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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...
North American Center for Continuing Medical Education Announces Program Lineup for its 5th Annual Cardiometabolic Risk Summit
The North American Center for Continuing Medical Education (NACCME), a subsidiary of HMP Communications Holdings, LLC, today announced the program lineup for its 5th annual Cardiometabolic Risk Summit (CRS) Fall taking place October 14-16 in Las Vegas, NV.  Read more Read more
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University Of Nevada School Of Medicine Begins New Identity By Adding Reno To Its Name
As the UNLV School of Medicine prepares for its expected July 2017 debut, the state’s Reno-based medical school has begun crafting a new image to distinguish itself. The first step: Changing its name. The Nevada System of Higher Education Board of Regents on Friday voted to tweak the name of... Read more
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
Las Vegas UMC Trauma Center Part Of Response To Mass Casualty Incidents
UMC Trauma Center As law enforcement worked to unravel the details of a mass shooting Sunday in Orlando, a nearby hospital was busy providing information through social media, securing its facilities and arranging a meeting area for victims’ families. Pulse, the gay nightclub where the gunman opened fire, killing... Read more
UNLV School Of Medicine: The Community And The Curriculum
Dr. Ellen Cosgrove, vice dean for academic affairs and education, explained, “We want to educate physicians, and we want them to be well versed in the Las Vegas community. We want them to understand the people who live here, the hardships they face, and their social issues. “Health care... 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