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Just 19 Minutes More-Route 91 Tragedy

April 12, 2018

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By Dr. Gard Jameson, PhD, Nevada Medical Center, Board Treasurer I recently had the joy of watching as elementary students were welcomed back to the playground to play as part of their school day activities at Long Elementary School. The joy on the faces of the children was palpable. Nearby, I witnessed school gardens for […]

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NMC Connects CCMSA with UMC Pediatrics

March 18, 2018

NMC is focused on facilitating collaborations that improve community healthcare. The Nevada Medical Center is proud to have seen selected by the Clark County Medical Society Alliance to receive their 2018 Fashion Show funding, and will share funds with University Medical Center’s Pediatric Unit. As a convener, connector, and collaborator for healthcare solutions, the Nevada […]

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NMC Launches Global Science of Play Institute

February 15, 2018

Demonstration Projects Underway; Experts Deliver UNLV Scholars Lecture; National Experts Address UNLV and City of Las Vegas A new “science of play” has emerged from the explosion of information in the social, psychological, behavioral, and biological sciences. This approach allows health and education professionals to appreciate play as a force that strengthens the mind and […]

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GSPI Keynote Address for City of Las Vegas Employees

December 21, 2017

The Nevada Medical Center’s Global Science of Play Institute (GSPI) was in action again on Saturday, December 16th, 2017 at Cashman Center for over 400 City of Las Vegas Youth Development and Social Innovation Department’s Safekey employees.  NMC key strategists Dr. Stuart Brown and Dr. Scott Eberle delivered the keynote address which focused on the […]

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Play as a Public Health Necessity – A Lecture in UNLV’s Greenspun College of Urban Affairs Fall Scholar Series

September 12, 2017

The Nevada Medical Center in partnership with UNLV Greenspun College of Urban Affairs presents “Play as a Public Health Necessity”, a lecture given by Dr. Scott Eberle and Dr. Stuart Brown in the Fall Scholar Series. The event will take place on November 1st at 1 PM. For more information about this lecture, please visit UNLV’s website.

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NMC launches Nevada Health Care Report Card

September 5, 2017

John R. O’Reilly, Chairman of the NMC Board of Directors spoke to a large audience at the release of the first NMC Nevada Healthcare Report Card: “The launch of the Nevada Healthcare Report Card is another important step in the development of the Nevada Medical Center… We looked at 5 categories of data: Access to […]

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NMC hosts Play Camps in Collaboration with Las Vegas-Clark County Library District and Playworks

August 7, 2017

Nevada Medical Center’s Global Science of Play Institute partnered with the Las Vegas-Clark County Library District Foundation and Playworks to host play camps for children aged five to eight years old. The camps were held August 1st-4th and guided children through purposeful play. For more information about the science of play or to schedule an […]

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Business Plan

May 24, 2017

NMC Business Plan provide strategic view of organization’s role in State and community. The Plan discusses the NMC vision and values and the core organizational pillars. Download Business Plan

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NMC Develops Science of Play Projects With Southern Nevada Education Leaders

January 19, 2017

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The NMC has sponsored discussions with the business, medical academic and political communities regarding the importance of adapting the “science of play” to medical and educational settings. Observational research projects are being planned for this summer and autumn. The schedule for future discussions on the subject of the Science of Human Play will be presented […]

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NPR: John L. Smith On The Quiet Hilton

December 13, 2016

The Hilton family is known the world over for its hotels and resorts, and it has a long history of development in Las Vegas. Longtime Las Vegans will surely remember the name Barron Hilton, and readers of the gossip pages will be familiar with Paris Hilton.

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Las Vegas Informer: Nevada Medical Center and Nevada Action Coalition Band Together in the Name of Improving Healthcare

December 8, 2016

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Two nonprofit healthcare organizations are joining forces to improve access to nursing and other needed healthcare in Nevada. Nevada Medical Center and Nevada Action Coalition are proud to announce that the Nevada Medical Center was approved as the non-nursing partner of the Nevada Action Coalition.

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Nevada Medical Center and Nevada Action Coalition Announce Partnership on Nursing and Health Issues

December 6, 2016

The Nevada Medical Center and Nevada Action Coalition are proud to announce that the Nevada Medical Center was approved as the “non-nursing” partner of the Nevada Action Coalition. Through its partnership with the Nevada Medical Center, the Nevada Action Coalition seeks to address the mounting healthcare needs in Nevada by establishing a more diverse nursing […]

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Review-Journal: Medical tourism in Las Vegas not just a dream for Eric Hilton

April 18, 2015

The keen blue eyes that once helped watch over a world-famous hotel corporation aren’t as sharp as they used to be. These days, Eric Hilton moves more slowly than in his prime.

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NPR: Health: Sharing the care

January 1, 2015

A coalition of power players hopes to improve Nevada’s health care system through a collaborative center. Will doctors and hospitals buy in?

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Review-Journal: New group advocates for collaborative Nevada health care

October 2, 2014

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Unity in medical care and research would greatly benefit the state, according to a new non-profit organization called Nevada Medical Center, which has received a $1 million donation to work toward better health care.

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