CHI Health St. Elizabeth


Patients that would definitely recommend
5% lower than the national average

CHI Health St. Elizabeth is a medical facility located in Lincoln, NE. This hospital has been recognized for Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™.


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Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™ (2021, 2020, 2019)

Superior clinical outcomes in treating chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and pneumonia

Safety Ratings

How well a hospital safeguards patients from potential complications

No events relating to foreign objects left in body during a surgery or procedure

2 ratings were worse than expected

1 rating was better than expected

  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital

10 ratings were as expected

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low
  • Catheter-related bloodstream infections acquired at the hospital
  • Hip fracture following surgery
  • Excessive bruising or bleeding as a consequence of a procedure or surgery
  • Acute kidney dysfunction following surgery
  • Respiratory failure following surgery
  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs following surgery
  • Bloodstream infection following surgery
  • Breakdown of abdominal incision site
  • Accidental cut, puncture, perforation or hemorrhage during medical care
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Data Source

Patient Experience

Patient experience measures tell you how patients felt about the care they received at the hospital. These measures are based on the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) survey data from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).

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Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
3% lower than the national average


Would definitely recommend
5% lower than the national average

CHI Health St. Elizabeth

National Average

Communication with doctors

Percent of patients who said that doctors always listened to them and explained things well


Communication with nurses

Percent of patients who said that nurses always listened to them and explained things well


Communication about medicines

Percent of patients who said that staff always explained medicines before giving them to patients


Discharge Information

Percent of patients who said they were given information about recovering at home


Care Transition

Percent of patients who said they understood their care needs when they left the hospital


Responsiveness of hospital staff

Percent of patients who said they always received help quickly from hospital staff


CHI Health St. Elizabeth

National Average


Percent of patients who said the area around their rooms was always kept quiet at night



Percent of patients who said their room and bathroom were always kept clean



Provider Reviews

Visit was good, Dr was knowledgeable.Staff was helpful and polite.No complaints

Ken Kuhlman Jun 14 2021

Review for Dr. Cullan

Bailey Jun 04 2021

Review for Dr. Plambeck

Dr. Justin Harris always does a wonderful job of completely informing us about the options and explaining why the procedure is necessary. Very patient in answering any questions we have.

Jun 03 2021

Review for Dr. Harris

Jun 01 2021

Review for Dr. Jobst

Lyle A Sass May 28 2021

Review for Dr. Volin


CHI Health St. Elizabeth

555 S 70th St, Lincoln, NE 68510

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