E-Publications Archive

The Advocate

  • Legislature ends 60 day short session, Gov. Heineman expects tax debate to continue and more.

  • "Christmas tree" bills raise concerns from governor, latest fundraising reports for gubernatorial and U.S. Senate races and more.

  • Rep. Adrian Smith quietly represents his district, GOP governor race unsettled with less than a month until primary and more.

  • Legislature nears end of session marked by acrimony and filibustering, Nebraska Medicaid director dies of cancer and much more.

  • Bill intended to keep nurse practitioners in state up for final reading vote Thursday, GOP Senate candidates debate for fourth and final time and more.

  • Nurse practitioner bill advances to final reading, CMS releases Medicare physician billing data and more.

  • Republican Senate candidates in for a wild ride to the May 13 primary, CBS investigates uninsured who continue to fall in "coverage gap" and more.

  • House race heats up in Omaha, 'mini' Medicaid expansion gaining momentum in Missouri and more.

  • Republican primary races head into stretch, results will help determine control of GOP and more.

  • $400M+ in tax cuts over five years signed by governor, editorial highlights why ACA repeal unlikely and more.

  • Lawmakers override $61M of the $65M in budget items vetoed by governor, Gov. Heineman signs $412M in tax cuts into law and more.

  • Legislature looking to override governor's budget vetoes, Michigan launches expanded Medicaid and more.

  • Report rates residents' health by county, health facility adds millions to local economy and more.


  • Nebraska Orthopaedic Hospital celebrates 10 years, Nebraska Heart Hospital touts patient results and much more.

  • Physicians' contributions trigger $20M gift for Methodist, Nebraska Medical Center and Alegent Creighton Health gearing up for highest trauma center rating and more.

  • Bryan Medical Center's inpatient rehabilitation unit earns three-year CARF accreditation, Gordon Memorial adds new patient portal and more.

  • Methodist Hospital earns advanced certification from Joint Commission, Good Samaritan recognized for support of nurses and more.

  • Genoa Community Hospital trauma program achieves score of 97.7 percent, Regional West enters into a new partnership and more.

  • Good Samaritan receives national recognition, BBGH employee earns prestigious national award and more.

Emergency Preparedness News

  • CMS updated emergency preparedness checklist, framework for reducing cyber security risks and more.

  • CMS extends comment period for emergency preparedness CoP proposed rule to March 31, an update on saline supply shortage resources and more.

  • Resources regarding saline supply.

  • Discussion continues on CMS proposal regarding emergency preparedness participation, an update on IV fluid shortage and more.

  • CMS releases proposed emergency preparedness conditions of participation, 2013 National Infrastructure Protection Plan issued and more.

  • President declares disaster for Nebraska, a nationwide approach to reunification of children after a disaster and more.


  • Nebraska Healthcare Marketers and Nebraska Healthcare Administrative Professionals holding conferences in Kearney, a listing of educational opportunities in April and more.

  • NHA Health Care Career Scholarship program accepting applications and more.

  • NHA Leadership Institute kicks off with its largest class, member hospital trustees earn education certification and more.

  • The Nebraska Hospital Association launches its new website, Community Health Needs Assessment: Implementation Strategies event scheduled on Jan. 23 in Kearney and more.

  • Preparing for 2014: NHA Leadership Institute Class XI accepting applications, One Book One Hospital program registration open and more.