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KCTV: Saint Luke's Offers New Nursing Assistant Training Program
KCTV talked to Susie Krug about why nursing assistants are invaluable to the patient experience and a new paid six-week training program at Saint Luke's.
KCUR: People of Color Are Far Less Likely to Receive CPR From Bystanders, New Study Finds
During an emergent cardiac event, receiving CPR increases the likelihood of survival. However, a new study found people of color are far less likely to receive CPR from bystanders than white people.
Wright Memorial Hospital Foundation Announces Hiring of New Foundation Development Officer
Wright Memorial Hospital Foundation is pleased to announce the addition of a new Foundation Development Officer. Scott Sharp of Trenton assumed the position on November 7.
Allen County Regional Hospital and Anderson County Hospital Welcome Dung Mac, MD, to Hospitalist Team
Dr. Mac joins Vu Nguyen, DO, who has been working as a hospitalist at both locations since the program launched at Allen County Regional Hospital in November 2021.
Melinda L. Estes, MD, Recognized by the Missouri Hospital Association for Distinguished Service
The award, the association’s highest honor, was presented during MHA’s 100th Annual Convention.
Hedrick Medical Center and Wright Memorial Hospital Call for Red Scarves in Support of Women’s Heart Health
In preparation for National Heart Month, February 2023, Hedrick Medical Center, in collaboration with Saint Luke’s Muriel I. Kauffman Women’s Heart Center, is asking members of the community to help create red scarves.
Wright Memorial Hospital and Hedrick Medical Center Call for Red Scarves in Support of Women’s Heart Health
In preparation for National Heart Month, February 2023, Wright Memorial Hospital, in collaboration with the Saint Luke’s Muriel I. Kauffman Women’s Heart Center, is asking members of the community to help create red scarves.
KSHB: Kansas City COVID-19 Survivor Surprises Care Team with Heartfelt Thank You
A year after being diagnosed with COVID and going on a ventilator, one local woman planned a surprise visit to her care team to show them the difference they made in her life.
Healio: Food Insecurity Raises Risk for Poor Outcomes in Patients with PAD
Among patients with peripheral artery disease, those with food insecurity had elevated risk for a major CV event.