Welcoming a New Chapter in Health Care

Welcoming a New Chapter in Health Care

Ribbon cutting

Ribbon-cutting ceremonies for the new dual campuses of CHI Health Creighton University Medical Center were held on June 9, marking an exciting new chapter in health care delivery and education in Omaha.

Collaborative team at University CampusThe University Campus clinic at 2412 Cuming St. integrates family medicine, an imaging center, pediatrics, women's health services, psychiatry, physical therapy, occupational therapy, behavioral health, an emergency room and a pharmacy in a one-stop location. The Bergan Mercy campus at 7500 Mercy Road in central Omaha provides inpatient services and Level 1 trauma care.

The opening of the new campuses coincides with the closing of CHI Health CUMC at 30th and California streets after 40 years of care to the community. NuStyle Development Corp. Medical studentspurchased the building and site, and plans to redevelop it into apartments and retail space.

The Future is Here

Creighton health care professionals and students are pioneering a unique team-based approach to clinical care at the new 80,000-square-foot University Campus. Joy Doll, OTD'03, executive director of Creighton's Center for Interprofessional Practice, Education and Research (CIPER), and Thomas Guck, PhD, professor and director of behavioral sciences and head of the family medicine team, explain how this interprofessional approach represents the future of clinical care.