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.

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.

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!