Health Care

New Veterinarians in Overland Park

Feb. 1, 2017

All Creatures Small Animal Hospital located at 7260 W. 151st street in the heart of Overland Park Kansas has two new owners. Dr. Sarah Dunn and Dr. Cory Bassett have purchased the veterinary practice from Dr. Jeanne Durbian. Dr. Durbian started the practice over 27 years ago and grew it into a well established pillar of the the community. Upon ...

Matt Edmunds’ “Ventura’s Sweet Heat” Wins Tallgrass Creek’s Employee Chili Cook-Off

Feb. 1, 2017

OVERLAND PARK, KS (February 1, 2017) – Security’s Matt Edmunds’ “Ventura’s Sweet Heat” this week took first place in Tallgrass Creek retirement community’s 2nd annual Employee Chili Cook-Off. His secret recipe earned bragging rights for being the Best Chili West of the Mississippi River. Edmunds’ chili was one of 10 entries judged by scores of residents and staff who sampled ...

RSVP Med Spa Referral Program Offers Impressive Credits for Every Referral Made

Feb. 1, 2017

Overland Park, Kansas ( Pressreleases.kcstar ) February 1, 2017 - Being a well-known name in the industry for many years, RSVP Med Spa, the leading medical spa in Kansas City specializes in offering a wide range of services including laser tattoo removal, laser hair removal, BOTOX, skin tightening, Visia face complexion analysis and more. The spokesperson of RSVP Med Spa ...

Local Missouri Permanent Cosmetic Professional Brings New Hope to Breast Cancer Survivors in the State

Jan. 26, 2017

Kansas City, MO, January 26, 2017-Ani Alvarez, Owner of Beauty & Beyond, Permanent Cosmetics and Full Service Salon, in Columbia, MO, is pioneering the way to making authentic looking 3D areola repigmentation accessible to every woman who has lost her breast(s) to cancer. This type of repigmentation is designed to help women with scars from mastectomies and breast augmentations. Alvarez ...

Health Partnership Clinic in Ottawa relocates and expands

Jan. 23, 2017

Health Partnership Clinic in Ottawa is relocating to downtown Ottawa at 107 S. Main Street to better meet the health needs of families in Ottawa and surrounding communities. The clinic will begin seeing patients with same day appointments on Friday, Feb. 3 from 1 to 6 p.m. Currently the clinic is located inside the Franklin county Health Departemant. According to ...

VTNE Job Analysis

Jan. 18, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Date: January 18, 2017 Contact: Lainie Franklin, Member Services & Marketing Specialist 1-877-698-8482 VTNE® Job Analysis Underway Kansas City, MO (January 18, 2017) - The American Association of Veterinary State Boards (AAVSB®) is pleased to announce that a Job Analysis Project for the Veterinary Technician National Examination (VTNE) is underway. The main objective of the Job Analysis ...

SERC Physical Therapy opens new clinic in Stanley

Jan. 18, 2017

Contact Sarah Rhodes at 423-238-3205 or for more. SERC Physical Therapy will now serve the citizens of Stanley and surrounding communities through physical therapy, work conditioning and sports medicine in its new clinic. The clinic will open Monday, January 23 at 8019 W 151st St. Tyler Lampe, PT, DPT, will treat patients at the clinic as the clinic director. ...

Tallgrass Creek Residents Knit and Crochet 75 Red Hats for Little Hats, Big Hearts

Jan. 18, 2017

OVERLAND PARK, KS (January 18, 2017) -- Tallgrass Creek retirement community’s Creative Hands group this week made 75 red hats for Little Hats, Big Hearts, a nationwide program to knit and crochet red hats for babies born in February at participating hospitals. Little Hats, Big Hearts honors babies, moms, and heart healthy lives in a very special way. Supporters are ...

A New Wave of Anti-Choice Legislations about to hit Missouri

Jan. 14, 2017

The new Republican trifecta in the state, signs incoming ripple of anti-abortion laws Following the November’s election and the Republican victory, Eric Greitens is all set to replace Democrat Jay Nixon as the Governor, making Missouri one of the four states, where the Grand old party controls all three – legislative, judiciary and executive branches of government. Without wasting time, ...

Swope Health Northland Welcomes New Doctor

Jan. 12, 2017

RIVERSIDE, Mo. Swope Health Northland is excited to announce the addition of a new physician, Dorothy Jackson, M.D. Dr. Jackson received her training at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, earning a BS in Biology and an MD. She subsequently completed a residency through Truman Medical Center, specializing in Internal Medicine, and received her Board Certification in Internal Medicine. Dr. Jackson ...

HCA Midwest Health and Kansas City University announce a clinical rotation collaboration to help educate medical students

Jan. 11, 2017

Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCU), the largest medical school in Missouri, announces a partnership with HCA Midwest Health, Kansas City’s leading healthcare provider, to create additional clinical clerkship training for up to 100 medical students. The collaboration will be led by a KCU alumnus and a board-certified family physician with HCA Midwest Health, Dr. Bruce Williams, D.O. ...

HCF awards $739,399 in Applicant Defined Grants

Jan. 11, 2017

Kansas City, MO — The Health Care Foundation of Greater Kansas City (HCF) has awarded 15 nonprofit organizations a total of $739,399 in the final Applicant Defined Grants (ADG) funding rounds of 2016. HCF reviewed 38 ADG proposals totaling approximately $2.4 million in requests over this two-month period. The following grants were awarded in November and December 2016: Agency Amount ...

Rural KS. Hospital Installs State of the Art MRI Unit

Jan. 11, 2017

CONTACT: Eric Sumearll 785 688 4428 STATE-OF-THE-ART MRI UNIT ARRIVES AT HOSPITAL Plainville, KS – The magnet for Rooks County Health Center’s (RCH) new MRI & Nuclear Medicine suite arrived on-site Wednesday, January 4. The 4 1/2 ton magnet, known in the industry as the OR200, is the core of the Toshiba built Vantage Titan Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) ...

Tallgrass Creek Residents Make New Year Resolutions to Stay Healthy and Fit Throughout 2017

Jan. 10, 2017

OVERLAND PARK, KS (January 10, 2017) – Tallgrass Creek retirement community residents have made New Year resolutions to stay healthy and fit throughout 2017. And their intense schedule of health and wellness programs is already helping them keep their resolutions. As Fitness Coordinator Camin Bell leads residents in warm-up movements for her popular Stretch and Strengthen class, she reminds everyone ...

Rural Kansas Hospital in Elite Group

Jan. 10, 2017

CONTACT: Eric Sumearll 785 688 4428 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: RURAL KANSAS HOSPITAL RANKED AMONG TOP 50 IN NATION FOR LOWEST RATE OF PATIENT READMISSIONS, ONLY CRITICAL ACCESS HOSPITAL TO DO SO PLAINVILLE, KS ¬ – The results of a national hospital review ranks Rooks County Health Center (RCH) as tied for 39th out of the 5,627 hospitals in the ...

DCI Belton, national quality leader, offers more than just dialysis

Jan. 10, 2017

Contact: Erika Oakvik DCI Public Information Coordinator 615-963-9712 Belton, MO. (Jan. 10, 2017) — DCI Belton is the recipient of the Darwin Peterson award, the highest quality award bestowed on a clinic by the nationwide non-profit Dialysis Clinic, Inc. (DCI). The Darwin Peterson Award is presented to a clinic that exemplifies excellence in areas that include: • Patient satisfaction • ...

Health Alert: 1 in 3 Kansas City-area Homes at High Radon Risk

Jan. 6, 2017

CONTACT: Travis Siegfried Certified Radon 816.820.6440 EPA designates January as Radon Action Month to raise awareness for the health dangers associated with radon exposure. KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI, January 6, 2016 – The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has deemed January “National Radon Action Month” to raise awareness of the dangers caused by the naturally occurring radioactive gas. Radon is undetectable ...

The National Center for Drug Free Sport Announces 2017 Continuing Education Awards for Certified Athletic Trainers

Jan. 5, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Gene Willis, Director of Marketing.; 816.285.1423 The National Center for Drug Free Sport Announces 2017 Continuing Education Awards for Certified Athletic Trainers Awards to honor certified athletic trainers who are working toward the prevention of drug abuse. KANSAS CITY, MO. (January 5, 2017) – The National Center for Drug Free Sport (Drug Free Sport®), the ...

Minds Matter, LLC Celebrates Great 2016 Assisting Kansans with Traumatic Brain Injuries

Jan. 4, 2017

Overland Park, KS: Minds Matter, LLC, Kansas’ largest provider of community based rehabilitation for survivors of a traumatic brain injury, has achieved some remarkable outcomes in 2016. Minds Matter serves the eastern part of Kansas, and has offices in both Overland Park and Topeka. Throughout 2016, Minds Matter focused on finding employment and meaningful activity for people they worked with ...

International Zumba Duo Sensation Steve Boedt Kass Martin coming to KC

Jan. 3, 2017

This is a once in a lifetime Zumba class with Steve Boedt and Kass Martin coming on Jan 14th! This duo is on their Zumba World Tour. You have seen them featured on our Zumba Video Games, Infomercials, Education Programming, Featured dancers in our Fitness Concerts, and two of the most highly requested instructors on earth. Its open to all. ...

Thursday, January 5, Recruitment Fair at Tallgrass Creek

Jan. 1, 2017

OVERLAND PARK, KS -- A Recruitment Fair for CNAs, CMAs, RNs, full and part-time jobs, and flex positions will be held Thursday, January 5, from 10 a.m. - 8 p.m., at Tallgrass Creek retirement community, 13800 Metcalf Avenue. Attendees will be able to apply for jobs and participate in on-the-spot interviews. Everyone who applies will get a gift card valued ...

Introducing Addington Place Assisted Living & Memory Care

Dec. 29, 2016

Kansas City, January 1, 2017: Effective on January 1, 2017, the Benton House Assisted Living and Memory Care locations in Lee’s Summit, Prairie Village, and Shoal Creek will be known as Addington Place Assisted Living and Memory Care. This rebranding is the result of a change in management to Clayton, Missouri based Cedarhurst Living. “A New Year brings a new ...

The AAVSB Announces Manitoba as its 61st Member Board

Dec. 27, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Date: December 27, 2016 Contact: Lainie Franklin, Member Services & Marketing Coordinator 1-877-698-8482 Manitoba Joins AAVSB® as 61st Member Board Kansas City, MO (December 27, 2016) – The American Association of Veterinary State Boards (AAVSB) is pleased to announce that the AAVSB Board of Directors has approved the Manitoba Veterinary Medical Association’s (MVMA) application to join the ...

SERC Physical Therapy opens new clinic in South Kansas City

Dec. 22, 2016

SERC Physical Therapy will further serve the neighborhood of South Kansas and surrounding communities through physical therapy, work conditioning and sports medicine in its new clinic. The clinic will be opening and taking patients beginning Dec. 28 at 500 E 112th St. Emily Parrish, PT, DPT, will treat patients at the clinic as the clinic director. She graduated with her ...

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