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.
Most Americans want Congress to focus on actions that lower their family's health care expenses.
Omaha police officers will be at four locations Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to collect pills and patches. Other cities also are collecting the drugs.
For months, health insurers have kept largely out of the fray over the proposal to expand Medicare, the government program that covers about 60 million mostly elderly Americans.
In particular, legislators questioned why the Department of Health and Human Services wants more money to implement the expansion, despite delaying the launch of services until Oct. 1, 2020.
"We all share the value of health care for all Americans — quality, affordable health care for all Americans. What is the path to that?"
Residential and business growth downtown indicate a need for access to health care in the area, according to health system officials.
The sweeping health-care law created nearly a decade ago to put insurance within reach of more Americans has left significant holes in the ability of older, middle-class people to afford coverage, a new analysis shows.
Construction began in May, and the project is now 27 percent complete. Those managing the project say it should surge forward once spring arrives and as many as 250 workers are on the site.
A new website launched by CHI Health — on Valentine's Day, no less — takes a page from popular dating apps, using an algorithm to help potential patients find a doctor who suits their needs and matches their profile.
“We feel like we have created something special and different,” said Dr. Joann Schaefer, executive vice president with Blue Cross. “Now we want to make it even better, and scale it.”