Quality and Safety Education Program Offered to Providers

Message from the Senior Vice President of Medical Affairs 02/3/16

Providing high quality, patient-centered care is a top priority at Nebraska Medicine. Clinicians are fundamental to leading and supporting a culture which delivers quality, safe care. For that reason, Nebraska Medicine-employed physicians and advance practice providers (APP) are being asked to complete at least five hours of continuing education curriculum to further develop their leadership in quality and safety. Nebraska Medicine and Johns Hopkins Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality have partnered to develop an innovative and first-of-its-kind online training course to equip our providers with the core tools and strategies … Read More

One Chart
02/3/16

Voice Recognition Software Launches

Nebraska Medicine has recently acquired Dragon Medical voice recognition software. This software is designed to create a better provider experience with One Chart by speech-enabling the elec... Read More
Physician Spotlight
02/3/16

Meet Kristi Peterson, MD

Full name: Kristi Peterson, MD                      Specialty: Ob/Gyn Clinic locations: Heartland Women’s Healthcare, Papillion Current position: Obstetrics medical... Read More
Regional Provider Network
02/3/16

Regional Provider Network, Now the Enhance Health Network

Newly-awarded Grant Offers Assistance to New Health Care Models Last November, the Regional Provider Network revealed its new name: the Enhance Health Network. It’s an alliance of independ... Read More
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Your Attention Requested
02/3/16

Clinical Ethics Consultation Service Ready for Business

Restructuring Ethics Committee, Volunteers Needed Ever run into an issue with a patient, and don’t know where to turn? Looking for some help in creating advance directives, either for your... Read More
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Your Attention Requested
02/3/16

Physician Leaders Sought for Canedy Scholarship

Scholarship Honors Long-time Clarkson Hospital Administrator The James A. Canedy Physician Scholarship Scholar Program aids in developing future physician leaders at Nebraska Medicine. Each ... Read More
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Your Attention Requested
02/3/16
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Dr. Akerson Steps Into Physician Leadership Role in Bellevue

Beginning last month, Jeff Akerson, MD, stepped into a new administrative role as deputy chief medical officer for Nebraska Medicine – Bellevue. Dr. Akerson, a former private practice fami... Read More
Nebraska Health Network
02/3/16

Enrollment Grows in Select Blue

Enrollment continues to grow in Select Blue, Nebraska Health Network’s (NHN) product developed with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE). Nebraska Health Partners and Methodist Heal... Read More
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Update on Drugs & Therapeutics
02/3/16

Notable Drug Approvals and Safety Alerts in 2015

By Caroline Jamison, Pharm D, PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice Resident Reviewed by Lori Peters, Pharm D Over 40 new molecular entities (NMEs) and new therapeutic biological products were approved in... Read More