Renown Health family practice clinic at the Summit Mall in the South Reno area is open for business. The design of the new facility includes an atypical waiting room geared toward greater comfort for those seeking services in the Truckee Meadows area. It is furnished with lounge chairs, modern light fixtures, bold colors and artwork that is reflective of the comforts of home. Staffed with eleven healthcare providers and an on-site laboratory, patients are availed high-quality primary care health services. The clinic was designed to accommodate the potentiality of future expansions. According to Dr. McCormack the Medical Director for Renown Medical Group, future changes are contingent upon the outcome of the proposed repeal and replacement of the Affordable Care Act by the Donald Trump administration. Despite the uncertainty that currently belies the healthcare industry Renown Health has opened five new locations to serve its constituency since November 2016 throughout the Reno-Sparks, Carson City, Fallon, Fernley, and Caughlin Ranch areas.
“As the largest locally governed not-for-profit healthcare network” in Reno, Nevada Renown Health is an important contributor to its constituent communities. All earnings are reinvested to serve the needs of patients and the betterment of the communities in which they operate. A key attribute of Renown Health is the inclusion of input provided by the growing number community leaders that participate on boards and in advisory positions. The cooperative nature of this relationships has created a winning combination for the citizens and communities of Northern Nevada.
The roots of Renown Health date as far back as 1862 when it was known as the Washoe Health System. Washoe Health System became recognized as a leading progressive health organization going forward. Washoe Health System went through a series of transitions that included the establishment of many advanced healthcare programs and services. Its name change to Renown Health in 2007 was one befitting its long-standing established reputation of delivering a wide array of high-quality and innovative healthcare solutions.