5 Reasons to Choose Bluestem Health Family Medicine in Lincoln

Choosing the right place for family medical care is not always easy. Bluestem Health Family Medicine is a simple choice because we have quality care, providers you can count on, and so much more!

5 Reasons to choose Bluestem Health

Choosing the right place for family medical care is not always easy. Bluestem Health Family Medicine is a simple choice because we have quality care, providers you can count on, and so much more!

#1 Multiple Locations

At Bluestem Health in Lincoln, NE, we have a wide variety of patients all over the city. We understand our patients value convenience, so we have strategically placed seven different Bluestem Health clinics throughout the Lincoln area. These clinics offer multiple services, making it easy for patients to get quality care close to their work or homes.

Each clinic is conveniently located in the following places:

#2 Access to Medical, Dental + Behavioral Health

Since we began the Bluestem Health, formerly People Health Center, journey in 2003 our teams have been a part of a cutting-edge family medical organization. We have accomplished this by implementing an integrated care model into our facilities. This means that we offer a wide range of medical care through one organization, such as:

  • Family Medicine
  • Pediatrics
  • Behavioral Health
  • Dental Services
  • On-site Pharmacies
  • And More!

The primary focus at Bluestem Health Family Medicine is the well-being of our diverse patient population. What this looks like in our facilities is ensuring our patients receive the highest quality services, from preventive care to chronic disease management, through all stages of life. From the beginning, our vision has been to create a healthy community by helping Lincoln, Nebraska, access primary care when and where they need it. We have accomplished this vision and continue to grow and improve yearly. 

#3 On-Site Pharmacies at Health 360 + Kreshel Clinics

At Bluestem Health, we proudly provide two on-site pharmacies to our Lincoln patients. Our pharmacy team works hard to provide all patients with excellent care and convenience. Our partnership with Genoa Healthcare® makes sure we stay true to our mission. It allows our pharmacists to have direct contact with each patient’s provider, allowing faster and more accurate prescriptions. 

Our on-site pharmacy offers the following:

  • Full-service pharmacy
  • Pharmacy team that integrates with our Bluestem Health staff
  • Pre-filled pill organizers
  • Delivery/mail options
  • Prior authorization assistance
  • Refill synchronization
  • Reminder calls

Another significant aspect of our on-site pharmacies at Bluestem Health Family Medicine is that we are a certified 340B Pharmacy. Congress passed the 340B Drug Pricing Program in 1992. This program allows Federally Qualified Health Centers, such as ourselves, to provide discounts of as much as 50 percent of a medication’s cost, negotiated with the drug companies. Giving these discounts has helped us care for our patients here in Lincoln, NE. We also contract with CVS, Kohll’s Pharmacy, Genoa Pharmacy, Walgreens, and Walmart to provide these services to our family medicine patients.

This vital service is helping us reach our vision of creating a healthier community here in Lincoln, Nebraska.  

#4 Experienced providers

Another goal here at Bluestem Health Family Medicine is to offer an excellent and experienced team of providers. Our family medicine care team, works hard to provide quality care to all patients of all ages, making them some of the best in the family medicine industry. Meet our team of family medicine providers: 

Michele Overhalser, APRN – NP, Family Nurse Practitioner

Caitlin Neukirch, PA-C, Physician Assistant

Lillie Lueke, DNP, APRN-NP, Family Nurse Practitioner

Julia Lainhart, PA-C, Physician Assistant 

John Grandgenett, APRN-NP, Family Nurse Practitioner

Sarah Grady, PA-C, Physician Assistant

Arianne Gesell, PA-C, Physician Assistant

Trishia Frost, APRN-NP, Nurse Practitioner

Marissa Ebel, APRN-NP, Family Nurse Practitioner

Anthony Cox, PA-C, Physician Assistant

Reba Cooksley, DNP, APRN-NP, Family Nurse Practitioner

Humaira Qasimyar, MD, Family Medicine | Pediatrician

Erica Peterson, MD, Family Medicine | Pediatrician

Charles Kreshel, MD, Family Medicine

Heather Kleeman, DO, Family Medicine

Bich Chau, MD, Family Medicine

Horacio Alvarez Ramirez, MD

Andrew Shahan, MD, Deputy Medical Director

Michael Israel, MD, Chief Medical Officer

#5 Care for the whole family

Our team in Lincoln, NE knows how important it is to have quality medical care for all the members of your family, which is why we offer services and care to all ages. We love to see families grow each year in our clinics and we are proud that you can call us home for your family medicine needs. 

If you or your family is in need of family medicine services, we provide quality patient care in Lincoln, Nebraska. Call (402) 476-1455 to schedule an appointment. We continue to strive to be the top provider in our community and to serve our patients with the care that they deserve.

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