St. Rose Dominican Hospitals—Rose de Lima and Desert Springs Hospital each received an “A” in safety from the Leapfrog Group. The St. Rose hospital system was the best-performing system in Southern Nevada. The Leapfrog Group is a national nonprofit that uses the collective leverage of large health care purchasers to improve the safety, quality and affordability of health care.
WestCare Nevada expanded its Southern Nevada Community Triage Center, 930 N. Fourth St., Las Vegas, to house more patients in need of mental health and substance abuse care. The center received $766,000 to expand capacity from 36 to 50 beds. The cost was shared equally by the state, local hospitals and local jurisdictions.
C3/CustomerContactChannels opened a call center at 490 E. Capovilla Ave., Las Vegas to provide customer service support for health care clients. The company created 750 new jobs.
Centennial Hills, Desert Springs, Spring Valley, Summerlin and Valley hospitals were recognized as “Leaders in LGBT Healthcare Equality” by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation. Categories examined included patient and employee nondiscrimination policies, equal visitation for same-sex partners and parents, and LGBT health education for staff members.
Sports Authority opened two new outlets — at 701 Marks St. in Henderson and at 2315 Summa Drive in Summerlin.
The Pilates Studio Las Vegas is open at 9540 W. Flamingo Road, Building A, Suite 140, Las Vegas.
FirstService Residential is providing HOA management services for the Tamarac Parc Homeowners Association in Las Vegas. Tamarac Parc is off South Tenaya Way and West Flamingo Road.
Travelers at McCarran International Airport can hail a ride from baggage claim using Ride Genie, an app from Las Vegas-based Integrity Vehicle Solutions. Passengers can request licensed and insured chauffeurs in sedans, SUVs or limos.
Maverick Aviation Group has eight EC-130 T2s in its fleet and 42 helicopters overall. The company has the largest EC-130 fleet in the world. Maverick offers expeditions through the Grand Canyon and above the Strip.
MassMedia, a public relations, advertising and marketing firm, received two PR Agency Elite Awards and three honorable mentions during the PR News 2014 PR Agency Elite Awards. MassMedia earned a PR Agency Elite Award in advocacy for its communications campaign for the Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth and a PR Agency Elite Award in crisis management for its work in the health care industry.
America First Credit Union was named one of the 2014 Best Credit Unions to Work For by Credit Union Journal.
SK+G Advertising launched a new website, SKG.global.
Kipling North America, a division of VF Sportswear, Inc. is open at Fashion Show mall.
R+W Advertising rebranded as Robertson + Partners.