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According to a 2013 survey by the Pew Research Center, 72% of internet users have looked online for health...
CARSON CITY, NV – Governor Brian Sandoval today announced he had accepted the Graduate Medical Education (GME) Task Force...
Watch this heartwarming video of Kelley Johnson, Miss Colorado, who delivers a monologues about her experience as a nurse, rather than the traditional singing, dancing or musical presentation delivered during the talent competition of the Miss America preliminaries. It further validates that nurses deliver an unprecedented level of care.... Read more
The Clark County Medical Society presented its 61st President’s Installation and Awards ceremony June 27 at the World Market Center. This professional organization includes more than 1,100 physicians and advocates for doctors and their patients in Southern Nevada, encouraging the delivery of quality health care. Mayor Carol Goodman welcomed... Read more
The Valley Health System Hospital Laboratory here has been accredited by the Accreditation Committee of the College of American Pathologists (CAP). The accreditation is based on results of a recent on-site inspection that is part of accreditation program. Yashpal D. Agrawal, MD, PhD, director of the laboratory, was advised... Read more
University Medical Center’s laboratory has been named one of the best in the nation, according to a medical industry publication.  Medical Laboratory Observer designated UMC’s laboratory as the “2015 Lab of the Year First Runner Up,” based on customer service, teamwork, organization, patient care, education and efficiency. Read more... Read more
Healthgrades’ annual Patient Safety Excellence Award and Outstanding Patient Experience Award winners offer valuable lessons about what drives patient satisfaction, according to a white paper from the firm. Read more
More than 450 hospitals achieved the Patient Experience Award, while 467 received the Patient Safety Excellence Award, indicating they are in the top 10 percent of hospitals for patient safety. If all hospitals had performed similar to hospitals with “better than expected” patient safety performances from 2011 to 2013,... Read more
Las Vegas, NV —Immunize Nevada is holding two annual Silver Syringe Award ceremonies to recognize outstanding individuals and organizations that have gone above and beyond to protect Nevadans from vaccine-preventable diseases. The 17th Annual Silver Syringe Awards is being held in conjunction with National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW) and... Read more
Hospital honored for second consecutive year; only one in Nevada in 2014. Spring Valley Hospital has been recognized by the Immunization Action Coalition (IAC) and the Southern Nevada Health District for achieving the highest reported rate in the state for its work to protect newborns from hepatitis B virus... Read more
The Nevada Health Care Association (NVHCA) Perry Foundation “Endeavors” recently recognized the state’s top-performing health care facilities working in post-acute care with events at the Silverton Casino Hotel.  The Perry Foundation is a nonprofit charitable organization that works with its members to improve the quality of care in Nevada’s... Read more
March marks Child Life Month, which is dedicated to celebrating and increasing awareness of the important work of child life specialists. When a child or adolescent arrives at Summerlin Hospital, they may encounter a special kind of health care professional. Child life specialists help their patients cope with the... Read more