Read the latest news and updates from CHI Health.
January 12, 2018 - Pregnancy is a time of decisions, from baby names and nursery colors to the expert care you’ll have in the delivery room. If you’re choosing an obstetrician, midwife or doula the first step is understanding the differences among these birthing specialists.
January 12, 2018 - CHI Health Nebraska Heart received a 5-Star Overall Hospital Rating, the highest possible, from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) for the quality of care.
January 04, 2018 - Catholic Health Initiatives' annual report for fiscal year 2017 summarizes one of the most exciting years in CHI’s rich history
January 03, 2018 - With so many choices available today, how can you choose the right kind of yogurt for you?
December 08, 2017 - CHI Health at Home in Omaha, NE and Lincoln, NE were both named as a Top Agency for 2017.
December 08, 2017 - The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services is pleased to announce 8 new CHI Health Safe Sleep Hospital Champions in the state.
Dignity Health and Catholic Health Initiatives to Combine to Form New Catholic Health System Focused on Creating Healthier Communities
December 07, 2017 - CHI and Dignity Health have signed a definitive agreement to combine ministries and create a new, nonprofit Catholic health system.
December 06, 2017 - You don’t have to achieve jaw-dropping weight loss to enjoy significant health benefits.
December 04, 2017 - A healthier you can be wealthier too when you take these steps toward wellness.
November 30, 2017 - CHI Health Virtual Care providers are available online to treat what ails you from the comfort of home.
November 30, 2017 - CHI Health Virtual Care providers are available online to treat what ails you from the comfort of home.
November 27, 2017 - Same-day appointments are available at our Lakeside and 161st Street and W Maple clinic. Call to schedule an appointment today.
November 01, 2017 - CHI Health Cardiologist Hussam Abuissa, MD recently implanted the first leadless pacemaker into a patient's heart.
August 28, 2017 - CHI Health St. Elizabeth, in Lincoln, Nebraska, excels in the treatment areas of newborn and pediatric care, women’s health, cardiology, emergency medicine, orthopedics, neuroscience, oncology, rehabilitation and burn and wound care and is leading the way in prevention and wellness.
August 09, 2017 - Is it possible to sidestep Alzheimer’s? Can lifestyle changes make a difference? You can certainly help reduce the risk with the right actions.
August 07, 2017 - Baby in a Hurry - Employees Help with Surprise Delivery.
August 03, 2017 - Grand Island, Neb. — The CHI Health St. Francis Cancer Treatment Center has been notified that it will be awarded $708,454 in the fourth year of a five-year.
August 03, 2017 - CHI Health Good Samaritan is a regional referral center for central Nebraska and northern Kansas. We serve more than 350,000 people in an area as large as Indiana.
August 02, 2017 - Our top trauma team were able to save Hank Hansen's life.
July 31, 2017 - Difficulties are inevitable, even in the strongest unions. But too often, a relationship can become precarious or even dangerous.
July 25, 2017 - Millions of people suffer brain injuries every year, many from car accidents. The worst can lead to permanent brain damage or even death.
July 14, 2017 - LINCOLN, Neb. -- The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services recently designated 13 hospitals as Primary Stroke Centers.
July 13, 2017 - A new state law requires providers to let patients know if they have dense breasts. Learn why it's important to know.
July 12, 2017 - CHI Health Good Samaritan recently received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award with Target: StrokeSM Honor Roll.
July 05, 2017 - CHI Health St. Francis announces its approval of accreditation status by Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC) for the services of its Sleep Lab.
‘Monumental Transformation’ Means Better Patient Care, Improved Medical Education and Faster Research Advances
June 30, 2017 - Imagine an entire system that revolves around your health and wellness. That’s what CHI Health is building with its new Academic Health System.
June 29, 2017 - Nebraska’s largest health care system, its clinically integrated network of providers and the state’s largest health insurer have joined to offer new low-cost.
June 27, 2017 - Sleep and dream sciences are advancing quickly. We share some facts of how our brains work as we sleep.
June 20, 2017 - How to escape the false promises behind “light” and “low-fat” food labels and “healthy” fads.
June 15, 2017 - CHI Health Orthopedic specialist performed a live bicep tenodesis procedure on KETV news.
June 14, 2017 - CHI Health St. Francis Breast Center/Oncology has recently been recognized as a Certified Quality Breast Center of Excellence in the National Quality Measures.
June 13, 2017 - CHI Health Creighton University Medical Center’s move to University Campus and the Bergan Mercy campus created a lot of excitement and attracted a lot of attention.
June 13, 2017 - Learn about the Inner Workings of a Level I Trauma Center.
June 09, 2017 - CUMC on 30th Street closed on Friday, June 9. The Emergency Department at University Campus at 24th and Cuming opened at 7 a.m. that day.
June 01, 2017 - Grand Island, Neb. — CHI Health St. Francis has been awarded a three-year term of accreditation in computed tomography (CT) as the result of a recent review by the ACR.
May 31, 2017 - The St. Francis Foundation Board has elected Jeremiah Johnsen as chair, Nick Suminski, as vice-chair and Micki Ward as secretary/treasurer for 2017-2018.
May 24, 2017 - Telemedicine is becoming an innovative way to help stroke patients.
May 19, 2017 - Kaycee Anderson of Grand Island was the big winner in the CHI Health St. Francis Foundation’s Ticket to Win kickoff fundraiser.
May 18, 2017 - When you think of vending machines, you don’t typically think of healthy snacks.
May 17, 2017 - Can this pantry staple produce weight loss, clearer skin, better blood sugar and more? Find out the facts on this folk remedy.
May 16, 2017 - A few helpful ways to cut unhealthy calories quick!
May 10, 2017 - CHI Health Good Samaritan is a regional referral center for central Nebraska and northern Kansas. We serve more than 350,000 people in an area as large as Indiana.
May 10, 2017 - CHI Health, Interventional Neurologist Vishal Jani, MBBS is the first neurologist in the state to perform thrombectomies.
May 09, 2017 - Construction on the CHI Health Academic Medical Center is almost complete, and the CHI Health team has made it look easy!
May 05, 2017 - Dr. Chad Eicher performed a live sphenocath procedure on KETV this week, which helps patients suffering with migraines.
May 04, 2017 - What if everyone talked more openly about mental health? Four ways to break the ice about depression and your mental health.
May 02, 2017 - CHI Health Good Samaritan is a regional referral center for central Nebraska and northern Kansas. We serve more than 350,000 people in an area as large as Indiana.
May 02, 2017 - How to prevent tick bites, properly remove an attached tick, and when to worry about Lyme disease.
May 01, 2017 - Patent foramen ovale (PFO) can happen to one-fourth of babies born.
April 28, 2017 - A pair of geese parents make their nest near CHI Health Lakeside Hospital.
April 19, 2017 - Our culture may describe dreams in poetry and song, but a Creighton University School of Medicine neurologist is interested in dreams as a way to explore human consciousness.
April 17, 2017 - Ed Hannon has been named the new president for CHI Health St. Francis. He will begin his new duties on May 23.
April 14, 2017 - A glimpse into the past of various Catholic Health hospitals.
April 11, 2017 - Proceeds from the event will be split evenly to support training and equipment for rural first-responders in Hall, Hamilton, Howard, Merrick and Greeley counties and to support the out of pocket expenses — like gas, groceries and rent — for patients currently receiving treatment at the St. Francis Cancer Treatment Center.
April 06, 2017 - Take care of your heart and yourself. Start by making the following lifestyle changes.
April 06, 2017 - A heart surgery that before could only be performed on older patients is now saving younger people as well.
April 03, 2017 - St. Elizabeth Burn and Wound Center is Nebraska's only verified burn center and home to the region's only SCAAR FX™ advanced laser treatment for scars.
April 03, 2017 - Do you want to be happier? There’s one simple way to achieve that goal - get moving.
April 03, 2017 - With the American obsession on being “skinny,” many of us are actually undermining our health. Cardiologists say we should be striving for “fit,”
March 31, 2017 - CHI Health St. Francis celebrated National Doctors Day on Thursday, March 30, and recognized several outstanding physicians for their excellent work in the medical community.
March 29, 2017 - When you’re trying to get pregnant, the “don’t” list can be overwhelming. Don’t believe what you hear without checking with an expert.
March 29, 2017 - CHI Health is saluting everyday Superhero families with an afternoon of free festivities!
March 24, 2017 - An individual who recently spent time in Omaha and Blair has been diagnosed with a confirmed case of measles.
March 23, 2017 - CHI Health's app called My Baby's Journey helps expecting mothers with their pregnancy cycle.
March 22, 2017 - A local couple spends their 70th anniversary together in the hospital.
March 21, 2017 - CHI Health Good Samaritan is a regional referral center for central Nebraska and northern Kansas. We serve more than 350,000 people in an area as large as Indiana.
March 17, 2017 - Bariatric surgery is permanent and will change the way you eat for the rest of your life. For that reason, mental preparation and commitment to life.
March 15, 2017 - Overuse of antibiotics can cause some patients to become resistant.
March 14, 2017 - CHI Emergency teams save the life a mother and her unborn child after a car accident.
March 14, 2017 - If doctors have made a difference in your life, consider sending them wishes for a happy Doctors' Day. Let them know you appreciate all that they do!
March 08, 2017 - Armando Rosales has been named as the new director of Environmental Services at CHI Health St. Francis. Rosales will be sharing his leadership expertise between St. Francis and CHI Health Good Samaritan in Kearney.
March 08, 2017 - At least one law enforcement agency is outfitting its deputies with life-saving tourniquets.
March 01, 2017 - Jacy Gowlovech was named as the winner of the 2017 Mother Bonzel Award recently during a ceremony in the CHI Health St. Francis Chapel.
February 27, 2017 - Skip the gym and use your local playground to get a great workout.
February 27, 2017 - Rather than toggle between talking and typing, Dr. Gupta now wears a Google Glass headset. Through its lens, a scribe thousands of miles away observes.
February 20, 2017 - The CHI Health St. Francis Cancer Treatment Center was recently awarded the 2016 Outstanding Achievement Award by the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons.
February 15, 2017 - Yo-yo dieting can do more harm to your body than help.
February 13, 2017 - Pre-diabetes can be reversed with healthy diet and exercise.
February 07, 2017 - DIEP flap procedure allows breast cancer patients to use their own belly fat to reconstruct their breasts.
February 06, 2017 - Patients who undergo surgery for breast cancer have the right to reconstruction.
February 05, 2017 - CHI Health is creating a new academic medical system at two locations.
February 04, 2017 - CHI Health Community benefit team works with Live Well Omaha to keep kids and families healthy.
February 03, 2017 - The Norovirus is sweeping the metro area.
January 27, 2017 - If you raid the fridge when you’re stressed or upset, that’s called emotional eating.
January 24, 2017 - Groom’s Mom is Sick; Wedding Held at Hospital.
January 24, 2017 - Dr. Gina Mentzer speaks with KLKN news in Lincoln about the connection between our heart health and our cognitive health.
January 17, 2017 - Popular news anchor delivers first baby at CHI Health Bergan Mercy.
January 10, 2017 - Lakeside Hospital receives the Perinatal Care Certification from The Joint Commission.
January 10, 2017 - There are seven simple ways to keep your heart healthy; CHI Health docs speak to these tips.
January 09, 2017 - It’s opening day for the long-planned community health center at 24th and Cuming Streets.
January 05, 2017 - One-fourth of babies are born with a kind of hole in the heart, which can become life-threatening to some.
January 04, 2017 - Did you know you can use your hand as a guide for "measuring" food portions?
January 04, 2017 - What are you doing to help improve your health? Use these 17 tips to make 2017 a healthy year.
February 23, 2016 - 'Sisters of the Heart' Believe in Miracles - Lisa Bockman and Reina Walls