Diversifying the Health Economy in Nevada
Las Vegas HEALS, in conjunction with Governor’s Office of Economic Development, presented a special event to introduce how growing Research & Development (R&D) in Nevada will strengthen and diversify the state’s economy, and how healthcare R&D can support efforts to retain new generations of healthcare professionals. The event, held on March 7, 2019, highlighted unique opportunities for R&D in Nevada.
Those Who Attended
Hospital Executives, Economic Developers, Community Leaders, Businesses in R&D, Professional Sports Executives, Commercial Real Estate Industry, and the Healthcare Community were among those at the event.
2019 Panel Agendas & Participants
Thank you to all those who participated.
Panel 1- Healthcare and R&D
Current and upcoming Nevada businesses discussed how their work in R&D and their products will help grow and diversify Nevada’s health economy beyond clinical delivery services.
Panel 2 – Workforce Growth
Nevada businesses highlighted strategies to grow a new health care workforce with the goal to strengthen health R&D infrastructure to improve health outcomes and drive economic development in Nevada. Moderated by Dr. Saju Joseph
Panel 3 – Evolving Healthcare Delivery
Diversification of Nevada’s health economy requires moving beyond clinical care delivery and its services. Unique opportunities for R&D in Nevada were presented, including their alignment to one of the state’s economic development priorities. Moderated by Dr. Gillian Barclay.
- Office of Research and Economic Development, UNLV – Zach Miles
- Applied Innovation Center and Healthy Nevada Project – Dr. Joseph Gryzmski
- Cleveland Clinic– Dr. Charles Bernick
- State of Nevada Office of Minority Health & Equality – Tina Dortch
Ending Keynote – Steve Hill, CEO, LVCVA
Steve Hill, CEO of the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority, presented Bridging Economic Development with Las Vegas’ Emerging Professional Sports Environment.