Stay Healthy-Say Hello to Virtual Holiday Festivities

RENO, Nev. (Dec. 1, 2020) - The community is invited to virtual community gatherings from 'The Hello Project' to stay connected and engaged through the holidays

Stacie Mathewson Behavioral Health & Addiction Institute at Renown Now Offering rTMS Treatment for Major Depression

RENO, Nev. (Nov. 25, 2020) - Treatment offers patients safe, non-drug and non-invasive repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) therapy to treat symptoms of major depression

Renown Health Tops 2020 Most Wired List

RENO, Nev. (Nov. 25, 2020) - 'Most Wired Hospitals' Use Technology for a Better Patient Experience

Renown Health's COO, Acute Services, Empowers the Next Generation of Women Healthcare Leaders

RENO, Nev. (Nov. 23, 2020) - Dawn D. Ahner, DSc, FACHE, selected to serve on The University of Alabama at Birmingham’s Women in Health Leadership Executive Council

COVID-19 Patients Enjoy Renown 'Hospital at Home' Remote Patient Monitoring

RENO, Nev. (Nov. 21, 2020) - Hospital-at-home monitoring allows patients to receive hospital-level care in the comfort of their own homes

Renown and Thousands of Top U.S. Hospitals Encourage Everyone to #MaskUp

RENO, Nev. (Nov. 19, 2020) - Growing numbers of COVID-19 cases and deaths are troubling; facemasks can slow the trend

Renown Health Welcomes New Vice President of Quality

RENO, Nev. (Nov. 17, 2020) - Amy McCombs, MSN, RN, CCRN, CNML is promoted to serve future generations and improve the health and well-being of Nevadans

Surgery Center of Reno and Renown Partner to Offer Convenient, Affordable Option for Outpatient Surgery

RENO, Nev. (Nov. 16, 2020) - Brings a new level of convenience, access and affordability to surgical care in northern Nevada

As Community COVID-19 Cases Rise, Renown Prepares

RENO, Nev. (Nov. 12, 2020) - Alternate Care Site opens today in Renown Regional Mill St. Parking Structure to serve additional hospitalized patients diagnosed with COVID-19 who are clinically stable or improving

Renown Announces $469 Million in Planned Investments, Including Hospital Campus Improvements, New Facilities to Meet Community’s Growing Need

RENO, Nev. (Nov. 12, 2020) - A major community investment in health care facilities to transform care, improve economy and
enhance the quality of life for generations to come

As Community Covid-19 Cases Rise, Renown Re-Erects Deployable Medical Structure Outside Regional Medical Center Emergency Department

RENO, Nev. (Nov. 9, 2020) - Tent serves as respiratory illness evaluation and screening center

As Community COVID-19 Cases Rise, Renown is Prepared

RENO, Nev. (Nov. 6, 2020) - As our nation experiences the impact of this international pandemic, the Renown Health team continues to make preparations for our community

Renown Health Announces Cancer Program Leadership Team

RENO, Nev. (Oct. 29, 2020) - Dr. Max J. Coppes announced as Cancer Center Director, Larry Duncan as Cancer Center Administrator for Renown’s Institute for Cancer, with goal to improve the health and well-being of Nevadans

Renown Health Welcomes New Chief Nursing Officer

RENO, Nev. (Oct.29, 2020) - Debra Adornetto-Garcia, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, AOCN, joins as chief nursing officer, acute services to serve future generations and improve the health and well-being of Nevadans

Renown Regional Medical Center Recognized Among Nation's Top Hospitals in Critical Care

RENO, Nev. (Oct. 27, 2020) – The region’s only trauma center receives top honors from Healthgrades

Renown Welcomes New Vice President, Pharmacy

RENO, Nev. (Oct. 16, 2020) – Adam D. Porath, Pharm.D., BCACP, BCPS-AQ Cardiology is promoted to serve future generations and improve the health and well-being of Nevadans

Open Enrollment for Medicare Advantage Begins Oct. 15

RENO, Nev. (Oct. 14, 2020) – Eligible individuals can now enroll in northern Nevada’s 4-star Medicare Advantage Plan with premier access to the region’s most preferred healthcare network

Senior Care Plus Partners with CareMore Health to Offer Medicare Advantage Plans in Clark County

LAS VEGAS (Oct. 13, 2020) – New collaboration in Clark County grants aging adults access to a premier health plan with a nationally-recognized care model

Renown Opens New Location in Sparks, Nevada

RENO, Nev. (Oct. 8, 2020) – Increasing access, affordability and convenience, Renown’s newest medical group location makes it easy for Spanish Springs/Sparks residents to tend to their healthcare needs at a single location

Renown's Neuro-Diagnostic Laboratory Nationally Recognized for Providing Quality Diagnostic Services

RENO, Nev. (Oct. 6, 2020) – Earning its third five-year accreditation, Renown’s neuro-diagnostic lab remains Nevada’s only accredited ABRET facility

Addressing Health Equality for Communities of Color

RENO, Nev. (Oct. 1, 2020) – Community leaders come together to address health disparities and promote equality in healthcare access and delivery

Thomas S. Dolan Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program Receives Esteemed Certification By Industry Leader

RENO, Nev. (Sept. 17, 2020) – The program becomes first of its kind to be accredited in Nevada

Renown Cardiologist Shares Insights on Warfarin, the Life-Saving Blood Thinner That Started Out as Rat Roison

RENO, Nev. (Sept. 14, 2020) – Renown Health's Dr. Christopher Rowan recently joined a distinguished panel of experts on the "Game Changers in Medicine" podcast to discuss the science behind the discovery of warfarin

Could Private Well Water Unlock Health Insights?

RENO, Nev. (Sept. 4, 2020) – The Healthy Nevada Project launches a new study to identify how private well water could impact the health of those living in the household

Steve Shell Joins Renown to Lead the Stacie Mathewson Behavioral Health & Addiction Institute

RENO, Nev. (Sept. 2, 2020) – Under Steve Shell's leadership, the institute will continue to expand community access to prevention and intervention services for mental health disorders and alcohol and drug addiction

Renown Receives Get With the Guidelines - Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award

RENO, Nev. (Sept. 2, 2020) – American Heart Association award recognizes commitment of Renown's skilled care team to provide quality stroke care

Community Recognizes 2020 Northern Nevada Nurses of Achievement Winners

RENO, Nev. (Sept. 1, 2020) – Renown Health nurses are being celebrated for going above and beyond for their patients and care team colleagues

Renown Health & University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine Announce Intent to Affiliate

RENO, Nev. (Aug. 26, 2020) – Renown Health and the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine (UNR Med) announce intent to develop plans for a proposed long-term partnership designed to enhance Nevada’s medical education system

Renown Nationally Recognized For Quality Care For Heart Attack and Heart Failure

RENO, Nev. (Aug. 13, 2020) – American Heart Association awards shine national spotlight on care offered in northern Nevada

Renown Children's Becomes One of Eight Nationwide to Provide Children and Parents with a Panda Cares Center of Hope

RENO, Nev. (Aug. 11, 2020) – The new, kid-friendly, interactive space in the Renown Children's Specialty Center will support the needs of children, bringing them courage and hope to health and thrive

Renown Health Celebrates Panda Cares Day on Saturday, August 8

RENO, Nev. (Aug. 6, 2020) – Panda Express locations support the healthcare needs of local pediatric patients throughout northern Nevada

Free Webinar Explains the Basics of Medicare

RENO, Nev. (Aug. 4, 2020) – Senior Care Plus hosts a free webinar designed to help participants approaching the age of 65 make informed decisions about their health coverage

Renown South Meadows Medical Center Named #1 Hospital in NV

RENO, Nev. (Jul. 30, 2020) – U.S. News & World Report provides rankings

Renown Pharmacy Introduces New Program, Delivering Medications to Patients as They Leave the Hospital

RENO, Nev. (Jul. 29, 2020) – Renown's Medications to Go program offers time-savings and convenience to patients and their families

Population Genetic Screening Shown to Efficiently Identify Increased Risk for Inherited Disease

RENO, Nev. (Jul. 27, 2020) – Healthy Nevada Project's community-based approach reveals up to 90% of CDC Tier 1 genetic condition risks missed using clinical care guidelines

Introducing DANA: Renown Institute for Health Innovation's New Life-Sized, Holographic Kiosk

RENO, Nev. (Jul. 24, 2020) – Presented by the Desert Research Institute and Renown Health, DANA will help people learn more about the Healthy Nevada Project and their own unique, genetic health traits

Miracles at Montreux 2020: Golf Tournament Benefits Local Children and Families

RENO, Nev. (Jul. 22, 2020) – The sixth annual Miracles at Montreux is set to be a fun, safe and memorable golf tournament supporting the magic and miracles made possible at Renown Children's Hospital

Locally Owned, Not-For-Profit Insurance Company, Hometown Health, Welcomes New CEO

RENO, Nev. (Jul. 15, 2020) – David Hansen, MBA, joins Hometown Health to continue to serve future generations and improve the health and well-being of Nevadans

Dreams Foundation Makes $10,500 Donation and Collects Hundreds of Onesies, Blankets and Other Essentials, Benefiting Renown's NICU Babies

RENO, Nev. (Jul. 14, 2020) – Sarah Carmona Zink and her Dreams Foundation worked with the community to bring comfort and relief to local families during unprecedented times

Love is Here to Stay: Iconic LOVE Sculpture to Make Permanent Home At Renown Thanks to Generous Donor

RENO, Nev. (Jul. 13, 2020) – Flatbed concert by powerhouse group Jelly Bread set to commemorate this monumental gift from the Robert and Dorothy Keyser Foundation

Rise & Shine! Renown's Sterling Silver Club Hosts Virtual Stretching Lecture for Community Members 55+

RENO, Nev. (Jul. 11, 2020) – Renown Health Physical Therapist Dr. Kelly Winkel leads virtual even to connect adults through basic stretching exercises and helpful movement strategies to aid in healthy aging.

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.