Our Economic Impact

UNMC/Nebraska Medicine and affiliates are an integral piece of the state's economic success and their operations directly or indirectly impact many residents of Nebraska every day — either through operational spending, research, or provision of clinical care.

UNMC/Nebraska Medicine and affiliates grow Nebraska business volume in two ways:

The overall economic impact of UNMC/Nebraska Medicine and affiliates in Nebraska in FY 13-14 was $4.2 billion ($1.8 billion direct and $2.4 billion indirect). This is an annual economic impact generated within the Nebraska economy.

UNMC/Nebraska Medicine cancer and transplant service lines bring more than a half-billion dollars into Nebraska. These service lines represent significant dollars to the Nebraska economy and attract patients from a multi-state region. Cancer care ($377.8 million impact) and transplant services ($139.1 million impact) provide Nebraskans with access to high quality specialty care in their local market.