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.
February 18, 2014
Holly Tye has cared for patients on the same unit for 23 years. Two decades later, she says it’s like a family away from home. “I am exactly where I started,” said Tye, RN, charge nurse on the medical-surgical unit at Research Medical Center. “I attribute that to great bosses.” (Reprinted courtesy of KC Nursing News)
February 03, 2014
Jerry and Ann Poston of Kansas City are used to sharing things, but several years ago they discovered they shared something neither one wanted: the same heart ailment, atrial fibrillation (Reprinted courtesy of Kansas City Star).
January 31, 2014
The Grossman Burn Center was founded in Southern California in 1969. The center specializes in comprehensive burn care, ranging from acute care and reconstruction to rehabilitation and psychological counseling. The Grossman Burn Center has partnered with several other hospitals across the country. This is the first one to launch in the Midwest region (Reprinted courtesy of KC Nursing News).
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.
December 11, 2013
The first and only Grossman Burn Center in the Midwest will offer comprehensive services to Greater Kansas City area and outlying region.
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.
November 14, 2013
At 31st Street and Prospect Avenue in Kansas City, the Hope Family Care Center has been trying to make that option more available. The clinic, now in its fourth year, recently expanded its facility and its staff (via The Kansas City Star).
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.