Industry Focus: Healthcare

Nevada’s healthcare industry strives to focus on high quality care while searching for ways to lower costs for patients.

Nevada’s healthcare industry strives to focus on high quality care while searching for ways to lower costs for patients. A group of Nevada’s healthcare leaders recently met at the offices of City National Bank to discuss the trends and challenges facing their industry. Connie Brennan, publisher and CEO of Nevada Business Magazine, served as moderator for the event. These … [Read more...]

DaVita HealthCare Partners’ VillageHealth and Humana Team Up To Create Humana Kidney Care

LAS VEGAS — VillageHealth, the integrated kidney care division of DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. (NYSE: DVA), and Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) announced that they are joining forces to create a special needs plan (SNP) for Medicare beneficiaries with end stage renal disease (ESRD). The program, called Humana Kidney Care, will specifically target ESRD patients in Las Vegas The … [Read more...]

Humana and HealthCare Partners Nevada Launch Accountable Care Agreement in Nevada

LAS VEGAS - Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) and HealthCare Partners Nevada announced a new Accountable Care arrangement and population-health partnership in support of their continued efforts to provide improved health and coordinated care for Medicare beneficiaries and commercial members. The agreement expands on Humana and HealthCare Partners Nevada’s longstanding relationship. As … [Read more...]

MassMedia Wins 12 Awards During PRSA, Las Vegas Valley Chapter Pinnacle Awards

MassMedia, a full-service public relations, recently won a total of 12 awards, including seven prestigious Pinnacle Awards and Best of Show.

Agency receives 7 Pinnacle Awards and Best of Show LAS VEGAS – MassMedia, a full-service public relations, advertising and marketing firm with offices in Las Vegas and Irvine, California, recently won a total of 12 awards, including seven prestigious Pinnacle Awards and Best of Show, during the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA), Las Vegas Valley Chapter’s 2014 … [Read more...]

Park Place Infiniti Sponsors Smiles for Survivors; Governor Approves Solar Tax Incentives

Park Place Infiniti Sponsors Smiles for Survivors Park Place Infiniti is sponsoring the fourth annual Blow Out Breast Cancer event, presented by the Smiles for Survivors foundation and Square Colour Salon and Spa. [Read More...] Governor’s Office of Energy Approves Solar Tax Incentives Highlighting its commitment to renewable energy in Nevada, the Governor’s Office of Energy … [Read more...]

HealthCare Partners Nevada to Host Flu Shot Clinic on Oct. 18

WHO:                 HealthCare Partners Nevada WHAT:              HealthCare Partners Nevada, a leading medical network across Southern Nevada, will provide flu shots for community members during a flu shot clinic from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Oct. 18 at the organization’s Siena clinic. Community members can attend the event to receive their annual flu vaccine. In … [Read more...]

HealthCare Partners Nevada Named in Becker’s Hospital Review List of 100 Accountable Care Organizations to Know

LAS VEGAS – HealthCare Partners Nevada, a leading physician-run group providing primary, specialty and urgent care services in Southern Nevada, has been included in the list of 100 Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) to Know published by Becker’s Hospital Review. The list highlights organizations that practice a collaborative health care model focused on improving patient … [Read more...]

Groundbreaking for Downtown Las Vegas Clinic; Wells Fargo Invests in Southern Nevada; Home Prices Holding Steady

Volunteers in Medicine of Southern Nevada Hosts Groundbreaking Event for Clinic in Downtown Las Vegas Groundbreaking ceremony for VMSN’s new downtown Las Vegas clinic. Members of the community are invited to attend and receive information about the project. [Read more...] Wells Fargo Invests in Southern Nevada through Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance's 'Engage Southern … [Read more...]

HealthCare Partners Nevada and Humana Sponsor Free Four Tops Concert and Health Expo

Community members are encouraged to visit any of HealthCare Partners’ clinics in Southern Nevada for free tickets to Four Tops and the Fun After 55 Expo.

WHO:                    HealthCare Partners Nevada and Humana WHAT:                  Free Four Tops concert and Fun After 55 Expo at the South Point Arena TICKETS:                Community members are encouraged to visit any of HealthCare Partners’ primary care or cardiology clinics in Southern Nevada for free tickets to Four Tops and the Fun After 55 Expo. … [Read more...]

Ninth Annual Healthcare Heroes

Healthcare Heroes began with the dual goal of honoring individuals that excel in healthcare and helping fund scholarships for future healthcare educators.

Legacy Now in its ninth year, Healthcare Heroes began with the dual goal of honoring individuals that excel in healthcare and helping fund scholarships 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, Healthcare Heroes was born with 10 … [Read more...]

Las Vegas Solari Hospice Care Names Dr. Teresa Hanlon New Medical Director

Las Vegas Solari Hospice Care is pleased to announce the appointment of Teresa Hanlon, M.D., as its new medical director.

LAS VEGAS – Las Vegas Solari Hospice Care, a local hospice facility that provides compassionate hospice care to terminally ill patients and their families, is pleased to announce the appointment of Teresa Hanlon, M.D., as its new medical director. Hanlon has nearly 20 years of experience in the field of hospice and palliative medicine. A graduate of the University Of Utah … [Read more...]

Improvements Coming to East Downtown in Reno

Reno's East Fourth Street will be transformed during the second annual Positively 4th Street Better Block Project event. Considered "the gateway" to downtown Reno, Fourth Street is home to several historical properties but is in need of upgrades and repair. Local businesses are looking to spruce up the area through landscaping, adding a two-way bicycle lane, re-striping … [Read more...]

Courtney Loper, PA-C, Joins HealthCare Partners Medical Group

Primary care provider Courtney Loper, PA-C, has joined HealthCare Partners Medical Group in Southern Nevada.

HealthCare Partners expands integrated network, provides better care for patients in Southern Nevada  LAS VEGAS  – Primary care provider Courtney Loper, PA-C, has joined HealthCare Partners Medical Group, a leading physician-run group providing primary, pediatric, specialty and urgent care services in Southern Nevada. Loper, a certified physician assistant, is now seeing … [Read more...]

Industry Focus: Healthcare

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

Nevada’s healthcare industry continues to see an increasing number of challenges. With the rollout of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and the ongoing issue of physician and specialist shortages, healthcare executives in the Silver State are working to adapt while ensuring quality care for their fellow Nevadans. A group of Nevada’s healthcare leaders recently met at the offices of … [Read more...]

HealthCare Partners Nurses Recognized by March of Dimes for Exceptional Service

LAS VEGAS – HealthCare Partners Nevada, a leading physician-run network of primary, specialty and urgent care providers in Southern Nevada, announced three of its nurses received awards at the prestigious 2013 Nurse of the Year event, recently hosted by the March of Dimes in Las Vegas. The annual event, which also serves as a fundraiser for the March of Dimes, honors … [Read 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. Changing delivery systems and … [Read more...]

Benito Calderon, M.D., Joins HealthCare Partners Nevada Affiliate Network

Benito Calderon, M.D., has joined HealthCare Partners Nevada, specialty and urgent care services in Southern Nevada.

LAS VEGAS  – Primary care physician Benito Calderon, M.D., has joined HealthCare Partners Nevada, a leading physician-run medical group providing primary, specialty and urgent care services in Southern Nevada, as the organization’s newest affiliated provider. Calderon is currently seeing patients at his office located at 3100 W. Charleston Blvd., Suite 202 in Las Vegas. He now … [Read 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, Healthcare Heroes was … [Read more...]

HealthCare Partners Nevada and Humana Sponsor Free Beach Boys Concert and Health Expo

WHO:                    HealthCare Partners Nevada and Humana WHAT:                  Free Beach Boys concert and Fun After 55 Good Vibrations Expo at the South Point Arena TICKETS:                Community members are encouraged to visit any of HealthCare Partners’ primary care or cardiology clinics in Southern Nevada for free tickets to the Beach Boys concert … [Read more...]