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Steinberg Diagnostic Medical Imaging Center first install MRI tech
Online Medical Marketing Strategies for Any Practice
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...
CEO Of University Medical Center (UMC) Brings Public Hospital To Profitability
 University Medical Center At the end of the fiscal year on June 30, UMC CEO Mason VanHouweling — who took over the top leadership spot at the end of 2014 — projects the hospital will be $35 million in the black. While VanHouweling has led the turnaround — Sisolak... Read more
Healthcare Providers, Insurers Join Forces
Healthcare Providers The healthcare industry is experiencing a significant shift in the relationship between insurance companies and health care providers, with many joining forces to provide patients with improved levels of care. This often includes partnerships to create new payment models with incentives to promote better quality of care... Read more
Rare Osseointegration Procedure In US Promises Amputee ‘Chance At Quality Of Life’
There’s a question that’s plagued Breckenridge, Minnesota, resident Anthony Reff for more than 10 years: Why him? The pedestrian victim of a September 2005 car accident, Reff lost much of his right leg in a necessary amputation. “I was severely injured,” he said. “I pretty much barely had a... Read more
Wearable Artificial Kidney Could Enhance Dialysis Patients’ Lives
An experimental wearable artificial kidney shows promise as a substitute for dialysis machines, researchers report. More than 2 million people worldwide with kidney failure require chronic dialysis. They must follow strict limitations as to what they eat and drink. Longer, more frequent dialysis would offer better outcomes, but current... Read more
Stretch Goals – Compliance Or Inspiration?
It seems we are always being asked to do more with less. Employers expect higher productivity. Coaches and fans expect more wins. Contractors add higher goals for less money. We expect more weight loss and better fitness with less effort. Oh, and yes, make that long term and sustained.... Read more
Foxlink Makes Investment in MedWand Digital Health
Telemedicine device startup MedWand announced today that it has received a major investment from Foxlink Group, a renowned multi-billion dollar Taiwan-based electronics manufacturer. The amount of investment was not disclosed. MedWand, with offices in Las Vegas, Nevada, and Orange County, California, creates technology that allows patients to be examined... Read more
Southern Hills Sees Patient Pain Management Improve
Patient pain management has gotten much easier for Southern Hills Hospital, a premier Las Vegas, Nevada medical facility, thanks to its implementation of technology from AccendoWavecombined with Samsung Galaxy tablets. The cutting-edge solution collects patient feedback on pain, and provides games, music, video clips and full-length movies from DIRECTV to help... Read more
Understanding Some Of The Essential Levels Of Care
With a wide variety of health care options available in Southern Nevada, it’s important to understand the roles of primary care providers, urgent care facilities and hospital emergency departments. When used appropriately, these levels of care can serve an incredibly valuable resources for patients, offering a broad range of... Read more
Summerlin Hospital’s Volunteer Force Numbers 250, And Most Are Women
They come from various places and different backgrounds. They also work free. Summerlin Hospital relies on its volunteers — a force 250 strong — to help pick up the slack. About 80 percent are women. They’re called Patient Ambassadors. Their tasks are many: school tours, Teddy Bear clinics, community... Read more
Las Vegas Woman First In Country to Receive ‘Revolutionary’ Bladder Cancer Treatment
A groundbreaking bladder cancer treatment was approved by the FDA this week, generating new hope for the 76,000 Americans diagnosed with the disease every year. The first patient to receive the commercial treatment lives in Las Vegas. (……and is being treated by Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada’s Dr. Nick... Read more