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Saint Luke's Center for Surgical Weight Loss achieves national recognition
The Saint Luke's Center for Surgical Weight Loss has been named an American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence®.
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.
Value of rapid response teams in reducing hospital mortality questioned
The case for in-hospital rapid response teams (RRTs), which have proliferated across hospitals throughout the U.S. in the past decade, may need further study to prove their effectiveness at reducing preventable hospital deaths, according to new research led by a cardiologist at Saint Luke's Mid America Heart Institute.
Surgeon preforms first of its kind kidney extraction
The novel transvaginal kidney extraction procedure has the potential to increase living kidney donations by impacting people's willingness to donate.
Heart Valve Replacement without Invasive Surgery
Rosemary stopped her regular walk to Loose Park to admire the roses. Taking more than 20 steps robbed her of breath and tightened her chest with pain.
Giving while Living: A kidney donor’s story
For Christmas a couple of years ago, Lewis Merrill got a surprise gift from someone he’d never met. Although it was unexpected, he had wished for it and hoped for it for three years.
Saint Luke’s Remembers Henry Bloch
Henry’s leadership and generosity have been instrumental in helping us fulfill our mission of providing the highest quality health care to our community.