Health Care

Second Annual Queen of Hearts 5K Walk/Run 2015

July 27, 2015

Alexis Rewalt invites you to join us on Saturday, September 26th of 2015, at Shelter #8 in Shawnee Mission Park, for the Second Annual Queen of Hearts 5K Walk/Run 2015. Proceeds of this event will benefit the Saint Luke’s Muriel I. Kauffman Women’s Heart Center. This is the Second Annual Queen of Hearts 5K Walk/Run event to benefit, and draw ...

Mental Health Classes for Families

July 23, 2015

NAMI of Greater Kansas City, the local organization of the National Alliance on Mental Illness, will offer its Family-to-Family Education Program beginning September, 2015. NAMI Family-to-Family is a free 12-session education program for family caregivers of adults living with mental illness. Mental illness includes major depression, major anxiety disorders, bipolar disorder, posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), borderline personality disorder and schizophrenia. ...

MirabileMD Wellness Clinic Offering Specials on SottoPelle Therapy for New Clients

July 23, 2015

Overland Park, Kansas ( Pressreleases.kcstar ) July 23, 2015 - Mirabile M.D. Beauty, Health & Wellness clinic has announced 20% off on SottoPelle hormone pellet therapy in Kansas City for new clients. The therapy is available for both men and women. A name of repute across Kansas wellness scene, MirabileMD wellness clinic is founded by BHRT specialist Dr. James Mirabile. ...

Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences Earns Recognition As “Certified Healthy KC Company”

July 22, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Lisa Cambridge Director of Public Relations (816) 654-7038 (913) 602-8652 (cell) (Kansas City, Mo. – July 22, 2015) – The Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCU) proudly announces its recognition as a “Certified Healthy KC Company” in the silver category. This designation recognizes the efforts of the University in creating a workplace focused ...

New EVP, Bridgette Mavec at Newhouse

July 21, 2015

Kansas City, Missouri, July 20, 2015 Newhouse, a domestic violence shelter in Kansas City, is thrilled to announce the promotion of Bridgette Mavec to Executive Vice President of Clinical Services. Bridgette has been the Vice President of Clinical Services for Newhouse for 18 years. Prior to Newhouse, Bridgette worked in Child Protective Services, Adoption Services, and conducted licensing trainings for ...

KC Kosher BBQ Heating Up

July 21, 2015

For Immediate Release KC Kosher BBQ Festival Heating Up Overland Park, KS, July 21st, 2015 • Fabulous food and fun Slabs of beef ribs, saucy burnt ends, juicy smoked chicken, and award winning pit smoked beans can all be found at the Fourth Annual KC Kosher BBQ Festival on Sunday, August 16, 2015. This free and open to the public ...

ProPharma Group opens new medical information contact center in Maryland Heights, Missouri

July 20, 2015

For Release: July 20, 2015 Overland Park, KS— ProPharma Group today announced its opening of a new medical information contact center in Maryland Heights, Missouri. ProPharma Group, a provider of compliance services to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device sectors, is new to Missouri and will be starting with a team of 10 employees and plans to grow employment to ...

Interventional Cardiologist Brings Expertise to Providence Medical Center

July 20, 2015

KANSAS CITY, KAN. (July 15, 2015) –Prashanth Katrapati, M.D., a cardiologist who is fellowship trained in interventional cardiology, has joined Providence Medical Group Cardiology, Kansas City, Kan. His office is conveniently located on the Providence Medical Center campus at 8919 Parallel Parkway, Suite 580, 913-596-7224. Other cardiologists with the group include Donald J. McSweyn, M.D., MBA, FACP, FACC, FSCAI, and ...

Chronic Pain: National Groups Call on HHS to Release the National Pain Strategy Report and Endorse Four Core Messages

July 17, 2015

CONTACT: Ann J. Corley, MS PAINS Deputy Director 816-721-4731 (cell) In anticipation of the forthcoming Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) National Pain Strategy (NPS) Report, last month more than 100 national organizations, including professional medical and nursing societies, federal agencies, patient advocacy groups and policy organizations, met in Washington, DC to review the draft NPS Report ...

Providence Receives American College Of Cardiology Award For Cardiac Care

July 14, 2015

Kansas City, KS (July 14, 2015) – Providence Medical Center has received the American College of Cardiology’s NCDR ACTION Registry–GWTG Platinum Performance Achievement Award for 2015. Providence is one of only 319 hospitals nationwide to receive the honor. The award recognizes Providence’s commitment and success in implementing a higher standard of care for heart attack patients and signifies that Providence ...


July 14, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Trisha McClanahan, Lifestyle Specialist 913.791.0020 • TRAVANSE LIVINGTM AT OLATHE DONATES FURNITURE TO HABITAT FOR HUMANITY OLATHE, KS: Travanse LivingTM is a new assisted living and memory care community under development in the former Holiday Inn located next to Olathe Medical Center. Managed and operated by Pathway® Senior Living, Travanse Living will offer Pathway’s signature ...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Local Midwives and Constituents Meet with Lawmakers

July 14, 2015

KANSAS CITY, Missouri - July 23, 2015 11:30am - Local midwives and constituents will meet with State Representatives Judy Morgan(D) and Gail McCann-Beatty(D) to discuss midwifery care and home birth in their districts, 24th and 43rd respectively. Although women can still legally seek out of hospital midwifery care in Missouri, during the 2015 session multiple bills were introduced to criminalize ...

Travanse Living in Olathe hosts Alzheimer’s workshop

July 13, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT: TRISHA MCCLANAHAN • 913-791-0020 TRAVANSE LIVINGTM AT OLATHE HOSTS ALZHEIMER’S WORKSHOP OLATHE, KS: Travanse LivingTM, a new assisted living and memory care community featuring the award-winning Pathway® Senior Living VIVA!? lifestyle and scheduled to open late 2015, is hosting an Alzheimer’s Workshop that is open to the community. Join us on Tuesday, July ...

First Call’s President & CEO Molly O’Neill Receives National Honor

July 8, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, July 6, 2015 Contact: Liz Gilbert, Director of Marketing & Communications P: 816-800-8060 E: Kansas City, MO - Molly O'Neill, President & CEO of First Call Alcohol/Drug Prevention & Recovery, will be honored in Washington D.C. for her dedication to removing barriers for individuals and families affected by addiction. The gala dinner honors individuals and ...


July 7, 2015

The League of Healthcare Experts (LHE) has announced the addition of two new member companies, HealthCore Value Advisors of Columbia, MO and DataFile Technologies of Kansas City. Their inclusion in the LHE alliance of healthcare-focused companies brings valuable expertise in critical areas impacting providers today. “LHE strives to keep the medical community educated on the latest trends and issues in ...

Shawnee Mission Health’s Associates Recognized For Engagement Excellence for Fifth Consecutive Year

July 7, 2015

Merriam, Kan. – Adventist Health System (AHS), which includes Shawnee Mission Health (SMH), is honored to receive the 2015 Gallup Great Workplace Award. The award recognizes organizations for their ability to create an engaged workplace culture across teams, department and facilities that drives business outcomes. This is the fifth consecutive year that AHS and SMH received the Gallup Great Workplace ...

Mirabile M.D. Wellness Center offers MedCosmetic Referral & Product Discounts

July 7, 2015

Overland Park, Kansas ( Pressreleases.kcstar ) July 7, 2015 - Mirabile M.D. Beauty, Health and Wellness have announced to offer Referral & Product Discounts for its MedCosmetic customers. The leading KC wellness center extends latest non-surgical aesthetic treatments. Founded by Kansas City Super Doctor, board-certified gynecologist & laser expert Dr. James Mirabile- Mirabile M.D. Beauty, Health and Wellness believes in ...

First Women’s Health Certified Specialists Named in Kansas City

July 6, 2015

Contact:; 816.569.2802 Jenn Cumming and Sarah Dominguez, physical therapists and co-owners of the pelvic floor specialty physical therapy practice Foundational Concepts; recently passed the WCS certification making them the first Women's Health Certified Specialists in Kansas City, MO. WCS is a board certification in Women's Health that takes a broad base of professional education and practice, and develops a ...

Mission Project Benefits from Rotary ‘Grocery Grab’

July 2, 2015

Rotary sponsored Grocery Grab bags win for everyone involved Mission Project health programs will benefit MISSION, Kan. (July 1, 2015) - It was a win-win-win for everyone involved in the Rotary Club of Shawnee Mission's first-ever Grocery Grab Fundraiser on May 23, benefiting the Mission Project. Participants purchased raffle tickets for a chance to become one of 10 finalists. Nine ...

KC Urology Care Changes Patient Portal Address

June 29, 2015

Overland Park, Kansas ( Pressreleases.kcstar ) June 29, 2015 - Kansas City Urology Care has recently changed its patient portal address. All the KCUC established patients are requested to enroll with the new address to access their clinical records online. "This is to inform that we have taken up a new address for our patient portal since 22nd March ...

Equipment Drive to Benefit Kansans with Disabilities

June 25, 2015

Kansas Equipment Exchange Seeks Donations of Medical Equipment People are often faced with disabilities, short-term or long-term, whether due to illness, injury, or rehabilitation after surgery. Durable medical equipment offers freedom and independence to people with disabilities, but is often times cost-prohibitive. In conjunction with the upcoming Independence Day holiday the Resource Center for Independent Living, Inc. (RCIL) is seeking ...

Professional Figure Competitor and Start-Up Entrepreneur Candice McField Launches New Web Site and Mobile/Tablet App

June 23, 2015

Media Contact: Gene Willis 913.485.7447 Website and mobile/tablet app designed to help business travelers and adventurers stay fit while on the go. KANSAS CITY, MO. (June 23, 2015) -- Candice McField, professional figure competitor, expert fitness coach and start-up entrepreneur today announces the launch of her new website under the brand Candice McField Fitness (CMF) at The site ...

Dr. Richard Hellman honored as Distinguished Reviewer for Diabetes Care

June 16, 2015

North Kansas City, Missouri – June 16, 2015 – We are very pleased to announce that Dr. Richard Hellman has received the Distinguished Reviewer Award for 2014 from the medical journal Diabetes Care, a journal of the American Diabetes Association. Diabetes Care, a journal for the health care practitioner that is intended to increase knowledge, stimulate research, and promote better ...

Summer Blood Drive to Benefit Community Blood Center

June 15, 2015

For Immediate Release: SATURDAY JUNE 27, 2015 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. First Call Home Care in partnership with Crossroads Hospice will be hosting a Blood Drive to benefit the Community Blood Center. The Eastern Jackson County Community Blood Center is experiencing a critical shortage of blood supply at this time. This local event will be held in the parking ...

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