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November 20, 2018

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When the doctor needs a doctor: Burnout a big problem in the industry
Nov. 20, 2018
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...
Michael Gagnon is executive director of HealtHIE Nevada.
Nonprofit health care executive relishes 'opportunity to make a difference'
Nov. 19, 2018
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 List: Acute care hospitals, Nov. 19, 2018
Nov. 19, 2018
Find out about acute care hospitals. This week, we rank them by operating revenue reported for the fourth quarter of 2017.
The Notes: Nov. 19, 2018
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 ...
An exterior view of the California Hotel and Casino on Tuesday, June 30, 2015, in downtown Las Vegas.
Sprinkler extinguishes fire in Vegas casino's ice cream shop
Nov. 15, 2018
There was no evacuation or injury and that there was minimal smoke impact ...
Nevada unemployment rate declines to 4.4 percent in October
Nov. 14, 2018
Nevada's unemployment rate is down. The state Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation says Nevada's unemployment rate dropped to ...
Brazilian steakhouse opening at Henderson’s Galleria at Sunset mall
Nov. 12, 2018
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
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
Nov. 12, 2018
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.
Sasha P. Rincon-Camacho is director of marketing and communications for House of Blues Las Vegas — Live Nation.
40 Under 40 Alumni: Sasha P. Rincon-Camacho and Caroline Ciocca
Nov. 12, 2018
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
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
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
RTC, Lyft partner to get workers to distribution center
Nov. 9, 2018
The Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada and Lyft are teaming up to promote multimodal commuting for ...
An early rendering of Wynn Paradise Park.
Wynn scraps lagoon project, will reopen golf course
Nov. 7, 2018
The Wynn Resorts Paradise Park lagoon project has been shelved and will be replaced by a revamped 18-hole golf course, the company announced today during its third-quarter earnings call. Wynn contracted Tom Fazio, the original designer of the golf course, to ...
Ngoni Murandu, vice president and chief information officer for Southwest Gas, poses in his office in Las Vegas Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018.
IT exec: ‘Your reputation, ethics and integrity are invaluable and irreplaceable assets’
Nov. 5, 2018
When Ngoni Murandu was a teenager, his father bought him an Apple II computer, because he wanted his son to be an accountant. But the boy was captivated by the machine itself.