Las Vegas Business News

When the doctor needs a doctor: Burnout a big problem in the industry

While the average American full-time employee is working 47 hours per week, a study by the American Medical Association found that 25 percent of physicians are working between 61 and 80 hours per week...

Nonprofit health care executive relishes 'opportunity to make a difference'

Michael Gagnon is executive director of HealtHIE Nevada.

The HIE in HealtHIE Nevada stands for Health Information Exchange, which helps health care providers coordinate patient care by connecting them with each other and sharing medical records in a secure, accurate manner. Michael Gagnon, executive director of HealtHIE Nevada, talked to us about the satisfaction he receives from working in the nonprofit sector and how much money it would take to develop a fully integrated, statewide network of health information. 

The Notes: Nov. 19, 2018

In the Notes: Michael Key, Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health, HealtHIE Nevada, Denise Clark, Larry Gimple, Valley Health System, Adam Iniguez and more ...

The List: Acute care hospitals, Nov. 19, 2018

Find out about acute care hospitals. This week, we rank them by operating revenue reported for the fourth quarter of 2017.

Nevada regulators approve deal with sportsbook operator

Nevada gambling regulators have approved a settlement with a troubled sportsbook operator that has admitted to taking unlawful bets and making inaccurate payouts. The Nevada ...

Sprinkler extinguishes fire in Vegas casino's ice cream shop

An exterior view of the California Hotel and Casino on Tuesday, June 30, 2015, in downtown Las Vegas.

There was no evacuation or injury and that there was minimal smoke impact ...

Nevada unemployment rate declines to 4.4 percent in October

Nevada's unemployment rate is down. The state Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation says Nevada's unemployment rate dropped to ...

Reality star Lisa Vanderpump opening lounge at Caesars Palace

From television star and restaurateur Lisa Vanderpump, Vanderpump Cocktail Garden is set to open at Caesars Palace in early 2019.

Lisa Vanderpump of "Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" fame is teaming with Caesars Palace to open a lounge early next year. Vanderpump Cocktail Garden will reflect her restaurants in California — Villa Blanca, SUR, Pump and Tom Tom — and “bring a taste of Los Angeles to Las Vegas.” It will be located between the Colosseum and the entrance to the Forum Shops. “I have always loved Las Vegas. It has always been a dream of mine to see our brand in ...

Wisconsin man wins $1.3 million at O’Sheas casino

Jon Oelke of Kenosha, Wis., won more than $1.3 million when he hit a royal flush while playing Three Card Poker Progressive on Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018, at O'Sheas at the Linq. The casino did not identify everyone in the photo.

A Kenosha, Wis., man won more than $1.3 million over the weekend when he hit a royal flush while playing Three Card Poker Progressive at O’Sheas at ...

Brazilian steakhouse opening at Henderson’s Galleria at Sunset mall

Rodizio Grill, a Brazilian steakhouse featuring unlimited grilled meats carved tableside, is opening Tuesday at the Galleria at Sunset mall in Henderson. The restaurant is on ...

The Notes: Nov. 12, 2018

In the Notes: Kappa Toys, Kitchen Tune-Up of Las Vegas, Kimberly Beers, Allon Englman, Michael Skendandore, Shannon Petersen, Phillip Aurbach, Ryan Graff and more ...

Background checks: the good, the bad and the liability

We have all recently been privy to the most contentious job interview of our lifetimes. During Brett Kavanaugh’s U.S. Supreme Court confirmation hearings, senators noted that this would be the last job interview he would have, if confirmed. As the entire country was attentive to the accusations concerning an alleged high school event, we all learned that the interview for that job was far more extensive than ones we typically conduct.

40 Under 40 Alumni: Sasha P. Rincon-Camacho and Caroline Ciocca

Sasha P. Rincon-Camacho is director of marketing and communications for House of Blues Las Vegas — Live Nation.

Sasha P. Rincon-Camacho and Caroline Ciocca are former honorees of VEGAS INC's 40 Under 40 awards. We caught up with them ...

The List: Domestic airlines, Nov. 12, 2018

Find out about domestic airlines. This week, we rank them by number of passengers enplaned and deplaned at McCarran International Airport in 2017

The List: International airlines, Nov. 12, 2018

Find out about international airlines. This week, we rank them by number of passengers enplaned and deplaned at McCarran International Airport in 2017