Methodist Health Systems has been named one of Omaha s Most Preferred Hospitals for overall quality and image by local consumers, according to results of the 2004/2005 National Research Corporation Healthcare Market Guide Study. The medical center assists patients in eastern Nebraska and western Iowa. Methodist s services include brain/nervous system, children's health/pediatrics, chronic pain management, dietary/weight management, as well as emergency heart/cardiology and vascular, imaging/radiology, mental health/addictions, surgery and senior health/geriatrics care. Nationally recognized as an American Diabetes Association Diabetes Education Center of Excellence, the Methodist Diabetes Institute provides diabetes education and self-management classes to individuals who have been diagnosed with diabetes and their families. Health Touch One is a free health information and referral line, available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, sponsored by Methodist Health System.