ABOUT LAS VEGAS HEALSFounded in 2002, Las Vegas HEALS (Health, Education, Advocacy, and Leadership in Southern Nevada) is a nonprofit, membership-based association whose mission is to foster strategic alliances in the health care community, collaborating on workforce issues, and being a proactive force for legislative initiatives to improve access and the delivery of quality health care. The organization now represents members who collectively employ over 24,000 health care professionals. Multiple task forces, councils and committees meet on a regular basis to address various issues and opportunities.
Las Vegas HEALS' Mission is focused:
To foster strategic alliances in the health care community, collaborating on workforce issues and being a proactive force for legislative initiatives to improve access and the delivery of health care in Southern Nevada.
Las Vegas HEALS' Vision is clear:
To improve the quality of health care and to assist in the economic diversification of Southern Nevada.
WE BELIEVE IN INCLUSION. Our membership is inclusive of all organizations involved in the delivery of quality health care. We are nonpartisan. We support issues, not politics.
WE BELIEVE IN EDUCATION. It is our duty and responsibility to bring honesty, integrity, and clarity to the conversation around health care. We advocate internally and externally on issuessuch as quality, access and affordability.
WE BELIEVE IN COLLABORATION. We strive to find commonalties amongst all groups, organizations and individualsfor the betterment of our community. Those commonalities include integrity,ethics, morals, and quality.
WE BELIEVE IN OUTCOMES. Our outcomes measure our success, and we understand we can only manage that which we measure.
WE BELIEVE IN TRANSPARENCY. Transparency builds trust. Healthcare affects our entire community. As leaders,we must be trusted to be the steward.
WE BELIEVE IN BEING PROFESSIONAL. Our staff, board, and members respect each other’s differences and viewpoints,and we are collectively accountable for our work and actions.
WE BELIEVE IN PROMOTING IDEALISM. Idealism represents principles of safety, wholeness, and ethical correctness regarding wellness issues and initiatives.