Exactly one year ago, the Panhandle was in the middle of a COVID-19 surge, and many families decided to forgo the extravagant Thanksgiving get…
Calls to hospitals from Lincoln to North Platte, from Omaha to Topeka, ended with the same response: we don't have a bed in our ICU. "Worse, Mark was one of my very best friends," Dr. Michael Zaruba said.
Some inpatients in Oklahoma are being transferred out of state, including as far as South Dakota, to find an ICU bed. Late Thursday afternoon, the city of Stillwater announced an emergency declaration to construct "overflow tents" Friday outside of its hospital because medical and ICU capacities are maxed.
Waco mortuaries have brought in a second mobile morgue to handle COVID-19 deaths, hospitals are short on nurses and the mayor is warning that the local health care system is near “the brink of collapse.”
Beyond the impacts on the local community, the closure of the hospital in Oakland, Nebraska, exemplifies the pressures on rural hospitals across the United States.
The incident happened late Tuesday night, when 22 people — all members of the same family — walked into an Omaha emergency room displaying symptoms of carbon monoxide poisoning, officials said.
Former Panhandle man Andy Serrel Carter, 26, was booked into the Weld County jail on Thursday on a charge of child abuse resulting in death, a Class II felony, according to information released from the Greeley Police Department.
As a sixth grader in Chadron, Nebraska, Jami Kumm discovered her life’s work as a nurse after reading a book about a young girl dealing with cancer.
An Omaha woman has been cited on suspicion of child abuse by neglect after her son ate multiple items — including THC gummies, CBD gummies and Vagisil — and became sick.
CHI Health soon will provide on-demand, 24/7 access to behavioral telehealth consultations at emergency rooms and clinics in rural Nebraska.
Megan Sinks describes watching her 5-year-old son Brody suffer hallucinations and other effects of an inflammatory syndrome tied to COVID-19 as "a nightmare." Brody and other children are being treated in Colorado for the rare illness.
SCOTTSBLUFF — If a veteran is enrolled in the VA Health Care system and admitted to a non-VA emergency room or urgent care facility for a life…
ATLANTIC CITY — “After getting it, there’s an overwhelming sense of optimism,” said Dr. Manish Trivedi, chairman of infectious disease at AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center.
SCOTTSBLUFF ― Regional West Medical Center has made the difficult decision to limit in patient visitation to protect our patients, providers …
Walking her daughter down the aisle was the daunting part of the day for Jodi Damrow.
Saving a life on the way to the wedding was no big deal.
SCOTTSBLUFF ― Regional West resumed elective surgeries Monday, May 4 after being closed to all but time sensitive surgeries for the past sever…
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KEARNEY — Stabbing his friend, then driving him to the hospital has a Kearney man in prison.
Nursing facilities have failed to report thousands of serious cases of potential neglect and abuse of Medicare beneficiaries even though the federal government requires such reporting, says a watchdog report due out Wednesday that calls for a new focus on protecting frail patients.
The scene looks like something from a middle-of-the-night drug raid. Guns drawn, police officers in tactical vests surround a beige ranch house in an anonymous subdivision. With a single decisive kick, one busts down the door. "Come out with your hands up!" an officer yells, as a flashlight's blinding beams begin sweeping the room.
A gunman opened fire Monday at a Chicago hospital, wounding at least four people, including a police officer and a hospital employee, authorities said.