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… [More…]

Matt Smith Physical Therapy Hires Physical Therapist

Las Vegas – Matt Smith Physical Therapy recently hired Physical Therapist, Rhea Agbayani PT, who will be working at the company’s Windmill clinic, 1525 E. Windmill Lane, Suite 202, Henderson. Agbayani has been a practicing physical therapist for more than 14 years in the Philippines and United States. Immediately prior to joining Matt Smith Physical Therapy,… [More…]

Nathan Adelson Hospice Partners with Wynn Las Vegas on Annual Flair for Care Fashion Show

athan Adelson Hospice is proud to partner with Wynn Las Vegas on the Annual Flair for Care Fashion Show taking place April 8, 2015, at the resort.

LAS VEGAS – Nathan Adelson Hospice is proud to partner with Wynn Las Vegas on the Annual Flair for Care Fashion Show taking place Wed., April 8, 2015, at the resort. This year’s event will feature the stunning work of international designer Naeem Khan, and all funds raised will support the hospice’s Uncompensated Care Program. The… [More…]

Nevada Eating Disorder Treatment Center Hires New Marketing Director

ate Sedinger brings expertise and passion for behavioral psychology to Center for Hope of the Sierra.

Kate Sedinger brings expertise and passion for behavioral psychology to Center for Hope of the Sierras RENO, Nev. – Nevada’s only specialty eating disorder treatment facility, Center for Hope of the Sierras (CFH), welcomes Kate Sedinger as the new marketing director. Sedinger brings a breadth of knowledge and passion to the position after working as… [More…]

Medical Education: Preparing for the Future of Healthcare in Nevada

An ample supply of providers could transform the Silver State into a destination for healthcare.

Medical education in Nevada is growing and is poised for significant expansion. Collectively, the current and proposed changes will eventually go far in reversing the state’s shortages of medical students, physician residency programs, doctors and nurses. “Everything is about everybody getting bigger, everybody getting successful,” said Dr. Thomas Schwenk, dean of the University of Nevada… [More…]

Nevada Broadband Networks Crosses Halfway Mark in Network Construction

NBTI eyeing mid-2015 competition RENO, Nev. – The Nevada Hospital Association (NHA) and Nevada Broadband Networks (NBN) jointly announced that construction of the new state-wide fiber network is over halfway completed. The new network will provide carrier-grade broadband services to area hospitals, healthcare facilities, non-profits, government agencies and private businesses. NBN has completed much of… [More…]

Nathan Adelson Hospice’s Pet Therapy Program Spearheads ‘4th Annual Dog Bed & Blanket Drive’ to Support Local Animal Shelters During Winter Months

With colder weather striking Las Vegas, Nathan Adelson Hospice’s Pet Therapy Program is once again helping its furry friends in local animal shelters.

Las Vegas – With colder weather striking Las Vegas, Nathan Adelson Hospice’s Pet Therapy Program is once again helping its furry friends in local animal shelters. The Pet Therapy Program, which comprises 18 dogs, announced it is holding its “4th Annual Dog Bed & Blanket Drive” to help keep animals warm this season. From Jan. 1… [More…]

Robin King, NP, Joins HealthCare Partners Medical Group

obin King, advanced nurse practitioner, has joined HealthCare Partners Oncology/Hematology Group.

LAS VEGAS – Robin King, advanced nurse practitioner, has joined HealthCare Partners Oncology/Hematology Group, a leading physician-run group providing primary, specialty and urgent care in Southern Nevada. Effective Sept. 1, King started seeing patients at the San Martin Oncology clinic, located at 8285 W. Arby Ave. Suite 100, Las Vegas 89113. As a member of HealthCare… [More…]

Nevada Health CO-OP Extends Walk-in Center Days

To best meet the needs of the community, the Nevada Health CO-OP (NHC) has extended its walk-in center days.

Re- enrollment and open enrollment continues for member-owned, not-for–profit health insurance alternative To best meet the needs of the community, the Nevada Health CO-OP (NHC) has extended its walk-in center days. Conveniently located at 3900 Meadows Lane (next to the Meadows Mall), the walk-in center will maintain its weekday hours of Monday – Friday 9am-5pmand will… [More…]

Evidence of World-Class Healthcare in Las Vegas

“This is a win for the entire community of Las Vegas and evidence that we truly do have world-class quality healthcare providers,” says Doug Geinzer.

Las Vegas, NV  — Steinberg Diagnostic Medical Imaging (SDMI) has been awarded the highest recognition possible for a radiology practice – Diagnostic Imaging Center of Excellence (DICOE) – by the American College of Radiology (ACR).  SDMI is the first outpatient radiology practice in the state to be awarded the DICOE designation for all six of… [More…]

Nevada Eating Disorder Treatment Center Now In Network With Behavioral Healthcare Options, Inc.

Center for Hope of the Sierras (CHS), a specialized eating disorder treatment center, is now in network with Nevada insurance provider BHO.

RENO, Nev. – Center for Hope of the Sierras (CHS), a specialized eating disorder treatment center, is now in network with Nevada insurance provider Behavioral Healthcare Options, Inc. (BHO), making its highly individualized treatment program more financially accessible for individuals suffering from a wide range of eating disorders. CHS’ partnership with BHO is crucial for statewide… [More…]

Matt Smith Physical Therapy Expands Clinical Services Team with Several New Hires

Las Vegas – Matt Smith Physical Therapy has expanded the clinical teams at its various locations after recently hiring new physical therapists. Joining Matt Smith Physical Therapy: Physical Therapist Junwyn Agustin will be treating patients at the company’s Charleston/Rancho location. Agustin received a Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Therapy from Philippine College of Health Sciences… [More…]

Integrative Oncology Program Launches in Las Vegas

21st Century Oncology Lauches Integrative Oncology Program

LAS VEGAS – 21st Century Oncology of Las Vegas announced the launch of the Integrative Oncology and Cancer Survivorship Program for cancer patients and survivors. The program is being piloted in Las Vegas with the goal of rolling out similar programs in other 21st Century Oncology centers across the U.S. The program combines three essential components… [More…]

Hospice Helps Patients and Families Focus on Quality of Life

Nevada Community Hospice Makes More Meaningful Moments Possible.

Nevada Community Hospice Makes More Meaningful Moments Possible Las Vegas, NV – November is National Hospice and Palliative Care Month and hospices across the country are reaching out to raise awareness about the highest quality care for people coping with life-limiting illness. “Every year, more than 1.5 million people living with a life-limiting illness receive… [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… [More…]

Michelle Jordan, DO, Joins HealthCare Partners Medical Group

Michelle Jordan has joined HealthCare Partners Medical Group, a leading physician-run group providing primary, specialty, and urgent care in Southern Nevada

LAS VEGAS – Michelle Jordan, doctor of osteopathic medicine, has joined HealthCare Partners Medical Group, a leading physician-run group providing primary, specialty, and urgent care in Southern Nevada. Effective Sept. 1, Dr. Jordan started seeing patients at Wynn Urgent Care located at 4880 S. Wynn Road in Las Vegas, NV 89103. At Wynn Urgent Care, Dr.… [More…]

CRC Division of Eating Disorders and Weight Management Welcomes New National Marketing Director

CRC Health Group, honorably promotes Melissa Achurra to the position of national marketing director of the eating disorders and weight management division.

Melissa Achurra takes specialized experience to national level CUPERTINO, Calif. – Specialty behavior health care treatment provider, CRC Health Group, honorably promotes Melissa Achurra to the position of national marketing director of the eating disorders and weight management division. Achurra steps up to the national level after working at Center for Hope of the Sierras… [More…]

Center for Hope of the Sierras Awards Executive Director Position to Long-Time Employee

Specialty eating disorder treatment facility, Center for Hope of the Sierras, welcomes Katie Stout to the Executive Director position.

Katie Stout takes specialized experience to the executive level RENO, Nev. – Specialty eating disorder treatment facility, Center for Hope of the Sierras, welcomes Katie Stout to the Executive Director position. After wearing numerous hats and learning the inner workings of the facility, Stout brings her wealth of experience to a new level. Stout fills the… [More…]

Alfred Danielian, MD, Joins HealthCare Partners Medical Group

Alfred Danielian has joined HealthCare Partners Medical Group, a leading physician-run group providing primary, specialty and urgent care in Nevada.

Alfred Danielian, M.D., has joined HealthCare Partners Medical Group, a leading physician-run group providing primary, specialty and urgent care in Southern Nevada. Effective Sept. 1, Dr. Danielian started seeing patients at the Summerlin Cardiology clinic, located at 2035 Village Center Circle, Suite 110, Las Vegas 89134. At the Summerlin facility, Dr. Danielian combines his experience… [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… [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.… [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 care… [More…]