Saint Luke's News

Hedrick Medical Center Medical Staff Announces New Scholarship Opportunity
The scholarship will be named the Harkness Scholarship, after Dr. James A. Harkness, a former Chillicothe physician and Chief of Staff at Hedrick Medical Center.
Saint Luke’s News: Interventional Pulmonology: The new sub-specialty that’s catching lung cancer early in Kansas City
Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States, but more men and women are surviving the cancer than ever before. Dr. Tim Saettele and Dr. Matthew Aboudara explain how a new field of medicine is helping to diagnose it early.
Saint Luke’s News: Forget what you’ve heard about back surgery then, here’s how it has evolved
In the past, the words “back surgery” meant long recovery times and a higher chance of complications with traditional open procedures. Dr. Cheerag Upadhyaya explains how a lot has changed in the past decade with minimally invasive surgery.
Saint Luke's News: Dr. Kim Smolderen of Saint Luke’s Mid America Heart Institute Elected Fellow of the American Heart Association
Dr. Kim Smolderen, cardiologist and outcomes research scientist at Saint Luke’s Mid America Heart Institute, has been elected as a Fellow of the American Heart Association by the Council on Peripheral Vascular Disease.
Saint Luke's cardiologist gives back to Saint Luke's Rehabilitation Institute
Saint Luke’s cardiologist Dr. Tony Zink and his wife, Toni, have supported Saint Luke’s for nearly two decades. See why they helped bring music therapy to Saint Luke's Rehabilitation Institute.
Allen County Regional Hospital Board Approves Agreement with Saint Luke’s Health System
The Allen County Regional Hospital Board voted last night to lease Allen County Regional Hospital to a subsidiary of Saint Luke’s Health System.
Randomized Trials Show Fish Oil Reduces Risk of Cardiovascular Illness
Omega-3 fatty acids, commonly known as fish oil, have been proven to significantly reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease according to a new scientific paper co-authored by cardiologist Dr. James O’Keefe from the Saint Luke’s Mid America Heart Institute and published in the Journal of Mayo Clinic Proceedings.
Anderson County Hospital announces the addition of new service line
Senior Life Solutions, an intensive outpatient group therapy program, is designed to meet the unique needs of adults 65 and older who are struggling with symptoms of depression and anxiety.