Seemingly overnight the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has swept through the world and changed every aspect of daily activity. From home-life and recreation to work and business operations, individuals everywhere have had to quickly learn to adapt to an unprecedented event. Working from home has been a trial by fire as businesses throughout Nevada closed their doors after … [Read more...] about Temporarily Closed for Business
Saint Mary’s Health Network
As Nevada’s hospital executives began gearing up quickly during March to deal with the challenges of the coronavirus, most of them could take some comfort from the knowledge that their institutions were working from a solid financial base. From Henderson to Reno, the combination of good financial performance and increasing demands presented by population growth … [Read more...] about Healthcare in Nevada
LEGACY The first and longest running program of its kind in Nevada, Healthcare Heroes was born in 2006 with 10 categories and a seemingly endless supply of nominees. Since the beginning, Healthcare Heroes has been a catalyst to help grow healthcare in the Silver State. Taking the idea of contributing to healthcare a step further, the Healthcare Heroes scholarship … [Read more...] about Thirteenth Annual Healthcare Heroes
“[I would want to witness] the signing of the Constitution to see the resolve and optimism of the brave people who created this country and put into motion the liberties we all hold so dear.” Ken Johnson, Executive VP, Business Development | Valley Electric Association “[I would want to witness] the day our country required education for children. Could we have known then how … [Read more...] about If You Could Witness Any Event of the Past, Present or Future, What Would It Be?
Reno – Community Health Alliance (CHA) is hosting its fifth annual Wine & Ribs fundraiser on Saturday, August 6 at 5 p.m. at Bartley Ranch Regional Park in Reno. Proceeds will benefit low-income and uninsured northern Nevadans to aid in the mission of CHA to provide quality, affordable, comprehensive health services to all. Wine & Ribs will feature offerings from … [Read more...] about Community Health Alliance Hosts 5th Annual Wine & Ribs Fundraiser
Today, six years after the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) was enacted, with an economic rebound and significant population enlargement in the interim, Nevada’s hospitals are still managing the impacts of those changes. Increased Volumes Most Silver State hospital systems continue to experience increased patient volumes, which is unusual considering the … [Read more...] about Healthcare Check-Up: Nevada Hospitals Continue Adapting to Changes
CEO Saint Mary’s Health Network (108 years in NV) “Keep your eyes open for opportunities. Don’t be afraid to try something new.” Type of Business: Healthcare Network | Hails from: Skanor, Sweden | 9 year with company in Nevada | Based in: Reno How did you first get into your profession? I became a registered nurse in Sweden and worked in many different healthcare … [Read more...] about Movers & Shakers: Helen Lidholm