Nebraska Medicine – Nebraska Medical Center (Omaha, Neb.) | 100 great hospitals in America 2016
Nebraska Medicine – Nebraska Medical Center (Omaha, Neb.). This 621-bed hospital and teaching facility was created in 1997 after University of Nebraska Hospital merged with Bishop Clarkson Memorial Hospital. More recently, Nebraska Medical Center integrated with Bellevue (Neb.) Medical Center, a 55-bed hospital, and UNMC Physicians to form Nebraska Medicine.
Nebraska Medicine – Nebraska Medical Center is the largest healthcare facility in the state, with more than 5,700 employees and more than 1,000 physicians on staff. Its emergency room had 50,821 visits in the most recent year reported. The hospital was ranked nationally in two adult specialties by U.S. News & World Report in its 2015-16 rankings, and the publication ranked it as the No. 1 hospital in the state.
Nebraska Medicine – Nebraska Medical Center features one of the largest isolation units in the U.S. In September 2014, the hospital successfully treated West Africa Ebola victim Rick Sacra, MD.
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