How Healthy is Nevada?

Here’s the bad news. When it comes to overall health, Nevada ranks in the lower half among all 50 states. That’s according to the 24th annual America’s Health Rankings from United Health Foundation. The report, the longest running of its kind in the country, placed Nevada No. 37 among all 50 states for overall heath,… [More...]

Henderson Chamber of Commerce Breakfast to Focus on Health Care

Dr. Thomas Schwenk will discuss “Public Medical Education in Southern Nevada: Fantasy or Reality?” during the Henderson Chamber of Commerce’s breakfast.

HENDERSON, Nev. – Dr. Thomas Schwenk, dean of the University of Nevada School of Medicine, will discuss “Public Medical Education in Southern Nevada: Fantasy or Reality?” during the Henderson Chamber of Commerce’s network breakfast from 7 to 9 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 19 at the Wingate by Wyndam, 3041 St. Rose Parkway in Henderson. Schwenk will… [More...]

Healthcare Heroes 2013

View the Nevada Healthcare Heroes 2013 honorees and sponsors. Over 160 Healthcare Heroes have been honored and thousands donated to Nevada schools.

The Healthcare Heroes Legacy Now in its eighth year, Healthcare Heroes began with the dual goal of honoring individuals that excel in healthcare and helping fund scholorships 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,… [More...]

Nevada Real Estate & Development Report: July 2013

Nevada ReD Report July 2013: Commercial real estate and development - projects, sales, and leases.

Projects Las Vegas, 89101 Government Las Vegas’ new City Hall has been chosen as the 2013 Public Works Project of the Year by the American Public Works Association. The eight-level, 308,000 SF building replaces the former City Hall that was constructed in 1971. The facility created office space for up to 570 staff members for… [More...]

Healthcare in Nevada: Prognosis Encouraging

Nevada healthcare is under an unprecedented combination of pressures but is also holding its own.

Nevada’s 2013 healthcare checkup reveals an industry under an unprecedented combination of pressures – little surprise there – but also one that is holding its own, moving quickly to adapt, gearing up to provide the best patient care possible, and looking confidently to the future. “Nevada’s healthcare industry is in a state of flux as… [More...]

What has the most potential to improve education in Nevada?

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Six executives share their thoughts:

Dwight D. Jones • Superintendent, Clark County School District; Thomas L. Schwenk, MD • Vice-President of Medical Sciences and Dean, University of Nevada School of Medicine; Ron Knecht • Member, Board of Regents, Nevada System of Higher Education; Pedro Martinez • Superintendent, Washoe County School District; Kevin C. Melcher • Member, Board of Regents, Nevada System of Higher Education; Bart Patterson • President, Nevada State College [More...]

Healthcare Heroes 2012

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Healthcare Heroes began in 2006 as a way to help address the then critical shortage of healthcare educators in Nevada. Today, the event has become a statewide fixture in the hearts and minds of Nevada’s healthcare stakeholders. The program has a two-fold purpose that has remained unchanged in the seven years since the inaugural event.… [More...]