New Tower Topped Off at Dignity Health – St. Rose Dominican, Siena Campus

Kitchell topped off construction today of a new $160 million five-story hospital tower on the Dignity Health-St. Rose Dominican, Siena Campus in Henderson, Nev. right outside Las Vegas. The new 220,000-square-foot tower, which will bring the total of private rooms to 326, will open in 2016. Kitchell has already completed the expansion of the NICU

Dignity Health – St. Rose Dominican Nurse Named Top 10 Finalist for Award

Dignity Health – St. Rose Dominican home health nurse, Bonnie Schmidt, has been named as a top 10 finalist for the National Association for Home Health & Hospice’s (NAHC) Home Care & Hospice Nurse of the Year award. Bonnie was originally chosen in the top 50 as Nevada’s finalist, and was chosen by a panel

Dignity Health-St. Rose Dominican Receives Highest Southern Nevada Hospital Safety Score from Consumer Reports

In a recent Consumer Reports hospital safety-score ranking, Dignity Health-St. Rose Dominican Siena Campus received the highest safety score in southern Nevada. The Safety Score is a composite of important safety and quality data, including hospital-acquired infections, unnecessary readmissions, mortality, communication between patients and clinical staff, pain control and avoidance of certain practices and procedures

Q&A: Dr. Barbara Atkinson on the new UNLV School of Medicine and what it will mean to Southern Nevada

The UNLV News Center recently published a question/answer article with the new dean for the UNLV School of Medicine: Dr. Barbara Atkinson was named planning dean for UNLV School of Medicine in May. An expert in the field of pathology, she comes to Las Vegas from the University of Kansas School of Medicine, where she

Analysis of Social Media as a Measure of Patient Experience, Authored By Dignity Health-St. Rose Dominican Leaders, Published in National Journal for Healthcare Executives

Dignity Health-St. Rose Dominican executives Maggie Ozan Rafferty and Kate Grey have been published in peer-reviewed journal, Nurse Leader, the publication of the American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE). Their article, Beyond Patient Experience Surveys: Leveraging Social Media to Glean Patient Feedback, expands on how social media can be used to augment formal measures of

St. Rose Siena’s Level III Trauma Center Receives Reverification

The Trauma Center at Dignity Health – St. Rose Dominican’s Siena Campus has been re-verified as a Level III Trauma Center by the Verification Review Committee (VRC), an ad hoc committee of the Committee on Trauma (COT) of the American College of Surgeons (ACS). This achievement recognizes the Trauma Center’s dedication to providing optimal care

UNLV School of Nursing Earns 10-Year Accreditation

UNLV’s School of Nursing received a 10-year accreditation from the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) for its bachelor’s and master’s programs. CCNE is an autonomous accrediting agency contributing to the improvement of the public’s health by ensuring the quality and integrity of baccalaureate, graduate, and residency programs in nursing. CCNE accreditation is a nongovernmental peer review

Report: Southern Nevada Economy in Fourth Year of Escalating Recovery

The Southern Nevada economy is in its fourth year of an escalating recovery with no signs of slowing down, according to the midyear economic outlook report released today by the UNLV Center for Business and Economic Research (CBER). UNLV economists report a positive economic outlook for the remainder of 2014 and through 2015, with gaining momentum expected

Dignity Health partners with Google Glass and Augmedix

In order to strengthen the human connection between our doctors, nurses, and patients, Dignity Health has been working in partnership with Google Glass and Augmedix to lessen the time a physician spends in front of the computer and maximize time with patients. The early results are incredibly exciting! Physicians spend more than a third of their day on the

MountainView Hospital & University of Nevada School of Medicine Agree to Work Toward Expanded Medical Education Program

With the goal of greatly increasing the number of physicians serving in southern Nevada, MountainView Hospital and the University of Nevada School of Medicine have agreed to work toward the development of an expanded Graduate Medical Education (GME) program based at MountainView Hospital. All GME positions are open to applicants from any accredited medical school.

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