CHI Health Scholarship Programs

CHI Health St. Elizabeth offers many scholarships. If you are interested in applying, click on the flyer below for more information on the application process and to learn about each scholarship.

The Jong G. Yiee Scholarship is for students who are high school seniors and reside in the Lincoln-Lancaster county area. The Foundation is now accepting applications now through April … learn more

Fast Facts for Heart Health


DYK? Regular exercise is the single most important key to heart health. And it’s free!

Also, your heart beats 100,000 times every day.

A woman’s average heart beat is faster than a man’s by almost 8 beats a minute.

Start you. Eating more fruits and vegetables as a child may mean a healthier heart years later.

Happiness helps lower your … learn more

NHI Patient Portal

Available on Dec. 22, 2016

Our new NextGen patient portal helps you take charge of your health by providing secure online access to your medical record 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

A NextGen account allows you to:

  • View your medical record
  • Send a message to your doctor’s office
  • View lab and test results
  • Easily access medical records
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Nebraska Heart Rated Five Star Hospital

James McCullough was so convinced he wouldn’t make it to his 50th wedding anniversary, he and his wife had a huge bash for their 40th.

The Vietnam veteran had been plagued by one heart problem after another; he blamed it on the Agent Orange he was exposed to during the war. First he underwent a triple bypass. Then he had … learn more

Heart Failure Academy

This two-hour, educational class empowers you to make heart healthy lifestyle changes. Taught by our heart failure experts, you will learn how you can feel better and live longer with proper nutrition, exercise, health goals, medications and more.

Free. Open to anyone diagnosed with heart failure, their family and coach.

Classes offered weekly at CHI Health St. Elizabeth and Nebraska … learn more

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

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.

Nebraska … learn more

Nebraska Heart Hospital Ranks Highly in Readmission Rate Study

Nebraska Heart Hospital’s readmission rates following percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) are better than the CathPCI Registry rate, according to data released on Medicare’s Hospital Compare website. NHH is one of more than 300 hospitals that chose to participate in this voluntary hospital public reporting pilot program, the result of a partnership with the American College of Cardiology (ACC), Yale New … learn more