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.


Defining Quality

Spring | Summer 2013
In the 1970s, an average patient was touched by approximately 2.5 health care professionals during an inpatient visit in the hospital. Today, that same patient is seen by an average of 17 health care professionals.

Excellence Through Physician Collaboration

Spring | Summer 2010
Described in news releases as “an exciting time,” the fall of 1997 signaled the dawn of a unique, new version of healthcare delivery in metropolitan Omaha and the region.

The Highest Level of Care

Spring | Summer 2009
Angelica Tellgren, RN, learned the magnitude of being a nurse at The Nebraska Medical Center in a very unlikely place.

The Quality Journey

Spring | Summer 2008
An unplanned trip to the emergency room is not what most of us would consider a “memorable experience.” But when you can take an otherwise forgettable experience and turn it into a positive one, that’s something to remember. That’s what The Nebraska Medical Center did for one young couple recently confronted with a medical emergency while traveling through the state to see family over the holidays.

From Cockpit to Operating Room

Fall | Winter 2006
After a particularly exhausting week during his training to be a transplant surgeon, Byers Shaw Jr., MD, could think of only one way to relax. An aviation enthusiast since his teens and a pilot for many years, Dr. Shaw knew that getting off the ground would be the best way to lift his spirits.