Hoist this Banner high! Banner Health is one of the largest secular not-for-profit health systems in the US. The organization operates 28 acute-care hospitals (with roughly 4,000 beds). It also operates clinics, nursing homes, clinical laboratories, ambulatory surgery centers, home health agencies, and other health care-related organizations, including physician practices and a captive insurance company. Banner Health participates in medical research in areas such as Alzheimer's disease and spinal cord injuries through its Banner Sun Health Research division. The company, which has almost 300,000 members, provides services in seven states in the western US; its largest concentration of facilities is in Arizona.