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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...
Cutting-edge medical training is alive and well in Las Vegas with a recent visit from a Stryker Mobile Operating Room Experience (M.O.R.E.)  cadaver training lab. On March 2-4, all Valley Hospital Medical Center orthopedic surgery residents participated in the training experience in conjunction with the UMC Orthopedic program. The... Read more
In an ongoing effort to reduce the transmission of bloodborne infections and their related health complications to people who share needles, the Southern Nevada Health District and Trac-B Exchange, in collaboration with the Nevada AIDS Research and Education Society (NARES), launched Southern Nevada’s first comprehensive needle exchange program, including... Read more
$75 3D Mammography special offered during May in honor of Mother’s Day Red Rock Radiology, a department of MountainView Hospital, announces its latest offering, SenoClaire™, GE Healthcare’s new breast tomosynthesis solution designed with a three-dimensional imaging technology. The 3D mammography machine is being installed at MountainView’s outpatient imaging clinic,... Read more
New technology will benefit patients with cardiac arrhythmias by creating high-density “map” of the heart to pinpoint problem Desert Springs Hospital is the first hospital in Nevada to utilize the EnSite Precision™ cardiac mapping system, a next-generation platform designed to improve accuracy, automation and flexibility for diagnostic mapping used... Read more
Robot System is the Latest in Minimally Invasive Surgery MountainView Hospital’s Las Vegas Institute for Robotic Surgery has acquired its second da Vinci Xi® surgical robotic system, allowing surgeons more access to the latest equipment for minimally invasive surgery for patients. MountainView Hospital was the first hospital in Las... Read more
As a part of my professional development, I was certified by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) as a Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set (HEDIS) auditor in 2001. I have kept this certification while expanding my skills to include data validation and Pay for Performance Value-Based Program... Read more
There was a moment of levity at the AT&T Developer Summit Jan. 3 and 4 when a team of young developers tackled the problem of contemporary office culture through a program that identifies and shames the office employee who takes the last cup of coffee and neglects to make... Read more
Sunrise Hospital & Medical Center’s integration created a ‘one team’ culture Like many hospitals, Sunrise Hospital & Medical Center, Las Vegas was receiving more patients in its emergency department than it was equipped to manage regularly. One of the largest Medicaid providers in Nevada and situated minutes from the... Read more
In the video from the HPC User Forum in Tucson, Joseph Lombardo from the UNLV Supercomputing Center presents: Leveraging HPC for Alzheimer’s Research and Beyond. “The National Supercomputing Center supports research projects at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas by providing a full-service supercomputing facility, plus available training and services, to academic and... Read more
UMC’s First in Nevada SPOTS Program Shortens Lung Cancer Patients’ Wait Time for Results Utilizing an advanced electromagnetic navigation system, known as the SuperDimension, to accurately and safely reach virtually any area of the lungs to collect tissue samples, Dr. Arthur Oliver Romero and his colleagues at UMC take pride in... Read more