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May 5, 2022
Phillip Miller, RN and Jordan Sieh, RN The best part is the patients don’t have to travel to receive the treatments they need. Phillip Miller, RN and Jorden Sieh, RN are nurses that provide oncology treatments at Gothenburg Health through intravenous (IV) therapy or subcutaneous injections. Miller has worked at the Great Plains Health Callahan Cancer Center in North Platte for ten years where he prepares cancer patients for and administers treatment. Simultaneously, Miller has worked at Gothenburg Health and provides oncology treatments to patients locally. “I have been able to take care of...Read more
May 1, 2022
Tyler Adam, MD will be seeing patients at Gothenburg Health on the first and third Tuesdays of each month starting in May. Dr. Adam brings over a decade of experience as a board-certified OBGYN to the specialty clinic. Dr. Adam, originally from Hastings, currently sees patients at Obstetricians & Gynecologist, PC at offices in Grand Island and Hastings. He graduated with his bachelor’s degree from Wake Forest University in North Carolina in 2000. After receiving his Doctor of Medicine from the University of Nebraska College of Medicine in Omaha in 2007, he completed his residency at the...Read more
April 28, 2022
Merrie Quigley, BSN, RN, CNOR, RNFA Merrie Quigley’s passion for patients is obvious as she talks about assisting in the operating room, but what is inspiring is listening to her talk about educating herself to higher levels in order to provide a higher level of care as well as to do what she loves for the rest of her life. “I wanted to educate myself further so that I could do more in the surgery department and take care of patients from start to finish,” Quigley said. When she first came to Gothenburg Health in 2002, Quigley said she worked on the acute floor, night shift and in Gothenburg...Read more
April 21, 2022
Dani Gilligan, LPN-CLC The reason Dani Gilligan, LPN-CLC decided to become an LPN, she said, was because she wanted to help patients any way she could. Then, she was present at her best friend’s delivery of her newborn, and Gilligan said she knew that she wanted to be there for mothers to help in both the good and bad times. Gilligan has worked at Gothenburg Health for the past seven years. In August 2019, she decided to take the extra step to become a Certified Lactation Counsellor (CLC) through the Academy of Lactation Policy and Practice (ALPP). She said that she travelled to Texas for...Read more
April 14, 2022
Ashleigh Brown, RN, BSN, CCRP It’s one of the hardest tests to pass, but Ashleigh Brown did it the first time and was one of the first three professionals to become a Certified Cardiac Rehabilitation Professional (CCRP) in the state of Nebraska in 2015. Ashleigh (Hicken) Brown, Cardiac-Pulmonary Rehab Specialty Clinic Manager at Gothenburg, leads the cardiac rehabilitation program at Gothenburg Health. Having the knowledge and experience of being a registered nurse was a tremendous service, but Brown wanted to do more. It’s her willingness to go above and beyond that stands out. “I had a...Read more
April 7, 2022
Shay Holbrook, RN, BSN, CDCES A diagnosis of diabetes can be daunting. It can feel overwhelming because there is so much to understand about living with diabetes. Yet, having someone in the patient’s corner like Shay Holbrook can make a significant difference. After graduating from Gothenburg High School, Shay (Wear) Holbrook became a registered nurse. However, she didn’t stop there. Holbrook saw a need for specialized care for people with a new or old diagnosis of diabetes in the area, which led her to become a Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist (CDCES) The closest...Read more
March 31, 2022
Alisa Crown, RN-BSN, CHC, CRHCP As the Director of Population Health Programs at Gothenburg Health, Alisa Crown strives to provide the best care to patients in a smaller, rural setting. Because of this, she became a Certified Health Coach and a Certified Rural Health Clinic Practitioner (CRHCP). Crown has worked at Gothenburg Health for 15 years but was born and raised in Gothenburg. She is continually striving to better herself and the care offered at Gothenburg Health through advanced certifications. Her desire to go above and beyond is evidence in achieving not one, but two additional...Read more
March 3, 2022
Gothenburg Health announces the hiring of a new pharmacist. Johnna Richter will graduate from the University of Nebraska Medical Center on May 7. Once she is licensed, she take over as a full-time pharmacist. This is a success story for recruitment in rural areas. Rick Zarek, Pharmacy Director at Gothenburg Health, was patient in the recruiting process, and it paid off. People are available, Zarek said, but we had to be patient, and it happened in its own time. Gothenburg Health has grown and the pharmacy has become more focused on patient care. The need for more help had been apparent for...Read more
January 6, 2022
Gothenburg Health is no longer offering a satellite clinic in Brady, NE after January 25, 2022. Gothenburg Health has been privileged to serve the village of Brady through a bi-weekly outreach clinic that began in early 2017. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and nationwide healthcare staffing shortages, we have made the difficult decision to end this service as we don’t have the resources to staff it any longer. Our last clinic day in Brady will occur on Tuesday, January 25. Gothenburg Health is looking forward to ongoing wellness support of the community of Brady through unique events,...Read more
December 17, 2021
Carolyn Evenson, RN, BSN was recognized by the Nebraska Hospital Association (NHA) as one of the 76 Nebraska member hospital employees receiving the organization’s prestigious “The Caring Kind” award for excellence in service. Evenson, an employee of Gothenburg Health for 20 years, has served in several nursing capacities ranging from roles in acute nursing, to quality director, surgery director and most recently, patient services ambassador. She also played a significant role in the organization’s weekly Test Nebraska events to offer free COVID testing to the community. Mick Brant,...Read more

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