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University Of Nebraska At Omaha

6001 Dodge St
Omaha, NE 68182-0225

General Phone: 402-554-2800
Financial Aid Phone: 402-554-2327
Sector: Public, 4-year or above
Classification: Masters Colleges and Universities I

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The Nebraska Medical Center Achieves Distinguished Hospital ... - PR Newswire (press release)

OMAHA, Neb., Oct. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- The Nebraska Medical Center's commitment to excellence and outstanding patient experiences has earned it a distinction that few other hospitals in the country have reached. (Logo: J.D. Power and Associates is recognizing The Nebraska Medical Center for service excellence under its Distinguished Hospital Program. The Nebraska Medical Center is among an elite class of hospitals, according to J.D. Power and Associates, receiving this distinction by providing patients with a consistent, positive experience. Information on those experiences was gained through a random telephone survey that J.D. Power and Associates conducted among The Nebraska Medical Center's recently discharged patients. Those patients were asked to share their perceptions on five key areas of their hospital experience, which include dignity and respect; speed and efficiency; comfort; information and communication; and emotional support. Their answers were then compared to a national benchmark established by J.D. Power and Associates. Based on the rigorous standards of its national hospital service performance research, only 20 percent of the hospitals in the nation will be qualified to achieve this distinction. "The rewarding part of this recognition is that it represents the voices of our patients who spoke loudly about the comfort, concern - more available