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Getting to Know Dr. Gina DiRenzo-Coffey – Boys Town Pediatrics
Know Your Numbers: Dr. Keith Miller’s Health Screening

Know Your Numbers: Dr. Keith Miller’s Health Screening

By Bryan Wright 0 Comment October 7, 2019

Good morning. I’m Dr. Keith Miller. I’m here at Bryan Hospital early in the morning. It’s about 6 o’clock, and we’re here to do our biometric screening. Basically, it’s a pretty straightforward thing. It doesn’t take very long. They measure your height, weight, and blood pressure, and do some blood testing. If you’re aged 20 […]

Bryan Health Employee Recognition 2019

Bryan Health Employee Recognition 2019

By Bryan Wright 0 Comment September 26, 2019

[MUSIC PLAYING] The thing that I enjoy most about working at Bryan is the teamwork, the camaraderie, and most of all, the people here. From being a student to being a patient to being an employee, it’s just constantly being a family feeling. I get to work with all different people across the organization and […]

Getting to Know Dr. Heather Zimmerman – Boys Town Pediatrics

Getting to Know Dr. Heather Zimmerman – Boys Town Pediatrics

By Bryan Wright 0 Comment September 22, 2019

Hi, I’m Dr. Heather Zimmerman with Boys Town Pediatrics. For my training, I went to medical school at the University of Iowa. That’s actually where I did my pediatric residency and a chief resident year as well. I moved to Omaha in 2007 and have been with Boys Town since then. I decided in junior […]

2019 Bryan Health Trauma Champion: Jim Earnhart

2019 Bryan Health Trauma Champion: Jim Earnhart

By Bryan Wright 0 Comment September 20, 2019

[MUSIC PLAYING] My husband built grain bins. He was a welder, fabricator. He did all kinds of things at his job. He was at Davenport, Nebraska, working on a farm over there building a big grain bin system with his crew when the accident happened. 911 Emergency. What’s your emergency? We had a spout fall […]

Bedwetting – Boys Town Pediatrics

Bedwetting – Boys Town Pediatrics

By Bryan Wright 0 Comment September 17, 2019

Bed-wetting, otherwise known as Enuresis, is very common. It, by five-years of age, is present in 15 percent of children. Eighty percent of children wet the bed because of a developmental problem. Their brain isn’t mature enough to send the signals to the bladder that they need to go to the bathroom. There are medical […]

Meet Dr. Michael Myers, Family Medicine Physician

Meet Dr. Michael Myers, Family Medicine Physician

By Bryan Wright 0 Comment September 12, 2019

[MUSIC PLAYING] Hi. My name is Mike Myers. I’m a family physician at Holmes Lake Family Medicine. I used to work at a factory in Kearney, Nebraska. I was in charge of automotive engine valve production and gears and fan shafts on the night shift. And my wife was in medicine as a registered nurse. […]

Stitch by Stitch: Overcoming Opioids  |  Bryan Health

Stitch by Stitch: Overcoming Opioids | Bryan Health

By Bryan Wright 0 Comment September 11, 2019

[MUSIC PLAYING] I lived in a world that was white, gray, and black. You couldn’t touch me. Food didn’t taste. I couldn’t remember things. That was a world I lived in for the last few years of being on the fentanyl. I’ve had back pain for probably 20 years. And then I was managing Payless […]

Bloodless Stem Cell Transplant – Nebraska Medicine

Bloodless Stem Cell Transplant – Nebraska Medicine

By Bryan Wright 3 Comments September 9, 2019

I’m surprised, I’m excited, I’m relieved, I’m thankful that they respected my beliefs and I congratulate them for helping me through this difficult time. He can’t get any of the red blood cells or platelets – normally every patient depends on these products during the transplant process because red blood cells can go very low, […]

Getting to Know Dr. Nancy VanderSluis – Boys Town Pediatrics

Getting to Know Dr. Nancy VanderSluis – Boys Town Pediatrics

By Bryan Wright 0 Comment September 9, 2019

I’m Nancy VanderSluis, M.D. I’m a pediatrician here at Boys Town Pediatrics. I did my medical school training at the University of South Dakota. I did my pediatric training at the University of Missouri in Columbia, Missouri. It has been my pleasure to be a pediatrician here at Boys Town since 1994. I am absolutely […]