Renown Health recently announced that they’re opening a family practice center this spring. The clinic will be in South Reno, at The Summit Mall. It will offer laboratory and primary care services. Renown Health Group’s medical director, Dr. McCormack had a phone interview with NNBW, in which she explained that the facility would have a comfortable and inviting environment.
The facility will be designed to include a conference hall where patients can discuss with staff about health care matters. Renown Health Group has expressed its intention to offer more services. However, Dr. McCormack stated that the company would watch the healthcare market trends to determine its next move.
The new family practice clinic is expected to have at least 11 staff members. In the interview with NNBW, Dr. McCormack revealed that Renown Health was considering adding a nurse and one more doctor at the facility. The South Reno clinic will occupy 10,000 square feet in The Summit Mall. Additionally, it will cover three storefronts. Renown Health on Twitter.
Renown picked Shaheen Beauchamp LLC, a Cason City-based general contractor, as the project’s prime contractor. MBA Architects did the interior design and architecture. The project also included electrical engineers from MSA Engineering Consultants and structural engineers from Forbes Engineering. These companies are located in Reno. More than 12 contractors were hired to complete the clinic.
Dr. McCormack said that the region needs more primary medical facilities because of the improved economy and growing population. She added that Renown Health intends to establish more clinics. Also, she pointed out that more people are moving into Reno and they’re settling in Spanish Springs or South Reno.
Renown Health was formerly known as Washoe Health System. It has clinics in Fernley, Reno-Sparks, Fallon and Carson City. The Nevada-based healthcare group has accomplished a lot since it was established in 1862.
The first-ever pacemaker implantation in Reno was performed at Renown Health. Renown was also the first hospital in the region to perform robotic surgery.