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State receives $5.66 million federal grant to combat opioid addiction
May 15, 2017 - 12:25am
A bill working its way through the Nevada Legislature is taking aim at the state’s prescription drug abuse problem of one overdose death a day.
Despite ACA’s uncertain future, hospitals expand valleywide
May 16, 2017 - 12:59am
Several of the valley’s acute care hospitals have undergone or are planning millions of dollars in expansions on their main campuses, some in response to the growing population in the valley and increase in the amount of insured in the state. At the same time, federal regulators are working on a major overhaul of the Affordable Care Act.
Healthcare Trends & Real Estate Summit covered array of topics
May 1, 2017 - 11:32am
A presentation in April on the major shifts in the U.S. health care system brought out industry leaders, from physicians to health system managers, along with those in real estate development and sales and leasing. The Healthcare Trends & Real Estate Summit, hosted by Colliers International Las Vegas and Las Ve
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.