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...]

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...]