Nevada’s nurse workforce also also shown tremendous growth over the last eight years. Tabor Griswold is a health research analyst at University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine, Office of Statewide Initiatives. He said Nevada’s nurse workforce increased at a higher rate than the national average, pulling the state up from the 51st ranked position in 2010 to 39th in the country.
Low reimbursement levels, combined with the cost to bring a new nurse on staff, presents significant financial challenges to hospitals.
The Silver Hills Health Care Center, owned by Covenant Care, was awarded a 2018 Bronze – Commitment to Quality Award by the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living.
You could see it on the face on Dr. Jeffrey Roth what it meant to him to be installed as the new president of the Clark County Medical Society.
The 3/8-inch circular metal sensors connect with the user’s skin to analyze electrical information from the brain toward the missing limb. This allows the person to perform complex motions naturally. The device houses four bendable, rechargeable batteries with voltages that range from 6 to 14.4 volts. The batteries are good for up to eight hours of use and last approximately 18 months.
SR Construction has started construction of the Centennial Hills Skilled Nursing Facility on 8565 W. Rome Blvd.
Sixty incoming high school freshman descended onto the University of Nevada, Las Vegas campus this past June to attend CampMed, a three-day physician residency experience.
When he’s not at Nellis, Col. Brandon Snook, 47, works as a trauma surgeon at University Medical Center. It’s part of a program he directs known as SMART — Sustained Medical and Readiness Trained — that brings in surgeons, nurses and technicians not only from Nellis but from other bases from across the country and the world to do two-week rotations.
As Nevada’s suicide rate has jumped to No. 5 in the nation and to its highest level since the late 1990s, the state’s doctors are being asked to be the frontline in recognizing suicidal tendencies of their patients and get them help before they take their lives.
With the arrival of the Golden Knights and the Oakland Raiders relocating to Southern Nevada in 2020, the spotlight will focus on Southern Nevada when it comes to sports medicine.