Monaco Ridge, Renown's Assisted Living Facility to Close

RENO, Nev. (Jul. 8, 2020) –22 residents transition from South Meadows Medical Center campus to more contemporary assisted-living communities in the area; 12 employees offered positions within Renown.

Reno Orthopedic Clinic and Renown Partner To Enhance Orthopedic Care for Northern Nevada

RENO, Nev. (Jul. 6, 2020) – Partnership for orthopedic health is a unique collaborative relationship between ROC and Renown to serve community

Reno Home to 'Marketing Person of the Year'

RENO, Nev. (Jul. 1, 2020) – Suzanne Hendry, MA, APR of Renown Health selected as 2020 Medigy HITMC Award Winner.

Renown Awards Grants to 55 Area Organizations Addressing Diversity and Inclusiveness

RENO, Nev. (Jul. 1, 2020) – Funds support grass-roots organizations addressing demographic diversity and social determinants of health to improve the health of our community

Panda Express Donates PPE and Orange Chicken to Renown Children's Hospital

RENO, Nev. (Jun. 30, 2020) – Panda donates 26,000 masks, cash donation and Orange Chicken Love to local healthcare heroes

Renown Health's In-House Lab Now Processing COVID-19 Tests for Patients and Care Providers

RENO, Nev. (Jun. 24, 2020) – Expanded test processing capabilities is resulting in faster test results, lessening the load on the state lab, and helping keep patients, care providers and the community safe

Fianna's Legacy Grows On: Healing Garden at Renown Expands Over 14,000 Square Feet, Doubling in Size and Beauty

RENO, Nev. (Jun. 18, 2020) – Expansion project celebrates the 10-year anniversary of Fianna's Healing Garden; led by daughter Rebecca Dickson and brother Harvey Fennell

Renown Health Awards Grants to Area Organizations Addressing Diversity and Inclusiveness

RENO, Nev. (Jun. 17, 2020) – Funds used to support those addressing demographic diversity and Social Determinants of Health to improve the health of our community

Renown Celebrates Pride Month and LGBTQ+ Communities with Love

RENO, Nev. (Jun. 16, 2020) – Rainbow lights illuminate Renown's iconic "LOVE" sculpture, and powerful employee stories shared during Pride Month

Renown Health Awarded Nearly $1 Million Grant From the FCC to Support TeleHealth Programs Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

RENO, Nev. (Jun. 15, 2020) – Funds used to stand up virtual screenings, purchase telehealth equipment, provide virtual care and enhance remote monitoring services to help keep the community safe

Dr. Rahul Mediwala promoted to Chief Medical Officer, Health Services Division at Renown Health

RENO, Nev. (Jun. 12, 2020) – Dr. Mediwala's leadership through challenging times helps Renown to thrive despite uncertainty of COVID-19 pandemic

Coming together to make a difference: Teens donate over 1,300 face masks to healthcare heroes

RENO, Nev. (Jun. 11, 2020) – Three Los Angeles teens rallied their high school classmates to raise funds and donate more than 1,300 face masks for Renown Health employees

I can see clearly now! Elementary schoolers and their parents encouraged to take part in free virtual vision screening

RENO, Nev. (Jun. 10, 2020) – Renown Children's Hospital pediatric ophthalmologist Dr. Mitchell Strominger hosts state-wide virtual event to provide routine vision screenings for children and Walk with a Doc

Renown Patients encouraged to have one supporter accompany them to medical visit or hospital stay

RENO, Nev. (Jun. 1, 2020) – Embraces patient and family-centered care, enhanced safety measures and new visiting hours

Receive care from the comfort of your couch; Renown Health offering virtual visits

RENO, Nev. (May. 19, 2020) – Through the COVID-19 pandemic, Renown providers remain committed to safely caring for community members, both in person and virtually

Renown Health's food pantry is nourishing patients in need with healthy food options available at no cost, adapting to pandemic to continue this important program

RENO, Nev. (May. 14, 2020) – Patients who qualify for a "Food is Medicine Prescription" can receive a bag of food for themselves and each member of their family every week through this free assistance program.

DispatchHealth partners with Renown Health to provide in-home medical care to community members in Reno

RENO, Nev. (May. 13, 2020) – Hospital network brings high-quality, affordable, on-demand acute care to local residents.

Seeking individuals who have recovered from COVID-19 to donate plasma to help patients fighting the infection

RENO, Nev. (May. 8, 2020) – New study, led by physician researchers from Renown Health and University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine seeks to understand how the immune system responds to COVID-19 with goal of developing a new treatment.

New automated robot system in Renown Health's pharmacy expands IV compounding capabilities and maximies accuracy and safety.

RENO, Nev. (May. 7, 2020) – The Robotic IV Automation (RIVA) system is helping Renown’s pharmacy prod.

Renown using electrostatic technology to help keep patients, employees & community safe from superbugs

RENO, Nev. (May. 5, 2020) – Renown Health adds an electrostatic cleaning system to its list of innovative technology used to sanitize hospital rooms and equipment.

Gratitude takes flight at Renown Health in celebration of nurses & hospital week

RENO, Nev. (May. 4, 2020) – Renown’s general surgical unit debuts a set of angel wings crafted by staff and their families in commemoration of Nurses & Hospital Week, May 4–10.

Say hello to a bi-weekly call-in show designed to help aging adults weather the COVID-19 storm

RENO, Nev. (May. 4, 2020) – New, virtual community gatherings from ‘The Hello Project’ help older adults stay connected and informed during uncertain times.

Renown resumes medically-necessary surgeries in phased approach

RENO, Nev. (May. 1, 2020) – Health System Follows Governor’s Announcement to Resume Necessary Surgeries on May 11, Remains Ready for Possible COVID-19 Surge.

From distilled spirits and juice to hand sanitizer; Local businesses shift efforts to help Renown Fight the Good Fight against germs amid pandemic

RENO, Nev. (Apr. 30, 2020) – Seven Troughs Distilling Co., Damon Industries, The Depot and Forsaken River have worked together to supply Renown Health with 726 gallons of hand sanitizer to date.

Community members asked to join forces with local businesses to make isolation gowns for Renown Hospital care givers

RENO, Nev. (Apr. 29, 2020) – University of Nevada, Reno’s Department of Art Fabrication Lab, Miller’s Jackets and Printing Services of Nevada are working together to help meet Renown’s community-donated goal for isolation gowns.

The power of a phone call; Renown Health connects with community members 55 and over

RENO, Nev. (Apr. 22, 2020) – Renown employees volunteered to reach out to over 2,500 older adults participating in the non-profits’ free Sterling Silver Club.

Germ-zapping robotos at Renown Health elevate hospital safety

RENO, Nev. (Apr. 17, 2020) – With the help of state-of-the-art, germ-removal technology, Renown Health touts another layer of protection to keep patients and staff safe.

Renown invites community to participate in a car parade at the hospital's regional campus to see the new "LOVE" sculpture

RENO, Nev. (Apr. 16, 2020) – Participants are invited to make noise and cheer as they drive by the sculpture in support of healthcare heroes.

Artown partners with Renown to bring "LOVE" sculpture to the regional campus

RENO, Nev. (Apr. 15, 2020) – The “LOVE” sculpture, designed by visionary artist Laura Kimpton and built by artist Jeff Schomberg, brings a powerful message to healthcare workers, patients and the community.

Rising above the daily grind, Renown Health Heroes received a free Starbucks drink

RENO, Nev. (Apr. 13, 2020) – Dolan Auto Group donates a much-appreciated coffee break to thank healthcare heroes on the front lines.

Renown Seeks Handcrafted Masks for Hospital Visitors

RENO, Nev. (Apr. 10, 2020) – Renown caregivers are grateful for the community’s love and enthusiasm for sewing masks, gowns and surgical caps. We continue to need these items and appreciate your support.

Roundabout Catering and Renown Health Partner to Provide Nourishing Meals to Hospital Employees through COVID-19 Crisis

RENO, Nev. (Apr. 09, 2020) – Roundabout Catering, the area’s most comprehensive resource for special event catering and Renown Health, a locally governed, not-for-profit integrated healthcare network are partnering to provide meals for purchase in the Renown Regional Medical Center cafeteria through the COVID-19 crisis.

Mill Street Parking Structure Repurposed as Sophisticated, Cross-Functional Alternate Care Site.

RENO, Nev. (Apr. 03, 2020) – As our nation experiences the impact of this international pandemic, we at Renown Health are focused on preparing for what could occur in our own community.

Update on non-urgent elective surgical procedures and medical services at Renown Health Hospitals

RENO, Nev. (Mar. 16, 2020) – Effective Tuesday, March 17, surgical cases scheduled at both Renown Regional Medical Center and Renown South Meadows Medical Center, considered to be ELECTIVE-OPTIONAL will be postponed to a later date.

Deployable Medical Structure at Renown Regional Erected as Precautionary Measure

RENO, Nev. (Mar. 12, 2020) – As we continue our planning and preparation for the impact of COVID-19, Renown Health now has an alternate care site – a deployable medical facility.

Renown Health implements new visitor and respiratory care restrictions to address COVID-19

RENO, Nev. (Mar. 9, 2020) –  Renown Health has implemented enhanced infection prevention strategies to ensure we are ready with the appropriate supplies and alternate plans should the need arise.

Local organizations receive $250K BUILD Health Challenge® Award to Improve Seniors’ Health

RENO, Nev. (Nov. 19, 2019) – Truckee Meadows Healthy Communities (TMHC), Renown Health and the Washoe County Health District received the BUILD Health Challenge® award, a $250,000 grant to support Caring For Reno’s Elders (C.A.R.E.) program. The award comes as a collaborative result of more than 30 local organizations submitting a proposal for the funding.

Renown Health Board of Directors Chair, Jim DeVolld, Receives Nevada Hospital Association's Commitment to Community Award for Trustee Excellence Award

RENO, Nev. (Sept. 18, 2019) – Renown Health Board of Directors Chair, Jim DeVolld has been awarded the prestigious 2019 Commitment to Community Award for Trustee Excellence from the Nevada Hospital Association (NHA).

Hallmark Opens Inside Renown Regional Medical Center

RENO, Nev. (Sept. 10, 2019) – Renown Health partners with Hallmark Cards, Inc. to open a Hallmark Gold Crown store today inside Renown Regional Medical Center. Renown owns and operates the business in an effort to provide patients and visiting families with meaningful gifts, heartfelt tokens and comforts of home.

Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield and Renown Health Announce New Contract Agreement

LAS VEGAS/RENO, Nev. — August 1, 2019 — Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield (Anthem) and Renown Health (Renown) today announced they have reached an agreement on a new contract. The agreement protects affordability and provides Anthem members with continued in-network access to all Renown hospitals and physicians. This agreement applies to Anthem consumers enrolled in employer based HMO and PPO plans and provides continued in-network access to Renown affiliated care providers and facilities.


Gilead Sciences and Renown Institute for Health Innovation Announce Strategic Collaboration to Advance Understanding of Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis (NASH)

Foster City, Calif. & Reno, Nev. (July 11, 2019) – Gilead Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: GILD) and the Renown Institute for Health Innovation (IHI) today announced a strategic collaboration to collect and analyze genetic and electronic health data that can enhance the understanding of nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) and potentially inform development of treatment options for the disease.


Nationally Recognized Heart Surgeons Join Renown Department of Surgery

RENO, Nev. (Feb. 1, 2019) – As part of a continuing focus on offering comprehensive care for patients experiencing cardiac and vascular disease across northern Nevada, Renown Health Department of Surgery and Renown Institute for Heart & Vascular Health have developed Renown’s first division of cardiothoracic surgery dedicated to heart surgery patients.


Population Health Study Goes Statewide and Opens Enrollment for 25,000 Southern Nevadans

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (May 2, 2019) – The Healthy Nevada Project, a first-of-its-kind, community-based population health study combining genetic, clinical, environmental and social data, is expanding enrollment to Las Vegas. The Project aspires not only to offer genetic testing to every Nevadan interested in learning more about their health and genetic profile but ultimately, to develop and expand the Project for communities across the United States to drive positive health outcomes nationwide.