A New Model, a New Vision for Health Science

Posted on February 22, 2017

Six months after recruiting 10,000 residents to participate in a one-of-a-kind, community-based population health study, Nevada-based Renown Health, the Desert Research Institute, and the DRI Foundation have combined resources to realize a new model for health science.

Money Raised Stays Local To Help Our Community’s Youngest Patients

Posted on February 22, 2017

Renown Children’s Hospital treats about 30,000 children each year and the support of the community is crucial. The fourth annual 36 Hours for Kids Radiothon, hosted by Alice 96.5 and Reno Media Group, is February 23-24. 

Emmy-Nominated Performer Visits Children’s Hospital

Posted on February 17, 2017

Comedic magician Larry Wilson will visit the kids at Renown Children’s Hospital to bring some magic and cheer before performing at the Laugh Factory inside the Silver Legacy.

First Nevada Hospital to Receive Specialized Heart Care Accreditation

Posted on February 9, 2017

Renown Regional Medical Center is in elite company as it receives accreditation by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC) in cardiac electrophysiology. Renown Regional is just the fifth healthcare facility in the United States and the first and only hospital in the Silver State to receive this recognition.

Imaging Technology Provides Safe Distraction For MRI Patients

Posted on January 25, 2017

Renown Health now offers technology that can make a huge difference for patients who need an MRI. CinemaVision goggles, purchased with funds raised locally by the Lazer Radiothon, help patients tune out the sights and sounds of an MRI machine and make them feel like they are watching their favorite TV show or movie on a 42-inch screen.

Healthcare Leader Joins Renown as Chief Medical and Academic Officer

Posted on December 13, 2016

Douglas G. Merrill, M.D., MBA, joins Renown Health as Executive Vice President and Chief Medical and Academic Officer.

Sheriff's Deputies Donate More than $4,000 to Renown Institute for Cancer

Posted on December 8, 2016

“No Shave November” is a movement that has swept the country in recent years. Right here in the Truckee Meadows, Washoe County Deputies and Sheriff’s Office staff showed their support for men diagnosed with prostate cancer by putting down their razors and growing facial hair in exchange for a donation to help patients at Renown Institute for Cancer.

Make-a-Wish and Renown Children's Hospital Make Local Teen's Dream Come True

Posted on December 2, 2016

Victoria, a 16-year-old girl from Sparks, will learn her wish to visit the Royal College of Surgeons of England is being granted by Make-A-Wish® Northeastern California and Northern Nevada and Renown Children’s Hospital. Victoria, who is diagnosed with a rare type of leukemia, wants to become a pediatric hematologist oncologist and has always dreamed of visiting the Royal College to see the famous Two-Headed Boy of Bengal skull and other rare medical artifacts.
Join us as we surprise Victoria with a trip to London to make her wish come true!

Personalized Wellness at the Center of New Network Offered at Renown

Posted on November 28, 2016

Renown Health’s Wellness Network is focused on just that – improving wellness for patients. But as we all know, improving health and wellness goes far beyond routine doctors’ appointments to how you live your daily life. That is why these services at Renown South Meadows Medical Center are focused on care that translates to at-home changes – from preventive care physical exams to nutrition education and supervised exercise all based on a patient’s individual needs.

TeleHealth Expanding Critical Care Across Nevada

Posted on November 23, 2016

Since launching in 2012, Renown TeleHealth has quickly grown to provide much needed care at 30 locations in Nevada and California. That growth is continuing with four more rural hospitals welcoming TeleHealth services.