Fast Facts about Nebraska Medicine

Facts

  • Patients are seen by Nebraska Medicine specialists from all 50 states and from 47 countries
  • Region's only 24/7 trauma center providing comprehensive care for adults and children
  • Regional leader in cardiovascular and neurosciences
  • International reputation in oncology, transplant and biocontainment
  • $1.2 billion academic health system
  • 8,000 employees
  • More than 1,000 affiliated physicians 
  • Primary clinical partner of University of Nebraska Medical Center 
  • Two hospitals, anchored by tertiary/quaternary academic medical center, Nebraska Medical Center
  • 39 specialty and primary care clinics, offering 50 specialties and subspecialties 
  • Partial ownership of two rural hospitals and one specialty hospital
  • 809 licensed beds in Omaha and Bellevue
  • 31,004 discharges
  • 426,923 outpatient visits (primary and specialty) 
  • 91,800 ER visits

Facility

  • Licensed beds - 809 total.
    • Bellevue - 91
    • Nebraska Medical Center - 718
  • Operating rooms- 36
  • 2017 -The Joint Commission status Accredited
  • 2017 -The Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval for Advanced Certification for Comprehensive Stroke Centers
  • 2017 -Congestive Heart Failure The Joint Commission Certification
  • 2017 -Ventricular Assist Device (VAD) The Joint Commission Certification
  • 2017 -Inpatient Diabetes The Joint Commission Certification
  • 2017 - Lung Transplant Program certification from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)
  • 2017 - Safe Sleep Designation from the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services - Women's and Infants Services

Milestones

  • 1869 - Clarkson Hospital founded
  • 1917 - University Hospital founded
  • 1988 - Clarkson West Medical Center
  • 1997 - Nebraska Medicine Merger
  • 1998 - Lied Transplant Center opening
  • 2005 - Hixson-Lied Center opening
  • 2008 - Village Pointe Cancer Center opening
  • 2011 - Bellevue Medical Center opening
  • 2016 - Lauritzen Outpatient Center opening
  • 2017 - Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center opening

Fiscal year period: July 1 to June 30