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.

The Discovery & Renown Welcome Larger-than-Life Health Exhibit

Posted on August 22, 2018

Committed to inspiring little ones to learn more about the human body and the importance of living healthy lives, Renown Children’s Hospital and The Discovery are bringing the world’s only inflatable, walk-through model of the human body right here to the Biggest Little City.

1868 Fan Celebration Includes Genetic Testing from Healthy Nevada Project

Posted on August 15, 2018

Reno 1868 FC’s celebration for fans will have a little of everything. You can meet and greet players, take photos with your favorite soccer stars, and if interested, receive DNA testing at no cost as part of the Healthy Nevada Project. Several 1868 players tested with the project in July.

Walmart & Sam's Club Kickoff Annual Fundraiser for Renown Children's Hospital

Posted on August 15, 2018

For 26 years, local Walmart and Sam’s Club stores have raised funds for northern Nevada’s only Children’s Miracle Network Hospital, Renown Children’s Hospital. In that time, these stores and their generous customers have donated more than $1.4 million. Join Renown Children’s Hospital as we thank Walmart and Sam’s Club for their ongoing generosity.

Enjoy a Sweet Treat and Help Renown Children's Hospital

Posted on July 26, 2018

Dairy Queen restaurants throughout northern Nevada will take part in Miracle Treat Day Thursday, August 2. Throughout the day, $1 or more from every Blizzard treat sold at participating DQ stores will be donated to support northern Nevada’s Children's Miracle Network Hospital (CMNH), Renown Children’s Hospital.

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.