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 Nevada’… [More...]

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.

WHO: Volunteers in Medicine of Southern Nevada (VMSN) WHAT: Groundbreaking ceremony for VMSN’s new downtown Las Vegas clinic. Members of the community are invited to attend and receive information about the project. WHEN: Friday, October 3, 2014 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. WHERE: VMSN’s downtown Las Vegas clinic location site 1240 N. Martin Luther King… [More...]

Urology Specialists of Nevada Relocating Charleston Boulevard Office

As part of its commitment to provide patients with the most efficient services, Urology Specialists of Nevada will be closing its Central Campus office.

LAS VEGAS – As part of its ongoing commitment to provide its patients with the most up-to-date and efficient urological services, Urology Specialists of Nevada will be closing its Central Campus office at 5701 W. Charleston Blvd., Suite 201, and relocating three miles east of its current location to 2010 Goldring Ave., Suite 200, adjacent… [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. Tickets are also… [More...]

Physical Therapy Company Building Nationwide Partnerships to Revolutionize Physical Therapy Industry

LAS VEGAS – FYZICAL Therapy and Balance Centers announced it plans to build upon its rapid success in expanding its number of locations across the U.S., helping physical therapists nationwide address complex business issues in their evolving industry through the company’s unique business model. FYZICAL serves as a nationwide medical and scientific-based business that offers prescribed… [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… [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… [More...]

Downtown Summerlin Job Fair; Three Nonprofits Partner to Help Homeless Youth

Downtown Summerlin Announces Upcoming Job Fair The Howard Hughes Corporation (NYSE: HHC) announced details for the highly-anticipated job fair for Downtown Summerlin. Job seekers will be able to learn about and apply for jobs in the Summerlin Ballroom at Red Rock Resort on Wednesday, August 27 from 11am – 7pm. [Read More...] Three Nonprofits Work Together to… [More...]

Shirley Rodriguez, D.O., Joins HealthCare Partners Medical Group

LAS VEGAS – Shirley Rodriguez, doctor of osteopathic medicine,  has joined HealthCare Partners Medical Group, a leading physician-run group providing primary, specialty and urgent care in Southern Nevada. Dr. Rodriguez’ official start date was on July 1 and is currently seeing patients at the Nellis clinic, located at 821 N. Nellis Blvd. Las Vegas, NV 89110.… [More...]

‘15th Annual Wine & Food Tasting Extravaganza’ to Benefit Pediatric Program and Families in Need Program at Nathan Adelson Hospice

Nathan Adelson Hospice is gearing up for its 15th Annual Wine & Food Tasting Extravaganza to benefit the Pediatric Program and Families in Need Program.

Las Vegas – Nathan Adelson Hospice, the largest non-profit hospice in Nevada, is gearing up for its 15th Annual Wine & Food Tasting Extravaganza from 5:30 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 9 to benefit the hospice’s Pediatric Program and Families in Need Program. Community members and supporters are invited to sample popular wines and delectable cuisine… [More...]

Educating, Connecting Entrepreneurs; Median Home Price Hits $200,000; 5K to Raise Funds for Kids with Cancer

Las Vegas Will Launch 1 Million Cups to Educate, Connect Local Entrepreneurs 1 Million Cups, a program to engage, educate and connect entrepreneurs, launched in Las Vegas on Wednesday,  August 13. The weekly event will be located in the inNEVation Center, powered by Switch. 1 Million Cups is a weekly gathering that is building startup communities… [More...]

Volunteers in Medicine Awarded $30,000 by Robert S. and Dorothy J. Keyser Foundation

Volunteers in Medicine of Southern Nevada (VMSN) recently announced it received a generous donation of $30,000.

Nonprofit awarded grant to provide medical care for the uninsured in Southern Nevada  LAS VEGAS – Volunteers in Medicine of Southern Nevada (VMSN) recently announced it received a generous donation of $30,000 from the Robert S. and Dorothy J. Keyser Foundation. The donation will support the volunteer-driven nonprofit organization dedicated to providing the uninsured with access… [More...]

Industry Focus: Insurance

Insurance executives across the state met at the Las Vegas offices of City National Bank to discuss the challenges in their industry.

Despite constant changes in legislation and the additions of new regulations, the insurance industry strives to be a consistent resource for business owners and individuals alike. Recently, insurance executives across the state met at the Las Vegas offices of City National Bank to discuss the challenges in their industry. Connie Brennan, publisher of Nevada Business… [More...]

Hospitals in Nevada: An Industry in Transition

Hospital administrators are working very closely with purchasers of care and insurance carriers, to needs while striving to be competitive with costs.

Some things that don’t change in healthcare: the importance of patient outcome, patient experience, patient compliance and patient ability to pay for services. Other things in healthcare are changing rapidly: bio-engineered medications to treat specific patients, imaging devices take the place of exploratory surgery, the model for healthcare, the way hospitals are reimbursed for services.… [More...]

Saint Mary’s Regional Medical Center: Established in 1877

Saint Mary’s began its legacy of caring for the community in 1877, when a few Dominican Sisters made an unplanned stop in Reno, on their journey from California to Kentucky. The Sisters stayed in Reno and built Mount Saint Mary’s Academy to bring education to the children of farmers and miners in the area. The… [More...]

Nathan Adelson Hospice Locations to Serve as Drop-Off Points for ‘Back to School’ Supplies for Local Elementary Schools

Nathan Adelson Hospice, the largest non-profit hospice in Nevada, is once again stepping up to help students this next school year.

Las Vegas – Nathan Adelson Hospice, the largest non-profit hospice in Nevada, is once again stepping up to help students this next school year. From now until Aug. 18, the hospice’s locations will serve as drop-off points for much-needed school supplies for students at Robert L. Taylor and Sunrise Acres elementary schools. “Many schools unfortunately suffer… [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 traffic… [More...]

Nevada Health Care Association president Daniel Mathis to present to Nevada Legislative Committee on Seniors, Vets and Adults

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LAS VEGAS – Daniel Mathis, president and CEO of the Nevada Health Care Association (NVHCA) has been asked to provide the association’s perspective to the Nevada Legislative Committee on Seniors, Vets and Adults with Special Needs at its next meeting, Wednesday, June 18, at 9 a.m. At this meeting, the committee chair will be revisiting the topic of the 2013… [More...]

Josephine Anne Sciacca, NP-C Joins HealthCare Partners Medical Group

HealthCare Partners expands integrated network, provides better care for patients in Southern Nevada

HealthCare Partners expands integrated network, provides better care for patients in Southern Nevada LAS VEGAS – Josephine Anne Sciacca, NP-C has joined HealthCare Partners Medical Group, a leading physician-run group providing primary, pediatric, specialty and urgent care services in Southern Nevada. Sciacca, a certified nurse practitioner, is now seeing patients at the HealthCare Partners Virgin Valley… [More...]

Roseman University Aspires to Create Incubator for Medical Research

In November 2013, Henderson-based Roseman University of Health Sciences completed a merger with the Nevada Cancer Institute Foundation. As a result, Roseman acquired the Ralph and Betty Engelstad Cancer Research Building in Summerlin along with sophisticated research equipment. These resources are advancing the university’s research endeavors and has allowed Roseman University to pursue both organizations’… [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 patients at Tenaya Hematology/Oncology, located… [More...]

The Nevada Health Care Association Perry Foundation welcomes new director Francine Lincer

Francine Lincer has joined the NVHCA Perry Foundation as director of compliance and education.

LAS VEGAS – Francine Lincer has joined the Nevada Health Care Association (NVHCA) Perry Foundation as director of compliance and education, where she will be in charge of crafting educational programs for the foundation, including facilitation of all educational workshops and webinars. “Her dedication to infection prevention, regulatory compliance management, and her passion for educating Nevada… [More...]