Las Vegas HEALS (Health | Education | Advocacy | Leadership | for Southern Nevada), the largest nonprofit membership-based healthcare association, announced Silver State Home Health Care, Silver State Health, Pulmonology Group, McDonald Carano, and R&R Healthcare Essentials recently joined its’ membership ranks.

The following companies renewed their membership in April:

  • Comprehensive Cancer Centers: Stakeholder SponsorshipComprehensive Cancer Centers has been treating patients in Southern Nevada for more than 40 years. Comprehensive has grown with the community and developed a practice that offers medical oncology, hematology, radiation oncology, breast surgery, pulmonary medicine, cancer genetic counseling, and clinical research. The multi-specialty practice strives to recruit the best providers, invest in state-of-the-art technology and offer the latest treatments and services.
  • Touro University Nevada: Stakeholder Sponsorship Touro University Nevada is a private, not-for-profit, Jewish-affiliated university which is home to more than 1,500 students in a wide variety of graduate degree programs including osteopathic medicine, physician assistant studies, nursing, occupational therapy, physical therapy, and education. Touro is Nevada’s largest medical school and its Doctorate program in occupational therapy is the only program offered in the state. Now celebrating its 15th year in Southern Nevada, Touro has made it its mission to create opportunities to educate healthcare professionals who will practice and stay in Nevada.
  • Southwest Medical Associates: Premium Industry Partner Sponsorship – Southwest Medical, part of OptumCareTM, was founded in Las Vegas in 1972 and is Nevada’s largest multispecialty medical group with over 400 local health care providers through Southwest Medical and OptumCare Specialty and Primary Care, including seven convenient care centers, six urgent care centers, two outpatient surgery centers, and two community centers catering to older adults, plus access to a network of 800 providers throughout Southern Nevada.
  • Bank of Nevada: Basic Sponsorship – Bank of Nevada, a division of Western Alliance Bank, Member FDIC, helps business clients realize their growth ambitions. Founded in 1994, Bank of Nevada offers a full spectrum of loan, deposit and treasury management capabilities, plus superior service. With 10 offices in Las Vegas, Henderson, North Las Vegas and Mesquite, along with Western Alliance Bank’s powerful array of specialized financial services, the banking division is a valued resource for Southern Nevada’s business, real estate, professional, municipal and nonprofit communities.

Hometown Health renewed at the Small Membership level and SR Construction renewed at the Medium level.

“We’re grateful to Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada, Touro and Southwest Medical Associates for their continued support and commitment to improve the quality of health in Southern Nevada,” stated Doug Geinzer, CEO of Las Vegas HEALS.  “These organizations truly lead by example and are making a significant impact in our community.  It is wonderful to see so many new healthcare organizations opening or expanding in Las Vegas and joining their colleagues in membership with Las Vegas HEALS.”

Las Vegas HEALS offers several networking opportunities for members to meet other healthcare professionals and businesses that support healthcare.The monthly Healthcare Happy Hour is the largest networking event attended by physicians, healthcare administrators, allied health professionals and those who support the growth of healthcare. The organization recently relocated its offices to the Roseman University Summerlin Campus at One Breakthrough Way. The new space is situated across from Roseman University’s 98-seat auditorium, which the organization will be able to use. The future plans include bringing healthcare industry leaders together for a speaker series on various significant topics affecting this industry on a local level.

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.