CARSON CITY, Nev. (MyNews4.com & KRNV) -- Officials from Carson Tahoe Health have announced a new partnership with University of Utah Healthcare on Thursday. According to a press release, the agreement will extend the resources of a premier academic medical center to Carson City, Douglas County and the surrounding communities.
Ed Epperson, President and CEO of Carson Tahoe Health, said that the key to continued success is to find the right partner. "University of Utah Health Care has a national reputation as a provider of accessible, higher-level coordinated care in a cost-effective environment. All the qualities we're looking for in a partner."
CTH says they will be able to improve patient access for high-risk medical specialties, and the possibility of satellite clinics staffed by specialists. The agreement also gives CTH the opportunity to benefit from staff development and business efficiency.