Carson Tahoe Minden Medical Center Unveils New Entrance & Facility Upgrades

Carson Tahoe Health (CTH) is pleased to announce that Phase I of the Minden Medical Center (MMC) remodel has been completed and the new, south-end entrance is fully operational. Please note that the old west-side entrance is no longer available for patient access, everyone is now directed to the south entrance. Patients visiting the newly remodeled center will experience easier navigation of Emergent Care and Lab services, streamlined registration processes, and spacious interior areas for added comfort. “Now that Phase I is complete, we are starting on Phase II, the renovation and relocation of laboratory services and prepping for the remodel of the Imaging area,” said Michelle Joy, Chief Operating Officer at Carson Tahoe Health. “Currently, while Phase II renovations …


Carson Tahoe Minden Medical Center will Soon Unveil New Entrance & Facility Upgrades

Carson Tahoe Health (CTH) is pleased to announce that Phase 1 of the Minden Medical Center (MMC) remodel is on schedule to be completed by Monday, March 26. This part of the expansion project includes central access through a new south end entrance allowing easier navigation of Emergent Care, Lab, and Imaging services for patients in Douglas County. Phase 2, beginning as soon as Phase I is complete, is slated to be finished by mid-August 2018 and will focus on relocating and expanding the current lab area. Once that’s done, the existing imaging area will get a well-deserved facelift. These upgrades, designed to foster the best possible healthcare experiences, will provide greater convenience, streamlined processes, and enhanced interior areas for …


Carson Tahoe Health Expands Robotic Surgery Services

In November 2017, Carson Tahoe Regional Medical Center (CTRMC) debuted the da Vinci Xi® Surgical System, the most advanced iteration of a robotic platform, for gynecological procedures.  Building upon the significant success in the implementation of this new technology, Carson Tahoe is pleased to announce it is now offering minimally-invasive general robotic surgeries for procedures such as ventral and inguinal hernias. “Robotic-assisted surgeries have profoundly changed the way surgeons operate,” says Michelle Joy, Chief Operating Officer at Carson Tahoe. “It is a great tool for our surgical team, and it’s helping them produce outstanding results for patients as well.” The da Vinci Xi® has proven to be easier on the patient than traditional open surgeries, requiring smaller incisions and reducing …


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 …