Building a Healthy Economy

Until recently, the term “medical tourism” largely referred to Americans traveling out of the country looking for affordable healthcare.

Until recently, the term “medical tourism” largely referred to Americans traveling out of the country looking for affordable healthcare in technologically advanced but less expensive venues, from Mexico to Thailand and parts in between. Now the term is starting to come home, often referring to domestic travel of American citizens within U.S. borders, traveling to find the … [Read more...]

Health Healing & Happiness Event Set for June 12-14 at Las Vegas’ Tuscany Suites & Casino

At the fourth Health, Healing & Happiness conference, world-class experts will help you manage what’s on your plate, on your schedule and in your mind.

Healthy body, healthy mind, happier life. At Belsandia.com’s fourth Health, Healing & Happiness (http://www.health-healing-happiness.com/) conference, world-class experts will help you manage what’s on your plate, on your schedule and in your mind to eat better, work better and step toward wellness. At the conference, June 12-14 at Las Vegas' Tuscany Suites & Casino, … [Read more...]

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...]

Dignity Health-St. Rose Dominican Challenges Employees to Take on 50 Acts of Kindness in a Week; Partners with Josh Stevens Foundation to Bring Challenge to Over 100 Schools

Henderson, Nev. – At Dignity Health-St. Rose Dominican, humankindness drives every interaction with the people we serve, and is the foundation of the policies we champion. During the week of January 26-30, St. Rose will encourage employees to take part in The Great Kindness Challenge, which includes a suggested 50-item Acts of Kindness checklist to complete by January … [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...]

Clark County Builds 80 Percent of State’s Small Business Healthcare Facilities

In the past 5 years, from 2009 through 2013, 80 percent of Nevada’s SBA 504 loans for healthcare facilities have been funded in Southern Nevada.

In the past 5 years, from 2009 through 2013, 80 percent of Nevada’s SBA 504 loans for healthcare facilities have been funded in Southern Nevada. According to Clark County’s largest SBA 504 lender, TMC Financing, 83 medical facilities have utilized the SBA’s commercial real estate financing program in Clark County, resulting in more than $100 million in funding. “The rate of … [Read more...]

Las Vegas High Rise Enjoys Record-Breaking Year

Las Vegas high rise One Queensridge Place saw a year-over-year increase in residential transactions of more than 300 percent. Queensridge Properties, LLC recently announced the sales figures at the two luxury towers, which are located near the western edge of the Las Vegas Valley. The company was involved in 55 transactions exceeding $100 million in 2013. The previous year … [Read more...]

Roadmap to Success workshop looks at health in the workplace

Robert DeMartino, D.C.

Henderson Chamber series welcomes Dr. Robert DeMartino May 23 HENDERSON, Nev.  – Robert DeMartino, D.C., clinic director of Superior Health Solutions, will present “Building a Healthy Company” during the Henderson Chamber of Commerce’s Roadmap to Success workshop from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. Thursday, May 23, at the Henderson Business Resource Center, located at 112 S. Water St. … [Read more...]