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.

USDA Announces $1.3 Million in TeleHealth and Distance Education Grants

Posted on October 17, 2016

Renown TeleHealth received a $436,936 grant to provide acute and ambulatory healthcare services in 21 rural healthcare communities in Nevada and California through a high-definition telehealth network. 

Local Gala Benefits Community’s Children And Honors Longtime Reno Physician

Posted on October 7, 2016

Tickets are still available for the Willy Wonka-themed gala, Magic 2016, which benefits the Child Health Institute and Renown Children’s Hospital. Magic 2016 is scheduled for 6:00 p.m. Friday, October 14, 2016 in the Downtown Reno Ballroom. The evening’s program will include stories of the miracles that occur daily at Renown Children’s Hospital. 

Renown Health and DRI Study Aims to Change the Way Nevada Thinks About Health

Posted on September 15, 2016

Renown Health and the Desert Research Institute (DRI) today announced a new collaboration with 23andMe, a leading personal genetics company, to launch one of the first community-based population health studies in the U.S. that will combine health, population and genetic information with environmental data and return 23andMe genetic results to study participants.

Regional Healthcare Leaders Partner to Continue Programs That Provide Critical Services

Posted on September 12, 2016

Renown Health and the Regional Emergency Medical Services Authority (REMSA) have announced an innovative new alliance to improve the overall health of the region through a proactive system of healthcare services focused on doing the most good for the most people at the least amount of cost. 

Becker’s Hospital Review Puts Spotlight On Local Leader

Posted on September 6, 2016

Renown Health President and CEO Anthony D. Slonim, M.D., DrPH, is being recognized among national healthcare leaders once again. Today, Dr. Slonim was named to Becker’s Hospital Review’s “110 Physician Leaders to Know” list for the third year in a row.