''Most people don't think about healthcare until the last six or eight months of their life," says Ann Lynch, ' vice president of marketing and public relations for Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center and Sunrise Children's Hospital in Las Vegas. "Therefore, it's not a state of mind." Nevadans expect that when they are ill they can go to a doctor. When that illness is … [Read more...] about Nevada’s Healthcare Professionals: Will We Have Enough?
This past summer brought the largest wildfire season ever experienced in Nevada. In a span of just a few months, more than 1.6 million acres of land burned, including 370,000 acres of private land and 130 public land grazing allotments. Five counties (Elko, Humboldt, Pershing, Lander and Eureka) were declared natural disaster areas, and they brought four adjoining counties … [Read more...] about Nevada’s Agribusiness: Coming through the fires
Self-insured resorts help Tennessee-based health exam company choose high-growth Las Vegas as first expansion market. Nevada is not well. Our population ranks as consistently unhealthy in cancer rates, hypertension, preventable hospitalizations, complication rates, immunizable diseases and heart disease, among others. The state also shows up poorly on such health indicators as … [Read more...] about LIFESIGNS: Giving a new look to wellness
Nevada's healthcare is defined by the leadership of organizations that make up a close knit family of medical professionals, service and educational organizations and health systems. Both Allan Stipe, president of Sunrise Healthcare System, and Robert Miller, the new dean of the University of Nevada School of Medicine, are passionate about moving toward the future without … [Read more...] about Vital Signs