The CORE Institute, Banner Health partner for new outpatient location in Phoenix: 5 key notes

Phoenix-based The CORE Institute and Banner Health expanded their partnership to open The Orthopedic & Spine Institute on the Banner – University Medical Center Phoenix campus.

Here are five things to know:

1. The new branch of the Banner CORE Center for Orthopedics joint venture provides care to residents in downtown Phoenix.

2. Faculty from the University of Arizona College of Medicine Phoenix orthopedic department will staff the new facility.

3. The CORE Institute and Banner Health have worked together on comanagement partnerships over the past five years and launched previous joint venture orthopedics centers across Arizona.

4. The new Phoenix location is the first outpatient clinic among the Banner CORE Center for Orthopedics facilities.

5. Both partners hope the new facility will continue to recruit academic clinicians and researchers focused on musculoskeletal care.

"More and more patients will continue to seek academic experts in medicine as robotics, bioscience genomics and research will become more integral to healthcare delivery," said David J. Jacofsky, MD, CEO of The CORE Institute.

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