Founded in 2002, Las Vegas HEALS (Health, Education, Advocacy, and Leadership in Southern Nevada) is a nonprofit, membership-based association whose mission is to foster strategic alliances in the healthcare community, collaborating on workforce issues, and being a proactive force for legislative initiatives to improve access and the delivery of quality healthcare. The organization now represents members who collectively employ over 28,000 healthcare professionals. Multiple task forces, councils and committees meet on a regular basis to address various issues and opportunities.
Las Vegas HEALS’ Mission is focused:
To foster strategic alliances in the healthcare community, collaborating on workforce issues and being a proactive force for legislative initiatives to improve access and the delivery of healthcare in Southern Nevada.
Las Vegas HEALS’ Vision is clear:
To improve the quality of healthcare and to assist in the economic diversification of Southern Nevada.
WE BELIEVE IN INCLUSION. Our membership is inclusive of all organizations involved in the delivery of quality healthcare. We are nonpartisan. We support issues, not politics.
WE BELIEVE IN EDUCATION. It is our duty and responsibility to bring honesty, integrity, and clarity to the conversation around healthcare. We advocate internally and externally on issues such as quality, access and affordability.
WE BELIEVE IN COLLABORATION. We strive to find commonalties amongst all groups, organizations and individuals for the betterment of our community. Those commonalities include integrity,ethics, morals, and quality.
WE BELIEVE IN OUTCOMES. Our outcomes measure our success, and we understand we can only manage that which we measure.
WE BELIEVE IN TRANSPARENCY. Transparency builds trust. Healthcare affects our entire community. As leaders,we must be trusted to be the steward.
WE BELIEVE IN BEING PROFESSIONAL. Our staff, board, and members respect each other’s differences and viewpoints,and we are collectively accountable for our work and actions.
WE BELIEVE IN PROMOTING IDEALISM. Idealism represents principles of safety, wholeness, and ethical correctness regarding wellness issues and initiatives.