Banner Health, one of the largest nonprofit health systems in the U.S., has been recognized for coaching excellence by the International Coach Federation (ICF).

During a ceremony on June 28 at the Arizona Biltmore Resort in Phoenix, Banner received the prestigious Prism Award for demonstrating a strong commitment to leadership coaching and integrating it into the fabric of the organization with positive outcomes.

Banner Health implemented coaching in 2007 as part of leadership development. Banner has 13 internal coaches trained through accredited coach training programs, and 25 leaders who have completed a 28-week internal certification program, based on the Co-Active Coaching Model.

These leaders have full-time positions within Banner and offer coaching in addition to their current role.

Banner Health is one of the largest nonprofit health care systems in the country.

The system owns or manages 22 acute-care hospitals, long-term care centers and an array of other services including family clinics, home care services, a nursing registry and home medical equipment services in seven states: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Nebraska, Nevada and Wyoming.

To learn more about Banner Health, go to www.BannerHealth.com.

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