Resources For Consumers


Health Facility Locator: If you're looking for a health facility licensed by the state of Nevada, you can search by facility type at this link. State inspection findings are available for public viewing here and can be accessed by clicking "View Details" with facility search results. Before using any facility's services, you can view their compliance with state health care quality standards.

    Nursing Home Comparison: This tool, provided by the federal government, allows consumers to search by area or name for nursing homes and see a comparison of their ratings.

      Hospital Comparison: This tool, provided by the federal government, allows consumers to search by area or name for hospitals and see a comparison of their ratings.

        Home Health Agency Comparison: This tool, provided by the federal government, allows consumers to search by area or name for home health agencies and see a comparison of their ratings.

          Laboratory Personnel Locator: This is the most efficient and accurate method of verifying an individual's license/certificate as this is real-time data, which means as soon we update information you will see it. You can now check disciplinary status for medical laboratory personnel.

            Notice of Public Workshops and Proposed Regulations: Visit this link for meeting schedules and information related to new or changing rules for health facilities in Nevada.

              File a Facility Complaint: Visit this link for the processes and forms to file a complaint against a health facility in Nevada.

                Listserv: Visit this link to subscribe to an email service with information targeted at a variety of license/certification types in Nevada.

                  Legislatively Mandated Hospital Information

                  Below are specialized medical facility listings mandated by Nevada law.

                    Primary Stroke Centers: This list of hospitals certified as primary stroke centers in Nevada is updated annually. The list is created from data maintained year-round at The Joint Commission’s Quality Check website.

                    For more heart and stroke information, click here to read the Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotions program's "Heart Disease and Stroke Strategic Plan" and the Nevada Office of Public Health Informatics and Epidemiology's "Nevada Stroke Registry: 2015 Data Summary."

                      STEMI Receiving Centers: A “STEMI receiving center” means a hospital that is accredited by the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care, in conjunction with the initiative developed by the American Heart Association known as the “Mission: Lifeline initiative,” or an equivalent organization approved by DPBH, as having met specific standards of performance in the receipt and treatment of a patient with STEMI. STEMI means a myocardial infarction as indicated by an abnormal elevation of the ST segment of an electrocardiogram.

                        Last Updated: 11/9/2016