Health Care

White House to Honor Local Jim Allen, Jr and his Startup, Honor Capital, LLC

Aug. 26, 2014

On Monday, August 25, 2014 the White House announced that James S. Allen, Jr., co-founder of Honor Capital, LLC, a Kansas City native and Navy Veteran, has been selected as a 2014 recipient of the “Veteran Entrepreneur-Champions of Change” award. James (Jim) Allen, Jr. will formally receive the designation on Wednesday, August 27, 2014 at 1:00 PM ET at the ...

Tallgrass Creek Residents/Staff to “Walk Across America” in September

Aug. 26, 2014

OVERLAND PARK, KS (August 26, 2014) – Residents and staff of Tallgrass Creek retirement community will participate September 1 -30 in a “Walk Across America” fitness project in which they will keep track of the time -- and distances -- they walk. They will walk each day in and around their 65-acre campus in Overland Park, KS. They will be ...

10 Kansas medical practices selected for Family Medicine Tobacco Office Champion project

Aug. 26, 2014

WICHITA, KANSAS – Kansas Academy of Family Physicians (KAFP) announces the 10 medical practices selected to participate in the Family Medicine Tobacco Office Champion (FMTOC) program. The 10 practices selected, their city, physician champion and office champion are: • AFC Doctors Express, Wichita, Samrah Mansoor, MD and Mansoor Tahir • Bluestem Medical, Quinter, Doug Gruenbacher, MD and Heather Hargitt • ...

INTOUCH SOLUTIONS EARNS SPOT ON 2014 INC. 5000 LIST OF FASTEST GROWING COMPANIES

Aug. 25, 2014

Media Contact: Laura Jung 913-660-9626 ljung@morningstarcomm.com INTOUCH SOLUTIONS EARNS SPOT ON 2014 INC. 5000 LIST OF FASTEST GROWING COMPANIES Overland Park, Kan. (August 25, 2014) — Intouch Solutions, a marketing agency serving the pharmaceutical industry, earned a position on the 2014 Inc. 5000 list. This competitive list showcases the fastest growing companies in America. Based in Kansas City, with offices ...

3rd Annual KC Yoga Festival coming to Convention Center

Aug. 18, 2014

Contact: Leah Morgan FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tel: (816) 213-1014 kcyogafest@gmail.com MC YOGI MAKES HIS KC DEBUT AT THE 3RD ANNUAL KANSAS CITY YOGA FESTIVAL All Kansas City Yogis will converge on the KC Convention Center Kansas City, MO- Two local yoga studio owners, Angie Eckenroth and Leah Morgan are excited to bring the yoga community together for a third year ...

Wichita will Light the Night to end cancer

Aug. 14, 2014

Plans are underway for Wichita’s annual Light the Night Walk, and its’ going to be bigger and better than ever! Each year, patients, families, coworkers, and friends rally together at this community celebration that brings help and hope to those battling cancers in the Wichita area. This year’s event will take place at Exploration Place on Thursday, October 23, 2014 ...

Leading ALS researcher joins Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences

Aug. 14, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Laura Jung Account Coordinator (913) 660-9626 (913) 963-8634 (cell) ljung@morningstarcomm.com Lisa Cambridge Director of Public Relations (816) 654-7038 (913) 602-8652 (cell) lcambridge@kcumb.edu Leading ALS Researcher Joins the Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (Kansas City, Mo. – Aug.14, 2014) – The Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCUMB) announces the appointment of Jingsong Zhou, ...

Dr. Katie Oatman Joins Independence Dental Practice of Dr. Susan Widick

Aug. 11, 2014

Independence, MO (August 2014) – Dr. Katherine “Katie” Oatman has joined the Independence general family dental practice of Dr. Susan Appleberry Widick. Dr. Oatman is a graduate of the University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Dentistry, where she performed rotations at a Federally Qualified Health Center and at a private clinic. Dr. Oatman also performed outreach educational services and ...

INTOUCH SOLUTIONSGROUP CREATIVE DIRECTOR BRENT SCHOLZ CHOSEN AS 2014 GLOBAL AWARDS GRAND JURY™ MEMBER

Aug. 11, 2014

Media Contact: Laura Jung 913-660-9626 ljung@morningstarcomm.com INTOUCH SOLUTIONS’ GROUP CREATIVE DIRECTOR BRENT SCHOLZ CHOSEN AS 2014 GLOBAL AWARDS GRAND JURY™ MEMBER OVERLAND PARK, KAN. (August 11, 2014) — Brent Scholz, Group Creative Director for Intouch Solutions’ Overland Park, Kan., office, has been invited to serve as a member of the Grand Jury in the 2014 Global Awards, for the World’s ...

Sagacious Consultants Supports Veterans Charities With $10,000 Donation

Aug. 5, 2014

LENEXA, Kan., August 5, 2014--Sagacious Consultants, the premier full-service Epic consulting company, will donate $10,000 to a group of charities supporting veterans—Wounded Warrior Project, Camp American Legion, the Legacy Fund, and the Aaron Grider Foundation. This donation is part of Sagacious Consultants’ charitable bonus program, which gives consultants an opportunity to contribute a donation every year to a charity of ...

?INTOUCH SOLUTIONS RECOGNIZED BY ADVERTISING AGE AND ?ADVERTISING HEALTH FOR LEADERSHIP, CREATIVE EXCELLENCE

Aug. 5, 2014

Overland Park, Kan. (August 5, 2014) — Intouch Solutions, a marketing agency serving the pharmaceutical industry, was recently recognized by two major international industry publications, Advertising Age and Advertising Health, for its leadership in the advertising industry. Advertising Age, the leading publication for the advertising industry, ranked Intouch Solutions as one of the Top 3 U.S. Independent Digital Agency Networks ...

KCUMB dedicates new academic center

Aug. 2, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Brian Van Note (913) 660-9656 bvannote@morningstarcomm.com KCUMB Dedicates New Academic Center Kansas City, Mo. (August 2, 2014) – The Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCUMB), the largest medical school in Missouri and one of the oldest osteopathic medical schools in the country, held a ribbon-cutting ceremony today to unveil its new Student Academic Center. ...

AAVSB updates strategic plan for 2014-2016

Aug. 1, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Date: August 1st, 2014 Contact: Chrissy Bagby, Member Services Coordinator 1-877-698-8482 AAVSB Updates Strategy Map for 2014-2016 Kansas City, MO (August 1, 2014) – The American Association of Veterinary State Boards (AAVSB) released its updated Strategy Map outlining its Strategic Focus Areas and Objectives for the next three years (2014-2016). “Over the years, the AAVSB strengthens itself ...

Dr. George Turner and Lisa Meyers, sexual health experts, speak at the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) conference in DC

July 28, 2014

For Immediate Release Media Contact: George Turner, PhD, LSCSW/LCSW, CEO Turner Professional Group (TPG) Direct: 816-931-8255 or george@turnerprofessionalgroup.com Local sexual health experts, Dr. George Turner and Lisa Meyers of Turner Professional Group, spoke on Sexuality and Disability in Washington DC at the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) conference. Partnering once again with Dr. Mary Rita Weller, they spoke to ...

New Home Care Company Dedicated to Helping Johnson County Seniors

July 23, 2014

Elite Home Care Services of Kansas, LLC is set to open early August 2014 and provide in-home care services to seniors in the Johnson County, KS area. Elite Home Care Services is a locally owned and operated senior home care company specializing in growing the independence of seniors from the comfort of their homes. Seniors in the area of Johnson ...

Fraunfelder joins MU School of Medicine as chair of ophthalmology department

July 17, 2014

COLUMBIA, Mo. — Frederick Fraunfelder, M.D., M.B.A., has joined the University of Missouri School of Medicine as chair of the Department of Ophthalmology. Fraunfelder comes to MU from the Casey Eye Institute and Oregon Health & Science University in Portland, Oregon, where he served as a professor of ophthalmology and as the chief of the cornea, external disease and refractive ...

Smiles Change Lives Orthodontists Support Team Smile’s Oral Health Initiative

July 15, 2014

Kansas City, MO – July 2014: Kansas City headquartered non-profit Smiles Change Lives (SCL) is excited to work with TeamSmile at their community health event this Friday, July 18th at Kauffman Stadium. TeamSmile is a nationwide advocacy group that partners with sports organizations like the Kansas City Royals and oral health professionals to help make life-changing dental care available to ...

Shawnee Mission Primary Care to Open New Location in Leawood

July 10, 2014

Contact: Mallory Laur 913-676-2299, cell 785-213-2915 Mallory.laur@shawneemission.org Shawnee Mission Primary Care to Open New Location in Leawood Merriam, Kan. – Shawnee Mission Primary Care is opening its seventh Johnson County location on July 1. Located at 151st Street and Nall, Shawnee Mission Primary Care – Leawood will bring a long history of providing expert care for the entire family to ...

James Mirabile, MD Appointed to SottoPelle Hormone Replacement Therapy Advisory Board

July 8, 2014

Top Team of Medical and Business Experts join SottoPelle® to help Advance Quality Pellet Therapy into Mainstream SottoPelle® today announced the formation of its new Advisory Board, a team comprised of outstanding medical and business professionals who offer extensive expertise in their respective fields. Among those selected is Kansas City area physician, James Mirabile, MD. The SottoPelle® Advisory Board will ...

Intouch Solutions Promotes Multiple Employees

July 7, 2014

Media Contact: Laura Jung 913-660-9626 ljung@morningstarcomm.com INTOUCH SOLUTIONS PROMOTES MULTIPLE KANSAS CITY EMPLOYEES KANSAS CITY (July 7, 2014) – Intouch Solutions proudly announces the promotion of seven employees in its Overland Park, Kan., office. A leading marketing agency serving the pharmaceutical industry, Intouch Solutions has seen rapid expansion over the past five years and actively promotes within the 500-person firm. ...

Intouch Solutions Promotes Matthew Goyer to VP of Client Services

July 7, 2014

Media Contact: Laura Jung 913-660-9626 ljung@morningstarcomm.com INTOUCH SOLUTIONS PROMOTES MATTHEW GOYER TO VICE PRESIDENT OF CLIENT SERVICES KANSAS CITY (July 7, 2014) – Intouch Solutions proudly announces the promotion of Matthew Goyer to Vice President, Client Services. A leading marketing agency serving the pharmaceutical industry, Intouch Solutions has seen rapid expansion over the past five years and actively promotes experienced ...

NEW SENIOR LIVING COMMUNITY UNDER CONSTRUCTION NEAR ZONA ROSA

July 2, 2014

KANSAS CITY NORTHLAND: Construction of a new senior living community in the Northland will be nearing completion at the end of 2014 and expects to open in the first quarter of 2015. The community, known as Benton House of Tiffany Springs, will feature senior living apartments and a separate, exclusive neighborhood dedicated to serving those experiencing Alzheimer’s disease or other ...


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