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REMSA Health announces board of directors

Feb. 23, 2023 (RENO, Nev.) – REMSA Health has announced its board of directors, including new members Michael Pagni, JD; Cora Case, CMA; Chris Nicholas, FACHE; and Derrick Glum, MBA, FACHE. As a private, nonprofit community-based organization that receives no public tax support, REMSA Health is governed by a seven-member volunteer board comprised of regional […]

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REMSA Health Announces Adam Heinz as COO and Devan Walker as CFO

RENO, Nev. – REMSA Health announces the promotion of two leaders to executive positions. Adam Heinz will serve as the chief operating officer (COO) and Devan Walker will serve as the chief financial officer (CFO). “I am thrilled to announce these promotions for two important leadership positions at REMSA Health,” said Barry Duplantis, president and […]

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REMSA Health Announces Barry Duplantis as President and CEO

RENO, Nev. – REMSA Health has named Barry Duplantis as president and CEO.  Duplantis has maintained his role as chief financial officer, as well as serving as interim president and CEO since the retirement of Dean Dow in August 2022. In this new role, Duplantis will oversee all clinical, financial, operational, and administrative elements of […]

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REMSA Health receives $5.3 million grant to sustain critical care transport across rural Nevada

The William N. Pennington grant – the largest donation in the organization’s history – will fund the purchase a new Care Flight helicopter for rural Nevada January 20, 2023 – (Reno, Nev.) With the intention of maintaining dependable air medical services, REMSA Health, announces that it is the recipient of a $5.3 million grant from […]

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REMSA Health – 2022 in Review

Distinguished poet, Maya Angelou, wrote, “You can’t really know where you are going until you know where you have been.”  As we further enter 2023, REMSA Health’s team of healthcare providers and staff want to take a look back at 2022 to reflect on progress, partnerships and achievements.  As a provider of healthcare in northern […]

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Joint Statement on Lights and Siren Vehicle Operations

As a member of several of the sponsoring organizations, REMSA Health is proud to support this Joint Statement on Lights and Siren Vehicle Operations. Our Quality Assurance program, medical director oversight, emergency vehicle training, commitment to continuous clinical improvement, and the medically trained dispatchers in our ACE Accredited EMD center demonstrate our ongoing commitment to […]

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Flu season is here: How to protect yourself and your loved ones

RENO, Nev. – The holidays are here, and while that brings more opportunities for spreading cheer, there are also more chances for spreading the flu virus as people resume travel and gather with family and friends.  Experts from REMSA Health share essential tips to help community members stay healthy this holiday season and prevent the […]

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REMSA Health Promotes Monica Teves to Emergency Medical Services Manager

Photo caption: Monica Teves has been promoted to Emergency Medical Services Manager. (Credit: REMSA Health) RENO, Nev. – REMSA Health has announced the promotion of Monica Teves to the position of Emergency Medical Services (EMS) manager. In her new role, Teves is responsible for ensuring the efficient delivery of high-quality out-of-hospital healthcare by providing oversight to […]

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Introducing Riley the Raccoon

You may have seen that Riley the REMSA Health Raccoon made their debut in Washoe County this week. A furry, friendly mascot, Riley is made possible through a community trust funding partnership between our organization and the Washoe County Health District. You’ll find Riley sharing all sorts of public health messages on the news, on […]

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Tips for Safe Trick-or-Treating

Photo caption: Ahead of Halloween, the REMSA Health team is introducing a new safety expert, Riley the Raccoon. Riley joins REMSA Health in sharing information to help parents, families and ghosts, goblins and witches stay safe during Halloween festivities. (Credit: REMSA Health) RENO, Nev. – Trick-or-treating on Halloween is a fun tradition for children of all […]

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