Roseman Presents: Identification of Addiction and Modalities of Treatment Workshop

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Identification of Addiction and Modalities of Treatment Workshop

Location

Roseman University of Health Sciences
Summerlin Campus Auditorium
One Breakthrough Way
Las Vegas, NV 89135

Date/Time

Wednesday, October 2, 2019
8:00 am – 3:15 pm

Speakers

Terry Kerns, PhD, MSN
Nevada Office of the Attorney General

Krista Hales, MS, LADC
Center for Behavioral Health, NV

Chelsi Cheatom, M.Ed
Trac-B Exchange

Richard Egan
Nevada Department of Health and Human Services

Who should Attend

Nurses, pharmacists and mental health professionals

Morning refreshments and lunch to be provided. Seating is very limited so early registration is encouraged. 

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Guinn Center Releases New Policy Brief on Nevada’s Medicaid Population

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The Guinn Center Policy Brief Examines Selected Characteristics of Nevada’s Medicaid Beneficiaries

The policy brief highlights the gains in enrollment since the expansion of Nevada Medicaid in January 2014. It finds that, as of state fiscal year (FY) 2018, Nevada’s Medicaid recipients more than doubled from pre-expansion levels to 654,943 (i.e., an increase of 118.6 percent). Most notably, low-income childless adults, the group historically most excluded from Medicaid, benefited from expansion. The most recent data indicates that about one in two Medicaid enrollees in Nevada is a non-elderly adult, making this group the largest share of Medicaid recipients in the state, by age.

Additional findings include the following:

  • Roughly 17.0 percent of Nevada’s population is enrolled in Medicaid, which is below the U.S. average of 19.6 percent.
    Mineral County has the greatest share of Medicaid beneficiaries at 25.3 percent, and while some rural/frontier counties have relatively high proportions of recipients, the number of enrollees is concentrated most heavily in urban Carson City and Clark County.
  • Pre-expansion Medicaid groups (“Moms and Kids” and the Aged, Blind, and Disabled) make up nearly two-thirds of the Medicaid population, while expansion groups (childless adults and newly eligible parent-caretakers) comprise about one-third of the population.
  • The number of male and female recipients has increased over time but at somewhat similar rates, though women are overrepresented in the Medicaid population relative to their percentages of Nevada’s total population.
  • Race and ethnicity as shares of the Medicaid population remained fairly constant from FY 2013 to FY 2018. However, each group experienced increases in total enrollment.
  • The number of white beneficiaries increased the most, from 107,224 in FY 2013 to 238,324 in FY 2018. This amounted to a percent increase of 122.3 percent.
  • The greatest percent increase—157.0 percent—was in the Other category, though it had the smallest actual growth at 42,261 (i.e., from 26,910 in FY 2013 to 69,171 in FY 2018).
  • Latino enrollment was 107,208 in FY 2013 and 216,606 in FY 2018, which is an increase of 109,398 enrollees (102.0 percent).
  • African Americans had the second-highest percent increase of Medicaid recipients, at 147.2 percent, but was next-to-last in growth of total enrollees.

The policy brief is available on the Guinn Center website.

The Guinn Center is a nonprofit, bipartisan policy institute that delivers independent, fact-based, and well-reasoned analysis of critical policy issues facing Nevada and the region.

Home Health Care with BrightStar Care

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Inside Medicine: Home Health Care with BrightStar Care

Becky Sennes Torrez (Owner, BrightStar Care of W. Central Las Vegas) outlines the variety of home health care services her organization’s nurses, therapists, CNAs, and caregivers deliver to the Las Vegas community.

Roseman University’s 20th Annual Scholarship Golf Tournament

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Golf in Support of Roseman Students!

Monday, November 4, 2019
TPC Summerlin

1700 Village Center Circle, Las Vegas, NV 89134

Love to golf and want to make a difference in the lives of students? Roseman’s Annual Golf Tournament raises funds to support scholarships for our 1,500 nursing, pharmacy and dental medicine students!

Celebrate Roseman’s 20th anniversary year by golfing for a great cause!

Join us with your foursome or sponsorship underwriting.

Day of Event

6:30 am Check-in & Breakfast  |  8:30 am Shotgun start  |  2 pm Awards Luncheon following play

Pricing

Sponsorships from $500 | Golf starting at $775

Questions?

Please call 702-802-2830

LEARN MORE

Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health Marks Tenth Year

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A Time Capsule for Brain Disease: Celebrating the Past and Looking Ahead to the Future by Dr. Aaron Ritter

This year marks the 10th anniversary of Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health, and while the last Alzheimer’s disease drug was approved 15 years ago, some might wonder what researchers here at the center have been doing over the past decade to combat this grim statistic. Read the entire story in Vegas Inc.

Dignity Health-St. Rose Dominican Hospitals’ Brian Kleven Earns CFO Honor

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Brian Kleven, CFO, Dignity Health-St. Rose Dominican Hospitals — Siena and San Martin campuses – Earns Vegas Inc CFO of the Year Award

Brian Kleven joined Dignity Health in 2016 as CFO of the St. Rose Dominican Siena campus. He has been providing financial oversight for the San Martín location since last summer. His responsibilities include direct oversight of finance, revenue integrity and revenue-cycle optimization for the two hospitals, which have annual net revenue of more than $700 million. He was recently named CFO of the Year by Vegas, Inc. Read the full story.

 

Las Vegas HEALS Next Healthcare Happy Hour Hosted by American Medical Response

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Registration for August 22 Event Complimentary for Las Vegas HEALS Members

Las Vegas HEALS, American Medical Response, AirMed, and Medic West have partnered up for the next Las Vegas HEALS Healthcare Happy Hour. Guests can enjoy cuisine and cocktails while touring AMR’s facilities.

The event will take place on Thursday, August 22 from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. at 7201 Post Rd. in Las Vegas. Healthcare Happy Hour registration is complimentary for all Las Vegas HEALS members by registering with this link. Non-members who are interested in attending the Healthcare Happy Hour event for the first time may also register for free as a guest.

“We are looking forward to our next Healthcare Happy Hour event at American Medical Response, a really remarkable venue” said Doug Geinzer, chief executive officer of Las Vegas HEALS. “Las Vegas HEALS’ Happy Hours are a great way for professionals in the healthcare industry to network with their peers and learn about new happenings in their industry.”

About Las Vegas HEALS

Founded 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 healthcare community, collaborating on workforce issues, and being a proactive force for legislative initiatives to improve access and the delivery of quality healthcare. The organization now represents members who collectively employ over 34,000 healthcare professionals. Multiple task forces, councils and committees meet on a regular basis to address various issues and opportunities. Learn more at www.LasVegasHEALS.org.

UNLV Earns National Center of Excellence for Nursing Education Honor

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University One of 10 Programs in Country Recognized by National League for Nursing

UNLV’s School of Nursing was one of just 10 programs nationwide named a 2019 Center of Excellence by the National League for Nursing, the leading professional organization for nurse educators.

The university was recognized for sustained excellence in student learning and professional development in nursing and becomes the first institution in Nevada to earn the distinction. Read more.