The mission of the Nebraska Hospital Association (NHA) is to be the influential and unified voice for Nebraska’s hospitals and health systems, providing leadership and resources to enhance the delivery of quality patient care and services to Nebraska communities.
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News & Announcements
NHA members and staff attended the AHA’s Annual Meeting recently in Washington D.C. The theme for this year’s meeting was “Advancing Health in America.” One of the highlights from the event was the Investiture of the Chairman of the AHA Board of Trustees, Eugene A. Woods, who is president and CEO of Carolinas HealthCare System. The trip was capped off by NHA members and staff participating in a roundtable discussion on advocacy with Nebraska Senator Deb Fischer and staffers from our federal delegation. View the NHA’s Federal Advocacy Issues for 2017 that was used for the topic of discussion (Link above). Next year’s AHA’s Annual Meeting will be May 6-9, 2018.
Nebraska Medicine completes one of the largest internal living-donor kidney transplant chains in the United States
Fourteen weeks after being part of the largest internal living-donor kidney transplant chain in Nebraska history, 18 people from different cities, states and backgrounds met face-to-face for the first time. The week of Feb. 27, nine patients received kidneys at Nebraska Medicine from nine living donors. Previously, the largest internal living-donor kidney transplant chain at Nebraska Medicine was a three-way exchange in July 2016.
NHA Services, Inc. announces four new companies to their expansive list of preferred business partners for Nebraska hospitals. NHA Services is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Nebraska Hospital Association (NHA). Designed to reduce health care supply chain expenses, NHA Services is a collaboration among the NHA, NHA member hospitals and other Nebraska health care organizations and providers. The newest partners for NHA Services are CHC Community Hospital Consulting, Five Nines, Constellation and COMMONd.
Jefferson Community Health & Life Gardenside has been recognized as a 2017 recipient of the Bronze – Commitment to Quality Award for its dedication to improving the lives of residents through quality care. The distinction is one of three progressive award levels through the National Quality Award Program, presented by the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL), the leading association for long-term and post-acute care. The program honors association members across the nation that have demonstrated their commitment to improving quality of care for seniors and persons with disabilities.
Nebraska State Treasurer Don Stenberg today launched Nebraska NEST Birthday Babies, a year-long sweepstakes open to parents and guardians of Nebraska newborns in recognition of the state’s 150th birthday celebration, which began Jan. 1. Stenberg said a parent or guardian of a Nebraska newborn will be chosen at random to receive a $529 contribution to a Nebraska Educational Savings Trust (NEST) account for the newborn each month of 2017. In all, 12 winners will be selected at random from entries submitted to the sweepstakes. The winners will be announced throughout the year. Nebraska NEST Birthday Babies has been approved by the Nebraska 150 Celebration as an Official Program of the Nebraska Sesquicentennial. The sweepstakes is sponsored by NEST, Nebraska’s state-sponsored 529 college savings program. NEST is a division of the State Treasurer’s Office. First National Bank of Omaha is program manager.