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.
Doug and Las Vegas HEALS board member Derek Parent (Vice President of Lending, The Parent Team) examine the relationship between home ownership and employee retention. Las Vegas HEALS recently rolled out the “Affinity Lending Benefit Program” to help members finance new or existing homes.
Doug’s first guest, Joe Ferreira (President, Nevada Donor Network) talks about the journey the organization has taken to become the world-wide leader in organ donations. In the second segment, Dr. Daniel Burkhead (President, Clark County Medical Society) explains the advocacy the society does for physicians, residents and students in Clark County.
Doug is joined by Paul Umbach (Founder and President, Tripp Umbach) and Mark A. Penn MD, MBA (Founding Dean, College of Medicine, Roseman University), for a deep dive into the direction of medical education and healthcare in Southern Nevada.
Michele Frankovich (Director of Office of Research, Renown Health) talks about the Healthy Nevada Project, a free clinical study offering Nevadan’s the opportunity to learn about their genetic origins and predisposition towards a number of important health areas. At the end of the show, Doug takes the first step in getting his own results by […]
Mike Green (Director of Pharmacy Operations, PharmaScript) and Nayla Garcia (Intake/Insurance Verification Coordinator, PharmaScript) join Doug to announce the opening of thier new facility in Henderson. PharmaScript is a specialty pharmacy committed to supporting the medication needs of infusion patients. In addition to the pharmacy, they have an Ambulatory Infusion Center, a first in Nevada, […]
Doug is joined by SilverSummit Healthplan Interim Plan President Jeff Grahling to discuss organization’s close working relationship with their providers and partners. SilverSummit Healthplan is a managed care organization that provides healthcare services to Nevada Medicaid and Nevada Check Up members in Clark and Washoe counties.
Inspired by the challenges his sister faced growing up in South Africa, Nilesh “Neil” Gokal MD (Medical Director of Clinical Education, Southwest Medical) has made it his purpose to help mentor new physicians in all facets of their career. This fits very well with Southwest Medicals goal of keeping local, newly graduated physicians, in the […]
Clark County Medical Society’s Alexandra P. Sliver (Executive Director) discusses challenges facing the Clark County medical profession along with CCMS’s upcoming Winged Hearts Awards. The awards annually recognize the important contributions that medical professionals make to keep their community healthy. Established in 2013 by former CCMS President Dr. George Alexander, the award has three categories: […]
Doug and Mark A. Penn MD (Founding Dean, College of Medicine, Roseman University) discuss Roseman University’s unique approach towards student education, their value proposition, and efforts towards community outreach & care.
With the same intensity that fueled him on the track, Sam Schmidt founded DRIVEN, a multidisciplinary accessible fitness center where individuals with disabilities can improve their physical, mental and emotional health, increase independence, and enhance their overall quality of life using a holistic approach to wellness.
Doug reviews the sold-out 7th Annual Inspired Excellence in Healthcare Awards Gala held at the Four Seasons Hotel Las Vegas on October 25, 2018. The event honored six individuals who have had a significant impact on the Southern Nevada medical community.
Diane Fearon, VP Philanthropy and Strategic Partnerships, discusses Nathan Adelson’s four decades of privileged service in the community. In 1978, Nathan Adelson Hospice became Southern Nevada’s first home care hospice. Nathan Adelson Hospice is the only non-profit hospice in Southern Nevada, and provides hospice and palliative care to more than 350 patients each day.
CJ Bawden, Manager of Sales & Marketing for Hometown Health, discusses their easy-to-use Senior Care Plus Medicare plans. Senior Care Plus is an HMO/PPO Medicare Advantage Plan with a Medicare contract operated by Hometown Health. It is available to residents of Clark and Nye counties.
United Medical Providers’ Kristi Petro, Care Coordination Manager, and Krystal Hall, Las Vegas Patient Care Coordinator, explain their patient-centered care practices and charitable work. UMP has been serving the medical supply and equipment needs for thousands of clients in the United States since 1996.
Robert Seik, owner, Partell Pharmacy and John Listello, managing partner, LifeSci Therapeutics talk with Doug about reducing the incident of non-approved drugs being prescribed and improving the process of prior authorization for the provider.
Maurice Maharaj, Nevada Sales Director and Dr. Travis Snyder, Neuro Radiologist join Doug on set to discuss how SimonMed Imaging specializes in using the newest diagnostic imaging technologies and bringing them to the community in an affordable and accessible way. SimonMed Imaging is one of the largest outpatient medical imaging providers and largest physician radiology […]
Dr. David Steinberg, Managing Partner of Steinberg Diagnostic Medical Imaging, talks with Doug about how empathy, sensitivity and caring are at the core of SDMI’s approach to patient care. SDMI’s standards of excellence have brought national and international recognition from the medical imaging and health care communities. With more than 25 years of experience, the […]
Doug is joined on this episode of Inside Medicine by the always-engaging CEO & Provost of Touro University Shelley Berkley. Touro University Nevada was established to help address critical needs in health care and education, and as a resource for community service in the state of Nevada.