Nebraska Heart News

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NHI Receives IAC Echocardiography Accreditation

What’s the number one cause of death in the United States? Cardiovascular disease. Approximately every 40 seconds, an American dies due to a heart/blood vessel disorder. And the American Heart Association estimates the annual cost of this disease to be over $503 billion (2010).

What’s the solution? Early detection. Heart (and other life-threatening) diseases can be identified through the use … learn more

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CHI Health and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska Reach Agreement

CHI Health, UniNet and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSN) today ended a 15-month long contract dispute that has left thousands of patients disconnected from their CHI Health facilities. The two-year agreement will take effect on July 15, 2015. At that time, patients may return to their CHI Health facilities at in-network rates.

The following is a statement from … learn more

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Nebraska Heart Performs State’s First Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement Procedure Without General Anesthesia

On May 12, 2015, the Nebraska Heart Institute Heart Valve Team successfully performed the state’s first Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) without general anesthesia; meaning that the patient was awake during the entire procedure using conscious sedation. The TAVR procedure was performed at the CHI Health Nebraska Heart in Lincoln, Neb,. on a 78-year old patient from southeast Nebraska.

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This is Nebraska Heart.

Nebraska Heart Institute & Heart Hospital has a rich history of cardiac and vascular care.  From the time our founding physicians opened the doors at NHI over 25 years ago, the Nebraska Heart name has always been synonymous with the best in quality care.  To learn more about the history of Nebraska Heart, please watch the video below.