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


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


Helmsley grant for digital mammography equipment


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