Local safety leader recognized as “Community All Star”


Each year, Safety National, a leading provider of workers’compensation coverage, designates one Community All Star for each of the following three categories — education, healthcare and community — to honor three individuals from organizational clients who go above and beyond their job requirements to help others in their community. Keith Payne, Director of Public Safety […]

26th annual celebration honors community servants and agencies


The Human Services Network’s 26th annual celebration of excellence in the support of local human services takes place on Thursday, January 15, from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. in the Capri Ballroom at the Peppermill Resort Hotel Casino. This event shines a light on important community work that often takes place with little recognition. The […]

Renown pioneers heart health care


Renown Institute for Heart & Vascular Health was selected as one of only 35 hospitals nationwide to pioneer a team approach that will help keep patients healthy and at home following hospital admission for heart attack or heart failure. The selected hospitals from across the country are the first participants in the American College of […]

Renown provides 24/7 emergent care for heart attack patients

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RENOWN NEWS RELEASE The emergency room at Renown Regional Medical Center now has a cardiologist on-site 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The 24/7 coverage will greatly reduce the time it takes from when a heart patient first arrives in the ER to when they receive life-saving care, usually a balloon angioplasty procedure […]

Renown receives re-accreditation for Neurodiagnostic Lab

SUBMITTED NEWS RELEASE RENO, Nev. — The neurodiagnostic laboratory at Renown Regional Medical Center has been re-accredited by ABRET (American Board of Registration of Electroencephalographic and Evoked Potential Technologists). This means the Electroencephalogram  (EEG) Laboratory met strict standards and is recognized as a place where patients and physicians can have confidence they are receiving quality diagnostics. […]

Renown Children’s Hospital displays horse sculptures as part of John & Sue Dermody Children’s Healing Garden

BUNDLE horses

SUBMITTED EVENT ALERT WHAT: Motorists driving down Mill Street are likely to notice three large colorful horse sculptures “grazing” outside Renown Regional Medical Center at the corner of Mill Street and Kirman Ave. While their appearance coincides with the start of the Reno Rodeo this week, the timing is a coincidence. The sculptures are waiting […]

Renown to host preventive health screening event during Stroke Month

SUBMITTED NEWS RELEASE RENO, Nev. – Four out of five people who have a stroke have no apparent warning signs prior to their attack. The good news is that 80 percent of strokes can be prevented. One way to prevent a stroke is by identifying the underlying causes of stroke before a stroke happens. To […]

IHOP butters up northern Nevada by serving free pancakes February 23

SUBMITTED NEWS RELEASE The International House of Pancakes (IHOP) of Reno, Sparks, Carson City and South Lake Tahoe are teaming up with Renown Children’s Hospital to raise money and awareness for theChildren’s Miracle Network (CMN), a non-profit organization dedicated to saving and improving the lives of children’s hospitals throughout the United States. From 7 a.m. to 10 […]