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Members in the News – December 2020

Renown Health Tops 2020 Most Wired List The annual “Healthcare Most Wired” survey, overseen by the College of Healthcare Executives (CHIME) was recently released; Renown Health topped the list, achieving Most Wired status for 2020. The CHIME Digital Health Most Wired program conducts an annual survey to assess how effectively […]

OpenBeds for Behavioral Health

Nevadans struggle to get connected to behavioral health services resulting in long ER stays, denied referrals for treatment and increased costs to patients and the health care system. On average there are 100 people waiting in Nevada’s Emergency Rooms for placement into behavioral health services. Psychiatric Boarding in Emergency Rooms […]

Members in the News – November 2020

Sunrise Hospital Partners with GetCovered to Help Connect Uninsured Nevadans to Health CoverageSunrise Hospital & Medical Center (including Sunrise Children’s Hospital), an affiliate of HCA Healthcare, one of the nation’s leading healthcare providers, announced today a collaborative effort aimed at helping Americans obtain the insurance coverage they need. The partnership […]

Operation Warp Speed

The Nevada Hospital Association (NHA) is working with the federal government’s Operation Warp Speed (OWS) to encourage plasma donation from COVID-19 survivors. This project focuses on working with hospitals that have diagnosed patients with COVID-19 to ask them to reach out to their recovered patients for potential plasma donation. OWS […]

20th Annual Statewide Nursing Essay Contest Essays

Theresa CerJanic, MSN, BSN, RN, CCM, ACM; North Vista HospitalMaking a Difference Every Day During Unprecedented Times I woke up on a Saturday morning in late February and my daughter asked me if I was going to run my usual errands? She suggested we get some non-perishable foods considering what […]

Members in the News – October 2020

Tahoe Forest Health System Welcomes New PhysicianTahoe Forest Health System is pleased to announce that Scott Protzman, MD, has joined their team at Tahoe Forest Orthopedics & Sports Medicine. As an orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Protzman specializes in the prevention, diagnosis, and both surgical and non-surgical treatment of injuries and diseases […]

Members in the News – September 2020

New Poll: 68% of Americans View COVID-19 as a Severe or Extreme Crisis; Survey Results Cite Leading Sources of Induced Stress, Anxiety, DepressionSpring Mountain Treatment Center shares today the results of a new poll fielded by parent company Universal Health Services, Inc., one of the nation’s largest and most respected […]

COVID-19 Vaccine

The Nevada State Immunization Program (NSIP) will be tasked with the dissemination of a limited amount of COVID-19 vaccine to short-term acute care hospitals in Nevada when the vaccine becomes available later this year. The manufactured COVID-19 vaccine will be stored at a centralized location in the U.S. The NSIP […]

Media Release – Nevada Hospitals Respond to the Passage of SB4

Hospital association opposed bill that excluded healthcare facilities from premises liability protections August 11, 2020 – NEVADA – The Nevada Hospital Association (NHA) today announced disappointment in the outcome of SB4 that provides business liability premises protection to most Nevada businesses. While the hospital community fully supports business liability premises […]

Members in the News – August 2020

Tahoe Forest Health System Waives Out-of-Pocket Costs for Screening, Testing and in Most Cases, Treatment of COVID-19The cost of healthcare during the current pandemic is a critical issue for many people, including worry about out-of-pockets costs for those who seek care and treatment for COVID-19. Tahoe Forest Health System is […]