Health/Medical

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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Health/Medical
1:00 am
Mon August 4, 2014

Three organizations join for integrated health home program

Alegent Creighton Health is partnering with two western Iowa organizations to provide an Integrated Health Home program.

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Health/Medical
6:26 am
Sat August 2, 2014

State Department visits NMC biocontainment unit to assess capabilities

UNMC and the Nebraska Medical Center have been contacted by the State Department about the capabilities of the hospital’s biocontainment unit.

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Health/Medical
2:47 pm
Tue July 29, 2014

Omaha students take peer-to-peer approach to fighting obesity

A new program at Omaha’s Northwest High School uses a peer-to-peer approach to target obesity prevention.

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Health/Medical
2:00 pm
Thu July 24, 2014

American Red Cross says blood donations urgently needed

The American Red Cross says blood donations are urgently needed.

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Health/Medical
4:00 am
Thu July 24, 2014

Report looks at number of pre-baccalaureate health care workers in Omaha metro

A new report says 44 percent of the Omaha metro area’s health care workforce doesn’t have a bachelors’ degree.

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Health/Medical
9:09 am
Fri July 18, 2014

Chikungunya case confirmed in Douglas County

Douglas County has its first confirmed case of the mosquito-borne chikungunya virus.

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Health/Medical
8:03 am
Tue July 1, 2014

Changes to school health screenings for 2014-15 year

Changes are coming to the health screenings Nebraska children have before starting school.

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Health/Medical
8:12 am
Fri June 27, 2014

AARP report focuses on long-term care services for older adults

An AARP report gives Nebraska mixed results when it comes to meeting the long-term health care needs of older adults and the disabled.

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