Groundbreaking Population Health Study Will Open to 40,000 More Volunteers

Posted on January 9, 2018

Fifteen months after launching the state’s landmark Healthy Nevada Project, Renown Institute for Health Innovation (Renown IHI) is taking steps toward significantly expanding public enrollment in its community-based population health study. Today, executives and research team members announce they have partnered with personal genomics company, Helix for the next phase of the study expected to open enrollment this spring.

Senior Care Plus Highest-Rated Medicare Advantage Plan in Nevada

Posted on October 12, 2017

Senior Care Plus, a Medicare Advantage Plan from Hometown Health, received a 4.5 Star Rating from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) making it the highest-rated Medicare Advantage Plan in the state of Nevada for 2018.

Centene Corporation Offers On-Exchange Plans for 14 Bare Counties in Nevada

Posted on August 15, 2017

Governor Brian Sandoval today announced that the Missouri-based Centene Corporation, also known as SilverSummit in Nevada, will be offering health insurance coverage to all Nevada residents including those in 14 bare counties on the Silver State Health Insurance Exchange. This is a fantastic time to welcome SilverSummit to our healthcare market and express the state’s sincere gratitude for stepping up, partnering with Nevada’s own Hometown Health, and providing an insurance option for thousands of Nevadans.

Renown And Urban Roots Launch Urban Teaching Farm To Educate And Nourish Community

Posted on August 1, 2017

Media is invited to an event to celebrate the opening of the Renown Health and Urban Roots Urban Teaching Farm built by AmeriCorps members. Other partners include: Lowe’s, NV Energy, Reno Lumber and Full Circle Soils and Compost.

Mountain Action Sports Athletes Spit For Science

Posted on July 20, 2017

Renown Health is proud to announce that we will support, for free, the genetic testing of 250 High Fives athletes around the country to improve the emergent, acute, rehabilitative and survivorship of people with spinal cord and head injuries. 

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.