Nebraska Medicine Again Named To 100 Great Hospitals List
Becker's Hospital Review has published the 2016 edition of "100 Great Hospitals in America," a compilation of some of the most prominent, forward-thinking and focused healthcare facilities in the nation. For the third straight year, Becker’s named Nebraska Medicine to the prestigious list.
Second Lung Transplant Patient Ready to Complete Major Milestone
Shortly before Thanksgiving, 63-year-old Donna Jacobsen of Winside, Neb. became the first patient to be added to the lung transplant waiting list at Nebraska Medicine. Two months later, on January 26, Jacobsen became the second patient to undergo a lung transplant procedure with Nebraska Medicine’s reignited program.
New Huntington’s Disease Center Brings Hope for Family WOWT
A person's strongest qualities are often learned from their parents. Some qualities are mimicked because a child wants to be more like their parent; but other qualities, self-taught in an attempt to be different.
Man Remarkably Recovers From Stroke After Innovative Procedure KETV
Thanks to an emergency procedure at Nebraska Medicine, a man is walking and talking just weeks after suffering a stoke. Jim Arbuckle recent stood up to greet his doctor. Ten weeks ago, he was in the emergency room, showing signs of a massive stroke.
Music Therapy Helps Premature Babies KETV
For babies and parents, time spent in the neonatal intensive care unit, or NICU, can be stressful. Experts say music therapy can help premature babies grow and develop in a relaxed environment.
Why doctors are prescribing legal aid for patients in need PBS
Though lawyers are often the last people doctors want to see involved in patient care, across the country, many medical systems have begun establishing special legal partnerships. Lawyers become allies for disadvantaged patients who need help navigating problems with landlords and insurers.
Special Report: Matters of the Heart KMTV
We've all had those conversations with our spouse, 'maybe you should do this, honey' kind of talks. But one wife's honey do list potentially saved her husband's life.
Doctors say Ebola patient is making progress Omaha World-Herald
Nebraska Medical Center doctors caring for an Ebola virus patient said Sunday that they’ve seen positive signs in his condition but that his chances for recovery still are uncertain.
Concern for ill doctor, but pride in Omaha The Boston Globe
Behind wooden doors in a section of Nebraska Medical Center, protected by security guards, Massachusetts physician Dr. Richard A. Sacra is fighting for his life.
Premature Baby Finally Heads Home WOWT
Jared was born five months early - one of the smallest babies ever born at The Nebraska Medical Center.
He barely weighed more than a pound. But after nine months in the NICU at The Nebraska Medical Center, his parents were ready to take Jared home.
Should You Get the Flu Shot? Wallet Hub
Ladies and gentlemen, it’s flu season. That’s great news for the good folks at Kleenex, but the rest of us have to deal with runny noses, congestion, and the threat of serious illness
Cutting Edge Breast Cancer Treatment KMTV
Marcia Shanahan of Omaha loves to take long walks in her quiet West Omaha neighborhood and travel. But last summer her world was turned upside down with the diagnosis that she had breast cancer.
Thanks and Giving: A Transplant Story
Kansas pastor Mike Bronson knew for years that a kidney transplant might
be necessary. In 2009, it became a reality. His doctors said he was in
end stage renal disease and needed a transplant.
Celebration Marks 100th Heart Transplant Performed
The Nebraska Medical Center and UNMC celebrated a significant milestone
June 2, by pulling together patients, physicians and medical staff to
mark the 100th heart transplant performed since the program was
re-established in 2005.
Heart Transplant Recipient Inspired to Volunteer
When you see Eulish Moore walking the halls of the Cardiac Progressive
Care Unit on the 7th floor of Clarkson Tower, it is hard to believe
that little more than a year ago, he had accepted that he was dying.
Record Number of Transplant Patients and Families Gather to “Celebrate Life”
Laurie Chiasson again headed for Omaha from her home in Louisiana. This
time, it was for a much different reason than when she first came here
seven years ago. The 2011 trip was for The Nebraska Medical Center’s
annual transplant reunion. Seven years ago, the trip to Omaha was
because her son needed a liver transplant.
Father of Transplant Patient Also Gets New Heart
Bruce Prenosil's word for 2009 is "Believe." A "believe" sign sits on his fireplace mantel. And wherever he goes, the word just seems to jump out at him. A bag appeared on his doorstep this month with the word "believe" printed on it. And while recently stuck in traffic, the license plate in front of him read, "BLV 2 RCV" (Believe to Receive).
Transplant Reunion Celebrates Second Chances
Several hundred transplant recipients from across the nation will gather in Omaha to celebrate their second chance at life at The Nebraska Medical Center's 2009 Transplant Reunion. The reunion will be held on Saturday, July 25, 2009 at the Holiday Inn Convention Center.