Cathleen Hamel, M.S., R.N., NEA-BC, Named Chief Nursing Executive of Dignity Health-St. Rose Dominican

Henderson, Nev. – Cathleen Hamel has been selected as Dignity Health-St. Rose Dominican’s chief nursing executive, providing oversight of the nursing staff functions at three southern Nevada hospitals. Hamel was a nurse executive for the past 14 years in Arkansas and upstate New York. Hamel also has more than 20 years of experience in operating room and surgical … [Read more...]

Are You Optimistic That Our Legislators Will Work Together This Session?

Six Nevada executives share whether or not they are optimistic that our legislators will work together this session.

“I am optimistic they will come together. Once the session commences, the realization usually sets in, that they were elected to do the people’s business and most understand that involves compromise.” Carole Vilardo | President, Nevada Taxpayers Association - “With internal leadership struggles appearing to now be behind us, policymakers can now get down to business and … [Read more...]

Dickson Realty Awarded Revitalization Award

Dickson Realty Awarded Revitalization Award from Truckee Donner Chamber of Commerce Dickson Realty has been awarded the 2014 large company Revitalization Award from the Truckee Donner Chamber of Commerce in honor of its new 7,048 square foot office building in Truckee. The award recognizes new construction and/or renovation projects that help make Truckee more visually … [Read more...]

Dignity Health-St. Rose Dominican is the topic of fourth quarter business luncheon

Henderson Chamber to host panel discussion with leaders from St. Rose HENDERSON, Nev. – The Henderson Chamber of Commerce will host a panel discussion with leaders from Dignity Health–St. Rose Dominican, “St. Rose Hospitals – Past, Present and Future,” during its fourth quarter business luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 5 at DragonRidge Country Club, 552 S. … [Read more...]

Hospitals in Nevada: An Industry in Transition

Hospital administrators are working very closely with purchasers of care and insurance carriers, to needs while striving to be competitive with costs.

Some things that don’t change in healthcare: the importance of patient outcome, patient experience, patient compliance and patient ability to pay for services. Other things in healthcare are changing rapidly: bio-engineered medications to treat specific patients, imaging devices take the place of exploratory surgery, the model for healthcare, the way hospitals are reimbursed … [Read more...]

Medical Community United on Medicaid Expansion


WHAT: Following a lunch and panel discussion on disaster preparedness, members of the Southern Nevada Medical Industry Coalition, representing hospitals, physicians and health care organizations throughout Nevada, will urge Governor Sandoval and the Nevada Legislature to adopt Medicaid expansion and accept federal funds to provide health care for thousands of Nevadans. With … [Read more...]

Industry Focus: Healthcare

An industry that remains in the throes of transition and reform, healthcare has been in the spotlight for the past several years. Between healthcare reform and changing practices, healthcare professionals have had to learn to jump with the times. Executives representing healthcare in Nevada recently met at the law offices of Holland & Hart in Las Vegas to discuss this … [Read more...]