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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 The Nebraska Medical Center. 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 at THE NEBRASKA MEDICAL CENTER
Fall | Winter 2012

Fall | Winter 2012

  • Above and Beyond
    Sam Hubka knows that the best things in life aren’t handed to you. And when you want something really badly, you have to give 110 percent to get it — whether it’s winning a football game, a wrestling match or a battle with cancer.
  • Bariatric Program: The Lighter Side of Life
    At 286 pounds, Kelly Maki had learned to give up a lot of things in life that most people take for granted and the extra pounds were taking a toll on her health.

    In the end, it came down to how she wanted to live the rest of her life — in pain, immobile and in constant fatigue or healthy and living life again. She chose the latter.
  • Finding His Place
    Three people with very serious conditions have one thing in common: James R. Scott, DO, a surgeon at The Nebraska Medical Center.
  • Good As Gold
    Thirteen-year-old Peter Jurich took home gold this summer after competing in swimming at the Transplant Games of America for the first time, just three summers after undergoing a liver transplant at The Nebraska Medical Center.
  • Oxygen x3
    It was supposed to be a mother-daughter excursion in Omaha for shopping, girl time and a celebration of life. Marthajane Bisenius didn’t know that she would come close to losing her life.