Research Medical Center
August 13, 2014

Research Medical Center today announced the opening of a Walgreens at the hospital’s 6420 Prospect Medical Office Building, directly inside the front lobby. This is the first Walgreens location to serve patients as a part of the new clinical collaboration agreement between HCA Midwest Health System and Walgreens in the Kansas City metropolitan area. Research Medical Center is part of HCA Midwest Health System, Kansas City’s largest healthcare provider.

The full-service pharmacy will offer Research Medical Center patients and area residents convenient access to medications and pharmacists specially-trained to help patients understand therapies and take medications as prescribed. The location will also offer pharmacy consultations for physicians and patients. Pharmacy hours will be 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.

“We are pleased to be the first HCA Midwest Health System facility to offer area residents the convenience of a Walgreens pharmacy on site,” says Jackie DeSouza, Chief Executive Officer of Research Medical Center. “This collaboration enhances convenient access to medications for our patients and complements Research Medical Centers’ commitment to a positive patient experience.”

"This location provides a new level of convenience, and access to health and wellness services for patients, staff, and the Research Medical Center community,” says Alan London, Walgreens Vice President of Strategic Clinical Partners. "It’s a testament to the great relationship we’ve built with HCA Midwest Health System, and we’re proud to complement the medical care that its hospital center provides with programs and services that can help more patients get, stay and live well.”

To contact Walgreens located at Research Medical Center’s 6420 Prospect Medical Office Building, call (816) 822 -7700. For more information on Research Medical Center, visit