Read the latest news and updates from CHI Health.
July 13, 2018 - Program at CHI Health Creighton University Medical Center - University Campus is helping patients in more ways than one.
July 10, 2018 - CHI Health Immanuel Hospital is certified for this revolutionary new stroke treatment.
July 09, 2018 - Learn more about Project Care Breathe Right.
July 06, 2018 - CHI Health Immanuel Birth Center is now open.
July 05, 2018 - CHI Health is partnering with the Nebraska Greats Foundation (NGF) for their annual Golf Classic set for Friday, July 13 at the Kearney Country Club.
June 30, 2018 - CHI Health Good Samaritan hosted thirteen area high school students at its annual Health Care Career Exploration Camp which took place on June 27-29.
June 29, 2018 - With fireworks stands on almost every corner, it's important to know how to use them safely.
June 28, 2018 - When Papillion South Junior Griffin Allis learned devastating news about his future in playing football, he found support from his CHI Health Athletic Trainer Elizabeth Norman, ATC, LAT.
June 23, 2018 - CHI Health Good Samaritan recognizes Becky Witmer DAISY Award recipient for Extraordinary Nurses.
June 21, 2018 - CHI Health Good Samaritan Foundation recently awarded $11,000 in scholarships to 13 area students whose field of study includes a health career.
June 20, 2018 - MECA and CHI Health announce a new naming rights partnership for the downtown Omaha arena and convention center. As of Sept. 1, the building will be called the CHI Health Center Omaha.
CHI Health Good Samaritan's New Dad's Boot Camp Teaches Future Fathers 'Dads are Capable of Taking Care of Babies'
June 16, 2018 - Tim Crocker’s eyes glisten with pride as he holds daughter Kinney, 4 months.
June 14, 2018 - CHI Health Birth Centers are leading the way in helping mothers who are in labor.
June 11, 2018 - Effective July 1, CHI Health Clinic will employ the remaining Kearney Clinic P.C. practice at 211 W. 33rd St. Leading up to the transition, the clinic will continue to operate as normal.
June 08, 2018 - CHI Health’s SANE program provides care to patients affected by domestic violence, sexual assault, and human trafficking.
June 06, 2018 - Dr. Jason Kruger explains how to prevent heat stroke.
June 04, 2018 - Dr. Vishal Jani discusses the stroke signs and symptoms. Any of these symptoms should not be discounted and you should been seen at your nearest hospital.
June 04, 2018 - Dr. Vishal Jani, MBBS talks about a new stroke treatment called thrombectomy.
June 04, 2018 - There are a few tests to predict who has a high chance of having a stroke in the future. Dr. Vishal Jani, MBBS explains these tests.
June 04, 2018 - Dr. Vishal Jani, MBBS talks about how plaque has a tendency to create a clot which can block the artery. This is one of the reason why patients get stroke.
June 04, 2018 - Up to 80% of strokes can be prevented by modifying and reducing risk factors. Dr. Vishal Jani, CHI Health interventional neurologist, explains how to reduce the risk of stroke.
June 04, 2018 - There is a trend that strokes are not just seen in older patients. 20-25% of Dr. Vishal Jani, MBBS patients are under the age of 50.
June 04, 2018 - Dr. Vishal Jani says it is extremely important to seek medical attention right away if you are having a stroke. Time is brain.
June 04, 2018 - Tasha’s parents David and Diane Keiter, established the Tasha Keiter Memorial Youth Golf Fund (TKMYGF) to honor their daughter.
June 04, 2018 - Thanks to the club’s proactive contributions to preventing injury, the Kearney Noon Rotary Club will be accepting the 2018 Healthy Community Prevention Award sponsored by CHI Health Good Samaritan.
June 04, 2018 - For improving the health of the community, the Kearney Sertoma Club will receive the ninth annual 2018 Healthy Community Recreation Award.
June 04, 2018 - Stan Clouse has served on Nebraska’s Task Force on Human Trafficking since 2012. He will receive the 2018 Healthy Community Leadership Award sponsored by CHI Health Good Samaritan at a luncheon on June 14.
June 04, 2018 - The ninth annual Healthy Community Awards, sponsored by CHI Health Good Samaritan of Kearney, Nebraska, recognizes contributions of those who, through their leadership, education and assistance, make Central Nebraska a healthy place to live.
June 04, 2018 - In the ever-changing health care environment, organizations like CHI Health Good Samaritan must find innovative ways to provide critical services while reducing overall costs of care.
June 04, 2018 - For its work to promote personal development of youth through positive one-on-one role modeling, The Friends Program is being recognized with the 2018 Healthy Community Advocacy Award.
June 03, 2018 - Warm-weather maladies, usually just annoying, can on occasion turn serious. Don’t fall victim. Take steps today to protect your family
June 02, 2018 - CHI Health Good Samaritan welcomes a new artist display to its Walkway Gallery.
May 30, 2018 - Dustin Talacko, an Omaha fire fighter and member of the Omaha Professional Fire Fighters Association, Local 385, formally announced a new initiative aimed at protecting Omahans in the event of a mass casualty incident.
May 30, 2018 - Due to Omaha's record-breaking high temperatures this Memorial Day weekend, hospitals saw an increase of patients for heat-related illnesses.
May 29, 2018 - CHI Health Good Samaritan's 25th annual 5K Olympiad is set for Saturday, June 23.
May 28, 2018 - CHI Health Good Samaritan has once again received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award with Target: StrokeSM Honor Roll.
May 24, 2018 - CHI Health and Nebraska Medicine officials announce a joint partnership with YouTurn to stop violence.
May 23, 2018 - Despite knowing the dangers, many American drivers still talk on a cellphone or text while behind the wheel.
May 22, 2018 - Did you know the top killer of active firefighters are cardiac issues?
May 21, 2018 - CHI Health Good Samaritan has scheduled a memorial service in remembrance of babies stillborn, miscarried, or who have died in infancy.
May 17, 2018 - Melissa Griffith has been named as the new director of the CHI Health St. Francis Foundation.
May 17, 2018 - A record haul of nearly one million pounds of unwanted and unused prescription drugs were dropped off during the Drug Enforcement Administration’s 15th National Prescription Drug Take Back Day.
May 10, 2018 - CHI Health Good Samaritan recognizes Denise Waterfield DAISY Award recipient for Extraordinary Nurses.
May 08, 2018 - Every hour, 50 kids visit the ER with a biking, scooter or skating related injuries.
May 04, 2018 - Brooklyn Lewis, a 5th grade student at Buffalo Hills Elementary, received first place in the state-wide American Academy of Family Physicians Tar Wars® poster contest.
May 04, 2018 - The public is invited to a ribbon cutting at 10 a.m. on Thursday, May 17, in the main lobby of CHI Health Schuyler for the Maternity Center.
May 03, 2018 - Schuyler, NE – CHI Health Schuyler is pleased to announce it has earned “Safe Sleep Champion” designation from the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), as part of the state organizations initiative to reduce infant deaths in Nebraska.
May 02, 2018 - Dr. Carlos Prendes, CHI Health family practice physician, explains what "low T" is all about and what can be done about it.
May 02, 2018 - Up to 80% of strokes can be prevented by modifying and reducing risk factors. Dr. Vishal Jani, CHI Health interventional neurologist, explains how to reduce the risk of stroke.
May 02, 2018 - The good news though for those who don’t get a lot of exercise during the week: a study of 64,000 adults found weekend exercise appears to work just as well as more frequent exercise in preventing heart disease and cancer.
April 27, 2018 - CHI Health St. Francis Family Medicine is open and scheduling appointments for patients of all ages.
April 27, 2018 - Some CHI Health hospitals are offering another option to women delivering babies.
April 26, 2018 - CHI Health Good Samaritan is accepting nomination for its ninth annual Healthy Community Awards.
April 25, 2018 - Good Samaritan invites youngsters to take a sneak peak of the hospital.
April 23, 2018 - The public is invited to attend CHI Health Good Samaritan’s annual organ and tissue donor remembrance ceremony.
April 20, 2018 - CHI Health St. Francis hosted its annual appreciation luncheon to honor its volunteers on Thursday, April 19, at Grand Island Riverside Golf Club.
April 20, 2018 - CHI Health Good Samaritan recognizes Kathy McCulla DAISY Award recipient for Extraordinary Nurses.
April 20, 2018 - Stroke Care is changing dramatically with the introduction of a new device that "blasts" clots blocking arteries to the brain.
April 20, 2018 - They're called thrombectomies and they can mean the difference between disability or death -- or a quick recovery from a stroke.
April 18, 2018 - A new device is changing stroke care -- and helping patients recover quickly with few if any deficits.
April 14, 2018 - Since 1989, the Foundation at CHI Health Good Samaritan has awarded $213,641 in scholarships to 346 future nurses, respiratory therapists, paramedics and other health professionals.
April 10, 2018 - Nebraska and Iowa Named in 10 Least Stressed States according to a study by WalletHub and as reported by Becker's Hospital Review.
April 09, 2018 - Good Samaritan Medical Group makes doctor’s visits less scary while Safe Kids Platte Valley has fun keeping families safe.
April 09, 2018 - Dr. Ryan Ramaekers was presented with the annual Physician Excellence Award.
April 04, 2018 - CHI Health Good Samaritan recognizes Amy Jameson DAISY Award recipient for Extraordinary Nurses.
April 04, 2018 - CHI Health Good Samaritan Foundation is accepting applications until May 1 for their annual Safe Teen Driver Education Scholarships.
April 04, 2018 - A local pioneer in "hot chemo" treatment hopes it will catch on as a treatment for advanced ovarian cancer.
March 30, 2018 - The registration deadline is nearing for the 22nd Annual Community Olympic Games, sponsored by CHI Health Good Samaritan and the City of Kearney Park and Recreation Department.
March 26, 2018 - CHI Health Mercy Council Bluffs Heritage Awards 2018
March 22, 2018 - CHI Health Good Samaritan is accepting applications until May 1 for their annual Health Care Career Exploration Camp.
March 21, 2018 - Baby’s arrival home is a big moment, but it can also be fraught with stress as households and routines get turned upside down. Here are some tips to smooth the transition for the entire family.
March 21, 2018 - Find out the benefits of superfoods.
March 21, 2018 - Heart attack survivors tell some important things that they learned.
March 20, 2018 - CHI Health Good Samaritan is offering a free one-hour Bleeding Control Basics (BCon) course.
March 16, 2018 - Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska and Wellmark Iowa has recognized CHI Health Maternity Center locations with Blue Distinction Center for Maternity Care designations.
March 14, 2018 - CHI Health Good Samaritan and several regional health care facilities, in recognition of Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, have joined forces to provide the community with free colorectal cancer screening test kits.
March 12, 2018 - CHI Health Clinic is breaking ground on a new clinic site at Valley View and Mall Drives in Council Bluffs, Iowa.
March 12, 2018 - Spring into Heart Health at NHI Kearney for an offering of several screenings and a low-cost lab panel.
March 12, 2018 - How to beat spring allergies with these tips.
March 12, 2018 - It's not too late to fit your favorite swimsuit without feeling self-conscious this summer. Here are some tips from our CHI Health experts.
March 06, 2018 - How can you save money, conserve resources, and support your community? Reduce the amount of food waste you produce and increase sustainability.
March 03, 2018 - CHI Health Good Samaritan welcomes a new artist display to its Walkway Gallery.
March 02, 2018 - Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska has recognized several CHI Health Maternity center locations with Blue Distinction Center for Maternity Care designations as part of the Blue Distinction Specialty Care Program. They are meeting the rigorous Blue Distinction Center quality selection criteria set by the Blue Distinction Specialty Care program.
February 27, 2018 - Join us Saturday, April 7, 2018 at CHI Health Midlands Health Fair for free and low-cost health screenings, lab tests, valuable information and healthy snacks.
February 21, 2018 - New treatment available at CHI Health for people with neuroendocrine tumors.
February 07, 2018 - 9 Habits for a Healthier You: Boost Your Get-Fit Resolutions 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.
February 02, 2018 - Good Samaritan staff are wearing red shirts on National Wear Red Day to raise awareness.
January 30, 2018 - CHI Health Good Samaritan recognizes Renee Landstrom DAISY Award recipient for Extraordinary Nurses.
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 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. at a CHI Health hospital campus near you.
January 24, 2018 - The Animal Assisted Therapy program at CHI Health Good Samaritan is hosting “Wag Therapy” starting at 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Tuesday, January 30.
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 04, 2018 - CHI Health Good Samaritan recognizes registered nurse Megan Alexander Award recipient for Extraordinary Nurses.