April 15, 2014
Some days I refer to myself as a human GPS. As a registered nurse and breast navigator with specialized training in breast health and breast cancer, I am able to offer my patients the one-on-one time they need during the extremely stressful time of diagnosis and treatment. It’s a privilege, as a point of contact and patient advocate, to help ensure my patients receive quality care with the least amount of delay from an abnormal finding to start of care and through survivorship. Breast navigation has become an important part of a woman’s breast cancer journey and for very good reason. (Reprinted courtesy of KC Nursing News)
April 07, 2014
In a city crazy for soccer and elite competitive sports, one of Kansas City’s leading hospitals is the Official Medical Provider of the Blues, KC’s National Women’s Soccer League team.
Hospital’s Nationally Recognized Transplant Program Has Performed More Than 1,000 Transplants In Its 30-year History
April 01, 2014
Organ donors made more than 28,000 transplants possible nationally during 2012. Research Medical Center—part of HCA Midwest Health System, Kansas City’s largest healthcare provider—is home to the Research Medical Center Transplant Institute, which serves the region with a nationally recognized kidney transplant program a simultaneous kidney/pancreas program.
March 03, 2014
Research College of Nursing and Research Medical Center have partnered to fast track quality improvement priorities while preparing new graduates to participate in improving quality and safety upon graduation (Reprinted courtesy of KC Nursing News).
February 06, 2014
Kevin Hicks, former CEO of Research Medical Center and now CEO of Overland Park Regional Medical Center, discusses healthcare and the Affordable Care Act with Cary Hall and Krista Klaus on the Kansas City Power Lunch on KMBZ.
January 28, 2014
An accomplished healthcare executive—and the 127-year-old hospital’s first female and person of color CEO—DeSouza will further the hospital’s position as a market leader in providing exemplary healthcare to the area.
Kansas City Physician on Forefront of Revolutionary Screening and Treatments for Patients with Hepatitis C Virus Opens Hepatitis Treatment Clinic
December 06, 2013
Dr. Bradley L. Freilich MD, AGAF, of Research Medical Center and Kansas City Gastroenterology and Hepatology Physicians Group announces Hepatitis Treatment Clinic.
International TIA Expert at Research Medical Center Says Houston Texans Coach’s Sideline TIA Mini-Stroke Should be a Wakeup Call
November 08, 2013
Dr. Iftekhar Ahmed, Medical Director of The Stroke Care Center at Research Medical Center, encourages people to understand and recognize TIA risk factors and symptoms to help prevent a major stroke.
Research Medical Center Earns National “Top Performer on Key Quality Measures” Recognition from The Joint Commission
October 30, 2013
Today, HCA Midwest Health System’s Research Medical Center was named Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of healthcare organizations in America.
Hope Family Care Center 0n Prospect Ave. Expands to Provide Healthcare to Underserved Kansas City Neighborhood
October 03, 2013
Cymanthia Thomas, MD, joins the nonprofit through a partnership with Research Medical Center.