Carson Tahoe Unveils Latest Robotic Surgery Technology, the da Vinci Xi

Carson Tahoe Health (CTH) is excited to announce that the most advanced robotic surgical system, the da Vinci Xi, will be available at the Regional Medical Center beginning mid-November 2017. CTH will initially start by offering robot-assisted gynecological surgeries for qualifying patients, and will soon expand to minimally-invasive urology procedures within the next year. As the field of robotics has gained momentum and evolved as a medical school staple nationwide, obtaining this revolutionary technology also provides Carson Tahoe new recruitment opportunities and aids in securing future healthcare experts. Designed with the latest robotic, computer, and optical innovations, the da Vinci Xi features a high-definition 3D (HD-3D) vision system, Intuitive Motion Technology, specialized ‘wristed’ instruments, and smart software that allow surgeons …


Carson Tahoe Health Receives Prestigious March of Dimes Award for Achieving Outstanding Birthing Outcomes

Carson Tahoe Health’s Women & Children’s Center has been recognized by March of Dimes, an industry-leading infant mortality research & education group, for reducing the number of elective inductions and C-sections performed before 39 weeks of pregnancy to less than 3% of all deliveries. Studies show that babies born just a few weeks early have higher rates of hospitalization and illness than full-term infants. Additionally, early-term babies often face lifelong health challenges, such as breathing problems, cerebral palsy, learning disabilities and intellectual delays. “The last weeks of pregnancy are critical, as infants are undergoing significant development of the brain, lungs, and other vital organs,” said Paul E. Jarris, MD, MBA, PhD, March of Dimes Senior Vice President and Chief Medical …


Carson Tahoe Kicks Off Think Pink Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign

  Carson Tahoe Health will celebrate its 16th annual Think Pink breast cancer awareness campaign on Monday, October 2. Red’s Old 395 Grill will once again host the event from 5:00p.m. – 7:00p.m. in Carson City. The event is free to attend and individuals wearing a Carson Tahoe Think Pink T-shirt (any year) will receive free appetizers courtesy of Red’s. T-shirts can be purchased for a $10 suggested donation at various locations and at the event. 100% of proceeds from all Think Pink T-shirts, specialty drinks, and raffle sales will go to the Carson Tahoe Cancer Resource Center for breast cancer education and support. “Statistics show that one in eight women will develop breast cancer within their lifetime,” said Michelle …


Ed Epperson, President & CEO of Carson Tahoe Health, Recognized with Lifetime Achievement Award

  Carson Tahoe Health is pleased to announce that Ed Epperson, President & CEO, has been honored with the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award as part of Nevada Business Magazine’s 2017 ‘Healthcare Heroes’. The Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes outstanding leaders throughout Nevada who go above and beyond in ensuring access to high-quality healthcare, aligning their organizations to foster a healthier tomorrow, and supporting their communities both inside & outside the hospital walls. For over 20 years, his visionary role as CEO has guided the extraordinary transformation of Carson Tahoe Hospital into the progressive healthcare system it is today. His personal commitment to community stretches far and wide, providing an unwavering course towards healthcare excellence in Northern Nevada for generations to come. …


Carson Tahoe Health Receives Prestigious March of Dimes Award for Achieving Outstanding Birthing Outcomes

  Carson Tahoe Health’s Women & Children’s Center has been recognized by March of Dimes, an industry-leading infant mortality research & education group, for reducing the number of elective inductions and C-sections performed before 39 weeks of pregnancy to less than 3% of all deliveries. Studies show that babies born just a few weeks early have higher rates of hospitalization and illness than full-term infants. Additionally, early-term babies often face lifelong health challenges, such as breathing problems, cerebral palsy, learning disabilities and intellectual delays. “The last weeks of pregnancy are critical, as infants are undergoing significant development of the brain, lungs, and other vital organs,” said Paul E. Jarris, MD, MBA, PhD, March of Dimes Senior Vice President and Chief …