Health/Medical

Health/Medical
1:15 pm
Thu August 28, 2014

Douglas County has its first West Nile Virus case of the season

Douglas County has its first human case of West Nile Virus this season.

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Health/Medical
1:00 am
Tue August 26, 2014

In rural areas, physician assistants play a larger role in health care

The director of UNMC’s Physician Assistant program says the need for PA’s and physicians is growing in rural areas.

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Health/Medical
3:05 pm
Mon August 25, 2014

The VNA Senior Speaker Series continues with the prevention of falls

The Prevention of Falls is the subject of the next VNA Senior Speaker Series event on September 9th.

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Health/Medical
2:30 pm
Fri August 22, 2014

CHI Health preparing to be out-of-network as negotiations with BCBS continue

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska and CHI Health continue to negotiate as the deadline for a new agreement approaches.

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Health/Medical
12:15 pm
Thu August 21, 2014

Name change for Alegent Creighton Health

Alegent Creighton Health is changing its name.

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Health/Medical
2:30 pm
Wed August 20, 2014

Legal, policy issues surround Ebola discussion

An Ebola outbreak in four west African nations has killed more than 1,300 people.

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Health/Medical
8:22 am
Tue August 19, 2014

New Alegent Creighton facility coming to Omaha

The new medical complex is scheduled to open in 2016.
Credit Alegent Creighton

A new medical clinic and academic center will replace Alegent Creighton University Medical Center in 2016.

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Health/Medical
6:06 am
Thu August 14, 2014

UNMC, UNL receive $1.4 million US Army Grant

Researchers at UNMC and UNL are working to develop robotic telesurgery.

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Health/Medical
2:00 pm
Wed August 13, 2014

Deadline approaching for new Blue Cross Blue Shield-Catholic Health Initiatives contract

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska is holding a town hall meeting Thursday in Omaha as negotiations with Catholic Health Initiatives continue.

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Health/Medical
2:02 pm
Wed August 6, 2014

Nebraska-Western Iowa VA Director resigning

The Director of the VA Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System is resigning.

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