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Telemedicine: growing health care trend
April 17, 2017 - 12:24am
Whether it’s with the use of a mouse to conference via Skype or over an iPhone, patients are turning to telemedicine in greater numbers to get the medical care they need when they can’t get in to see the doctor.
St. Rose Dominican Hospitals celebrate 70 years
April 16, 2017 - 11:29pm
St. Rose Dominican Hospitals is celebrating its past 70 years while looking ahead to its future in meeting the health care needs in Southern Nevada in 2017 and beyond.
Future of medicine addressed at March 9 summit
March 20, 2017 - 12:21am
A group of medical school executives and the CEO of University Medical Center said they’re worried if Congress moves too quickly and repeals the Affordable Care Act without a replacement that keeps patients covered.
Medical residency programs growing
March 5, 2017 - 10:53pm
Southern Nevada needs doctors, and the next prospective wave undergoing residency training here are being celebrated by the medical community.
January 29, 2017 - 11:11pm
Twenty years after the Las Vegas Medical District was formed, city officials formally welcomed the UNLV School of Medicine to it and touted the millions in economic impact it will generate.
Technology plays big role in future of health care
January 22, 2017 - 11:23pm
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 a new pot. Well-executed and resonating with the audience voting in real time, it lost to the more sobering Mend Me app designed to help patients dealing with wrist mobility issues with the help of a physical therapy glove.
Recent study shows Nevada health ranked No. 35 in the nation in 2016
January 16, 2017 - 1:01am
Nevada’s health ranking is improving, and nothing showcases that more than the number of children in the state receiving their immunizations.
Wanted: More Las Vegas doctors
December 27, 2016 - 6:40am
In a report from American Association of Medical Colleges looking at Nevada physician numbers from 2010, Nevada had 178 per 100,000, one of the lowest rates in the country. The more doctors a state has, the healthier it tends to be and life expectancies are higher.
Business of Medicine evolves with industry
December 27, 2016 - 6:03am
Our final Business of Medicine quarterly magazine for 2017 sets the stage for the upcoming year. We have started to change things around a bit for this publication, one of the few that covers the Las Vegas health care industry.
Nevada Medicine in 2017
December 27, 2016 - 6:01am
As we all know in Nevada, our Legislature meets for 120 days every other year. The 2017 Legislative session will see the Democratic party in control of the Senate and the Assembly. Gov. Brian Sandoval, a Republican, is the head of the executive branch, which means that bills that are passed that do not have bipartisan support may very well face a veto challenge by the governor. With the country so divided politically, the 2017 legislative session will be a wild ride, to say the least.