

Michael J. Reagin, CHCIO, MBA, will join Banner Health’s senior leadership team in June, in the newly created role of executive vice president, chief technology officer. Reagin will be responsible for IT, data strategy and digital transformation to ensure digital tools and systems are interconnected in a way that best meets patients’ needs.

“Mike is a very important addition to our senior leadership team. His insights and experience will be crucial to lead our tech infrastructure, data analytics and digital experience transformation plan,” said Amy Perry, President of Banner Health. “Technology affects every part of our lives, and it is vital to ensure our digital tools and systems are advanced and interconnected to meet the highest expectations of our care delivery teams, physicians and consumers.

With more than 27 years of experience leading innovation, information technology, and digital strategy for top-ranked health care organizations, Reagin has been on the forefront of identifying and implementing strategies using technology to improve health care quality, patient experience, efficiency, and safety.

He has held leadership roles in health care technology with other top health care organizations, including Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, Sentara Healthcare/Optima Health Plan, and, most recently, Sharp Healthcare.

Reagin has received numerous industry honors including the 2023 SoCal Orbie CIO in HealthCare, Becker’s 2023 Hospitals and Health System CIOs to Know, Top 100 Chief Information Officers, and Health IT and Imaging Magazine’s Top 25 Most Innovative People in Health Care IT.

He is a certified health care chief information officer through the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives.

About Banner Health

Banner Health ($14.1 Billion, AA-) is one of the largest, secular, mission driven nonprofit health care systems in the country, providing more than $760 million in community benefits in 2023. Banner’s dedicated and caring team of more than 55,000 people provide outstanding services in six states. In addition to 30 acute-care hospitals and three rehab hospitals, Banner delivers academic medicine through Banner – University Medicine in partnership with the University of Arizona, training more than 1,100 residents and fellows each year. Banner’s destination programs provide disease prevention to the highest level of quaternary care, including Banner heart care services delivering lifesaving heart transplantation, Banner Brain & Spine centers delivering leading edge interventions, and Banner’s Alzheimer’s Institute publishing internationally recognized research. Banner’s comprehensive care and coverage includes clinically integrated services such as Banner Plans & Network with more than 1.2 million covered lives, thousands of compassionate and talented employed physicians, outpatient surgery centers, urgent care locations, home care and hospice services, retail and specialty pharmacies, stand-alone imaging centers, physical therapy and rehabilitation, behavioral health services, a research division and Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center, a partnership with one of the world’s leading cancer programs, MD Anderson Cancer Center. Headquartered in Arizona, Banner Health also has locations in California, Colorado, Nebraska, Nevada and Wyoming. For more information, visit bannerhealth.com.

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