Health Care

31st Annual Celebration of Life Rally, Sunday, June 5

May 27, 2016

What: The 31st annual Kansas City Celebration of Life Rally on National Cancer Survivors Day When: 12 noon to 3 p.m. Sunday, June 5, 2016 Where: Richard & Annette Bloch Cancer Survivors Park, on Roanoke between 47th and 48th streets, just west of The Country Club Plaza Who: R.A. Bloch Cancer Foundation is the organizing sponsor, with co-sponsorship support from ...

“Sport Exchange Summit, Powered by Drug Free Sport” Conference Expands

May 25, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE “Sport Exchange Summit, Powered by Drug Free Sport” Conference Expands Day-and-a-half conference focuses on multidisciplinary learning for the “team behind the team”. KANSAS CITY, MO. (May 25, 2016) – Furthering its position as the industry leader in drug education and testing within professional, collegiate, and amateur athletics, The National Center for Drug Free Sport (Drug Free Sport®) ...

Vince & Associates Clinical Research Announces Research Campus Expansion

May 23, 2016

OVERLAND PARK, KS – Vince & Associates Clinical Research, an Altasciences company, announced today the opening of their new four-story building as a part of their early phase clinical research campus expansion, which includes a QT safety assessment unit, a controlled ventilation smoking area, a limited access specialty unit, as well as an expanded pharmacy and recruitment center. The new ...

JE Dunn Gets Red in the Face for Healthier Hearts

May 18, 2016

For more information: Keli Schneider (Office): 816-292-8529 WHAT: 4th Annual Red Face Relay, a running event created by JE Dunn with over 147 participants in 16 national locations. Each team will run a 60-minute leg of the relay. WHO: JE Dunn employees and the American Heart Association WHEN: Thursday, May 19 from 11:30 to 12:30 p.m. WHERE: JE Dunn ...

Video Tours of Tallgrass Creek Now on Newly-Launched Website

May 17, 2016

OVERLAND PARK, KS (May 17, 2016) – Erickson Living’s newly-launched, improved website makes user experience easier and more enjoyable while it integrates a national network of sites. Erickson Living manages Tallgrass Creek in Overland Park. Website improvements include: • A brand new design featuring more community photography, resident videos, and testimonials. • Faster, easier site navigation so visitors can ...

Community Health Fair in Wyandotte County

May 17, 2016

NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: May 17, 2016 Marie Frasure (913) 621­4111 ext. 2 Community Health Fair in Wyandotte County Building a healthy community for all KANSAS CITY, KS – (May 17, 2016) – In building a healthier community, Mt. Carmel Redevelopment Corporation (MCRC) will host its first annual community health fair, on Saturday, June 25 from 10 ...

Providence Medical Center Receives Second Excellence in Eye Donation Award

May 16, 2016

Press Release For immediate release May 16, 2016 For more information, please contact: Christopher Polley, Director of Communications 314.584.1720 (office), 314.435.5007 (cell) Providence Medical Center Receives Second Excellence in Eye Donation Award Kansas City, Kan. (May 16, 2016) – Providence Medical Center has been awarded Saving Sight’s 2015 Excellence in Eye Donation Award, recognizing the partner hospital for achievements ...

Tallgrass Creek Celebrates its 2016 Student Scholar Eden Pierce

May 16, 2016

OVERLAND PARK, KS (May 12, 2016) – Tallgrass Creek retirement community today celebrated Eden Pierce of Kansas City Christian School who is its Class of 2016 Student Scholar at an Award Ceremony. Pierce earned a four-year collegiate scholarship from the $24,818 raised this year by residents. In the previous seven years, the Tallgrass Creek Scholars Program has raised $192,000 assisting ...

Tallgrass Creek Staff Art Contest Celebrates Diversity

May 16, 2016

OVERLAND PARK, KS (May 16, 2016) -- As part of Tallgrass Creek retirement community’s commitment to employee engagement, diversity and inclusion, it held a staff “Art in April” contest where employees were invited to create and submit works of original art with a diversity and inclusion theme. Employees and residents judged the entrees. The First Place winner, Hope Mitchell (Dining), ...

Free eye exams offered for service dogs

May 12, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Sheila Styron 816-627-2217 (direct) The Whole Person to host clinic in partnership with Eye Care for Animals KANSAS CITY, MO. (May 12, 2016) — The Whole Person (TWP), a nonprofit center for independent living, will partner with Eye Care for Animals (ECFA) in hosting a free eye exam clinic for service animals from 11 a.m. ...

Shawnee Mission Health Named Injury & Health Awareness Provider of Metro United Soccer Club

May 11, 2016

For Immediate Release Contact: Andrew Kinsman (913) 403-0770 April 29, 2016- Shawnee, KS. Metro United Soccer Club and Shawnee Mission Health (SMH) have developed an injury and health awareness program that will begin immediately but will concentrate on the 2016-17 soccer season. The program will include the use of SMH’s sport-specific training division, SportsCare, located in the Life Dynamics ...

Intouch Solutions Opens First International Office in London

May 11, 2016

KANSAS CITY (May 11, 2016) – Intouch Solutions, a leading marketing agency serving the pharmaceutical industry, is proud to announce its global expansion with the opening of an office in London. This is the first Intouch Solutions office established outside of the U.S. in the healthcare agency’s 17-year history. The creation of Intouch London coincides with the hire of Ariel ...

Alberto Lajo, European Citizen’s Prize

May 10, 2016

The following event and other community awards of the European Citizen's Prize were celebrated in Madrid, in the capital of Spain. Spain gathers the most prizes in the European Union. At the present award winning ceremony, the Spanish Alberto Lajo was nominated for the European Citizen's Prize in 2015. Dr. Alberto Lajo received the highest award of the community, having ...

PCD Pharma Franchise & Third Party Manufacturing Company

May 10, 2016

India 10.05.2016 Every pharma company has massive amounts of Production Capacity of their Medicine. So some pharmaceuticals companies’ offers PCD pharma Franchise and third Party manufacturing for their products. Skin Healthcare is delivered by dermatology physician in allied health professions, chiropractic, physicians, physician associates, dentistry, midwifery, nursing, medicine, optometry, pharmacy, psychology, and other Skin health professions. It includes the work ...

Teamwork Makes the Dream Work conference on concussion June 10

May 9, 2016

Teamwork Makes the Dream Work conference on concussion June 10 to feature former NFL linebacker Anthony Davis and sports and medical experts Public conference to focus on recognizing and responding to concussion Overland Park, Kan. — For anyone who thinks concussions are only something professional athletes need to worry about, think again. Concussions can occur in any sport, at any ...

Community Transformation Forum returns: Heartland Foundation launches updated intergenerational experience for communities interested in thriving

May 5, 2016

St. Joseph, Mo. (May 5, 2016) – Heartland Foundation is launching a refreshed Community Transformation Forum experience for communities interested in exploring a different future for themselves. The Forum empowers people from all walks of life, backgrounds, and ages to act and be difference makers in strengthening their communities. Heartland Foundation President Judith K. Sabbert said, “We are honored to ...

BioNovus Innovations and the University of Kansas Medical Center’s Institute for Advancing Medical Innovation Announce Partnership

May 3, 2016

Public-Private partnership advances promising treatments to the marketplace Kansas City, Missouri – BioNovus Innovations LLC and the University of Kansas Medical Center’s Institute for Advancing Medical Innovation (IAMI) today announced a new partnership to develop and commercialize new drugs, diagnostics and medical devices. An agreement between the two organizations provides BioNovus Innovations with rights to license, develop and commercialize medical ...

New campus announced for KU Med-Salina

May 3, 2016

(May 3, 2016) – The Salina Regional Health Foundation has entered a contract to purchase the former Planter’s State Bank/Bank of America building at 138 N. Santa Fe Ave. to be the future home for the University of Kansas School of Medicine–Salina Campus. A $6.5 million capital campaign called the Blueprint for Rural Health also will soon be underway to ...

Head Lice Treatment Salon opens 2nd location in the Northland

April 29, 2016

The lice removal business is a growing trend all over the United States. Combers KC, just recently opened their 2nd location in the Northland, in KC, Mo. With head lice removal businesses popping up all over, Combers KC is still the only Licensed head lice treatment Salon in Kansas City. The original location in Overland Park, KS, opened in January ...

Scott Kujath, MD, Receives INMED International Medicine Award

April 29, 2016

Kansas City area vascular surgeon recognized for service in Africa KANSAS CITY, MO – Scott W. Kujath, MD, FACS has been named the 2016 recipient of the INMED International Medicine Award by the Institute for International Medicine. The award recognizes an individual who has made a significant contribution to health in developing nations. Recipients have demonstrated uncommon dedication and endurance ...

VNA Marks 125 Years of Taking Care of People at Home

April 29, 2016

KANSAS CITY, Missouri—Who’s there to help make a seamless transition from hospital to home? To offer enhanced medical support to those living at home with chronic illness? Visiting Nurse Association (VNA). The first home health agency in Kansas City is celebrating its 125th anniversary this year, with festivities kicking off during an employee celebration breakfast May 5. VNA is the ...

Scott Kujath, MD, Receives INMED International Medicine Award

April 28, 2016

Kansas City area vascular surgeon recognized for service in Africa KANSAS CITY, MO – Scott W. Kujath, MD, FACS has been named the 2016 recipient of the INMED International Medicine Award by the Institute for International Medicine. The award recognizes an individual who has made a significant contribution to health in developing nations. Recipients have demonstrated uncommon dedication and endurance ...

Final Journeys - Talking About Our Wishes at the End of Life

April 27, 2016

The Center for Practical Bioethics' Annual Dinner on May 3, 5:30 - 9:00 pm at the InterContinental Kansas City at the Plaza, will highlight end-of-life stories that underscore the importance of talking about our wishes around death and dying with loved ones. The keynote speaker, Will Schwalbe, New York Times best-selling author of "The End of Your Life Book Club," ...

It’s Prom Night at Tallgrass Creek

April 25, 2016

OVERLAND PARK, KS -- A Tuesday evening, April 19, Junior-Senior Prom at Tallgrass Creek retirement community brought about 30 students from Blue Valley North High School and nearly 125 retirees together on the dance floor. They did the Electric Slide, Macarena and Booty Call, among other dances. There was even an impromptu Harlem Shake. And there were a few Fox ...

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