Deadline for Providers to Complete Banner Health Profile Video Interview, Aug. 31


Ralph Lopez, senior video producer, brand experience, Banner Health, noted July 27 that the company has contracted with UA Health Sciences BioCommunications video team to record future video interviews to be included on provider profiles at and its YouTube channel. This is both for the remainder of current physicians who've yet to record their videos and new physicians as they're in their onboarding process. "We're trying to make it as uncomplicated as possible for physicians," Lopez said. "We understand they have busy schedules and some may be reluctant, so we want it to be as simple as it can be for them to get the video interviews done." The contract was to start in September, but was moved up due to the number of new physicians starting in August. Those interested can reach out to Lopez ( and UAHS TV Production Manager Ricky Bergeron ( to schedule individual or group video shoots. 

Banner Health logo on blueBanner Health and the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson are sending out notices this week to encourage physicians and other health care providers with Banner – University Medical Group Tucson to schedule a video profile interview if they haven’t already done one.

“Banner Health has made some progress with sign-ups for profile videos with an additional 30 signed up since the last communication,” said BUMG Tucson Senior Administrator Todd Blake, but there are still a large number yet to be completed.

In the Department of Medicine, there are 76 of 184 health care providers with Banner – University Medical Group Tucson listed that are as yet to record their video interview and about a dozen yet to get a new white coat photo shot to complete their online profiles at

Julie Bauman, MD, MPH, chief of the UA Division of Hematology and Oncology, is the latest physician to have her Banner video profile linked to her DOM profile (Click her name and scroll down in right column to view it.).

See below for how to sign up for your video interview today.

EXTRA INFO: Why do you need a profile video?

“Importance and Impact of Physician Profiles”
By Jarrett Lewis, Executive Director, The Health Management Academy

Key takeaways on the value of videos for provider profiles

Click image above to enlarge. For the full article, click here:

What patients are seeking in a providerFor a spectrum of values for patient criteria in picking a provider see the graphic at right (click image to enlarge). 

Check Your Status
Here is the current status for Tucson providers who need to complete a video (as of June 28), dates and locations to schedule yours, and links to use for scheduling purposes:

  • BUMG Tucson signups—status: signup going well, 91 signed up so far (as of 11 a.m., July 16) with 145 providers more to go.

     ► 655 N, Alvernon Way – week of 7/16 – 9 signed up, 31 slots remaining, need more signups.   
     ► 3838 N. Campbell Ave. – week of 7/26 – 37 signed up (13 slots remaining); need a few more signups.   
          ■ Week of 7/30 – 18 signed up (32 slots remaining)
     ► 1501 N. Campbell Ave. – 7/23, 24, 27 – 19 signed up, 11 slots remaining
     ► 2800 E. Ajo Way – 7/25, 7/26 – 8 signed up, 12 slots remaining

Here are the links for signup in various dates and locations on campus. Please click the links and select the date and time that works best for your provider and fill in their information.

Banner Health would like to have all physicians across its enterprise, including Banner – University Medicine, to have completed a video interview by Aug. 3 with all content reviewed by Friday, Aug. 31. Learn more and see samples of videos embedded in physician profiles for UA Department of Medicine faculty at the links listed below.

“Banner YouTube Video Interviews Now Linked to Web Profiles for DOM Docs” | Posted May 7, 2018
“Full Court Press on for Videos for Your Banner Health Provider Profile – Help Patients Learn about You Online” (see mini-photo gallery) | Posted Jan. 11, 2018
“See BUMG Newsletter for Doc Video Profiles, Cerner Champions and Critical Care Training” | Posted Feb. 10, 2017
“DOM Docs in Banner Health Videos that Promote Diversity and Inclusion” | Posted Feb. 9, 2017

Release Date: 
07/17/2018 - 11:45am