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Don’t put off the essential care you need because of COVID-19. We continue to safely schedule office appointments, surgeries and procedures so you can get the care you need now. We can even help you find a doctor.

For everyone's safety, masks are required for everyone in our facilities. This includes visitors and patients (except in special circumstances).

Heartland Health Alliance

Working together to enhance the care in our communities

The Heartland Health Alliance (HHA) is a 51-member hospital network providing service throughout Nebraska, Kansas, Iowa and Missouri. Our network includes rural and urban Midwest hospitals dedicated to enhancing the delivery of rural health care. The HHA is organized to ensure each hospital's local control and autonomy, while providing best practice, collaboration and additional support to address change within health care.

Patients being served at a HHA member hospital will have access to an improved patient experience, a hospital focus on the health of their community and cost-effective health care provided by staff dedicated to their patients and profession.

To enhance the quality and availability of cost effectiveness of rural health care by providing access to education, shared services and best practices, through a regional network of collaborating hospitals.

Promote a strong regionally focused integrated health care network that provides comprehensive health care for local communities

  • Strives to balance the needs and retain the autonomy of the individual members while maintaining the goals of the network as a whole
  • Create innovative approaches to effectively improve the health status of our communities

2020 Meeting Schedule

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HHA Member Map

Member Benefits

  • Access to subject matter experts
  • Clinical and business related collaborative meetings
  • Corporate compliance education
  • Educational events featuring the latest topics and changes in health care
  • Networking opportunities
  • Sharing of best practice

Member Services

Preferred Vendors


Service Offering

Contact Information

Beekley Medical

Radiology Supplies

Heather O’Meara, 800-233-5539 ext 438 or

Bryan Diabetes Center

HHA Diabetes Consortium

Kathy Helmink, 402-481-6357 or

Bryan Health HeartAware

Online Cardiovascular Risk Assessment - Free

Judy Arnold 402-481-8018 or

Cada Cada & Jewson

Collection Services

Melanie Behrens, 402-477-2233 or

Certified Languages International

Language Interpretation

Alex Carney,
800-362-3241, ext. 357 or

EZ Competency

Online Provider Competency Training


Revenue Cycle Benchmarking Tool

Jennifer Vanden Bergh, 708-792-3342 ext. 342 or

HHA Credentialing Verification Organization

Medical Staff Credentialing

Laurie Otto, 308-697-4000 or

Magnet Solutions

Self-Pay Accounts Management

Rick Rogers, 888-302-8444 or

MCG Health

Evidence Based Clinical Care Guidelines

Davie Mendelsohn, phone 206-773-4964, email

MCN Healthcare

Policy Library, Policy Manager

Ryan Krull, 800-538-6264 ext. 3069 or

NRC Health

Patient Survey, Employee and Provider Engagement, Transition of Care Phone Calls

Jason Newton, 800-388-4264 or

Nebraska Recycles

Electronic Recycling – Free

Tom Mulgrue, 402-405-2365 or

Nobl Health

Patient Rounding Solutions

Katie Haifley,

Professional Choice Recovery

Collection Services

Shiela Cain, 402-476-3535 or

Relias Learning

Staff Training Management Program

Timothy Hibbard,

Sadoff E-Recycling and Data Destruction

Electronic Recycling

Matt Weirman, 402-769-0034 or

The Governance Institute

Leadership and Board Education

Bryce Betke, 402-481-9964 or

TRIOSE, inc.

Shipping Solutions and Supply Chain Program

Melanie Sullivan, 866-241-2268 ext. 120 or

WahlTek, inc.

Medical Dictation and Transcription Services and Products

Bruce Fagerstrom, 515-249-9341 or

For information related to discounts or value added services, please contact Brenda Lamb at

Contact Us

Give us a call at 402-481-3116

Heartland Health Alliance Team Members

Patrick Ganyo
Vice President of Rural Services
Executive Director of Heartland Health Alliance

Ken Foster
Rural Division Development Officer

Bryce Betke
Rural Division Financial Officer

Jayne VanAsperen
Rural Division Quality Officer
Critical Access Hospital Network Coordinator

Brenda Lamb
Rural Division Improvement Officer

Travis Englund
Rural Finance Consultant

Adam Stover
Rural Division Supply Chain Analyst

Jaclyn Anderson
Telehealth Services Coordinator

Brenda McGinn
Physician Recruiter

Bobbie Wilson
Human Resources Program Manager

Laurie Otto
HHA Credentialing Specialist

Kristen Johnson
HHA Credentialing Specialist

Courtney Stanton
HHA Credentialing Specialist

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