16th Annual Wine & Food Tasting Extravaganza’ to Benefit Pediatric Program and Families in Need Program at Nathan Adelson Hospice

Nathan Adelson Hospice is preparing for its 16th Annual Wine & Food Tasting Extravaganza to benefit the hospice’s Pediatric Program and Families.

Las Vegas – Nathan Adelson Hospice, the largest non-profit hospice in Nevada, is preparing for its 16th Annual Wine & Food Tasting Extravaganza from 5:30 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 8 to benefit the hospice’s Pediatric Program and Families in Need Program. Members of the community and supporters are invited to sample delicious wines and delectable cuisine while enjoying … [Read more...]

New Clinical Director Joins Nevada’s Nationally Recognized Eating Disorder Treatment Team

RENO, Nev. – Center for Hope of the Sierras (CFH) hires Ami Marsh MFT, LCADC, as the new clinical director bringing over a decade of experience treating children, adolescents and adults. She previously worked as a marriage and family therapist, clinical alcohol and drug counselor, and is certified in eye movement desensitization and reprocessing and guided imagery. In the … [Read more...]

The Smile Shop Pediatric Dentistry Welcomes Two Dentists to Prac

The Smile Shop Pediatric Dentistry, a locally owned practice in northern Nevada, has brought on two new doctors, Dr. Katie Foster and Dr. Whitney Garol.

The Smile Shop Pediatric Dentistry, a locally owned practice in northern Nevada, has brought on two new doctors, Dr. Katie Foster and Dr. Whitney Garol. Dr. Katie Foster attended Reed High School, then California Lutheran University where she graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in biology. Dr. Foster received her dental degree at the University of Nevada, Las … [Read more...]

Solutions Recovery Accepting Applications for Art Contests

LAS VEGAS — Solutions Recovery Inc., a leading addiction treatment center based in Las Vegas, announced it is accepting applications for two art contests that will highlight the 12 steps of recovery. The paintings will be featured in the organization’s Wellness Campus and will be officially presented during an unveiling ceremony at Solutions Recovery’s 10-year anniversary … [Read more...]

Nathan Adelson Hospice Partners with Grant Morris Dodds Law Firm to Collect ‘Back to School’ Supplies for Local Elementary Schools

Nathan Adelson Hospice partnered with Grant Morris Dodds law firm for its annual ‘Back to School Drive’ to help local students in the 2015/2016 school year.

Las Vegas – Nathan Adelson Hospice, the largest non-profit hospice in Nevada, has partnered with Grant Morris Dodds law firm for its annual ‘Back to School Drive’ to help local students in the 2015/2016 school year. From now until Aug. 21, the hospice and law firm locations will serve as drop-off points for much-needed school supplies for the students at Robert L. Taylor and … [Read more...]

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...]