Speakers Bureau

CHI Health Speakers for You

CHI Health’s Speakers Bureau is a free community service that provides valuable health education to local organizations, professional associations, businesses, schools and other groups on a variety of health topics. Health information is presented by doctors and other health care professionals of CHI Health’s health care team.

Request & Schedule a Speaker

If your organization is interested in having one of our medical or health care professionals speak, please complete a Request a Speaker form at least 4 weeks before the scheduled event. 

CHI Health Speaker Request
 

Topics Available

We offer speakers on a variety of health topics as well as experts on the business of healthcare or what’s happening at your local CHI Health facility.

Anesthesiology and Pain Management – Anesthesiology is not just for the operating room. This medical specialty can also bring relief to people who suffer from chronic pain. Our experts can speak about new treatments for migraines, back pain, and when to see a pain specialist. 
Available in all our CHI Health communities.

Art Therapy – Learn about the many ways art therapy can help people facing health issues nurture their spirit and cope with the stress of illness or injury. 
Available in all our CHI Health communities.

Back and Spine – Back injuries can be so painful it’s hard to think about anything else. There are new treatments and surgeries that can help.
Available in all our CHI Health communities.

Breast Health – One in every eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in her life time. CHI Health has experts who can talk about prevention, diagnosis, treatment and recovery from breast cancer. 
Available in all our CHI Health communities

Burn Care/Wound Care – CHI Health is home to the region’s only verified Burn Center. Patients with severe burns come from around the region to seek care at CHI St. Elizabeth.
Available in all our CHI Health communities.

Clinical Research – Part of getting a medicine approved for use is testing it with patients in the real world. CHI Health is part of a large clinical research network where we are taking advances and giving patients new hope. 
Available in all our CHI Health communities.

Diabetes - Our physicians and diabetes educators are available to educate our community on prevention and prediabetes, to living well with this disease. 
Available in all our CHI Health communities

Diagnostic Services – From x-rays to interventional radiology our experts in diagnostics and help you prepare for a test or procedure, tell you what to expect. 
Available in the Omaha metro, Missouri Valley, Kearney, and Lincoln

Emergency - Really? -- When you are sick or have been injured, your first thought might be “take me to the emergency room”. But is it really an emergency? Our experts can help you determine a true emergency and when you might be better off in a lower level of care. They can tell you about CHI Health Trauma and Air Care services that get patients to expert emergency and trauma care. 
Available in all our CHI Health communities.

Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) – From ear infections as a child to snoring as an adult, an ear, nose and throat specialist can help detect under lying problems and help solve them. Our experts can speak to: 
Available in Omaha, Lincoln, Grand Island and Nebraska City.

Fight the Flu! – CHI Health infectious disease specialists and other experts monitor the flu season well before it arrives in Nebraska and southwest Iowa. They can speak to our flu forecast, and how to best protect yourself and your family. 
Available in all our CHI Health communities.

Talk with a Health Coach – CHI Health coaches can address a variety of general health topics and give you information about common conditions and concerns. They are great at offering strategies to make small changes to improve your health. 
Available in Omaha metro, Blair, Missouri Valley, Nebraska City and Plainview.

Healthy Hearts -- Every community we serve is prepared to care for heart patients. Our experts can speak to every level of heart care from prevention to the latest procedures, recover and rehab.
Available in all our CHI Health communities.

Hospice & Palliative Care – End of life care is among the most difficult yet most compassionate work in healthcare. CHI Health has a team of very compassionate, and brilliant experts in this field who can help you understand options and have the important conversations about advanced directives with your loved ones. 
Available in all our CHI Health communities.

Mental Health – One in five adults in the U.S. suffer from a mental health disorder. The most common is anxiety. CHI Health, which has long been the largest provider of mental and behavioral health care in the region, has experts to help you recognize a problem and figure out what you can do about it. We can work to tailor a presentation to specific interests as needed.
Available in all our CHI Health communities.

Neonatal Intensive Care – Babies born early or with special health issues will spend time in our Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. CHI Health provides the highest level of NICU care in the region where babies, parents and family are all cared for together. 
Available in all our CHI Health communities.

Neuroscience – CHI Health is home to the region’s neuroscience institute where we not only treat ill-nesses of the brain, we research them and help patients recover from them. Learn about stroke, seizures, brain trauma and disease and the role of rehabilitation. 
Available in all our CHI Health communities.

Orthopedics – With more than 200 bones and 600 muscles in the adult body, the odds are good at we are all going to visit an Orthopedic specialist as some point in our lives. CHI Health has vast array of orthopedic services from surgery to physical therapy. Our experts can speak to all aspects of care including joint replacement, hand and shoulder conditions and treatment options. 
Available in all our CHI Health communities.

Breathe Easy – Respiratory Care – Taking a good, deep breath is something not everyone can take for granted. Some conditions, like COPD, make deep breathing a challenge. Call on a CHI Health expert in respiratory care how to keep pneumonia and emphysema from taking your breath away.
Available in Omaha metro and Lincoln.

Benefits of Physical Therapy – From helping you to stay fit and active, to improving balance and preventing falls, our experts in physical therapy can help you learn simple exercises you can do at home, help you understand our inpatient rehabilitation services and more. 
Available in all our CHI Health communities.

Understanding your Prescriptions – You’ve been to the doctor, you have a prescription and you go get it filled. Done and done, right? Not so fast. CHI Health pharmacists are there to help you understand the side effects and how that new medication may interact with other medicines you’re on. 
Available in all our CHI Health communities.

Talk with a Primary Care Doc -- A primary care physician can address many common health concerns and help you learn to better manage

Sleep –At least 1 in 3 adults don’t get the sleep they need to stay healthy. Sleep deprivation can weaken the immune system, increase your chances for heart disease and make it much more difficult to think clearly and concentrate. CHI Health has experts in sleep who can help. 
Available in all our CHI Health communities.

Sports Medicine – Whether you’re a weekend warrior or hard-core athlete, CHI Health has a team of sports medicine experts who can help you treat whatever is ailing you – from shin splints to knee pain, we can get you back in the game.
Available in all our CHI Health communities.

Weight Management – Extra weight is related to a host of health problems like diabetes, heart disease and skeletal problems. CHI Health has experts in weight management and weight loss surgery who can compassionately discuss options. 
Available in Omaha

Women’s Health –From dieticians and physicians who can talk about all the stages of your life to mental health experts who understand the stresses of juggling children, relationships, careers and aging parents. Help us understand the area of women’s health you’d like to emphasize and we’ll do our best to tailor a presentation to your needs. 
Available in all our CHI Health communities.

Trauma –Nebraska and southwest Iowa are blessed to have a trauma network with the most experienced and brilliant trauma surgeons in the region. Our experts are experienced speakers in trauma surgery, and critical care.
Available in all our CHI Health communities.


Health Care Operations Topics


Health Care Finance – from reading your bill to understanding the changing financial pressures in healthcare, CHI Health can help you understand the ins and outs of healthcare finance. 
Available in all our CHI Health communities.

Health Care Trends – Health care is changing and for good reason – it’s too expensive, difficult to access and the outcomes are inconsistent. Our local health care leaders can help you learn about the challenges facing our health care system, and the ways CHI Health is working to improve the care available to the people in the communities we serve. 
Available in all our CHI Health communities.

Health Care Informatics – As medical records moved from the filing cabinet to the computer, CHI Health became more efficient and streamlined in providing great patient care. Our experts in informatics can speak to electronic medical records, protecting patient information, and online patient portals. 
Available in all our CHI Health communities.

Human Resources Topics – Healthcare, at its heart, is about people helping people. CHI Health Human Resources works hard to recruit top talent, at a time where there are nationwide shortages in nursing, pharmacists, and physicians. Our experts can speak to talent management, change management, leader development and more. 
Available in all our CHI Health communities.