McLean, Virginia—Potomac Health Associates, Inc. (PHA) announced that its client, Renown Health, was awarded a three-year contract with the Department of Veterans Affairs to provide radiation oncology services to veterans served by the VA Sierra Nevada Health Care System hospital in the Nevada area. Renown retained PHA to assist in the preparation of their proposal and help them negotiate with VA contracting officials. This was the second time Renown called upon PHA to help the system submit a proposal to provide radiation therapy services to the VA. Requirements called for the contractor to provide some of the most sophisticated, complex, state-of-the-art services available in radiation oncology, including:
- Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT)
- Stereotactic Radiosurgery (SRS)
- Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy (SBRT)
Renown Institute for Cancer is Nevada’s only program offering Comprehensive Cancer Program, Breast Cancer (NAPBC) and Radiation Oncology (ACR-RO) accreditations. The Institute provides some the most advanced cancer treatments available, such as physician-guided da Vinci Robotic Surgery and TomoTherapy. Renown Institute for Cancer received continued accreditation by the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons. Only 25 percent of cancer programs attain this distinction, which recognizes the quality of comprehensive, multidisciplinary patient care. Renown is the only accredited Community Hospital Comprehensive Cancer program in northern Nevada, and one of only three statewide. Radiation Therapy at Renown Institute for Cancer is the only program in the region to receive national accreditation from the American College of Radiology (ACR) for radiation oncology. Only 222 facilities in the United States have received ACR Accreditation for Radiation Oncology and Renown Regional is the only hospital in northern Nevada and northern California to earn this national honor.
Renown Health is northern Nevada’s largest integrated health network and a nationally recognized healthcare leader. Based in Reno, Renown serves a 17-county region comprised of northern Nevada, Lake Tahoe and northeast California. Renown offers access to more healthcare services than all other providers in the region. This includes four hospitals plus northern Nevada’s only NACHRI-affiliated Children’s Hospital and Children’s ER. Renown Regional is the region’s only accredited Trauma Center to treat seriously injured patients. Additionally, recognized areas of excellence include Institutes specializing in heart, cancer, robotics and neurosciences. This Top 100 integrated health network offers physician access at 16 convenient medical group locations and eight urgent care centers, and the region’s most trusted insurance provider, Hometown Health.
About Potomac Health Associates, Inc.
Potomac Health Associates, Inc. is a professional services firm that specializes in federal health care contracting and business development for commercial and government clients. Since its inception, the firm has helped its clients win in excess of $400 million in competitive awards from the VA, and $3.75 billion in competitive and non-competitive federal contract awards from all federal agencies.