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.

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.

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.

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.

Local Survivors and Advocates Unite for Nation’s Largest Lung Cancer Awareness Event

Posted on November 7, 2016

The local lung cancer community is coming together for the 8th Annual Shine a Light on Lung Cancer event. Reno will join an anticipated 200 cities where Shine a Lights will be taking place in healthcare organizations for Lung Cancer Awareness Month.

Renown Health Partners with Army to Help Those Who Serve

Posted on November 3, 2016

Renown Health is the first healthcare network in Nevada to partner with the U.S. Army’s Partnership for Youth Success (PaYS) Program to provide those who serve our country an opportunity to prepare for their futures. When enlisting in the Army, soldiers have an opportunity to commit to the PaYS Program, which helps guarantee job interviews and possible employment after they return home from duty.