August 2004

Good Samaritan in Kearney Receives NOVA Award for County-wide Partnership


Good Samaritan Health Systems, Kearney, Neb., received the NOVA award from the American Hospital Association for effective, collaborative programs focused on improving community health status. Good Samaritan anchors the Buffalo County Community Health Partners, a coalition with an agenda to improve well-being in the county. Among other accomplishments, the partners have created the state's only rural public transportation system and increased immunization rates for children and seniors.