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Lauritzen Outpatient Center Latest Openings

Nebraska Medicine and UNMC opened level one last week and level three yesterday of the Laurtizen Outpatient Center. By shifting outpatient services from main campus as well as adding complimentary support services for one-stop, patient-centered care, we are creating a better patient experience. Dedicated surface and garage parking for patients and their families offers a […]

New Development in Breast Cancer Surgery

  Today, women diagnosed with breast cancer have multiple surgical options to choose from. Today, women diagnosed with breast cancer have multiple surgical options to choose from. Historically, breast cancer surgery has been limited to removing the entire breast (mastectomy), or removing the lump (tumor) and preserving the breast. This is known as a lumpectomy, […]

Dr. Vetro aims to improve treatment for cancer patients

Joseph Vetro, Ph.D. Joseph Vetro, Ph.D., assistant professor of pharmaceutical sciences, wants his research to impact patients. Publication is great, yes. But what does it mean if it doesn’t eventually help people? And Dr. Vetro believes that technology to effectively deliver RNA interference molecules (RNAi) can improve treatment for cancer patients. RNAi could be used […]

18 Years and Counting, Nebraska Medicine Wins Consumer Choice Award

It’s once again evident folks in our region choose Nebraska Medicine over our competitors. For the 18th year, we’ve been awarded the National Research Corporation’s Consumer Choice Award, given annually to hospitals across the U.S. that health care consumers choose as having the highest quality and image. The results for the 2016/2017 edition of the […]

Heart Program Receives National Attention

Nebraska Medicine Named to Top 100 for Heart Programs Becker’s Hospital Review named Nebraska Medicine to the 2016 edition of its list, “100 Hospitals and Health Systems with Great Heart Programs.” The hospitals on this list lead the nation in cardiovascular health care. Many have pioneered ground-breaking procedures and are still pioneering breakthroughs today. All […]

Nebraska Medicine Earns Elite National Quality Award

Excellence Award from Vizient, Inc. for Quality Leadership Performance Nebraska Medicine is honored to announce its recognition by Vizient, Inc., as a recipient of the 2016 Bernard A. Birnbaum, MD Quality Leadership Award. The award recognizes Nebraska Medicine’s performance among more than 100 academic medical centers participating in Vizient’s Quality and Accountability Study. Thirteen academic […]

Heart Failure Patient Becomes Mother

Sarah Hawthorne gave birth to her baby at the same hospital that evaluated her heart defect shortly after she was born. Sarah Hawthorne Writes About Her Experience with Our Partnership with Children’s Hospital & Medical Center May 22, 2016, was a day that changed my life forever. I gave birth to a healthy, 7 pound […]

Surgical Robot Less Invasive, Allows Quicker Recovery

Kolby Baber suffered from a rare digestive disorder that made it difficult, and sometimes impossible, for him to swallow. After trying several other treatments, Baber discovered Dmitry Oleynikov, MD. Dr. Oleynikov told Baber about a new surgical robot, the daVinci Xi, which would be the perfect way to fix his problem. The daVinci features two […]

Breakthrough Treatment for Peripheral Artery Disease

We’re among the first in the United States to offer a new treatment recently cleared by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to provide relief for patients suffering from the painful symptoms of peripheral artery disease, or PAD – a condition caused by a build-up of plaque that blocks blood flow in the arteries […]

Multidisciplinary Breast Cancer Clinic Offers Comprehensive, Convenient and Personal Care

  Conveniently located at 175th and Burke St., just west of the Village Pointe shopping center, the Multidisciplinary Breast Cancer Clinic offers easy access with care provided in an intimate and comfortable environment. Today, there are numerous choices available for breast cancer treatment. The new Multidisciplinary Breast Cancer Clinic at Nebraska Medicine – Cancer Center […]

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