Workin’ Out at Work: Corporate Wellness in Nevada

Read Workin’ Out at Work: Corporate Wellness in Nevada.

Wellness programs are becoming more popular in today’s economy as both employers and employees alike work to keep healthcare costs down. Wellness programs are workplace programs that promote healthy lifestyle choices, offer opportunities to take control of health issues and cut healthcare costs. Programs may include education, athletic opportunities, on-site medical screenings, health coaching and… [More…]

Industry Focus: Healthcare

A group of Nevada’s healthcare leaders recently met at the offices of Gordon Silver to discuss the trends and obstacles facing their industry.

Nevada’s healthcare industry continues to see an increasing number of challenges. With the rollout of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and the ongoing issue of physician and specialist shortages, healthcare executives in the Silver State are working to adapt while ensuring quality care for their fellow Nevadans. A group of Nevada’s healthcare leaders recently met… [More…]

United Health Foundation’s America’s Health Rankings Finds Nevada Ranks 37th Among All U.S. States in Overall Health

LAS VEGAS, NV – Americans are making considerable progress in their overall health, according to United Health Foundation’s 2013 America’s Health Rankings: A Call to Action for Individuals & Their Communities. Nationwide, Americans improved in a majority of the measures captured by the Rankings. The most notable gains came in key behavioral measures, including smoking,… [More…]

Law Firm Helping Teens Take Stand Against Bullying

A Las Vegas law firm is challenging Southern Nevada teens to take a stand against bullying. The Richard Harris Law Firm recently invited currently enrolled high school students to compete in its fourth annual video public service announcement contest.  Students are encouraged to creatively express true stories and life experiences to address the issue of bullying in… [More…]

UnitedHealthcare teams up with IRONKIDS to energize youth

Nevada Business Press Releases for April 9th

UnitedHealthcare teams up with IRONKIDS to energize youth at the 2013 UnitedHealthcare IRONKIDS National Race Series UnitedHealthcare sponsors 10 youth events – nine running races and a triathlon – in seven states Company partners with local nonprofits to sponsor at-risk youth in the races, providing entry fees and other costs More than 30 percent of… [More…]

United Health Foundation’s America’s Health Rankings Finds Nevada Ranks 38th Compared With Overall Health of Other States


Nevada Ranks 38th in Overall Health in 2012, up four spots from last year’s Rankings Vermont is the healthiest state for the 6th year in a row; Mississippi and Louisiana tie for last Nationwide, nearly 28 percent of the population is obese and more than 26 percent get no exercise, resulting in increasing prevalence of… [More…]

What seniors should know about Open Enrollment period


By William Resh, M.D. Inpatient Medical Director for Quality Care IPA Managing Partner, Nevada Heart & Vascular Phone: 702-240-6482 With open enrollment period started, seniors should know their health insurance options Does Oct. 15 mean anything to you? For Medicare recipients, this day signifies options and flexibility; it begins the time frame when they can… [More…]

Zola and Fratianne Join Superior Vision as Regional Sales Managers


RANCHO CORDOVA, CA, (October 23, 2012) – Superior Vision, a leader in managed vision care, welcomes the addition of two Regional Sales Managers (RSMs), Julie Zola and Rob Fratianne, to its national sales team. The new RSMs will work to expand Superior Vision’s presence in the 10-1000 marketplace in their designated regions. Zola will focus… [More…]