Patient Care

UNMC creates Nebraska Neuroscience Alliance

Will facilitate research, faculty recruitment while improving patient care In an effort to better serve people with developmental and degenerative diseases of the nervous system, University of Nebraska Medical Center physicians, allied health practitioners and scientists have formed the Nebraska Neuroscience Alliance. The NNA will unite three of UNMC’s top neuroscience programs – the departments […]

Nov 7, 2011

Medical treatment close to home

Learn about a UNMC Eppley Cancer Center effort to bring clinical trials to patients throughout the state.

Nov 2, 2011

Introducing the Nebraska Neuroscience Alliance

Read and watch a video about the new alliance, which brings UNMC’s various neuroscience experts together for better patient care and research.

Oct 31, 2011

Reaching Out to Patients

A $265,000 grant was recently awarded to the University of Nebraska Medical Center’s Munroe-Meyer Institute to help improve access to specialized epilepsy services while expanding telehealth technologies in rural areas in the state. Epilepsy clinics are now being offered to pediatric patients in rural Nebraska via telemedicine.

Oct 27, 2011

Back to prevention — the push for primary care

Americans spend more on health care
than any other country in the world. Yet, we don’t live longer and we die more often from heart disease, stroke, cancer and diabetes.

Oct 25, 2011

Surgeons use innovative, safer procedure for living liver donation

Doctors told Russ Hart it was a matter of time before the degenerative liver disease he had would precipitate the need for a transplant.

Oct 20, 2011

Lymphoma partnership helps Chinese patients

SHANGHAI — One of the clinical and research partnerships between UNMC and China is the Sino-U.S. Center for Diagnosis and Therapy for Hematological Malignancies, which brings UNMC physicians and researchers together to improve diagnosis and treatment of lymphoma in China and Nebraska.

Oct 20, 2011

Breast cancer navigator program provides calm in the storm

Jimmie Johnson was devastated six years ago when she heard the words, “You have breast cancer.”

Oct 7, 2011