Diversifying the Health Economy in Nevada

In Conjunction with the Governor’s Office of Economic Development

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 Event Program
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Diversifying the Health Economy in Nevada – Event Program

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Panel Agendas & Participants

Thank you to all those who participated.

Panel 1 – 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 – 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.
Moderator: Dr. Saju Joseph

Panel 3 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.
Moderator: Dr. Gillian Barclay

Ending Keynote

Steve Hill, CEO of the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority, presented Bridging Economic Development with Las Vegas’ Emerging Professional Sports Environment.

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