Mission: The mission of primecare nevada, inc. Dba nye regional medical center is a commitment to the care and improvement of human life. We will strive to achieve an unequaled level of measurable quality in the delivery of cost effective health care services that are responsive to the needs of patients, physicians, associates and the community we serve.
Programs: Radiology: nye regional medical center maintains a full radiology department to include a stationary and mobile x-ray units, ultrasound, cat scan, and mobile mri. The radiology is staffed by one technician on a regular basis with doctors associated with telemedicine companies off-sight who read the test results. The radiology dept allows us to do critical diagnostic tests to save lives. This department is a cruical element in being able to operate an emergency room at such a great distance in rural nevada. The total radiology visits for 2010 was 3,461.
emergency room: nye regional medical center staffs a 24 hour emergency department with a minimum of one registered nurse and one physician. Tonopah is in the central part of the state and the next closest hospital/emergency room in any direction is 100 miles away. The total er visits for 2010 was 2,170 with 7% of those patients being admitted to the hospital. Since the hospital does not have an icu or surgery, a large percent of the er patients need to be transferred to other facilities. 55% of all patients seen in the er have commercial insurance, 14% have medicare, 13% have medicaid, and 18% are private pay.
lab: nye regional medical center operates a full laboratory with 24 hour staffing to include four technicians. Our lab includes the following lab equipment: streck esr auto plus, horiba abx micros 60, horiba abx pentra 60 c+, siemens/dade xpand plus, sysmex ca560, roche avl opti, epocal, biosite triage meter, bayer clinitek 50, and nikon eclipse d400 microscope. The laboratory department allows us to do critical diagnostic tests to save lives. This department is a crucial element in being able to operate an emergency room at suck a great distance in rural nevada. The total laboratory visits for 2010 was 5,828 with total tests for 2010 being 230,234.
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