Saint Luke's News

Saint Luke's offers single treatment radiation therapy
Oncologists at Saint Luke's Cancer Institute are experiencing great success treating lung cancer patients with an innovative treatment called Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT).
Art collection at Saint Luke’s Women’s Center helps heal
The new Women’s Center at Saint Luke’s Hospital opened in spring 2010 and recently received its finishing touch – a graceful new sculpture at the exterior entrance to welcome patients and visitors.
Saint Luke's cardiac research fellow earns prestigious Dutch research grant
Kim Smolderen, M.D., a post-doctoral fellow at Saint Luke's Mid America Heart Institute who is supported by the American Heart Association Pharmaceutical Roundtable/Spina Outcomes Research Center, has been awarded a Veni-grant.
Study shows promising results for minimally invasive heart valve replacement option

Patients who are considered non-operable for conventional open heart valve surgery may have promising options using a new treatment available in the region only through Saint Luke's Mid America Heart Institute.

New labor and delivery unit to open at Saint Luke's Hospital
Expectant mothers planning to deliver their babies at Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City will soon be doing so in spacious, well-appointed new birthing suites.
Crittenton Children’s Center offers Head Start-Trauma Smart
Exposure to traumatic or violent experiences negatively affects the health, education and development of pre-school aged children in Kansas City's urban communities. Without intervention, these children often experience lifelong emotional disturbance, social developmental lags, and learning problems.
Crittenton offers new program for children experiencing traumatic events
A young boy witnesses his father’s murder. A single mother uses alcohol and drugs to cope with depression. A student’s insubordination triggers an anger-fueled response from an overwhelmed teacher.
New Cochlear Implant Delivers 120 Channels
Jim Atwater will tell you that it’s nearly impossible to learn to play music when you can’t hear.
Saint Luke's expands telehealth program to correctional facilities in Missouri
Saint Luke's Health System's telehealth program has expanded through a partnership with Correctional Medical Services, Inc. (CMS), to provide medical care to prison and jail inmates in Missouri.