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The Nebraska Medical Center Named To List Of 100 Great Hospitals In America
Becker's Hospital Review has published the 2014 edition of "100 Great Hospitals in America," a compilation of some of the most prominent, forward-thinking and focused healthcare facilities in the nation. For the first time, The Nebraska Medical Center is on the list – a list that includes the Mayo Clinic, Massachusetts General and Cleveland Clinic, among others. The Nebraska Medical Center is the only hospital in Nebraska on the list.  More...

181 Medical Center Physicians Recognized Among Best Doctors In America
A total of 181 physicians who practice at The Nebraska Medical Center have been recognized on this year’s list of Best Doctors in America®. The doctors include private practice physicians as well as full and part-time faculty at the University of Nebraska Medical Center who are also affiliated with UNMC Physicians, the UNMC faculty physician group.  More...

In the Bubble
At just four months old, their daughter suffered a massive brain bleed. Thanks to the doctors and nurses at The Nebraska Medical Center, she survived.  More...

The Nebraska Medical Center To Expand Trauma Services To Provide 24-7 Care
As the premier health care facility in the region, The Nebraska Medical Center is expanding its trauma services to meet the needs of residents in Omaha and surrounding communities by preparing to provide them with a nationally-recognized Level 1 trauma center that will operate 24-hours-a-day and seven-days-a-week.  More...

Icing on the Cake
It all started with a cold. No big deal. Having a cold was nothing new for Shara Goff. After being diagnosed with Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis at the age of eight, the 39-year-old was used to a weakened immune system. But, suddenly, this cold started to feel different than the rest.  More...

New Advisory Board Named for Clinical Enterprise
What once were three connected but administratively separate organizations are becoming one enterprise. And now there is a new board created to provide the clinical enterprise with advice, support and eventually oversight.  More...

Bone Marrow Brothers
They were brothers. Best friends. Bonded for life. They enjoyed skiing, hunting and riding motorcycles – things teenage boys do. But, in October 2012, life took a very dramatic turn for Tyler and Tanner Snow...  More...

Glenn Fosdick Announces Retirement as President & CEO
After more than 30 years as a leader in health care administration, Glenn A. Fosdick, announced today that he will retire at the end of the year as president and CEO of The Nebraska Medical Center.  More...

Med Center Physicians Leading the Way in New Cardiology Specialty
Adult congenital heart disease program focuses on new kind of patient. Several decades ago someone like Taylor Harms wouldn't be a second year medical student. Someone like Taylor Harms may very well have died as a child.  More...

U.S. News & World Report Again Ranks The Nebraska Medical Center as One of America’s Best Hospitals
U.S. News and World Report surveyed the nation’s roughly 5,000 hospitals to come up with this year’s list of Best Hospitals.  More...

"Lucky Number 100" LVAD Patient Feeling Stronger
Jim Daake was always an active guy. Growing up around Norfolk, he spent a lot of time hunting, fishing, and at 6'11" he loved to play basketball. What was first thought to be a case of pneumonia stopped that active streak. It started three years ago when Daake had trouble breathing. His family doctor treated him for pneumonia, but when his breathing trouble continued, Daake went back to the doctor.  More...

Don’t Send Kids Back to School with Back Trouble
It’s a common sight – the first day of school and children of all sizes are walking into school with backpacks that look to be as big as them and just as heavy. It could be a recipe for a lifetime of back pain, according to Rachel Hagemeyer, occupational therapist at The Nebraska Medical Center.  More...

Aneurysm Awareness Walk Planned for September
When his mother first came to the hospital, Roger Lahr was most concerned with her survival. Anita Sharp, his mother, was dealing with a very serious condition. When it started, the family from Dow City, IA had no idea just how serious.  More...

Hospital and Clinics Named as “Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality”
The Nebraska Medical Center and UNMC Physicians recently received recognition from the Human Rights Campaign, America’s largest civil rights organization working to achieve equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) Americans.  More...

The Nebraska Medical Center Earns 5 Rings Award
The 5 Rings Award was presented to The Nebraska Medical Center leaders on June 25. The medical center is one of just five hospitals nationwide to earn a new award that recognizes a commitment to patient and employee safety.  More...

Surgeons Repair Complex Aneurysm Without Major Incision
Jamie Reynolds is a living, breathing reminder of why it's important to stay on top of your own health. The 78-year-old grandmother from Omaha says she always goes for an annual checkup. Her most recent one showed something she neither felt, nor expected – an aneurysm in her aorta.  More...

New cancer buildings to be named for CL Werner, Suzanne and Walter Scott
A groundbreaking was held today by the University of Nebraska Medical Center and The Nebraska Medical Center for the Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center. Major donors to the project were announced at the groundbreaking.  More...

Med Center’s largest project to be named the Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center
The University of Nebraska Medical Center and The Nebraska Medical Center announced today that their cancer center project in midtown Omaha has a name: the Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center.  More...