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GE Healthcare names Saint Luke’s Neuroscience Institute its first healthymagination Stroke Solution Site

Saint Luke’s Neuroscience Institute (SLNI) has earned GE Healthcare’s healthymagination first-ever validation of a stroke program based on a rigorous third-party review by Oxford Analytica. The review showed that the program’s coordinated use of people, process, and technology yields better outcomes for people with strokes.

Heart Institute named recipient of $646,499 PCORI pilot project to engage patients in a study of patient-centered outcomes in peripheral arterial disease
Saint Luke’s Mid America Heart Institute has been selected to receive $646,499 from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) to engage patients in a study of patient-centered outcomes in peripheral arterial disease (PAD), PCORI announced today. The award is part of PCORI’s Pilot Projects Program, which will address a broad range of questions about methods for engaging patients in various aspects of the research and dissemination process.
Heart Institute named recipient of $646,499 PCORI pilot project to engage patients in a study of patient-centered outcomes in peripheral arterial disease
Saint Luke’s Mid America Heart Institute has been selected to receive $646,499 from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) to engage patients in a study of patient-centered outcomes in peripheral arterial disease (PAD), PCORI announced today. The award is part of PCORI’s Pilot Projects Program, which will address a broad range of questions about methods for engaging patients in various aspects of the research and dissemination process.
Gastric Bypass Success

George and Erin Hosler aren’t the couple they used to be.

Valve Center at Saint Luke’s streamlines diagnosis and treatment

Building on a tradition of excellence in the treatment of heart valve disease, Saint Luke’s Mid America Heart Institute has established a comprehensive multidisciplinary Valve Center dedicated to the use of new transcatheter valve replacement therapies for patients with complex valvular disease. The center unites a highly skilled team of cardiologists and cardiovascular surgeons offering diagnosis, evaluation, and treatment in one convenient location.

PRESS RELEASE: Saint Luke's Heart of America Mothers' Milk Bank to open
Human milk dramatically boosts the chances for sick and fragile newborns to thrive. In June 2010 Saint Luke’s Hospital opened a collection depot for nursing mothers to donate their excess breast milk.
Saint Luke's study shows patients consider costs before
Lack of health insurance and financial worries about the cost of care contributed to as much as a six-hour delay in seeking emergency care for a heart attack, according to a first-of-its kind study published April 14 in the Journal of the American Medical Association.
Ron Baker named Saint Luke’s East Hospital CEO
Saint Luke’s Health System announces the appointment of Ron Baker as CEO of Saint Luke’s East Hospital. Baker, currently CEO of Cushing Memorial Hospital in Leavenworth, Kan. – a member of Saint Luke’s Health System – will begin the position in Lee’s Summit in early May.
Symplicity trial evaluates effectiveness of high blood pressure treatment

High blood pressure, or hypertension, is the single most common contributor to death worldwide and a major risk factor for stroke, heart attack, co