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News - Box Butte General Hospital in Alliance receives 2021 NHA Services/LMC safety awards

Box Butte General Hospital in Alliance receives 2021 NHA Services/LMC safety awards

November 1, 2021

NHA Services and preferred business partner LMC Insurance presented their 2021 Safety Awards to three Nebraska hospitals who perform at the highest levels when it comes to employee safety in their facilities.

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News - Survey confirms effectiveness of telehealth in rural America and beyond

Survey confirms effectiveness of telehealth in rural America and beyond

November 1, 2021

A recent national survey assessing consumer experiences with telehealth has confirmed what real-world practice has been telling us for more than a decade: people in rural America and beyond are growing increasingly comfortable with remote visits, and they are satisfied with the care they are receiving.

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News - Nebraska Medical Center first in the state to offer whole blood

Nebraska Medical Center first in the state to offer whole blood

October 25, 2021

Omaha – When a critically injured trauma patient comes to the Nebraska Medical Center, they are often losing blood quickly. Now, in partnership with the Nebraska Community Blood Bank, these patients will have a greater chance at survival thanks to the ability to administer whole blood. Nebraska Medical Center is the first hospital in the state, and one of only a few nationwide, to provide whole blood transfusions to these patients.

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News - UNMC, Wayne State partner on early admission pathway to bachelor’s degree in nursing

UNMC, Wayne State partner on early admission pathway to bachelor’s degree in nursing

October 25, 2021

The University of Nebraska Medical Center and Wayne State College have signed an affiliation agreement for an early admission pathway for Wayne State College students who wish to pursue a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) at the UNMC College of Nursing Northern Division in Norfolk, Nebraska.

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News - NHA names new President

NHA names new President

October 22, 2021

The NHA Board of Directors has named Jeremy J. Nordquist as President effective December 6, 2021.

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News - National Recovery Month: Helping the Helpers

National Recovery Month: Helping the Helpers

October 6, 2021

People in the helping professions take care of all of us – but who takes care of them? Disasters and emergencies can impact physical health. But they can also have adverse effects on helpers such as first responders and frontline health workers, because emotional effects often go unseen.

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News - Ricketts announces extension of Directed Health Measure to protect hospital capacity

Ricketts announces extension of Directed Health Measure to protect hospital capacity

October 6, 2021

Governor Pete Ricketts announced that the State is extending its Directed Health Measure (DHM) to address hospital staffing shortages.

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News - How CMS is boosting telehealth and RPM with new CPT codes

How CMS is boosting telehealth and RPM with new CPT codes

October 6, 2021

The inclusion of remote therapeutic monitoring codes in the 2022 Physician Fee Schedule suggests that transformations in digital health policy initiated in response to COVID-19 are beginning to have some permanence.

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News - Columbus Community Hospital completes first surgery with new surgical robot

Columbus Community Hospital completes first surgery with new surgical robot

September 13, 2021

Columbus Community Hospital staff have completed the first surgery using the hospital’s new da Vinci® Xi™ robotic system. This special piece of technology allows for g

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News - Turning the tide on uncompensated care

Turning the tide on uncompensated care

September 13, 2021

Providers have dealt with growing volumes of uncompensated care for the past 20 years, absorbing more than $660 billion in bad debt and financial assistance. Current market trends - in large part attributed to the pandemic - indicate this challenge will intensify for the foreseeable future.

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