Stories

from the blog:

Vilma’s Story

“It’s Just Where My Heart Is” Vilma’s Story The rewards of life in greater Nebraska have always been a draw. Whether it’s the slower pace,

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Serving it Forward

Grand Island VA leaves no rural veteran behind It’s quite a paradox. American veterans — who have put everything on the line in service to our

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Logan’s Story

Stretching the Boundaries of Rural PT Logan Payne wakes up every morning in her home just outside of Axtell, Nebraska, and never dreads going to

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Rural Health Clinics

A Lifeline to Everyday Care The importance of Rural Health Clinics like Boone County Health System In the heart of America, where communities are smaller

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Ag Partnership

Caring for Nebraska’s Leading Industry How proactive partnerships protect Blair ag workers and producers ”Agriculture is what we do in this region. It’s in our

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Rural Maternal Care

The Birth Capital of Nebraska How Pender is resisting the desertification of rural maternity care Delivering babies and caring for new mothers is a practice

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Long-Term Care

York General’s Hometown Advantage How one rural health system is beating the odds and serving seniors “I think that communities tend to believe that services

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Caty’s Story

Building Relationships in Rural Radiology Caty’s Story Rural health creates a reliance on one another that breeds a close knit community. My name is Caty

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Allison’s Story

Uniting Medical and Behavioral Health Care for Rural Beatrice Allison’s Story I am a Licensed Independent Mental Health Practitioner, Licensed Professional Counselor, and a provisionally

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Windy’s Story

Reaching Rural Nebraska With Heart Failure Research Windy’s Story I grew up on a dirt road in rural central Pennsylvania. Most of my childhood my

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Marcia’s Story

Rural Oklahoma Disparities Define UNMC Professor’s Passion for Health Care Marcia’s Story Both of my parents were born in small Oklahoma towns — Hennipen (population

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Tara & Cate’s Story

Behavioral Health in Nebraska’s Panhandle Tara & Cate’s Story BHECN Panhandle was established in 2019 to focus on the recruitment and retention of rural behavioral

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Video Series:

FHIR: Gothenburg Health

Data is power. Literally. This is the story of how Gothenburg Health has embraced the FHIR standard, and, in doing so, transformed patient outcomes. See how a data-forward approach has redefined medical care in the rural community of Gothenburg, Nebraska.

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FHIR: Syracuse Area Health

Syracuse Area Health in southeast Nebraska is on a mission to fold data integration into their organizational principles. In doing so, they are part of a broader movement to revolutionize health care delivery in rural America. See how strategic use of the FHIR Standard makes a difference for rural communities like Syracuse.

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Rural Veteran Care: Grand Island VA

Grand Island VA Medical Center prioritizes rural veterans’ care, breaking barriers and fostering inclusivity. Discover how the providers there are dedicated to improving access and post-combat support, setting a national standard for rural health services.

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Reviewing the Facts on Vaccines

When it comes to safeguarding you and your loved ones, you deserve the ultimate shield. And here’s the truth: vaccines are the answer. But you deserve to be confident in what goes in your body — So let’s review the facts.

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Senior & Long-Term Care: York General

York General Hospital has made it a central part of their mission to care for senior patients. We visited two of their long-term care and assisted living facilities to learn about the impact they’ve had on Nebraska’s rural health landscape.

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