NCJFCJ Works to Improve Practice with Servicemembers and Military-Connected Families Who Come in Contact with Juvenile and Family Courts

NCJFCJ Works to Improve Practice with Servicemembers

Reno, Nev. – The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges’ (NCJFCJ) National Summit on Courts and the Military has convened. This gathering of high level experts in the field of military, juvenile and family law is designed to help improve practice in juvenile and family law cases involving service members, ​reservists, veterans and their families. “In an effort … [Read more...]

Desert Radiologists Receives 2015 Employee Voice Award

Desert Radiologists, one of the nation’s largest and most successful private radiology practices, was recognized by Quantum Workplace for a 2015 Employee Voice Award (EVA).  Desert Radiologists was selected for Raising Engagement in the small to mid-size business category. Desert Radiologists is the only Nevada recipient for the national accolade this year. Quantum … [Read more...]

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...]

Solutions Recovery Announces New Account Executive

Solutions Recovery announced the organization has hired Cynthia Polsinelli as an account executive.

LAS VEGAS – Solutions Recovery, Southern Nevada’s premier licensed residential drug and alcohol treatment center, announced the organization has hired Cynthia Polsinelli as an account executive. In her new role, Polsinelli works directly with Danuelle Shiflet, director of admissions and outreach at Solutions Recovery. Her responsibilities include building brand awareness and … [Read more...]

Reno Corks & Kegs Event to Raise Money for Nevada Health Care

Corks & Kegs guests will be able to sample a wide range of wine, spirits and craft beers, along with hors d’oeuvres and live music.

RENO – Enjoy live music and libations for a good cause at the second annual Corks & Kegs fundraiser for the Nevada Health Care Association (NVHCA) Perry Foundation on Saturday, March 14, at 5 p.m. at JA Nugget in Sparks. Corks & Kegs guests will be able to sample a wide range of wine, spirits and craft beers, along with hors d’oeuvres and live music. Proceeds from … [Read more...]

Victor Chou, M.D., Joins HealthCare Partners Medical Group

LAS VEGAS –  Victor Chou, M.D., has joined HealthCare Partners Medical Group, a leading physician-run group providing primary, specialty and urgent care in Southern Nevada. Chou is now treating patients at the West Lake Mead clinic, located at 595 W. Lake Mead Parkway, Henderson, NV 89015. At the West Lake Mead facility, Chou combines his experience with the latest in … [Read more...]

Juan Collazos, M.D., Joins HealthCare Partners Medical Group

LAS VEGAS – Juan Collazos, M.D., has joined HealthCare Partners Medical Group, a leading physician-run group providing primary, specialty and urgent care in Southern Nevada. Collazos is now treating patients at the Tenaya Pediatrics clinic, located at 3150 N. Tenaya Way, Suite 260 Las Vegas, NV 89128. At the Tenaya Pediatrics facility, Collazos combines his experience with … [Read more...]

Brian Ekberg, PA-C, Joins HealthCare Partners Medical Group

LAS VEGAS – Brian Ekberg, PA-C, has joined HealthCare Partners Medical Group, a leading physician-run group providing primary, specialty and urgent care in Southern Nevada. Ekberg is now treating patients at the Pecos clinic, located at 283 N. Pecos Road, Henderson, NV 89074. At the Pecos facility, Ekberg combines his experience with the latest in medical technology to … [Read more...]

Angelita Tan-Torres, PA-C, Joins HealthCare Partners Medical Group

LAS VEGAS – Angelita Tan-Torres, PA-C, has joined HealthCare Partners Medical Group, a leading physician-run group providing primary, specialty and urgent care in Southern Nevada. Tan-Torres is now treating patients at the Sunrise clinic, located at 3201 S. Maryland Parkway, Suite 400 Las Vegas, NV 89109. At the Sunrise facility, Tan-Torres combines her experience with the … [Read more...]

Karen Laux, NP-C, Joins HealthCare Partners Medical Group

LAS VEGAS – Karen Laux, NP-C, has joined HealthCare Partners Medical Group, a leading physician-run group providing primary, specialty and urgent care in Southern Nevada. Laux is now treating patients at the Centennial Hills clinic, located at 6850 N. Durango Drive, Suite 208 Las Vegas, NV 89149. At the Centennial Hills facility, Laux combines her experience with the latest … [Read more...]

Gov. Sandoval Reappoints Dr. Jason Champagne to the Nevada State Board of Dental Examiners

SPARKS, Nev. — Jason Champagne, DDS and CEO of Champagne Family Dentistry, serves a second three-year term on the Nevada State Board of Dental Examiners, reappointed by Governor Sandoval. As one of the youngest members on the board, Dr. Champagne proudly aids in administering state clinical licensing exams, guaranteeing that only qualified professionals are licensed to … [Read more...]

Angelique “Jean” Cross, NP-C, Joins HealthCare Partners Medical Group

LAS VEGAS – Angelique “Jean” Cross, NP-C, has joined HealthCare Partners Medical Group, a leading physician-run group providing primary, specialty and urgent care in Southern Nevada. Cross is now treating patients at the Burnham Springs clinic, located at 4275 S. Burnham Ave., Suite 255, Las Vegas, NV 89119. At the Burnham Springs facility, Cross combines her experience with … [Read more...]

Aron Rogers, D.O., Joins HealthCare Partners Medical Group

LAS VEGAS – Aron Rogers, D.O., has joined HealthCare Partners Medical Group, a leading physician-run group providing primary, specialty and urgent care in Southern Nevada. Rogers is now treating patients at the West Craig clinic, located at 3960 W. Craig Rd., Suite 101, N. Las Vegas, NV 89032. At the West Craig facility, Rogers combines his experience with the latest in … [Read more...]

Nirav Joshi, M.D., Joins HealthCare Partners Medical Group

LAS VEGAS – Nirav Joshi, M.D., has joined HealthCare Partners Medical Group, a leading physician-run group providing primary, specialty and urgent care in Southern Nevada. Joshi is now treating patients at the Summerlin – Cardiology clinic, located at 10105 Banburry Cross Drive, Suite 250, Las Vegas, NV 89144. At the Summerlin – Cardiology facility, Joshi combines his … [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...]

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 Las Vegas The … [Read 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, Agbayani worked … [Read more...]