FAQs About Swift Vein Institute

Current patients: We are pleased to announce that Vein Nevada is now Swift Vein Institute. You’ll recognize the familiar face of the Swift Vein Institute medical providers and team, even though our practice now has a different name. Background: In partnership with HOPCo, Spine Nevada, Tahoe Fracture, and Vein Nevada merged earlier in 2022 to become the largest and most comprehensive musculoskeletal and vein practice in Nevada. We have unified our practice name to Swift Institute. The vein division is now known as Swift Vein Institute.

Will anything be different for patients? 

There will be no difference in the referral process or patient care, including where our patients receive care or the doctor or team treating them. We have transitioned to a new electronic medical record, AthenaHealth. Patients now have access to a new and improved patient portal, the AthenaHealth Patient Portal.

Why did the practices merge? 

In partnership HOPCo, Spine Nevada and Tahoe Fracture merged to become the largest and most comprehensive musculoskeletal and vein practice in Nevada. Further, our goal is to develop value-based care programs that improve clinical quality while reducing the cost of care for patients and the healthcare community.

What does the name change mean for patients?

For most patients there will be no noticeable everyday difference. Yes, we’ll have more great specialists and additional locations to choose from, but for the most part, we’ll stay the same – focused on doing our best for our patients. 

How many doctors and advanced practice providers does Swift Institute have? 

Our team consists of 75 experienced specialists with training in vein care, spine surgery, neurosurgery, orthopedic surgery, interventional pain management, sports medicine, radiology, podiatry, and hand care. Every provider will offer the same great care in the same locations as they did before – there are just more of us now.

Will the staff change? 

No, our support team will remain the same. We are thankful for our wonderful team and their dedication to your care and well-being.

What phone number should I call?

We are keeping all the same phone numbers for now. We’ll answer the phone as Swift Institute, so don’t think you’ve called the wrong number! To see all our phone numbers, visit our Swift Institute location page. 

Vein Nevada Reno patients, please call 775-325-3600

Vein Nevada Las Vegas patients, please call 702-550-7025

Will the building signage change?

We will be updating our exterior and interior building signs in the first half of 2023. 

Will the offices and clinics be moving?

No, we won’t be changing our locations.

Will the website change?

Our prior 4 website addresses will still be visible, but over time, we’ll move everything over to this website, theswiftinstitute.com. 

WEBSITE MOVING DATES TO:  theswiftinstitute.com

veinnevada.com will move on January 31, 2023 (on or around)

Will the patient portal and pay-my-bill remain the same?

For the time being and for existing Spine Nevada, Vein Nevada, and Tahoe Fracture patients, yes.

 

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