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.

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.