Health Care

Wexford Place Assisted Living & Memory Support by Senior Star Wins Second Place Award from the National Association of Home Builders

Jan. 27, 2015

Prestigious industry recognition for Senior Star brings awareness to their quality and innovation KANSAS CITY, MO (January 27, 2015) – Senior Star is pleased to announce that their housing community in the Northland, Wexford Place Assisted Living & Memory Support by Senior Star, has won second place in the 2015 Best of 50+ Housing Awards competition. Senior Star’s interior design ...

Griffith Acupuncture & Wellness Center Offers Kansas City Acupuncture Therapy

Jan. 19, 2015

Griffith Acupuncture and Wellness Center is pleased to announce the opening of a new clinic in the heart of midtown, Kansas City, Missouri. Located inside the VFW building on 34th's street, the Griffith Acupuncture and Wellness Center will offer acupuncture and herbal therapies. Suzzette Griffith, L.Ac, Pharm.D., is both a licensed acupuncturist and a licensed pharmacist. She graduated and earned ...

Karen Miller Joins the FEI Executive Team as Secretary

Jan. 17, 2015

Amy Goode 913-725-0125 foodequalityinitiative@gmail.com Food Equality Initiative (FEI) is pleased to announce the appointment of Karen Miller to Secretary. Miller has been working with FEI since October 2014. "Karen's remarkable background as a dietician and her passion for those with Celiac disease, make her a huge asset to FEI," said Emily Brown, FEI's CEO. "Karen's knowledge will guide programs aimed ...

Senior Star at Wexford Place Hosts Community Health Fair for Adults 40-Plus

Jan. 14, 2015

Healthy living initiative kicks off New Year KANSAS CITY, MO (January 14, 2015) – Senior Star at Wexford Place is teaming up with many Northland wellness partners to provide free health screenings and speakers for adults ages 40 and older on January 22 from to 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at 6500 North Cosby Avenue. As part of a living ...

VA Announces New Director of Kansas City VA Medical Center

Jan. 13, 2015

— The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Kathleen R. Fogarty as the new director of the Kansas City VA Medical Center. “We are excited to bring Ms. Fogarty on board as the new director of the Kansas City VA Medical Center,” said Dr. William Patterson, Veterans Integrated Service Network (VISN 15) Director. “Her ...

Veterans Receive Care From the City’s Finest

Jan. 9, 2015

Kansas City VA Medical Center has some of the City's top doctors. The January 2015 edition of 435 Kansas City’s Magazine announced the City’s Best Doctors for 2015: This list includes many providers from our facility including Prateek Sherma, a full time Gastroenterology physician. Others listed from the KC VA (part time or contract physicians) are: Medical Oncology and Hematology: ...

PI ARM Appoints Mike Burman as Senior Director

Jan. 9, 2015

Overland Park, KS, January 9, 2015 – PI ARM, a ProPharma Group company, announced today the appointment of Mike Burman, PharmD, to the position of Senior Director. In this role, Mike will provide leadership in strategic planning, key client relationships, and delivering excellence to our global client base. Mike has previously held Medical Information management positions in several pharmaceutical companies ...

Care Haven Homes Buys Sunflower House

Jan. 8, 2015

Local Pioneer in Growing Field of Alzheimer’s Care Adds 5th Home Care Haven Homes, LLC has purchased Sunflower House, a Leawood residence designed to provide better Alzheimer’s care in a family-style setting. The purchase closed December 31, 2014. Care Haven, a pioneer in this rapidly growing segment of memory care, now leads the local field in numbers of both residences ...

Mirabile MD Medi-Weightloss Clinic Named #1 in Patient Retention

Jan. 7, 2015

Overland Park, Kansas ( Pressreleases.kcstar ) January 7, 2015 - Overland Park based Mirabile MD Medi-Weightloss clinic has been named #1 in patient retention in 2014. Founded by the leading Kansas physician Dr. James Mirabile, the clinic has assured to extend the best medical weight loss program in Kansas City. A seasoned name across Kansas wellness sector, Dr. James Mirabile ...

Art for Tallgrass Creek Residents is a Serious Creative Pursuit

Jan. 6, 2015

OVERLAND PARK, KS (January 6, 2015) -- Painting is more than a pastime for 20 creative Tallgrass Creek retirement community residents who gather weekly to hone their artistic talents. The participating artists meet every Wednesday in the community's classroom for two-hour painting classes taught by Alysia Quisenberry, a former art teacher in the local Blue Valley School District with a ...

KCUC Assures Highest Quality Urology Care with Latest Minimal Invasive Treatment

Jan. 6, 2015

Overland Park, Kansas ( Pressreleases.kcstar ) January 6, 2015 - Kansas City Urology Care has assured high quality urology care with the help of cutting edge minimally invasive treatments. The hospital facility has promised timely medical care at fair & reasonable cost. A leading name across the urological care sector in Kansas City, KC Urology Care has been operating for ...

Drug & Alcohol Testing Company, Avertest Opens in Olathe, Kansas

Jan. 1, 2015

JANUARY 1, 2015 – RICHMOND, VA – Avertest opens their newest collection location today in Olathe, Kansas to serve as Johnson County’s drug and alcohol testing provider. Avertest’s New Year opening brings their collection site total to 26 locations nationwide, while another Johnson County location is in the works. Avertest provides evidenced based drug and alcohol testing services designed to ...

Liberty Hospital Foundation seeks applications for LiveWell Grant Program

Dec. 31, 2014

Liberty, MO – The Liberty Hospital Foundation is seeking applications for the 2015-16 LiveWell Grant Program. The mission of this program is to positively impact the health of the Liberty Hospital community through early detection, wellness and prevention, community health initiatives, direct healthcare services, and general access to health care by the medically under-insured and under-served. Current funding priorities reflect ...

Tallgrass Creek’s Yearend Occupancy is 10 Percent Above National Industry Average

Dec. 24, 2014

OVERLAND PARK, KS (December 23, 2014) – Tallgrass Creek retirement community’s occupancy at yearend 2014 is 10 percent above the national industry average. In addition, 130 households are now on the Priority List for future move-ins. Tallgrass Creek currently has 330 residents who moved to the community from Kansas, Missouri, Iowa, Texas, Florida, New York and North Carolina. Tallgrass Creek ...

Bi-monthly Therapy Education Sessions Open to Community

Dec. 19, 2014

December 19, 2014 (Overland Park, Kan.) — Physical therapy or rehabilitation can often reduce the effects of certain diseases and conditions. And yet, individuals living with those conditions may not know that they have options. That is why the Therapy Department at Village Shalom is initiating bi-monthly Therapy Education sessions open to the community. Each hour-long session will pinpoint a ...

Uninsured Americans Can Avoid Additional Tax Penalties

Dec. 19, 2014

NEWS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE KANSAS CITY, MO – (December 19, 2014) LewerBenefits, part of the locally established Lewer Companies, is providing a free open enrollment assistance program for individuals seeking to purchase health care insurance. This program has been designed for the public to help them thru the complexity of evaluating and selecting plans thru heathcare.gov. In this ...

Santa Makes a Very Merry and Memorable First Holiday for Premature Babies at Shawnee Mission Medical Center

Dec. 16, 2014

MEDIA ADVISORY DATE: December 16, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Mallory Laur 913-676-2299, cell 785-213-2915 Santa Makes a Very Merry and Memorable First Holiday for Shawnee Mission Medical Center’s Littlest Patients Santa Takes Photos with Premature Babies and Their Families at the NICU at Shawnee Mission Medical Center What: Not being able to take your baby home after birth presents ...

Step It Up For a Cure-FHSU Leadership 310-JDRF Kansas City Chapter Check Presentation

Dec. 15, 2014

Alexis Pfannenstiel, Type 1 Diabetic for 18.5 years Community Sponsor for “Step It Up For a Cure” 785-656-2324 amwilson3@mail.fhsu.edu Friday, December 19th, 2014 Step It Up For a Cure Glow Run and Walk-Fort Hays State University Leadership 310 Kansas City, Missouri DIABETES…it is a dirty eight letter word for those who have it or are affected by it; for those ...

Tallgrass Creek Residents Donate $59,599 to Thank Their Hourly Staff

Dec. 15, 2014

OVERLAND PARK, KS (December 15, 2014) -- Residents of Tallgrass Creek retirement community this week donated $59,599 to their campus’ Staff Appreciation Fund to show their appreciation to their hourly staff for jobs well done in 2014. The money benefitted 128 hourly staff members from all departments, including Dining Services, General Services and Health Services. This fundraising drive among residents ...

North Kansas City Hospital Accepts Applications for Winter and Spring Junior Volunteers

Dec. 12, 2014

North Kansas City Hospital Accepts Applications for Winter and Spring Junior Volunteers NORTH KANSAS CITY, MO. – Dec. 12, 2014 – North Kansas City Hospital (NKCH) is accepting student applications for junior volunteer opportunities for winter and spring, 2015. Students must be between the ages of 14-18 to apply. The program is a 3-month commitment that requires a minimum of ...

Ultherapy is the New Revolutionary Skin Tightening Treatment,” Says Dr. Mirabile!

Dec. 12, 2014

Overland Park, Kansas ( Pressreleases.kcstar ) December 12, 2014 - Ultherapy treatment is the new and effective way to look younger and better. It involves the passing of ultrasound frequencies deep into your skin to kick start new collagen production. And the result is? A better and more confident you! Mirabile M.D is Kansas' most trusted wellness firm. The organization ...

Park University Department of Nursing to Host Accreditation Site Review

Dec. 5, 2014

Park University’s Ellen Finley Earhart Department of Nursing will host a site review for initial accreditation of its Bachelor of Science in Nursing Completion Program by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing. Interested parties are invited to meet the ACEN site visit team and share comments about the program during a meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 4, at 3:30 p.m. ...

Keane Insurance Group Adds to Sales Team with Two New Brokers

Dec. 4, 2014

Kansas City, MO (December 4, 2014) – Keane Insurance Group has hired Ben Wise and Kate Sappington as brokers specializing in medical professional liability insurance and disability insurance for physicians. Sappington will focus on the Kansas City area as well as multiple states in the Midwest and Wise will be responsible for new business growth in the Southeast region, working ...

Gladstone Family Dental Group Assesses Smiles and Then Improves Them

Dec. 4, 2014

Gladstone, MO -- (ReleaseWire) -- 12/04/2014 -- Remember when cosmetic dentistry seemed to be only for the rich and famous? Today, with up-to-date techniques and newly developed materials, anyone can have a movie star smile. Fixing a gap from a missing tooth, re-aligning crooked teeth or repairing a broken tooth can be a life-changing event for an individual. Cosmetic dentistry ...


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