Based in Phoenix, Banner Health is one of the largest, nonprofit health care systems in the country. Banner has 20 hospitals and other facilities that offer an array of services including hospital care, home care, hospice care, nursing registries, surgery centers, laboratories, rehabilitation services. These facilities are located in seven states - Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Nebraska, Nevada, and Wyoming. In addition to basic emergency and medical services, you'll find Banner Health medical centers house a variety of specialized services, including heart care, cancer treatment, delivery of high-order multiple births, organ transplants, bone marrow transplants, rehabilitation services, and behavioral health services. Banner Health is also involved in cutting-edge research aimed at helping patients suffering from some of the most serious diseases and conditions, including spinal cord injuries and Alzheimer's disease. Banner Health employs about 25,000 employees, also making it one of the country's largest employers. The company's Arizona Region alone, employs nearly 17,000 people. Peter S. Fine serves as the company's president and CEO, a position he has held since November 2000. Mr. Fine reports to a 15-member board of directors chaired by Thomas F. Madison.