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Lifesaving Stories

At Nebraska Medicine, stories of hope, healing and humanity are abundant. We invite you to listen to our patients share their lifesaving stories.

Southwest Airlines Medical Transportation Grant Program

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Nebraska Medicine is honored to have partnered with Southwest Airlines to help patients in need of financial assistance with transportation for medical services. Southwest Airlines has graciously provided Nebraska Medicine with roundtrip airfare to be used for patients and caregivers who qualify for financial assistance to help defray the cost of travel.


Polo Event Receives Rave Reviews

Omaha experienced polo again on June 9. "Polo for Patients" was held at Levi Carter Park and raised over $500,000 in the process.

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Former Cancer Patient Makes Commitment to Help Others in Need

Bill and Dagmar Jurgens want to ensure that not one patient's stay at The Nebraska Medical Center is compromised due to a lack of family funds or other basic needs. A cancer survivor himself, Bill and his wife are committed to helping others in need during this frightening and uncertain time. Since his successful stem cell transplant approximately two years at Nebraska Medicine, Bill has been reaching out to others as a regular contributor to Nebraska Medicine's Patient Assistance Fund.


Neurology Patient Care Unit Dedicated in Memory of Dwight Burney

For more than 30 years, Dwight Burney, Jr., MD, dedicated his life to helping others. An orthopedic surgeon at the former Clarkson Hospital, Dr. Burney's legacy will live on at Nebraska Medicine through a new state-of-the-art neurological patient care unit made possible by Kathryn Burney in memory of her late husband.


Omaha Couple Funds New Patient Waiting Area

In gratitude for Nebraska Medicine's exceptional care, Tim and Teddi Slattery recently donated a gift that will enable us to renovate the waiting room outside our recently updated state-of-the-art cardiac catheterization labs. Their gift will provide a more comfortable and attractive environment for all families anxiously waiting the prognosis or recovery of a loved one.


Cancer Survivorship Program Addresses Patients' Long-Term Needs

It had been a year since Holly Sobota had completed treatment for breast cancer and was given a clean bill of health. Even so, Sobota continued to deal with the emotional and physical challenges cancer leaves with its victims such as fear of recurrence, physical and medical long-term side effects and learning how to return to a normal life again.

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