Renown Health Nationally Recognized For Healthcare Technology

Posted on November 2, 2018

As one of only 400 health networks in the country to be awarded the Most Wired recognition, Renown Health is demonstrating its commitment to improve the quality of care given to patients through the use of healthcare IT. 

Renown Skilled Nursing Facility To Close In December 2018

Posted on October 15, 2018

After careful consideration, Renown Health has made the decision to close its skilled nursing facility on Friday, December 15, 2018 in an ongoing effort to ensure the highest quality and most appropriate care for our growing population.

Healthy Nevada Project Sharing Clinical Results with Consenting Participants

Posted on October 2, 2018

The Healthy Nevada Project led by Renown Institute for Health Innovation is announcing another landmark milestone – returning clinical results to consenting study participants and if they choose, providing guidance for treatment and additional testing for family members. This is a key step as the project focuses on Washoe County’s death rates for heart disease, cancer and chronic lower respiratory disease.

Renown Health Appoints Joseph Grzymski, Ph.D., as Chief Scientific Officer

Posted on September 25, 2018

Taking the next step toward expanding its landmark population health and genetics research initiative to a statewide and national level, today Renown Health proudly appointed Joseph Grzymski, Ph.D., a recognized leader in biomedical and translational research, as the organization’s first Chief Scientific Officer (CSO). 

17,900 Local Patients Help You Find The Best Doctor

Posted on September 5, 2018

The number of people turning to the Internet to search for health information continues to grow. Today, responding to this consumer need and desire, patient ratings of 143 Renown Medical Group healthcare providers are now live and viewable by the public on Renown’s website.

Dive In! Free Swimming for Kids at City Pools in Reno & Sparks

Posted on July 12, 2018

Focused on keeping local children active and healthy this summer, Renown Health is sponsoring free swimming for kids at City of Reno and City of Sparks pools. Thanks to this partnership, more than 2,500 children in the Truckee Meadows will have access to free swimming over the next few weeks.

University of Nevada, Reno announces new Physician Assistant Studies Program

Posted on June 15, 2018

The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine (UNR Med), in partnership with Renown Health, today announced a new Physician Assistant (PA) Studies Program to meet the growing need for more healthcare professionals locally and statewide. The first class of 24 PA students begins instruction on July 2, 2018 at the University of Nevada, Reno Redfield Campus.

Renown Recognized for Commitment to Quality Stroke and Heart Failure Care

Posted on June 6, 2018

Renown Regional Medical Center has been honored once again by the American Heart Association for high quality heart and stroke care. Renown’s focus on quality and applying the most up-to-date, evidenced-based treatment guidelines improves patient outcomes, getting people home sooner and back to doing what they love. 

Healthy Nevada Project Genetic Testing at Reno City Hall

Posted on June 1, 2018

Now in phase two, the Healthy Nevada Project has expanded to an additional 40,000 northern Nevadans and will be coming to Reno City Hall on Tuesday, June 5, 2018 to provide genetic testing at no cost to study volunteers.

Establishing the Stacie Mathewson Behavioral Health & Addiction Institute at Renown

Posted on May 31, 2018

Mental health and addiction are two struggles well known in the Silver State. For the second straight year, Nevada ranked 51st in the nation according to Mental Health America’s 2018 State of Mental Health Report. Overall, Nevada has the highest prevalence of mental illness and substance use, combined with limited access to treatment and a shortage of care providers.