It’s About Care

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Lincoln Hospitals support our community with more than just medical care. Here you will find specialized, diverse, innovative and state-of-the-art facilities known nationwide for excellence in treatment.

Bryan Health 

Bryan Health is a Nebraska governed, nonprofit health system that cares for patients, educates tomorrow’s healthcare providers and motivates the community with fitness and health programs. Its award-winning network of doctors, hospitals and medical providers employs more than 4,000 staff. Bryan’s statewide network delivers care directly to rural communities through mobile diagnostic and treatment services, telemedicine services, and mental health counseling.

Now Lincoln’s largest hospital, Bryan Medical Center has two main facilities: Bryan East Campus at 1600 S. 48th St. and Bryan West Campus at 2300 S. 16th St. Professionals specialize in cardiology, neuroscience, women’s and children’s health, orthopedics, physical therapy and rehabilitation, emergency/trauma, cancer care, behavioral health, and other specialties. 

Bryan’s Level II trauma center, verified by the American College of Surgeons, is often the destination for life-flight emergencies, and in-bound patients from rural communities. A helipad, large ICU unit, and extensive ER services make Bryan a top-notch emergency care destination.

In heart and vascular care, Bryan Heart retains its position on the leading edge of research and surgery, as it has since its inception in 1966.

Bryan Women’s and Children’s Health is home to a state-of-the-art Family Birthplace and an advanced Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.  

Bryan Urgent Care’s full-service clinic (7501 S. 27th Street) delivers quality, immediate care to adults
and children. Open 7 days a week, no appointment is necessary. 

Other comprehensive services offered by Bryan Health include 3D mammography technology for early detection of breast cancer at its most treatable stage and Bryan ezVisit, a 24-hour online urgent care option providing care for minor illnesses ( Bryan Independence Center supplies substance abuse treatment for those battling addiction. Additionally, Bryan’s online screenings urge patients to better preventive care. 

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Madonna Rehabilitation Hospitals

Since 1958, Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital has helped patients rebuild and resume their lives after disabling illness or injury. The only freestanding rehabilitation hospital in the region, Madonna leads the nation in specialized rehabilitation programs for traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, stroke, neurological diseases, and pulmonary conditions for both children and adults.

One of the largest independent rehabilitation hospitals in the U.S., Madonna remains the only hospital nationwide to offer a secured, pediatric rehabilitation unit and all levels of rehabilitative care in one facility. 

Madonna’s staff includes comprehensive teams of physiatrists, pediatricians, pulmonologists and internists who work with each patient to develop personalized treatment plans. Offering the most CARF (Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities) accredited programs for both inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation, Madonna serves more patients than any other facility in the region.

Madonna has rehabilitation rooms throughout the facility, a 5,000 square foot therapy gym, a warm-water pool, and in-house classrooms. Independence Square, a simulated community, allows patients to practice everyday life skills. On-campus housing permits patients’ families to stay nearby so they can actively participate in the rehabilitation process.

Located on site, the Madonna Institute for Rehabilitation Science and Engineering collaborates with university researchers, clinicians, scientists and industry business leaders to develop new rehabilitative technology. Within the Institute’s living laboratory, clinicians and patients collaborate in project development. The Institute team develops technical solutions to improve rehabilitation outcomes to help patients fully participate in life. 

The ICARE, a therapeutic elliptical device created by the Institute, received two U.S. patents and an international award for innovative technology. The ICARE is now marketed to more than 80 countries worldwide, and is used in prominent rehabilitation facilities throughout the country.

In 2014, Madonna expanded to Omaha. The new 110-bed, freestanding hospital brings world-class rehabilitative care to Omaha. Madonna now collaborates with the University of Nebraska Medical Center through a physical medicine and rehabilitation (PM&R) residency program. Serving as primary training site for medical residents, the program is the first of its kind within a five-state area. For details about Madonna’s rehabilitation services, visit

CHI Health St. Elizabeth

St. Elizabeth focuses on value-based health care: providing the right care, at the right time in the right place—including home. Nurse navigators follow up with patients after release from the hospital. These health coaches help patients manage disease or provide support in the aftermath of a knee or hip replacement. St. Elizabeth’s coaching model helps patients actively pursue recovery. 

St. Elizabeth’s excels in a variety of oncology services, ranging from treating colorectal to using HDR brachytherapy that performs precise, non-surgical treatment for skin cancers. In addition to medical care, the Breast Care Center offers “Preparing for Breast Cancer Surgery,” a free class open to patients.  St. Elizabeth also offers Selective Internal Radiation Therapy (SIRT) a major advancement in the treatment of liver cancer. SIRT targets tumors with precision, which spares healthy surrounding tissue. The hospital offers robotic surgery as well as Cyberknife radiation therapy.

One of only 25 in the nation, St. Elizabeth’s Regional Burn and Wound Care Center houses Nebraska’s only Verified Burn Center, certified by the American College of Surgeons and the American Burn Association. St. Elizabeth’s now offers Advanced Burn Laser Therapy which helps burn patients avoid multiple reconstructive surgeries. Treatment focuses on emotional and psychological recovery for patients, and aims to help survivors return to pre-injury health. 

St. Elizabeth’s is internationally recognized for wound and burn care research, and provides cutting edge treatment for patients experiencing challenges in healing.

The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit is nationally recognized for its exceptional care for its tiniest patients. St. Elizabeth’s NICU and High Obstetrics was the first hospital in the nation to receive two Gold Seals of Approval for meeting exceptional standards of care. The NICU has also received awards for Pre-Term Labor and Prematurity.

Beyond needs fulfilled by the NICU, St. Elizabeth’s Advanced Baby Center delivers approximately 2,000 babies annually. The Advanced Baby Center now has a bistro and a room for families to gather around a fireplace to unite with their new arrival. 

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Nebraska Heart Institute and Heart Hospital

Located in South Lincoln, The Nebraska Heart Institute and Heart Hospital continues to provide exceptional cardiac, vascular and thoracic health care since 2003. In 2015, the Institute recruited doctors and nurses with specialized training and implanted the first Ventricular Assist Device (VAD) in Nebraska. 

With focus on the individual patient, physicians and staff build strong relationships with patients, families, and referring physicians. NHH concentrates on continuity of care by eliminating room-to-room transfers, employing team-based care and providing proximity of services. The warm atmosphere of NHH and its centralized services offer a caring environment for patients and families.

With a team of 25 cardiologists, seven surgeons, four anesthesiologists, nearly 30 advanced-practice clinicians and several hundred support staff, Nebraska Heart also provides on-site imaging, four types of cath labs, four operating suites and 24-hour on-site physicians.   

For more information about the Nebraska Heart Institute and Heart Hospital, visit

Lincoln Surgical Hospital is a physician-owned, nationally-esteemed small hospital offering a stunning variety of services in gynecological, spinal, orthopaedic, pediatric and neurosurgery. Located at 1710 South 70th Street, LSH’s impeccable service and care has garnered many awards over the years. Rated by women as one of the top 100 hospitals in the nation for patient experience, it also ranked first in Nebraska for joint replacement and overall inpatient satisfaction. 

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