About Us
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About The University of Kansas Health System

The University of Kansas Health System in Kansas City is a world-class academic medical center and destination for complex care and diagnosis. We offer more options for patients with serious conditions because of our expertise and leadership in medical research and education. Our physicians are researchers and educators expanding the boundaries of medical knowledge. Their major breakthroughs lead to the life-changing treatments and technologies of the future.

We are committed to continuing our legacy of excellence by providing outstanding service, leading-edge patient care and healthcare education to people in the Kansas City region, throughout Kansas and beyond. – Bob Page

President and CEO, The University of Kansas Health System

Our promise to you

We know you have many hospitals in Kansas City to choose from for your care. At The University of Kansas Health System, we provide the most current and effective treatments in a welcoming, professional and caring environment. Our vision, mission and values represent our commitment to your overall health and satisfaction with our hospital. Our goal is to ensure that you have the best possible healthcare experience by receiving quality care and outstanding service.

Our differences

Our commitment to your rights as a patient

We respect your role in making decisions about your care. We will provide care in a manner that is sensitive to cultural, racial, religious and other differences. We will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual preference, national origin, disability or source of payment.

We will respond to your reasonable requests for treatment and to your healthcare needs, depending on both the urgency of your situation and on our ability to provide the kind of treatment you may require.

We urge you to participate in decisions about your healthcare. Talk with your caregivers and actively participate in planning your care to help ensure that the care you receive reflects your dignity, your desires and your values.