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.

Heart Center

A Standing Ovation

Winter | 2014
Cora Christensen describes her care at The Nebraska Medical Center like that of a well-rehearsed symphony — a welcome relief when much of her health over the past 30 years has been more like an opera with its share of tragic moments.

A Heart in Check

Spring | Summer 2013
There’s no doubt that running a cattle ranch is hard work. Like most ranchers, Kit Held of Leigh, Neb., doesn’t think twice about putting in 12- to 14-hour days. Combine that with operating a seed dealership and trucking company and you can bet Held has his work cut out for him. Stress, lack of rest and taking care of everything else but himself — that’s what Held thinks led to the chain of events that happened next.

Moving Mountains

Spring | Summer 2011
Sybil Jackson has always been known as the one in her family who could move mountains.

Directing Rhythm of the Heart

Spring | Summer 2010
The cardiology team at The Nebraska Medical Center, leaders in the diagnosis and treatment of arrhythmias, helps an Iowa family live with a rare, genetic heart condition that had been taking the lives of their family one by one.

Room To Breathe

Spring | Summer 2010
Becoming a physician wasn’t first on Marlin Stahl’s list of things to do in life, until he was challenged by a very close friend.

Restoring Faith

Spring | Summer 2009
It was a long and rigorous journey, but Dwayne Burgess recently won back his faith in medicine, in God and in life. And he gives credit to The Nebraska Medical Center for helping him get there.

Mended Heart

Spring | Summer 2008
On Sept. 11, 2003, actor and comedian John Ritter was suddenly stricken with severe chest pains. The star of the sitcoms “Three’s Company” and “8 Simple Rules…” was taken to a hospital in Los Angeles where, according to his relatives, he was mistakenly treated for a heart attack. Ritter, 54, died that same day.

New Hope New Hearts

Fall | Winter 2006
Fighting the effects of the anesthesia, Larry Rockwell struggled to open his eyes. His mind raced to recall the events of the night before.