First Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship Program Coming to Nevada

Nevada’s first osteopathic fellowship program has the green light. The American Osteopathic Association approved Nathan Adelson Hospice for a Hospice and Palliative Medicine Program. The program is a collaboration between the hospice and Touro University Nevada. This is a first-of-its-kind fellowship in Nevada and one of only 11 in the nation, according to a recent statement… [More...]

American Osteopathic Association Approves State’s Largest Non-Profit Hospice for First Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship Program in Nevada

The American Osteopathic Association has approved Nathan Adelson Hospice for a Hospice and Palliative Medicine Program, the first-of-its-kind in Nevada.

Las Vegas – The American Osteopathic Association has approved Nathan Adelson Hospice for a Hospice and Palliative Medicine Program, making it the first-of-its-kind fellowship program in Nevada and one of only 11 osteopathic fellowship programs in the nation.  The new program is a joint educational effort with the hospice and Touro University Nevada. The educational move… [More...]

Industry Focus: Power Women

A group of Nevada’s power women recently met at the offices of Gordon Silver to discuss the trends and obstacles facing their industry.

Women executives are no longer a novelty in board rooms. They represent a growing percentage of businesses across the state. Nevertheless, women face a unique set of challenges and many believe the glass ceiling has not yet shattered. Recently, a group of successful female executives met at the Las Vegas offices of Gordon Silver to discuss… [More...]

Nathan Adelson Hospice to Hold 11th Annual ‘John Anderson – Celebration of Life – Live Butterfly Release’

The Nathan Adelson Hospice Foundation will host the 11th Annual John Anderson ‘Celebration of Life’ Live Butterfly Release.

Las Vegas – Southern Nevada residents who have lost loved ones will have the opportunity to celebrate their memories at the 11th Annual John Anderson ‘Celebration of Life’ Live Butterfly Release. The Nathan Adelson Hospice Foundation will host the event at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 27 at the UNLV Alumni Amphitheater, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway, Las Vegas, NV 89154,… [More...]

Nathan Adelson Hospice Presents 10th Annual Multicultural Luncheon & Expo

Nathan Adelson Hospice, the trusted partner in hospice care for 35 years, announced it will be hosting its 10th Annual Multicultural Luncheon & Expo.

Las Vegas – Nathan Adelson Hospice, the trusted partner in hospice care for 35 years, announced it will be hosting its 10th Annual Multicultural Luncheon & Expo on March 5, 2014. The theme for the luncheon, which will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Tuscany Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, will be:… [More...]

California Hospice and Palliative Care Association Honors Nathan Adelson Hospice with Notable Awards

The California Hospice and Palliative Care Association has honoredNathan Adelson Hospice with prestigious awards related to its contributions.

(Las Vegas) –The California Hospice and Palliative Care Association has honored Las Vegas-based Nathan Adelson Hospice with prestigious awards related to its contributions in hospice and palliative care. Nathan Adelson Hospice Medical Director and Director of Palliative Medicine Warren Wheeler, MD, has been recognized with the CHAPCA 2013 “Pierre Salmon Award” for his “outstanding contribution… [More...]

High-Income Households Face Uncertain Impacts from Healthcare Changes

Wealthy Nevadans are not exempt from healthcare uncertainty in the face of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. This is according to the 11th installment of the “High Net Worth Report” released by The Private Bank by Nevada State Bank. One major impact will be a 0.9 percent increase in payroll taxes for those making $200,000 or… [More...]

Nathan Adelson Hospice President and CEO Carole Fisher Recognized with 2013 Kimberley Evans Compassion Award

Carole Fisher was honored with a national Kimberley Evans Compassion Award, which recognizes individuals who have shown exceptional generosity of time.

Las Vegas – Carole Fisher, president and chief executive officer of Nathan Adelson Hospice, was honored Oct. 19 with a national Kimberley Evans Compassion Award, which recognizes individuals who have shown exceptional generosity of time, heart, spirit and resources to support families and children in need. The award, which was presented to Fisher by Actor/Comedian… [More...]

Carole Fisher of Nathan Adelson Hospice Honored as 2013 Non-Profit Healthcare Hero

Carole Fisher, president and chief executive officer of Nathan Adelson Hospice, will be recognized as the Non-Profit Healthcare Hero.

Las Vegas – Carole Fisher, president and chief executive officer of Nathan Adelson Hospice, will be recognized as the Non-Profit Healthcare Hero at the eighth annual Healthcare Heroes event for Southern Nevada on Sept. 10 at Green Valley Ranch. The awards dinner, sponsored by Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield and Nevada Business Magazine, celebrates outstanding… [More...]

Healthcare Heroes 2013

View the Nevada Healthcare Heroes 2013 honorees and sponsors. Over 160 Healthcare Heroes have been honored and thousands donated to Nevada schools.

The Healthcare Heroes Legacy Now in its eighth year, Healthcare Heroes began with the dual goal of honoring individuals that excel in healthcare and helping fund scholorships for Nevada’s future healthcare educators. After realizing there wasn’t a program in place to honor individuals that have done amazing things to propel healthcare in the Silver State,… [More...]

Industry Focus: Non-Profit

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Executives representing several non-profits throughout the state recently met at the Las Vegas office of Holland & Hart to discuss the challenges non-profits face in a down economy:

Caleen Norrod Johnson, Make-A-Wish Foundation of Southern Nevada; Steve Chartrand, Goodwill of Southern Nevada; Sherri McKenzie, Nevada Gives; Patricia Falvey, Catholic Charities; Sherri Rice, Access to Healthcare Network; Bryan Wright, Holland & Hart; Kathleen Miller, Living Grace Homes; Courtney Orrock, Sunrise Children’s Foundation; Angela Quinn, Building Hope Nevada; Rino Armeni, Las Vegas Business Academy; Barbara E. Buckley, Legal Aid; Ed Guthrie, Opportunity Village; Carole Fisher, Nathan Adelson Hospice; Fred Schultz, Foundation for Positively Kids; Karen Barsell, United Way of Northern Nevada and the Sierra; Juliana Pisani, American Cancer Society [More...]

2012 Most Respected CEOs

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A leader, a mentor or a boss. Whatever other name you give a CEO, whether or not they’re respected by their employees is an essential part of the make-up of any organization. Respect can make the difference between success and failure for any company and the man or woman in charge is the one responsible… [More...]

Power Women: Enough Said

The name says it all.  Nevada’s Power Women are helping to shape the state and working for the betterment of our communities.  They are in the trenches day in and day out with the goal of improving where we live and work.  They say behind every great man is a woman; we say, behind every… [More...]