The two companies said this would be the largest acquisition of a health care staffing company in the industry's history.
On Monday, Gov. Pete Ricketts announced a collaborative initiative aimed at combating addiction by providing specialized training to prepare more of the state’s health care providers in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of addiction.
The 72-year-old British man couldn't stop coughing up blood and was unable to swallow solid food for more than a week.
The Omaha facility is funded by the Fisher House Foundation with local donations and will be given to the VA when complete to operate as a federal building. It is expected to open in late 2020.
Omaha-based health system is trying to "understand what is best practice and implement that."
Waiting for developmental disability services has been the norm for decades in Nebraska, despite a 1991 state law promising services for everyone needing them. State officials say that serving everyone now on the list would cost about $149 million, of which $71 million would be state funds.
A federal judge on Monday blocked Medicaid work requirements in New Hampshire. Nebraska Medicaid officials have announced plans to include work requirements for able-bodied adults in their implementation of voter-approved Medicaid expansion. The plan must win federal approval to move forward.
Like roughly 7.4 million other Americans, Matt Mason relies on insulin — to stay alive, first off, and to remain healthy and live a longer life.
Maine Family Planning was one of the first organizations to say it would no longer accept federal money, withdrawing from the federal family planning grant program it has been part of for nearly five decades after the Trump administration initially said it would immediately enforce the referral ban.
As part of an ongoing push for greater price transparency, the federal government on Jan. 1 began requiring hospitals to post price lists on their websites.
Dr. Adam Conley will continue to care for patients until mid-August, a hospital spokeswoman said.
In a statement, Azizkhan thanked “everyone at Children’s” for the “tremendous honor and privilege” to lead the hospital through a time of rapid change.
The plan, launched July 1, calls for returning most patients — once they’re stable — to their primary care providers for ongoing care, freeing more appointment slots for new patients.
Lindy Foley, director of Nebraska VR, said a convergence of several factors forced vocational rehabilitation officials to adopt budget-tightening measures.
At a time of intense focus on escalating drug prices, BCG shows an unexpected flip side: Prices can be too low to spur companies to produce urgently needed medications.
A proposal is due by July 15, with a final decision by Oct. 13.
The Food and Drug Administration is warning insulin pump users about potential cybersecurity and hacking risks involved with some devices.
Lisa Kwapniowski, 49, was also ordered to pay the hospital more than $3.7 million in restitution. She has already repaid $1.157 million, including almost $278,000 she submitted to the court Monday from the sale of a home.
The University of Nebraska Medical Center has its own unique history, and soon that history will have a new home.
Children’s Hospital & Medical Center has introduced a dedicated helicopter and begun building a temporary helipad because of construction on the hospital campus at 82nd Street and West Dodge Road.
The lost data includes prescription and refill history and insurance information for all customers.
"Consumers accept practices in health care that they would not tolerate in any other area," said Elisabeth Rosenthal, editor-in-chief of Kaiser Health News and a trained doctor.
The lawsuit accuses UnitedHealthcare of wrongly denying coverage for a life-saving prostate cancer treatment to potentially thousands of men. The judge survived prostate cancer in 2017 and strongly considered undergoing this same therapy.
In a 30-page report that laid out more questions than answers, the Congressional Budget Office detailed the pros and cons of moving the country's health-insurance system into a unified single-payer system.
Trump has promised numerous times to slash drug prices. As he looks ahead to his reelection effort, achieving something as major as direct negotiatons between Medicare and drug companies could be just the win he's looking for.