March 05, 2015
KANSAS CITY, KAN.— In acknowledgment of the growth of residents and workers in downtown Kansas City, Missouri, The University of Kansas Hospital is opening the first Urgent Care Clinic inside the downtown loop inside Sprint Center, Kansas City’s award-winning arena.
Located inside Sprint Center’s Grand Lobby and next to the College Basketball Experience at 1403 Grand Boulevard, the Urgent Care will begin service on Monday, March 16, 2015, by seeing patients from 10:00 am to 6:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Additional hours or days will be considered at a later date.The Urgent Care will see all patients older than 6 months of age. Among the health problems the Urgent Care Clinic will address are:
- asthma, allergy, cold and flu symptoms
- cuts and scrapes
- rashes and burns
- sprains and fractures
“We’ve been part of Sprint Center from its beginning, taking care of athletes at its sporting events and the crowds at all events,” said Bob Page, president and chief executive officer of The University of Kansas Hospital.
“With Sprint Center as the catalyst, we see people from all over the metro flocking downtown to live, work and play. They deserve access to basic healthcare close to their jobs and their homes,” said Page.
Interview with Bob Page, President and Chief Executive Officer, The University of Kansas Hospital.
Page noted that the Urgent Care Clinic couldn't have happened without the support and cooperation of AEG, operators of Sprint Center.
Page also pointed out The University of Kansas Hospital has been a major factor in the renaissance of Kansas City, Kansas.
“We are proud to be part of the renaissance of downtown Kansas City, Missouri. We’ve been part of Sprint Center since it opened in 2007 and we now are expanding this role to serve the people it has helped bring downtown. This is part of our commitment to the entire metropolitan area.
Page also said The University of Kansas Hospital’s presence in Missouri has significantly expanded over the last decade.