Renown Health is northern Nevada’s largest and only locally owned not-for profit integrated health network and a nationally recognized healthcare leader. It is one of the top 100 health networks in the country. It is a general medical and surgical hospital in Reno, Nevada . This hospital achieved the highest rating possible in three procedures or conditions. Formerly known as the Washoe Health System, was founded in 1862. It’s first pediatric unit was in 1949. In 1977 they performed their first open-heart surgery. In 1984, Washoe became the region’s only Level II Trauma Center between Sacramento, California and Salt Lake City.In 2006 they changed their name to Renown Health. In 2008 they perform the first robotic surgery using the da Vinci surgical System; in 2014 they became fourth in the world to perform that same surgery. They have ten facilities, the Renown Regional Medical Center, the children’s Hospital, South Meadows Medial center, Rehabilitation Hospital, Occupational Health, Medical Group, Skilled Nursing, Urgent Care, X-Ray & Imaging, and Lab Services.
The members of Renown Health’s boards are made up of community leaders. They are responsible for the day-to-day operations. As a not-for-profit organization, their earnings stay with them. They reinvest it into programs, people, and equipment.
Renown Health have many partners. In 1999 they partnered with Barton Memorial Hospital, in 2016 they partnered with Stanford’s Healthcare, Children’s Health, and University School of Medicine. There purpose is to serve the needs of their patients and their communities. There goal is to strengthen existing partners and forge new ones. Renown’s goal is to give patients expert health care and,help patients live a healthier life. Renown aim to help patient live a healthier life, and state they are the experts to go to when you are seriously ill or injured. They have more than 6,000 nurses doctors, and care providers.