Marty Fattig

Community Innovation Fellow | CEO | Nemaha County Hospital

Auburn, Nebraska



Marty Fattig has been involved in healthcare for more than 35 years. He began his career as a bench medical technologist and expanded his technical skills to include radiology and electrocardiology. Later he entered the field of healthcare administration and has served in various capacities including Laboratory Manager, Director of Ancillary Services and hospital CEO. He has also served as a laboratory consultant and computer systems manager for a regional reference laboratory.

Leadership Roles

  • Past President of the Nebraska Rural Health Association
  • Chairman of the Nebraska Hospital Association Issue Strategy Group on Workforce Shortages
  • Past President of the Southeast Nebraska AHEC
  • Vice President of the Region 2 Trauma Advisory Board
  • Chairman of the Rural Health Advisory Commission
  • Executive board of the Mid-America Hospital Alliance


  • Helmsley grant for digital mammography equipment


  • Bachelor’s degree, medical technology
  • Master’s degree, healthcare administration

Research Interests

  • Improving rural economics
  • Rural education
  • Rural population health to improve the quality of life for all Nebraskans


  • J. G. Elliott Award for excellence in medicine from the University of Nebraska Medical Center
  • Meritorious Service Award from the Nebraska Hospital Association
  • President’s Award from the Nebraska Rural Health Association