By Nevada Business Magazine Angela Quinn CEO “The people. Nevada is a beautiful, forgiving state. We are judged for what we do more than who we know.” Originally published in Nevada Business Magazine. To read the entire article, go...
Federally Qualified Health Centers must grow to cover the uninsured and underinsured
By Michael Lyle, Special to VEGAS INC Monday, November 6, 2017 – 2 a.m. Money should never be the reason people don’t get the health care they need, but it often is. That’s why in the 1960s, during the anti-poverty movement, the roots of Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) were created as a response to […]
For all of us in healthcare, there comes a moment in time when we transition from provider to patient or family advocate. This past week was my turn. One of my parents (like many in my generation, I’m blessed with more than two) was hospitalized with a myriad of difficulties that boil down to, elderly […]
Repeal and Replace 2.0: Sandoval expresses concern, Heller promises review
LAS VEGAS (KSNV NEWS3LV) — Senate Republicans unveiled their revised Obamacare replacement on Thursday, and while it contains some changes to the original proposal, it contains a key element Nevada’s top two Republicans oppose: cuts to Medicaid, which is the program that helps low-income and needy Americans. Gov. Brian Sandoval, in Rhode Island for the National […]
Nevada’s legislature just passed a radical plan to let anybody sign up for Medicaid
Nevada, with little fanfare or notice, is inching toward a massive health insurance expansion – one that would give the state’s 2.8 million residents access to a public health insurance. The Nevada legislature passed a bill Friday that would allow anyone to buy into Medicaid, the public program that covers low-income Americans. It would be […]
FQHC White Paper
Click here to read about the challenges that are faced by many FQHCs around the country in White Paper by Sage Growth Partners.
Make-A-Wish gets its wish granted — new office space
Make-A-Wish of Southern Nevada opened a new office space Friday in Summerlin called the Wishing Place. Allegiant Airlines, a national sponsor of Make-A-Wish for nearly five years, donated $1.5 million to the nonprofit organization to help fund its new headquarters on Allegiant’s Summerlin campus. “They wanted to do something that could connect their emloyees here […]
New program in Southern Nevada extends health-care lifeline to newly released inmates
Newly released inmates face many pressures that can lead them to return to jail or prison, but a new program in Southern Nevada aims to remove access to health care from that list. The program works like this: Inmates preparing for freedom and newly released offenders participating in the Hope for Prisoners program can meet […]
The Auspiciousness of Angela Quinn
Careers in the nonprofit sector aren’t exactly known for their glamour or grandeur. They’re synonymous with long hours and financial constraints. The work is often stymied by policies as organizations are continuously cut and programs downsized. Staying committed to the cause poses plenty of challenges, but Angela Quinn shows no distress about the nature of […]
2nd Location Grand Opening!
Second FirstMed health care clinic for low-income Las Vegans opens. FirstMed Health and Wellness Center, a nonprofit providing discounted health care for low-income and underserved patients, opened its second clinic in Las Vegas. The clinic, located at 400 Shadow Lane, Suite 104, will offer preventative and primary care, behavioral health service and care for youth […]