2018

Blog Posts in 2018

How to recognize the quality of a hospital
Nov 29, 2018

Knowing the right hospital to choose can be difficult. Everyone wants a hospital that is safe, effective, caring and responsive. It can be hard to tell which ones are proven to be high quality and which ones just say they’re high quality. The ...

St. Mary's Regional Medical Center
Oct 14, 2018

OverView St. Mary's Regional Medical Center in Reno, Nev. is rated high performing in 1 adult procedure or condition. It is a general medical and surgical facility. It scored high in patient safety, demonstrating commitment to reducing accidents ...

Aces to Host "Home Run for Life" Ceremony June 15
Jun 19, 2018

RENO, Nev. – The Reno Aces will host Saint Mary’s “Home Run for Life” ceremony, featuring Carol Davison, a cancer survivor, on Friday, June 15 when the Aces take on the Iowa Cubs at 7:05 p.m. at Greater Nevada Field. Since ...

Aces to Host "Home Run For Life" Ceremony May 11
May 11, 2018

The Reno Aces will host Saint Mary’s “Home Run for Life” ceremony, featuring Bill Galine, a stroke survivor, on Friday, May 11 when the Aces take on the Albuquerque Isotopes at 6:35 p.m. at Greater Nevada Field. Since 2014, the Aces ...

Local NICUs Use Innovative Technologies and Treatments to Save Premature Babies' Lives
May 11, 2018

When Gail Adler got her first job out of nursing school in 1978, neonatal intensive care units—which care for ill and premature newborns—had only recently been established at many hospitals. “Neonatal Units—we called them ...

SAINT MARY'S RANKED AN 'A' FOR THE FOURTH TIME IN A ROW 2018 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade
Apr 30, 2018

The Leapfrog Group, a Washington D.C-based organization aiming to improve health care quality and safety for consumers and purchasers, today released the new Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades. Saint Mary’s was one of 750 awarded an ...

Saint Mary's offers lifestyle challenge for cancer survivors
Feb 16, 2018

RENO, Nev. (KOLO) For the second year, Saint Mary's Fitness Center is offering "every BODY can," a lifestyle challenge for cancer survivors in the community. The eight-week program begins March 19 and is designed to help survivors find ...

Little Hats, Big Hearts raises awareness for CHD and heart disease
Feb 15, 2018

RENO, Nev. (KOLO) The American Heart Association's Little Hats, Big Hearts and the Children's Heart Foundation are providing red-knitted or crocheted hats to babies to raise awareness about the symptoms of congenital heart defects in ...

Urgent Care Check-in System Streamlines Patient Wait Times
Jan 17, 2018

Urgent Care check-in technology improves the patient experience Skip the lines, avoid long wait times, and book your reservation from anywhere Reno, Nev. – Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017 – Health care organizations across the country are ...