Nebraska Medicine shines in U.S. New ranking

August 10, 2017

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U.S. News & World Report evaluates more than 4,500 hospitals nationwide to come up with their annual list of Best Hospitals. And once again, Nebraska Medicine - Nebraska Medical Center is the No. 1 rated hospital in the state of Nebraska. Additionally, Nebraska Medical Center is nationally ranked in three specialties, including:

  • Ear Nose & Throat
  • Gynecology
  • Urology

U.S. News also rated Nebraska Medicine - Nebraska Medical Center as high performing in six other specialties, including:

  • Cancer
  • Gastroenterology & GI Surgery
  • Geriatrics
  • Nephrology
  • Neurology & Neurosurgery
  • Pulmonology

Finally, the medical center received the highest ranking possible in eight procedures/conditions:

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
  • Colon Cancer Surgery
  • Heart Bypass Surgery
  • Heart Failure
  • Knee Replacement
  • Lung Cancer Surgery

"It's so gratifying to see the extraordinary care our staff provides here on a daily basis translate into an honor this significant," said Dan DeBehnke, M.D., MBA, CEO of Nebraska Medicine. "The people who live in Nebraska and the surrounding region have long known about the world-class care available at Nebraska Medicine, and this honor reinforces those notions. As rewarding as this is, however, we will continue to improve on this performance."

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