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June 30, 2017, Las Vegas, Nevada – The vision of Dignity Health-St. Rose Dominican hospitals for four neighborhood hospitals is a step closer to reality after the June 15, 2017, ribbon-cutting ceremony for the hospital in North Las Vegas.
St. Rose Dominican, sponsored by the Adrian Dominican Sisters, broke ground for the 20,000-square-foot hospital in the spring of 2016. The hospital formally opens on June 30. During the remainder of 2017, the other three neighborhood hospitals will be opened: July 24, August 16, and early November.
Sister Kathleen McGrail, OP, told the Las Vegas Review-Journal that the neighborhood hospitals were planned to meet the needs of people who are underserved or unserved. The hospitals are designed so each patient can be seen by a physician and two nurses.
For details, read the article in the Las Vegas Sun by Chris Kudialis and the article in the Las Vegas Review-Journal by Katelyn Newberg.
Feature photo (top): Taking part in the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the neighborhood hospital in North Las Vegas are, from left, Dr. Jason Jones, Medical Director; Leslie Kosak, Chief Nursing Officer; Sally Doebler, Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce; Sister Kathleen McGrail, OP, Vice President of Mission Integration; Angela Hunt, District Hospital Administrator; Laura Hennum, CEO of Nevada Market; John Lee, Mayor of North Las Vegas; Charles Guida, President of Health Foundation; Richard Cherchio, Councilman; and Eugene Bassett, Senior Vice President, Nevada Operations for Dignity Health.