Our health network covers metro Omaha and extends across the region providing access to more than 1,000 doctors and nearly 40 specialty and primary care health center. Our two hospitals, Nebraska Medical Center and Bellevue Medical Center have more than 800 licensed beds to deliver our promise of “Serious Medicine, Extraordinary Care.” Our more than 8,000 employees are honored to be part of the region’s leading academic health network.
Nebraska Medicine and our research and education partner, the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC), share the same mission: to lead the world in transforming lives to create a healthy future for all individuals and communities through premier educational programs, innovative research and extraordinary patient care.
People come from around the country and the world for the unique expertise available from Nebraska Medicine. We trace our roots back to 1869 with the founding of Omaha’s first hospital. In the decades since, our experts have built an international reputation for breakthroughs in cancer care, organ transplantation and treatment of infectious diseases.
Nebraska Medical Center is the state’s largest hospital and has been named best in the state by U.S. News & World Report for seven years in a row. For five straight years, Nebraska Medicine has also been named to Becker’s Hospital Review’s list of 100 Great Hospitals in America.
Omaha is a vibrant, attractive city with more than 925,000 people living within the metropolitan area. All the amenities of a much larger metropolitan area are found in Omaha along with a blend of Midwestern hospitality. Yet, the cost of living is 19 percent less than the national average. Affordability and a strong economy is attractive to young professionals, while safety, an abundance of education options and family-friendly activities are appealing to those with kids. Forbes magazine recently rated Omaha as one of the top five best cities to raise a family.
Things to Do
Just a few of Omaha's top attractions include:
- Henry Doorly Zoo
- Holland Performing Arts Center
- Joslyn Art Museum & The Durham Museum
- Opera Omaha
- Omaha Community Playhouse
- Emmy Gifford Children's Theater
- Omaha Symphony Orchestra
- Orpheum Theater
- Strategic Air & Space Museum
- Lauritzen Gardens (botanical garden)
- Omaha Royals Baseball
- College World Series
- Omaha Lancers Hockey