Dr. Marc J. Kahn In The News

HomeCare
U.S. Senators Jacky Rosen (D-NV), Todd Young (R-IN) and Angus King (I-ME) introduced the bipartisan "Healthcare Cybersecurity Act" to bolster the health care and public health sectors’ cybersecurity in light of recent cyberattacks.
HealthExec
Regulators continue to take an interest in healthcare cybersecurity after the February breach of Change Healthcare, which exposed tens of millions of medical records to hackers and slowed reimbursement nationwide.
Mother Jones
It’s a hot political summer, literally. Both Republican and Democratic politicians have been holding rallies and other political events outside during a recent spate of heat waves—including a Trump rally that sent 11 people to the hospital in Phoenix, Arizona, in early June, when temperatures reached 111 degrees Fahrenheit.
K.S.N.V. T.V. News 3
It might not be ready just yet, but there is promising research showing a combined COVID-19 and flu shot could be coming. Vaccine maker Moderna announced positive late-stage trial results for its Covid-flu combination vaccine it calls mRNA-1083, CNN reported.
K.N.P.R. News
For years in Las Vegas, the saying went something like this: "if you need specialized medical care, go to the airport," because then you can catch a flight to Los Angeles or some other city with a hospital that actually does that surgery. Well, that’s slowly changing.
K.V.V.U. T.V. Fox 5
There is a primary care shortage across the country – including here in Nevada. The state’s rank among U.S. states is currently 45th for active physicians per 100,000, according to the American Medical Association. Currently, there are 7,388 physicians (MDs and DOs) with an active license to practice in Nevada. We need an additional 1,500 primary care physicians to meet the national average.
P.B.S.
Nevada has a physician shortage. Our panel explains what’s being done to attract and retain more medical professionals in Nevada. Then, Antiques Roadshow makes a stop in Las Vegas. Executive Producer Marsha Bemko shares what it takes to produce this longtime running show, and some of the more unique finds along the way.
K.L.A.S. T.V. 8 News Now
Members from the Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine at UNLV walked the stage and received their degrees at the Thomas and Mack Center Friday, May 3.The commencement had graduates that arrived on campus during the COVID-19 pandemic with a focus on public health.