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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...
Making the Rounds with Founding Dean Dr. Barbara Atkinson
Friends and Colleagues, Last week I attended the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) Board of Regents’ meeting in Reno where three significant items were approved for the medical school. Each of these items will help us to accomplish our vision to create a center of excellence and innovation... Read more
Officials Closing Henderson Health Center, To Find New Place
Regional health officials say they plan to close one of five public health centers later this month in Clark County, and find a smaller place nearby. The Southern Nevada Health District said Monday the Henderson Public Health Center will close June 24. The services it provides — including immunizations... Read more
Many Suffer With Improper Mental Health Treatment
Say “mental illness” and a lot of other words come to mind: depression, anxiety, schizophrenia, anger, suicide, crying, hopelessness. I should know. I’ve spent a life living with bipolar disorder and a lot of adjectives that describe this mental illness. But there are three words I’ve yet to see... Read more
Problem-Based Learning At The School Of Medicine
Set aside those visions of medical students furiously taking notes as a professor gives an in-depth lecture on the biology and chemistry of the human body. This will not be the educational experience for students at the UNLV School of Medicine. Instead, students will learn by playing the role... Read more
Valley’s First Ronald McDonald Family Room Now Open At Sunrise Children’s Hospital
Parents who have children in the neonatal unit at Sunrise Children’s Hospital have a new place to take a break between visits. The Ronald McDonald Family Room opened Wednesday morning. It’s a 1,300 square foot room with bedrooms for napping, bathrooms, a kitchen, and a living room. It’s designed... Read more
Business Power Luncheon: The Business Of Emerging Medicine. Advancing A New Era Of Medicine In Southern Nevada
Location Four Seasons Hotel Date/Time Date(s) – Mar 17, 2016 11:30 am – 1:00 pm The scope of health care will change dramatically with the presence of three distinctive medical schools and the expansion of graduate medical education (GME) in Southern Nevada. Deans from UNLV School of Medicine, Touro... Read more
Nevada Athletic Commission Makes Commitment To Study Fighters’ Brain Health
On Wednesday, the NAC approved C3 testing, which will help to provide more information about concussions in combat sports, to begin being administered to fighters.  They will use their findings to start a database and hopefully convince other athletic commissions to adopt the testing procedure as well.  Find out... Read more
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Nevada’s First Outpatient Palliative Care Clinic For Children Opens
Local nonprofit Cure 4 the Kids Foundation announced Tuesday the creation of the first outpatient palliative care clinic specifically for children in Nevada. The Pediatric Palliative Care Clinic, which is supported by Cure 4 the Kids, debuted last month in Las Vegas at the Children’s Specialty Center of Nevada,... Read more
Ruvo Clinic Joins Global Effort To Expand Drug Trials’ Participation
Former state Sen. Sandra Tiffany found an ad in the newspaper, responded to it and waited. When she didn’t hear back, she called a friend with connections at the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health. She was determined to participate in a clinical trial for Alzheimer’s disease... Read more