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The University of Kansas Health System ranked nationally in 8 specialties on U.S. News & World Report's 2017-18 Best Hospitals List

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Trained and Ready for Expanded Codes
Published: 9/24/2015

The days are ticking down to Oct. 1, when the nation's healthcare industry converts to ICD-10, a dramatically expanded system of medical codes that touches everything from billing and tracking diseases to prescribing medications.

Get Rid of Expired or Unwanted Prescription Drugs on Sept. 26
Published: 9/18/2015

The University of Kansas Hospital, local law enforcement agencies and the DEA are working together on Saturday, Sept. 26 to participate in National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day.

Increase in Alcohol Poisoning Cases from Hand Sanitizer
Published: 9/15/2015

The University of Kansas Hospital Poison Control Center has handled 153 calls in 2015 in regards to children under the age of 12 ingesting hand sanitizer. Learn about the dangers and recognize the signs of alcohol poisoning.

Advances in Metastatic Breast Cancer Treatments Lead to Long, Quality Lives
Published: 9/15/2015

Metastatic breast cancer occurs when breast cancer spreads to other parts of the body. There is no cure, but with targeted therapies, living an active life for years with the condition controlled, much like a chronic illness, is possible.

The Region's First Heart Program for Pregnant Women Celebrates 14th Year
Published: 9/10/2015

Metastatic breast cancer occurs when breast cancer spreads to other parts of the body. There is no cure, but with targeted therapies, living an active life for years with the condition controlled, much like a chronic illness, is possible.

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