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100 RNs Join Renown Health

Renown Health welcomed 100 RNs into positions in mid-July. About 65 RNs are new grads while the remaining 35 are joining from apprentice nurse positions at Renown. Nearly all of the RNs are joining Renown from local nursing schools. Carrington College – 23 UNR Orvis School of Nursing – 42 Truckee Meadows Community College – […]

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Student Loan Repayment Effective in July: What You Need to Know

Earning a degree is something to celebrate. We recognize that employees who recently graduated and who are beginning their careers face higher student loan debt than ever before. Student Loan Repayment assists employees with repayment of their qualifying student loans, providing a head start towards financial well-being. Renown provides eligible employees $200 per month paid […]

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Renown South Meadows Included in Becker’s “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 […]

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Dr. Doug Merrill and Sy Johnson Answer Your Questions

Editor’s note: These questions were asked by Renown employees during leader and employee forum events. A group of senior management leaders provided the answers. From Dr. Doug Merrill, Executive Vice President, Chief Medical and Academic Officer Q. Does Renown do any sort of transplants? A. No, but we support a lot of patients in their […]

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Bethany Sexton and Ty Windfeldt Answer Your Questions

Editor’s note: These questions were asked by Renown employees during leader and employee forum events. A group of senior management leaders provided the answers.  From Bethany Sexton, Vice President, Strategic Initiatives Q. How do we balance project timelines with quality work? When it’s unbalanced and you’ve escalated the issues unsuccessfully, then what? A. As we’ve […]

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This Month in Informatics: Reassessment of Protocols; ProVation News and Call for End-User Participation

The following update is provided by Jacie Jeffery, Clinical Informatics Specialist.   The Clinical Informatics department collaborates with clinicians to develop and maintain evidence-based order sets and protocols to ensure optimal care for patients. Clinician reassessment of all protocols and order sets will be performed in the next year to ensure they contain the most […]