Read the latest news and updates from CHI Health.
February 21, 2018 - Three patients have been enrolled in a study of the radioisotope Lutetium-177 (DOTA0, TYR3) Octreotate (Lu177- DOTATATE) at CHI Health, one of 30 study locations in the U.S.
Weather Closings and Cancellations
February 19, 2018 - Weather Closings and Cancellations for CHI Health locations and activities.
February 07, 2018 - 9 Habits for a Healthier You: Boost You Get-Fit Resolution with These Tips
February 06, 2018 - It's Heart Health Month and our providers want to make sure you know the 7 main ways to keep your heart healthy.
February 05, 2018 - What's better than a well-organized pantry? One stocked with healthier options.
February 05, 2018 - If you think heart attacks and strokes only happen to “old” people, you’re behind the times. Younger Americans – men and women – can and do have heart attacks and strokes.
January 29, 2018 - CHI Health Clinic providers will be at the Omaha Children's Museum on Saturday, Feb. 10 to give your child's stuffed animal a check up.
January 26, 2018 - Join us for a little Wag Therapy. January 30, 2018, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm, at a CHI Health hospital campus near you.
January 22, 2018 - Orthopedics care at CHI Health Mercy Council Bluffs can be minimally invasive.
January 22, 2018 - Dr. Ann Narmi talks about Maternity care at CHI Health Mercy Council Bluffs hospital.
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 20, 2017 - CHI Health Gastroenterologist performed a live colonoscopy on KETV news.
November 17, 2017 - Pick up your FREE calendar at the main information desk in the lobby at a CHI Health hospital campus near you.
November 15, 2017 - Information about St. Francis Smoking classes
November 06, 2017 - Men need to change their mindset and remember that regular checkups are not about fixing a problem, but, rather, about maintaining good health.
November 03, 2017 - What a typical Thanksgiving spread does to your body, plus 10 tips for bouncing back from that holiday “food coma.
November 01, 2017 - CHI Health Cardiologist Hussam Abuissa, MD recently implanted the first leadless pacemaker into a patient's heart.
November 01, 2017 - Dr. Copur accepts invitation to serve on American Society Clinical Oncology expert panel
October 19, 2017 - CHI Health St. Francis announces the certification of its cardiovascular and rehabilitation program
October 13, 2017 - True or false? Men suffer more and have worse flu symptoms than women.
October 04, 2017 - Shop the grocery store's perimeter to find most foods on this list of nutrient-dense standouts.
October 04, 2017 - Don't let social media breed self-hate and feed insecurities.
October 04, 2017 - In a culture where the term depression is thrown around as a synonym for sadness the line can be blurred about the differences between sadness and the line can be blurred about the differences between sadness and the actual medical condition of depression.
September 21, 2017 - New exoskeleton technology is helping patients walk again.
September 13, 2017 - CHI Health Sports Medicine providers helped Maddie get back on the court.
September 05, 2017 - A new CHI Health Quick Care location is now open in the Grand Island Hy-Vee supermarket
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 16, 2017 - St. Francis Foundation distributes $56,470 to area first-responders
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.
August 02, 2017 - Randy Scott, MSN, RN, CNOR, is the new Surgical Services director at CHI Health St. Francis.
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 17, 2017 - Residents of York and the surrounding area can now receive expert cancer care without having to travel far from the communities where they work and live.
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 30, 2017 - Rebecca Hadenfeldt was presented with the 2017 Caring Kind Award on Thursday, June 29, at CHI Health St. Francis Medical Plaza
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 07, 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 insurance products based on value-based care.
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.