Health System Earns Top Stroke Care Honor
Kansas City, Kan. — Once again, The University of Kansas Health System's stroke program – the region's largest – received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association's Get With The Guidelines® – Stroke GOLD PLUS achievement award. The...
Walk-in, After-Hours Care for Sports Injuries in Overland Park
Fall is a busy time for sports and sports injuries. To help keep you in the game, The University of Kansas Health System Sports Medicine and Performance Center is making it easier to get your aches and pains checked out in Overland Park, Kansas. Begi...
Sports Medicine Specialists Provide Care for U.S. Gymnastics Team
Kansas City, Kan. — For the first time since 1987, the U.S. Gymnastics Championships will be held in Kansas City, Missouri. The 4-day championships, which begin August 8 at Sprint Center, showcase some of the top male and female gymnasts in the count...
Prestigious Lantern Award Honors Emergency Department Excellence
Kansas City, Kan. — The University of Kansas Hospital's Emergency Department (ED) has received the Lantern Award. Only 28 EDs in the nation this year have received the award, which is given by the Emergency Nurses Association. Our ED is the only one...
The University of Kansas Hospital Named 'Best in Kansas City' for 10 Consecutive Years
Kansas City, Kan. — For the 10th consecutive year, The University of Kansas Hospital is the "Best Hospital in Kansas City" according to U.S. News & World Report. It is also the "Best Hospital in Kansas" for the 8th time. It is the only hospital to ev...
Breast Implants Linked to Rare Cancer Recalled
The Food and Drug Administration announced a recall of Allergan BIOCELL textured breast implants.
Public Notice: Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education Call for Comments
The University of Kansas Hospital announces the upcoming site visit of the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) to review The University of Kansas Health System, Kansas City Division, Nurse Residency program from Wednesday, September 11...
Graduate Nurse Open House on July 18
Kansas City, Kan. — On Thursday, July 18, we will be hosting a Graduate Nurse Open House from 1-5 p.m. During the event, recent graduates and soon-to-graduate nursing students will have the opportunity to speak with nurse managers and recruiters to l...
Turning Point Kids Program Finds Global Welcome
Leawood, Kan. — Turning Point has used music, art, movement and other creative outlets to help children – whose loved ones are suffering serious and chronic disease – develop emotional resilience for years. The program is now reaching at-risk childre...
Hall of Fame 2019
More than 420 guests helped recognize a distinguished group of Kansas City leaders, philanthropists and businesses at The University of Kansas Health System’s 2019 Hall of Fame Awards Dinner and Celebration. Held June 11, the annual awards recognize the vital role individuals and organizations play in supporting the health system’s ability to deliver world-class care to patients with the most complex conditions.
Longtime Collaboration Bolstered by Transition of Certain Pediatric Specialty Care Providers and Clinics
The University of Kansas Health System and Children's Mercy announced the transition of certain pediatric specialty care providers and clinics from The University of Kansas Health System to Children's Mercy. As two leading healthcare providers, both recognized as top hospitals in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, The University of Kansas Hospital and Children's Mercy have collaborated for many years to bring the highest level of pediatric care to this region.
Kansas Athletics Launches Groundbreaking New Model for Student-Athlete Care
Kansas Athletics is collaborating with The University of Kansas Health System and LMH Health to launch Kansas Team Health, a new model of care that makes the resources of The University of Kansas Health System and LMH Health available to provide the best care possible for KU student-athletes.
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.