The University of Kansas Health System announces plan to bring lifesaving proton therapy treatment to cancer patients in Kansas and the surrounding region.
Join Us for the Annual Hall of Fame Event
The University of Kansas Health System’s annual Hall of Fame ceremony takes place Tuesday, June 11, at The Westin Kansas City at Crown Center. These awards honor individuals and organizations that have played a vital role in our efforts to deliver world-class care to our patients. Their support and leadership have made a lasting impact on people throughout Kansas City, the region and beyond. Get details.
Ault Appointed to Federal Committee
Kevin Ault, MD, Obstetrics and Gynecology, has been appointed to the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, part of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
THE BIG ASK: THE BIG GIVE. Event Helps Find Living Kidney Donors
Workshop teaches patients how to use social media to aid in their search for a kidney donor.
Health System Opens Clinic at Topeka High
Partnering with Topeka Public Schools, the Campus Care clinic will offer comprehensive teen-focused primary care. Students will be able to receive physicals and walk-in care, vaccines among other services without leaving the campus.
Jeff Andersen Joins Health System
Andersen, previously the Secretary of KDHE, joins The University of Kansas Health Systeam as Vice President of Payor and Market Strategy. He will lead efforts to care for patients through managed care activities and payor relationships.
Jesse Mock Joins Great Bend Campus Team
Mock brings more than 20 years of healthcare operational leadership experience to his new role. He will lead the Great Bend Campus, St. Rose Medical Pavilion and the primary care group.
Teaming Up to Tackle a Perilous Lung Disease
It may be considered a “rare” lung disease, but pulmonary fibrosis accounts for 40,000 U.S. deaths a year – as many lives as claimed by breast cancer.
Hospital Credits Safety Protocols and Drills
The security and safety of our patients is always our top priority.
Hospital Campus Safe and Secure Following Overnight Incident Near Hospital Entrance
The hospital and all clinics are open.
Multiplying the Gift of Life
Three people receive needed kidneys as a result of six-way living kidney chain, including the first pediatric recipient for Children's Mercy.
Oncology Nurse Receives National Magnet Nurse of the Year Award
Lindsay Norris, RN, has received the prestigious American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) National Magnet Nurse of the Year® Award in the category of Structural Empowerment.
Health System Receives Vizient Award
We have received the 2018 Vizient Bernard A. Birnbaum, MD, Quality Leadership Award and were ranked 5th among 99 academic medical centers by the Vizient Quality and Accountability Study.
Midnight Celebration Marks 20th Anniversary
In 1998, we were given a check for approximately 10-20 days of operations on Oct. 1 at 12:01 a.m. Today, we marked our 20th anniversary as a public health authority.