Nathan Adelson Hospice Selected to Participate in the Medicare Care Choices Model

Nathan Adelson Hospice, the largest non-profit hospice in Nevada, announced they have been selected to participate in the Medicare Care Choices Model.

Model aims to increase choice and quality by enabling individuals to receive palliative and curative care concurrently Las Vegas - Nathan Adelson Hospice, the largest non-profit hospice in Nevada, announced they have been selected to participate in the Medicare Care Choices Model. The model provides Medicare beneficiaries who qualify for coverage under the Medicare Hospice … [Read more...]

Nevada’s Only Pediatric Neuro-Oncologist Joins Children’s Specialty Center of Nevada

The Children’s Specialty Center of Nevada is proud to welcome Dr. Kanyalakshmi Ayyanar to the clinic.

The Children’s Specialty Center of Nevada, the state’s only nonprofit pediatric specialized outpatient treatment center, is proud to welcome Dr. Kanyalakshmi Ayyanar to the clinic. Dr. Ayyanar will bring a new level of expertise to patients affected by pediatric brain tumors. Dr. Ayyanar was most recently Director of Pediatric Neuro-Oncology at the University of Louisville … [Read more...]

See a Doctor 24/7: Telemedicine Options Create Better Connectivity

Telemedicine is making healthcare more convenient allowing you to see a board certified, US-based doctor 24/7 from your computer, smart phone or tablet.

My family and I were on vacation in California earlier this year when our youngest suddenly came down with a nasty stomach bug in the middle of the night. Even just a year ago, our only options would’ve been to drive around an unfamiliar city to find an open urgent care or potentially spend hours in an ER waiting room. But thanks to the growth of telemedicine, my wife was … [Read more...]

Urology Specialists of Nevada Welcomes New Doctor Craig Hunter

Craig Hunter has joined Urology Specialists of Nevada, where he will practice in all aspects of urology.

LAS VEGAS – Craig Hunter has joined Urology Specialists of Nevada, where he will practice in all aspects of urology. “Dr. Hunter's experience and skill set make him a valuable part of our practice,” said Dr. Robert McBeath, founder of Urology Specialists of Nevada. Previously, Dr. Hunter was a fellow in the 2014 Genitourinary Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship at the … [Read more...]

Las Vegas Drug and Alcohol Treatment Center Opens Pahrump Location

PAHRUMP, NEV — Solutions Recovery Inc., a leading drug and alcohol rehabilitation center based in Las Vegas, announced the opening of its new Pahrump office on June 1. Located at 1306 E. Calvados Blvd., the office provides intensive outpatient (IOP) addiction treatments 24 hours a day, 365 days a year for adults 18 and older. “Overcoming addiction requires effective … [Read more...]

7th Annual Volunteers in Medicine Ball to Honor Donald D. Snyder

Volunteers in Medicine of Southern Nevada cordially invites the public to attend the Seventh Annual Volunteers in Medicine Ball.

LAS VEGAS – Volunteers in Medicine of Southern Nevada (VMSN), a volunteer-driven nonprofit organization dedicated to providing the uninsured with access to preventative and comprehensive medical care, cordially invites the public to attend the Seventh Annual Volunteers in Medicine Ball at The Venetian Las Vegas on Nov. 7, 2015. The fundraiser will honor Donald D. Snyder, a … [Read more...]

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...]

NVHCA pushing for legislative study to review state funding formula, improve health outcomes for Nevada’s senior citizens

The Nevada Health Care Association (NVHCA), is urging state lawmakers to approve an interim legislative study that could improve funding and care.

LAS VEGAS – Daniel Mathis, president and CEO of the Nevada Health Care Association (NVHCA), is urging state lawmakers to approve an interim legislative study that could improve funding and care provided by Nevada’s nursing homes and related facilities. Mathis said NVHCA and other industry groups are lobbying lawmakers to pass AB242. Originating with the Legislative Committee … [Read more...]

Westcare Nevada Awarded Nevada Women’s Philanthropy Grant

WestCare Nevada announced that its Women and Children’s Campus would be renovated as a result of a $350,000 grant from the Nevada Women’s Philanthropy.

Women and Children’s Campus to Get Much Needed Repairs as a Result Las Vegas – WestCare Nevada announced that its Women and Children’s Campus would be renovated as a result of a $350,000 grant from the Nevada Women’s Philanthropy (NWP). The funds will allow for the replacement of the damaged campus roof and the installation of 55 new energy efficient windows and 13 doors. … [Read more...]

Rural Physicians Group Announces Investment Partnership with Sorenson Capital and Leavitt Equity Partners

Rural Physicians Group Places Hospitalists in Critical Access Hospitals and Rural Hospitals to Help Improve Both Patient Care and Operational Performance Sorenson Capital Led Investment Partnership with Rural Phicians Group Leavitt Equity Partners Providing Health Care Expertise and Support in Investment Partnership SALT LAKE CITY and LAS VEGAS – Rural Physicians … [Read more...]

Nevada Donor Network Announces Two New Partnerships to Better Serve Hispanic Community

Nevada Donor Network is proud to announce new partnerships with the El Salvadorian Consulate and Ventanilla De Salud at the Mexican Consulate.

Las Vegas – Nevada Donor Network, the federally designated organ procurement organization serving 15 Nevada counties, is proud to announce new partnerships with the El Salvadorian Consulate and Ventanilla De Salud (Health Window) at the Mexican Consulate. Ventanilla De Salud is a national program aimed at providing information on health topics and services available to Mexicans … [Read more...]

State Renews Contract with Solutions Recovery and Others to Treat Mental Illness Paired with Addiction in Nevada

LAS VEGAS - Solutions Recovery Inc. is pleased to announce that the state has renewed its contract to provide rehabilitation and after care to individuals in Nevada who have been diagnosed with co-occurring disorders. Working together with Southern Nevada Adult Mental Health Services (SNAMHS) and the Community Counseling Center, the three come together to provide much-needed … [Read more...]

Jayson Agaton, NP, Joins HealthCare Partners Medical Group

Jayson Agaton, NP, has joined HealthCare Partners Medical Group, a leading physician-run group providing primary, specialty and urgent care.

LAS VEGAS – Jayson Agaton, NP, has joined HealthCare Partners Medical Group, a leading physician-run group providing primary, specialty and urgent care in Southern Nevada. Agaton is now treating patients at the West Calvada clinic, located at 1280 E. Calvada Blvd. in Pahrump, Nevada 89048. At the West Calvada facility, Agaton combines his experience with the latest in … [Read more...]

Ran Jia, M.D., Joins HealthCare Partners Medical Group

Ran Jia, M.D., has joined HealthCare Partners Medical Group, a leading physician-run group providing primary, specialty and urgent care in Southern Nevada.

LAS VEGAS – Ran Jia, M.D., has joined HealthCare Partners Medical Group, a leading physician-run group providing primary, specialty and urgent care in Southern Nevada. Jia is now treating patients at the Parkway clinic, located at 100 N. Green Valley Parkway, Suite 240, Henderson, Nevada 89074. At the Parkway facility, Jia combines his experience with the latest in medical … [Read more...]

Prominent Southern Nevada-Based Company Matt Smith Physical Therapy Joins National Industry Leader, ATI Physical Therapy

For the last 15 years, the mission of the team members at Matt Smith Physical Therapy has been to change the lives of their patients.

Las Vegas – For the last 15 years, the mission of the team members at Matt Smith Physical Therapy has been to change the lives of their patients. Whether it’s sitting at a desk at work, playing with their children, or recovering from an accident, MSPT has helped its clients accomplish their goals to enjoy pain-free lives through the highest level of patient-centered … [Read more...]

Solutions Recovery Adds 20 New Beds for Addiction Treatment

LAS VEGAS – Solutions Recovery, Southern Nevada’s premier licensed residential drug and alcohol treatment center, announced the organization has added 20 new licensed beds to its facility located at 2975 S. Rainbow Blvd. in Las Vegas. With this addition, Solutions Recovery will offer a total of 80 beds at its treatment center, which provides detox, counseling, residential … [Read more...]

Matt Smith Physical Therapy Hosting Food Drive To Benefit Three Square

Las Vegas – Matt Smith Physical Therapy is set to begin its fourth annual food drive benefitting Three Square. From March 16-27, Matt Smith Physical Therapy again will be collecting non-perishable food at each of its Southern Nevada locations. Last year, the company collected 2,371 pounds of food, helping create 2,276 meals that were given to Three Square’s more than 600 … [Read more...]

Volunteers in Medicine of Southern Nevada Partners with Local Organizations to Host Free Community Health Fair – Get Fit Family Fun Day

LAS VEGAS – Volunteers in Medicine of Southern Nevada (VMSN) announced it will be sponsoring “Get Fit Family Fun Day” on Saturday, March 28 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Paradise Recreation Center in partnership with the center, Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department and STOP Coalition. During the free event, community members will have the opportunity to participate in a variety … [Read more...]

Nathan Adelson Hospice Holds 12th Annual ‘John Anderson – Celebration of Life – Live Butterfly Release’

athan Adelson Hospice Foundation will host the event at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 25, at the UNLV Alumni Park Amphitheater.

Las Vegas – Community members who have experienced the loss of loved ones can celebrate their memories during the 12th Annual John Anderson ‘Celebration of Life’ Live Butterfly Release. Nathan Adelson Hospice Foundation will host the event at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 25, at the UNLV Alumni Park Amphitheater, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway in Las Vegas, behind the Flora Dungan … [Read more...]

Nevada Health Care Association Expands its Influence with New Inclusion of Statewide Organizations

Daniel Mathis, president and CEO of the NVHCA, announced the expansion of the association as it continues to improve the quality of health care in Nevada.

LAS VEGAS – Daniel Mathis, president and CEO of the Nevada Health Care Association (NVHCA), announced the expansion of the association as it continues to improve the quality of health care in Nevada. NVHCA has grown significantly over the past year starting with its conversion to a divisional structure. Under this new structure NVHCA continues to represent Skilled Nursing … [Read more...]