Entries by jortega

Behavioral Health Moves to Stacie Mathewson Behavioral Health & Addiction Institute Location

  As part of developing the Stacie Mathewson Behavioral Health & Addiction Institute, Renown Behavioral Health recently moved into its newly remodeled space at 85 Kirman Ave. Consolidating the team members into one specialty location will help enhance access and coordination of care, and will prepare handoffs for patients receiving mental health and substance use […]

Broken Propeller Documentary: Special Show Time for Employees and Physicians on Oct. 19

  In September, an inspiring documentary by local filmmaker Christine Lazzarini of Gypsy Moth Productions premiered to the public at University of Nevada, Reno. The film features interviews with Renown employees, Washoe County Emergency Management, REMSA and survivors from the 2011 Air Race tragedy that killed 11 people and brought our community to action to […]

Renown Joins Leading Hospitals Integrating with Apple Health Records

  Renown Health is now one of just 97 leading health systems in the country to join the Apple Health records project. This integration is part of the IT Department’s hard work on an exciting update that ties some third party apps into MyChart information for easier, more convenient access to medical record information. In […]

Renown Appoints Joseph Grzymski as Chief Science Officer

  Taking the next step toward expanding its landmark population health and genetics research initiative to a statewide and national level, Renown recently appointed Joseph Grzymski, PhD, a recognized leader in biomedical and translational research, as the organization’s first Chief Scientific Officer (CSO). An associate research professor of microbiology and computational biology at the Desert […]

Renown Celebrates National Medical Assistant Week

  There are about 325 Renown employees who are helping to provide positive patient experiences every day. Medical Assistants, known better as MAs, work in medical group locations around the health network and bring a strong work ethic and knowledge to patient care for the community. National Medical Assistants Week is taking place from Oct. […]

Meet Brian May, a Top Talent of the Year 2018 Winner

Inside Renown features monthly profiles of the 2018 Top Talent of the Year winners. This month, it’s Brian May, Risk Adjustment Supervisor for Hometown Health. He was nominated for Top Talent for being highly respected and assisting with process improvement. His hard work with the Population Health Management Office, Hometown Health and Medical Group improved […]

Ty Windfeldt Honored for His Work with the Boys and Girls Club

  Ty Windfeldt, Hometown Health CEO and Renown Health Senior Vice President, was recently awarded the National Service to Youth Award from the Boys and Girls Club of the Truckee Meadows. This award is for Boys and Girls Club board members, employees of volunteers who have attained five or more years of devoted full- or […]

Winners Announced for We C.A.R.E. Story Submission Contest

  A panel of judges including We C.A.R.E. master trainers from across the network reviewed all recently submitted stories about how employees are implementing We C.A.R.E. service behaviors as Renown’s cultural compass. The following three submissions were selected as the winning stories:   First Place Winner – Sterile Processing Team We C.A.R.E. behavior the story […]

Growing Our Family at Renown Children’s Hospital

The greatest and most exciting part of my role as Chair of Pediatrics has been recruitment. In 2016, we were very fortunate to have the Pennington Foundation donate $7.5M to Renown Health with the sole purpose of recruiting much needed pediatricians and pediatric specialists to our community. In addition, the Pennington Foundation indicated that they […]

REACT Committee Represents Renown for Local Award

  On Aug. 16, Keep Truckee Meadows Beautiful gave its Adopter of the Year award to Renown Health. Leo Horishny and Kira Krayk, members of the REACT employee committee at Renown, were joined by Wendy Damonte, Vice President of Advocacy and Community Partnership, to accept the award at KTMB’s Raise the River event at Idlewild […]