Month: May 2021

Salzbrenner receives grant for time-saving software

Stephen Salzbrenner, M.D., continues his quest to help providers with insurance prior authorizations. Dr. Salzbrenner has been working on a healthcare software application since 2019. Along the way, he has worked with UNeTech (UNMC’s Startup Incubator) and H4 Technologies, an Omaha-based healthcare technology company who is developing the application.  The company he founded to build […]

May 5, 2021

NAMIWalks set for May 22

Once again, members of the Department of Psychiatry will participate in NAMIWalks, a fundraiser for the National Alliance on Mental Illness, the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness. Celeste Akers, Behavioral Health Connections Director in the Psychiatry Department, chairs Nebraska Medicine’s […]

May 5, 2021

Spotlight: Randy Vest, RN

Randy Vest has been a nurse with UNMC, ASAF, Midlands Hospital, Immanuel Hospital and Nebraska Medicine. He has worked in dual diagnosis, geriatrics, ECT, ACT and currently works with the Department of Psychiatry’s ASPIRE Team. What made you apply at Nebraska Medicine?  A big thanks to Phoebe Gearhart for calling and notifying me of an […]

May 5, 2021

Psychiatry Department provides support for important research project

UNMC Department of Psychiatry Research Director Soonjo Hwang’s expertise in neuroimagine has made him a sought-after partner for other departments and institutions.  His work in the default mode network came to the attention of UNMC Associate Professor and Director of Inpatient Palliative Medicine at the Omaha VA, Lou Lukas, MD, in 2020 and a collaboration […]

May 5, 2021

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