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OneThousandOne represents the amount of time, verbally, that it takes to count to one second. In this one second of time, a great thing happened at Nebraska Medicine. In fact, several great things probably happened. A patient was cured, a researcher found the missing link, a nurse treated an injury, a doctor comforted a family or maybe a child just smiled.
MOMENTS IN MEDICINE
Fall | Winter 2010

Fall | Winter 2010

  • Surviving Against All Odds
    Stephanie Haines is in the prime of her life. At just 25 years old, success seems to follow her: the valedictorian of her high school class, the recipient of a full-ride college scholarship, two college degrees under her belt and a rising accountant at a large Omaha business.
  • Brighter Pathways
    In his mid-50s, Jeff does everything and more than most men his age.
  • Staying on Course
    Spurred by his love of athletics, Harris Frankel, MD, once considered becoming an orthopaedic surgeon and focusing on sports medicine. As skilled at reading a putt as he is at reading an MRI, he also might have taken a swing at professional golf.
  • Fighting for Every Breath
    Certain that her racing heart and the tingling down her left arm were signs of a heart attack, Joann Mieska tried to be calm as her manager summoned paramedics to the Council Bluffs, Iowa, casino where Mieska works.
  • Facing Reform
    After months of debate, healthcare reform is here. The new legislation promises to end the current healthcare system as we know it.  So how will it affect America’s hospitals?