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Intermountain Health Crafts Messages of Hope to Support Those Needing Help for Mental Well-Being in Southern Nevada

LAS VEGAS – Intermountain Health leadership took time from a recent leadership meeting to gather and assemble Anchor Box Mental Health Kits. The kits are filled with personal messages of hope and resources that can help people needing support for their mental well-being.

Together, the Intermountain Health caregivers assembled 350…

Intermountain Health publishes Community Health Needs Assessment for southern Nevada

LAS VEGAS – Intermountain Health today releases its first Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA) report for southern Nevada, providing extensive details about local health status, needs, and assets that allow the not-for-profit health system to inform and identify key local area health priorities. For the assessment, Intermountain Health engaged…

Intermountain Health wins GOLD, other top spots in Best of Las Vegas Awards for 2023

LAS VEGAS, Nevada – Intermountain Health is receiving several honors in the 2023 Best of Las Vegas Awards announced this week, including being named the GOLD winner for the “Women’s Clinic” category for the second year in a row.

The Best of Las Vegas Awards are held by the…

Intermountain Health Nurse Practitioner Named the 2023 Honored Hero by Las Vegas Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

Nikki Timms, Intermountain Health nurse practitioner, has been named the 2023 Honored Hero by the Las Vegas Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS). Since being diagnosed with blood cancer herself, Timms has made it her mission not only to fight for her health but for others in need of…

Intermountain Health Announces Desert Region Board

LAS VEGAS – Intermountain Health announces its Board of Trustees for the Desert Region, encompassing the markets of southwest Utah, Nevada, and northern Arizona. The board members offer proven experience and leadership in several sectors including healthcare, business, banking, government, real estate, and higher education.

“With a servant leadership mindset,…

Intermountain Health Now Offers Full Interpretation Services in More Than 120 Languages at All Nevada Clinics

LAS VEGAS – All Intermountain Health clinics and facilities in Nevada now have full interpretation services for every patient visit to provide accommodations for those who need communication assistance, whether due to a disability, such as the deaf or hard of hearing, or to Limited English Proficiency (LEP).

Interpretation services…

Intermountain Health provider to be honored at 2023 Girl Scouts of Southern Nevada Dessert Before Dinner Gala

LAS VEGAS – Intermountain Health’s Dr. Audrey Sue Cruz is one of seven honorees who will be recognized at the highly anticipated 2023 Girl Scouts of Southern Nevada annual fundraising gala Dessert Before Dinner. This year’s event will take place on Saturday, Sept. 9, from 6 p.m….

Nevada Business Magazine Healthcare Hero Awards recognize Intermountain Health pediatric neurosurgeon as this year’s “Innovator”

LAS VEGAS –Nevada Business Magazine announces its 2023 Healthcare Hero Award for ”Innovator” is presented to Dr. Taryn Bragg, Pediatric Neurosurgeon at Intermountain Health and Associate Professor at the University of Utah. Dr. Bragg is the only full-time, board-certified pediatric neurosurgeon caring for patients in the entire state of…

Intermountain Health acquires Advent Home Health

LAS VEGAS – Intermountain Health’s acquisition of Advent Home Health, a leading home health agency in southern Nevada, has been finalized and Advent Home Health is now officially part of Intermountain.

“The addition of Advent Home Health underscores our commitment to increasing access to home care for a greater number…

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Paula Freund - Communications Director

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