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The Nebraska Medical Center

The Nebraska Medical Center is a medical facility located in Omaha, NE. This hospital has been recognized for Patient Safety Excellence Award™.

72%

Patient Experience Rating

8% higher than the national average

Awards

Healthgrades awards tell you which hospitals deliver superior quality care. Healthgrades evaluates hospital performance using objective quality measures including clinical outcomes and patient safety, as well as patient experience.

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Hospital Quality Awards

Patient Safety Excellence Award™

Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2022)

Top in the nation for providing excellence in patient safety by preventing infections, medical errors, and other preventable complications

Safety Ratings

How well a hospital safeguards patients from potential complications

An event relating to foreign objects left in body during a surgery or procedure

3 ratings were worse than expected

  • Death following a serious complication after surgery
  • Catheter-related bloodstream infections acquired at the hospital
  • Breakdown of abdominal incision site

6 ratings were better than expected

4 ratings were as expected

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Hospital Quality

Clinical Ratings

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Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Defibrillator Procedures

In Hospital

As Expected

Pacemaker Procedures

In Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery

Mortality In-Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Coronary Interventional Procedures (Inpatient)

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Heart Attack

Mortality In-Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Heart Failure

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Valve Surgery

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Diabetic Emergencies

In Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Pulmonary Embolism

Mortality In-Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Respiratory Failure

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Sepsis

Mortality In-Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Gallbladder Removal Surgery

In Hospital

As Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Bowel Obstruction

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Colorectal Surgeries

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Gastrointestinal Bleed

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Pancreatitis

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Cranial Neurosurgery

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Stroke

Mortality In-Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Hip Fracture Treatment

In Hospital

As Expected

Hip Replacement

In Hospital

As Expected

Total Knee Replacement

In Hospital

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Outpatient Total Knee Replacement

In Hospital

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Outpatient Back and Neck Surgery (except Spinal Fusion)

In Hospital

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Prostate Removal Surgery

In Hospital

As Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Pneumonia

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Back and Neck Surgeries (without Spinal Fusion)

In Hospital

As Expected

Spinal Fusion

In Hospital

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair

In Hospital

As Expected

Carotid Procedures

In Hospital

Worse than Expected

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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70%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10

5% higher than the national average

72%

Would definitely recommend

8% higher than the national average

The Nebraska Medical Center

National Average

Communication with doctors

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

100%50%0%77%75%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%75%74%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%52%57%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%58%56%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%87%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%51%47%

The Nebraska Medical Center

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%63%55%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%68%66%

Providers

Provider Reviews

By the time I met Dr. Salzbrenner on my health journey I was desperate for answers. I can gladly say Dr. Salzbrenner helped provide me with the answers I didn't even know I needed.Meeting Dr. Salzbrenner gave me hope because he helped administer the neurological DNA test which helped prove I was...

Nama Jul 11 2024

Review for Dr. Salzbrenner

A wonderful very communicative person. She is knowledgeable, compassionate and listens intently. Great energy!

April Gelber Jul 10 2024

Review for Lynn McLaughlin

If Dr. Liebentritt were to move out of state. I would still see her as my Nuerologist. We have seen so many ups & downs with my epilepsy. She has always been understanding, concerned, & well educated in new treatments & new medications. I never feel rushed, & she knows be by name & remembers things...

Mary Tramp Jul 06 2024

Review for Dr. Liebentritt

I had an excellent experience with the Lynn McLaughlin. From the moment I walked in, the staff was welcoming and efficient. Lynn was knowledgeable, thorough, and took the time to listen to my concerns. She explained everything clearly and made me feel comfortable throughout the examination. The...

Paige Telley Jul 05 2024

Review for Lynn McLaughlin

Lynn is amazing - I have been going to her for years from yearly skin checks to cosmetic procedures. I have also taken my children for skin issues. I appreciate that she is very professional and knowledgeable along with her nurse who accompanies her during each visit. I recommend her highly!

Jul 05 2024

Review for Lynn McLaughlin

Location

The Nebraska Medical Center

4350 Dewey Ave, Omaha NE 68105

CallDirections

(402) 552-2000

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is The Nebraska Medical Center located?

The Nebraska Medical Center is located at 4350 Dewey Ave, Omaha, NE 68105. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Has The Nebraska Medical Center won any recent awards from Healthgrades?

Yes, The Nebraska Medical Center has been awarded with Patient Safety Excellence Award™ in the past two years.

Is The Nebraska Medical Center highly rated with patients?

70% patients recommend this hospital. See Healthgrades for detailed clinical ratings by specialty.

Does The Nebraska Medical Center score well in safety ratings?

Healthgrades tracks outcome ratings for 13 hospital services. View more details here.

How do I get in at The Nebraska Medical Center?

Phone number, appointment information, and directions can be found on Healthgrades The Nebraska Medical Center profile..

How does The Nebraska Medical Center rank in terms of safety and outcomes?

Healthgrades provides detailed information on hospital safety and outcomes for patients. Click here to learn more about hospital safety.

Contact Us

4350 Dewey Ave

Omaha, NE 68105

Directions

(402) 552-2000