Health Care

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 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 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 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 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 ...


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 ...

Olathe Cancer Survivor Advocates for Cancer Funding on Capitol Hill

July 2, 2014

For a fourth consecutive year, Leesa Gabel from Olathe, KS will be traveling to Washington, DC to meet with members of Congress from Kansas’ 3rd District to discuss 2015 appropriations requests and to share her personal cancer story. Leesa will be attending One Voice Against Cancer Lobby Day, July 7-8, as a representative from the LIVESTRONG Foundation and her local ...


July 2, 2014

Media Contact: Laura Jung 913-660-9626 INTOUCH SOLUTIONS EXPANDS MULTICHANNEL TEAM WITH HIRE OF VICE PRESIDENT, RYAN OLESON NEW YORK CITY (July 2, 2014) – Intouch has announced the hire of Ryan Oleson as its vice president, multichannel marketing. A leading marketing agency serving the pharmaceutical industry, Intouch Solutions has seen rapid expansion over the past five years. The addition ...

Eighty-Five Percent of Tallgrass Creek’s‘ New Residence Building Already Sold Out

July 1, 2014

OVERLAND PARK, KS (July 1, 2014) – Eighty-five percent of apartment homes at Meadowlark Terrace, the new residence building now being constructed at Tallgrass Creek retirement community, are already sold out. This 87-unit apartment residence building, which is scheduled to open late this year, will feature 10 new floor plans that vary in size and style, ranging from luxury two-bedroom ...

Morgan Stanley Grants Additional Funds to Harvesters—The Community Food Network

July 1, 2014

Kansas City, MO —July 1, 2014—Harvesters—The Community Food Network today announced a $25,000 grant from Morgan Stanley to fund its BackSnack program, a child hunger initiative that helps ensure kids are fed on weekends. This grant is the second gift Harvesters has received from Morgan Stanley, bringing the total to $75,000. The grant is part of the latest phase in ...

Northland Therapeutic Riding CentereEarns perfect accreditation score

June 30, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: THE NORTHLAND THERAPEUTIC RIDING CENTER EARNS A PERFECT SCORE The Northland Therapeutic Riding Center (NTRC) recently earned 100% on its accreditation assessment and has earned the title of Premiere Accredited Center from PATH Intl. – The Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship International. “I was told that very few centers evaluated have earned a perfect score,” said Mary ...

Kansas City Urology Care Group and the Urology Specialists of KC Join Hands

June 26, 2014

Overland Park, KS ( Pressreleases.kcstar ) June 26, 2014 - The highly credentialed team at Kansas City Urology Care is now supported by an equally experienced and accomplished team of urologists at The Urology Specialists, P.C. KCUC welcomes the 4 doctors and 1 nurse practitioner who shall join the group from July 1st, 2014 onwards. The KCUC banner also extends ...

Local Child Wins National “Smile Story” Competition

June 24, 2014

contact: Melanie Johnston, Kansas City, MO – June 2014: A local middle-schooler, Nathan was recently chosen as one of two winners for the national Smile Story competition. The contest is put on by Kansas City head-quartered Smiles Change Lives (SCL), a non-profit that connects children from low-income families in need of orthodontic care with orthodontists willing to donate their ...

Children’s Mercy Board Chairman receives Missouri Hospital Association award

June 23, 2014

Kansas City, Mo, - June 19, 2014 – John “Jack” Ovel, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Children’s Mercy, is a recipient of the 2014 Excellence in Governance award from the Missouri Hospital Association (MHA) for his contributions to the health-care community. Jack was first elected to the Children’s Mercy Central Governing Board in 1996 and served for two ...

Free Stroller Fit Classes Every Monday in Lee’s Summit

June 23, 2014

Summit Fair Mall is welcoming moms and their babies to get fit, have fun, and come together every Monday for free Stroller Fit classes. Each summer the mall offers these free classes to the community to provide a beautiful space for a family friendly workout. Moms buckle their babies and toddlers safely into their strollers while they walk, jog, squat, ...

An “Ounce of Prevention” Makes for Healthy Expansion Opportunities in KC Market

June 17, 2014

For Immediate Release Contact: Tom Dusterhoft, Owner 913.660.5676 | Kansas City, MO – June 17, 2014 – Drive through any metropolitan shopping area and you’re likely to see a cluster of chain drug stores battling across corners to treat ailments for the masses. While treatment is important, an international franchise company gaining market share in KC aims to shift ...

Ride for Full Potential Reaches Mid-Point of USA

June 17, 2014

The Ride for Full Potential will reach the midpoint of the country by the end of this week or the first part of next week depending on weather conditions. The midpoint is in Newton KS which is 27 miles to the north of Wichita KS. Ron Dickinson and his son Matt are bicycling across the united states to raise awareness ...

Saint Luke’s Health System and Centerre Healthcare sign Letter of Intent to form partnership on new inpatient rehabilitation hospital

June 17, 2014

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (June 17, 2014) – Saint Luke’s Health System, in partnership with Centerre Healthcare Corporation headquartered in Nashville, Tenn., today announced their intent to build a freestanding inpatient rehabilitation hospital in the Kansas City metropolitan area. Pending site selection and certificate of need approval, the new hospital is expected to open in 2016. The 60,000-plus square foot, 60-bed ...

Health Insurance Cooperative Agency releases model to help with health care crisis

June 16, 2014

Contact Information: Health Insurance Cooperative Agency David Hickman, President 913-369-5552 Health Insurance Cooperative Agency Releases Model to Help with Health Care Crisis FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Overland Park, KS – Kansas hospitals are seeing an increase in high-deductible health plans, resulting in an increase in accounts receivable, charity care, and bad debt. Hospitals are being deluged with requirements that are ...

Keane Insurance Group Opens New Office in California

June 13, 2014

KANSAS CITY, MO (June 13, 2014) -- Independent medical professional liability insurance broker, Keane Insurance Group, is expanding nationally by adding an office in the Los Angeles area and putting one of its long-time brokers in place to launch the new operation. Matt Thomson, who has been with Keane since 2004, opened the doors on June 1, 2014 and will ...

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