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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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News - Rising hospitalizations aren't only about COVID-19 cases

Rising hospitalizations aren't only about COVID-19 cases

August 31, 2021

Hospitals across the country are reaching capacity, the result not only of increasing COVID-19 cases, but also side effects of the pandemic, from delayed surgeries that are now urgent to mental health problems among children.

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News - Why patient loyalty in health care matters: why now and how to get started

Why patient loyalty in health care matters: why now and how to get started

August 31, 2021

Creating an effective loyalty strategy can deliver on consumer needs while creating a personalized experience that will help establish deeper relationships between patients, healthcare systems and providers.

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News - Children's Hospital & Medical Center recommends vaccination, masking in back-to-school video for families

Children's Hospital & Medical Center recommends vaccination, masking in back-to-school video for families

August 16, 2021

Children's Hospital & Medical Center strongly recommends that all

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News - New CT scanner improves close-to-home care options for families in rural Nebraska

New CT scanner improves close-to-home care options for families in rural Nebraska

August 16, 2021

Fairbury - Jefferson Community Health & Life introduces a new CT scanner at its facility, offering patients the ability to receive standard CT procedures as well as cardiac imaging

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News - Cath lab receives enhanced equipment

Cath lab receives enhanced equipment

August 16, 2021

Hastings - The Mary Lanning Healthcare Cardiac Catheterization Lab is using some new tools that give interventional cardiologists a better view of their work. Dr. Abhi Basoor, MLH Medical Director of the Cath Lab and Cardiovascular Services, said the new equipment has been used on a few cases so far, and has proven effective.

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News - Boys Town National Research Hospital announced collaboration with Mayo Clinic in pediatric cardiology care

Boys Town National Research Hospital announced collaboration with Mayo Clinic in pediatric cardiology care

August 9, 2021

Boys Town National Research Hospital is pleased to announce a new collaboration with Mayo Clinic to provide cardiology care for children in Omaha and surrounding communities.

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News - Dignity Health Global Education, CommonSpirit partner to increase health equity through scholarships

Dignity Health Global Education, CommonSpirit partner to increase health equity through scholarships

August 9, 2021

Dignity Health Global Education is partnering with CommonSpirit to create a scholarship program to tackle a lack of diversity in health care. The Equity Impact is intended to “level the playing field and open doors to job opportunities, promotions, higher compensation and leadership positions,” according to the organizations, through the distribution of $3 million to health care workers interested in developing their skills, knowledge and expertise through skills-based education and training.

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News - U.S. News ranks Nebraska Medical Center No. 1 in Nebraska for 10th straight year

U.S. News ranks Nebraska Medical Center No. 1 in Nebraska for 10th straight year

August 2, 2021

OMAHA – Each year, U.S. News & World Report evaluates more than 4,700 hospitals nationwide to develop their annual list of Best Hospitals. Again, Nebraska Medical Center is the No. 1 rated hospital in the Omaha metro area and the state of Nebraska. In addition, five specialties were listed as high-performing.

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News - Nebraska Public Media to air COVID Chronicles August 9 - 9:00 pm CT

Nebraska Public Media to air COVID Chronicles August 9 - 9:00 pm CT

August 2, 2021

Weeks before the COVID-19 outbreak, local health departments were working to improve the health of people across Nebraska.

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