Renown Health is a non-profit health system that is locally governed and owned in Nevada, Lake Tahoe, and northeast California. Because they are a non-profit health care system, Renown Health prides itself in using the earnings the acquire to reinvest in itself,. The more earnings they receive, the more they can advance their technology, equipment and programs. It is a system that is designed to benefit the community while improving itself as the community uses it more often.
The health system has multiple clinics specializing in a variety of things: ranging from a general primary care clinic to more specific x-ray and imaging services. Being able to cover and expand towards a wide scale of medical needs allows Renown Health to be the primary source of a community’s health system. Combined with the non-profit aspect of Renown Health, it is a health system that is to surely grow to other locations.
In the spring, a new Renown clinic service center will be open in South Reno that will be staffed with eleven members. This 10,000 square foot clinic will be constructed by the Shaheen Beauchamp Builders LLC, replacing three vacant storefronts. All designs and engineering involved in the construction of the clinic will be based in Reno. When interviewing the medical director of Renown, Dr. McCormack stated that they want to focus their attention on creating a design for the clinic that feels comfortable for their clients. With regards to the other services, Dr. McCormack says they must wait before committing due to the uncertainty of the health care industry and the proposal to replace Obamacare. As more people move into the region, Dr. McCormack believes there should be a need for more primary care clinics. Currently, there are twelve primary care service clinics in the Reno-Sparks region with more to grow in the future.