Healthier Nebraska

Stronger communities mean a better Nebraska. That’s a major goal of the UNMC and a Healthier Nebraska projects. Each is designed to address critical health care workforce shortages, fuel our economy and ensure Nebraskans across the state receive high-quality health care.

Part of the University of Nebraska initiative which has been approved, the “Building a Healthier Nebraska” proposal seeks a $91 million investment from the state’s cash reserve fund to support capital projects in Omaha, Lincoln and Kearney. The state funds would be leveraged with more than $300 million in additional support from private donors, patient revenues and other sources.

Projects include:

All would train future health care professionals, recruit talented researchers and help create an economically competitive state.

Listen to our radio ads on cancer and rural workforce shortage.

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