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Advances: News from the Region's Premier Academic Medical Center
2015 Editions

  • December 31 - In this Issue
    • Happy moms, healthy babies
    • Program Spotlight: Removing barriers, preparing for life
    • Our People: Excellence in caring
  • December 17 - In this Issue
    • In the spirit of giving - and community support
    • Exposure: Simulation on display
    • In the News: Progress in halting Alzheimer's
  • December 3 - In this Issue
    • A new era of medical simulation, patient care
    • By the Numbers: Kansas City-area patients
    • Program Spotlight: Keeping families, patients in touch
  • November 19 - In this Issue
    • Bell Sanctuary: From a napkin to a need fulfilled
    • Exposure: Teamwork enterprise
    • News Briefs: Agreement expands Overland Park care
  • November 5 - In this Issue
    • Increasing the focus on kidney disease
    • Program Spotlight: Detecting recurrent prostate cancer
    • Our People: Top Doctors
  • October 8 - In this Issue
    • New TV commercials highlight complex care
    • Exposure: Rehab inspiration
    • News Briefs: MyChart: There's an app for that
  • September 10 - In this Issue
    • Making way for more healthcare professionals
    • News Briefs: Study reveals diabetes' high food cost
    • Our People: Coffee with the Labor secretary
  • August 27 - In this Issue
    • Finding new ways to help stroke patients
    • Program Spotlight: A fun, wet milestone for autism care
    • News Briefs: Chiefs 'Pink Seat' nominations are open
  • August 13 - In this Issue
    • Emergency surgery needed? Activate ESTAT!
    • By the Numbers: Medical oncology care
    • Exposure: Guard training
  • July 30 - In this Issue
    • 12 for 12 in 'U.S. News' rankings – again!
    • News Briefs: Exercise Boosts Brain Health
    • Our People: Awards Honor Nurses' Excellence
  • July 16 - In this Issue
    • Top Care for Pulmonary Hypertension Patients
    • Program Spotlight: Using Complex Math to Battle Cancer
    • Exposure: Attracting Future RNs
  • July 2 - In this Issue
    • A New Hope for Brain Cancer Patients
    • By the Numbers: Fireworks Injuries
    • News Briefs: Hospitals Coordinate During Annual Drill
  • June 18 - In this Issue
    • Putting Aspirin to the Test
    • Program Spotlight: Kitchen Therapy Cooks Up Comfort
    • Reprocessing Medical Devices
  • June 4 - In this Issue
    • Expanded Psychiatric Care for Youth
    • Program Spotlight: Careers in the Crime Lab
    • Our People: Conservation Leadership
  • May 21 - In this Issue
    • Teaming Up to Tackle Pulmonary Fibrosis
    • By the Numbers: Cancer Treatments
    • Reaching Out to Community Physicians
  • May 7 - In this Issue
    • Managing Pain Through Mindfulness
    • More Melanoma, Increased Treatments
    • News Brief: Translating DNA Data

  • April 23- In this Issue
    • Can We Vaccinate Against Cancer? Yes
    • By the Numbers: Match Day
    • Reducing Falls in Our Community
  • April 9 - In this Issue
    • Supporting Our Midwest Compassion: Expanding Transplant Program
    • By the Numbers: Organ Transplants
    • Pioneering Rapid Response Teams: 10th Lifesaving year
  • March 26 - In this Issue
    • Choosing to Make a Difference: Clinical Trials
    • By the Numbers: Certified Nurses
    • Respiratory Therapists: Helping Patients Breathe Easier
  • March 12 - In this Issue
    • Colon Cancer Awareness Month: Gut Check
    • MyChart: Online Access to Your Care Team
    • Former Chiefs Huddle Up for Patients
  • February 12 - In this Issue
    • An Experiment in Collaboration: Regional Biospecimen Bank
    • Lifting Patient Spirits: A Beautiful Approach to Patient Care
    • Mitraclip - New Option for Heart Patients
  • January 29 - In this Issue
    • Building Teamwork in Medical Education
    • By the Numbers: Women's Heart Health
    • Expanding Cystic Fibrosis Care to Adults