Renown Honored With U.S. Department Of Defense 2017 Freedom Award

Posted on June 27, 2017

Renown Health was named as one of 15 recipients across the nation, and the only health system in the U.S., for the Department of Defense’s highest employer award — the Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award — for exceptional support of its military employees.

Safe Kids Washoe County Hosts Safety Demonstration, Previews Safe Kids Day

Posted on May 31, 2017

This year, Safe Kids Washoe County is partnering with The Summit for Safe Kids Day on Saturday, June 3 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The family fun safety event will have safety education on everything from safe sleep and road safety to bike and home safety, plus a car seat installation check, bike helmet fittings and CPR training.

New Technology Helps Parents Stay Connected to Babies in the NICU

Posted on May 11, 2017

Renown Children’s Hospital now offers technology that can make a huge difference for families with newborns that need to spend time in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), a place specifically for newborns that need specialized treatment. 

Healthcare Leader Named Acute Services’ Chief Medical Officer

Posted on May 9, 2017

Paul R. Sierzenski, MD, MSHQS, RDMS, FACEP, FAAEM, joined Renown Health as Vice President and Chief Medical Officer Acute Services, reporting to Douglas G. Merrill, MD, MBA, Renown Chief Medical and Academic Officer.

Renown Becomes Nevada’s First National Safe Sleep Certified Hospital

Posted on April 18, 2017

Renown Children’s Hospital recently became the first hospital in Nevada to be recognized by the National Safe Sleep Hospital Certification Program, demonstrating its commitment to best practices and education on infant safe sleep.

Study with Local Ties Reveals Healthiest Hearts in the World

Posted on April 3, 2017

A new study on the heart health and lifestyle of the Tsimane people in the Bolivian Amazon is making headlines around the world. Since the study was published in The Lancet medical journal, it has been picked up by more than 60 media outlets worldwide including CBS, NBC, TIME, Newsweek, NPR, and The Associated Press.

Prestigious Honor Puts Reno Healthcare in National Spotlight

Posted on March 28, 2017

For the third year in a row, Renown Health President and CEO, Anthony Slonim, M.D., DrPH, is being honored nationally for his innovation and leadership in healthcare right here in northern Nevada.

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.