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Diversity Committee Given National Spotlight as AHA Case Study

Congratulations to members of Renown’s Diversity Committee. Their work has been spotlighted by the American Hospital Association (AHA) as part of a case study featured on the AHA’s Equity of Care website. The AHA’s Institute for Diversity in Health Management singled out the group’s Diversity Day events (as shown above), sponsorship and support of local […]

Patients, Visitors Enjoying Relaxing New C.A.R.E. Channel

The C.A.R.E. Channel, the premier relaxation programming for healthcare settings, is now live across the health network by selecting channel 84 on Renown TVs. This includes inpatient locations at Renown Regional Medical Center, Renown South Meadows Medical Center, Renown Skilled Nursing and Renown Rehabilitation Hospital as well as Renown urgent care and medical group lobbies. […]

Renown Rehabilitation Hospital’s Patient Outcomes Exceed National Targets

Renown Rehabilitation Hospital continues to have high outcomes for the more than 800 patients it serves every year. Patients, who most commonly are admitted for stroke, orthopedic conditions, brain injury, spinal cord injury and neurological conditions, leave with a higher level of functionality and independence. This promotes their success after discharge and lowers risk for […]

Renown South Meadows Named to Becker’s Prestigious “100” List

Congratulations to employees at Renown South Meadows Medical Center.  The hospital has been chosen as one of the 100 Great Community Hospitals by national health magazine Becker’s Hospital Review. The hospitals included on this list are recognized for quality, patient satisfaction and overall excellence. Renown South Meadows was noted specifically for its chest pain and […]

Renown Volunteers Help at Special Olympics Summer Games

UPDATE 6/19/2017: Pictured above are many of the Renown volunteers for the Northern Nevada Special Olympics. Renown had about 35 volunteers for the games’ Healthy Athletes Screenings. Thanks to these great volunteers — we could not have accomplished this without you! ORIGINAL STORY:  A great opportunity to give back to the community and help support the […]

Generational Gaps, Nursing Burnout Among Topics at Annual Pathway to Excellence Conference

Seven Registered Nurses from Renown Health attended the annual Pathway to Excellence Conference held in Dallas Texas the end of April. The conference, titled “Building Bridges. Transforming Care,” allows for nurse to take part in targeted discussions and networking opportunities that provide new ideas and strategies to create a positive practice environment. Michelle Dix, RN, […]

Renown South Meadows ER First in Northern Nevada Using New Technology

Renown South Meadows Medical Center is the first hospital in northern Nevada to use the Medtronic Device – a device that allows RNs to get information to ER physicians within minutes related to certain pacemaker devices. “This is advanced technology for our patient population,” says Janet Lake, BSN, RN, Nurse Educator, ER, Renown South Meadows. […]