Health Care

Kathleen Sebelius Presents Lecture in KC on End-of-Life Care

March 21, 2017

Kathleen Sebelius, former Governor of Kansas and former Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services, will speak at the Center for Practical Bioethics Annual Dinner on APRIL 5 about the findings of an Aspen Health Strategy Group she co-chaired with another former DHHS Secretary Tommy Thompson on "Improving Care at the End of Life." The dinner will be ...

Prime Healthcare names CEO for Kansas City Market

March 20, 2017

Prime Healthcare has named Randall G. “Randy” Nyp, FACHE, Chief Executive Officer for the Kansas City market which includes; Providence Medical Center, Kansas City KS; Saint John Hospital, Leavenworth, KS; St. Joseph Medical Center, Kansas City, MO; and St. Mary’s Medical Center, Blue Springs, MO. In his new role, Nyp will lead the strategic direction and operations for the four ...

SERC Physical Therapy opens new clinic in the Waldo/ Brookside area

March 17, 2017

SERC Physical Therapy will now serve the citizens of Waldo and surrounding communities through physical therapy, work conditioning and sports medicine in its new clinic. The clinic will open Monday, March 20 at 2 E Gregory Blvd in suite 200. Matt Winkle, PT, DPT, will treat patients as the clinic director in the new Waldo/Brookside clinic. He completed his Doctorate ...

New Functional Medicine Option In Overland Park

March 8, 2017

Jeff Louis, General Manager Phone: 913-353-6775 Email: Website: We are pleased to announce that Focus Integrative Healthcare™ has opened in Overland Park. Our licensed naturopathic doctor is fully-equipped to handle your health conditions using the best and safest natural methods and procedures possible. We are located at 9327 W. 87th St. Overland Park, KS 66212 inside of Louisburg ...

Care Haven Homes, LLC Opens Sixth Alzheimer’s Care Home

March 8, 2017

(Amended Release) Johnson County’s largest residential memory care provider has opened its sixth home. The ranch-style house is in a quiet Overland Park neighborhood, near I-435 and Roe. Newly remodeled, it provides a safe, comforting environment for people living with dementia. “Each resident has a private bedroom. Up to eight share a warm, family-style setting, one that might remind you ...

Care Haven Opens Sixth Alzheimer’s Care Home

March 8, 2017

PRAIRIE VILLAGE, KS, January 19, 2017: Care Haven Homes, LLC (“Care Haven”), Johnson County’s largest residential memory care provider, has opened its sixth home. The ranch-style house is in a quiet Overland Park neighborhood, near I-435 and Roe. Newly remodeled, it provides a safe, comforting environment for people living with dementia. “Each resident has a private bedroom. Up to eight ...

Veterans and Civilians to Build Community Through Great Literature

March 6, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - 6 March, 2017 email: cell: 541-556-4368 [Kansas City, MO] – A new program is providing opportunities for veterans and allied civilians to build community together through in depth discussion of Great Literature. PLANTING THE OAR is an initiative of The Telling Project – a non-partisan, non-profit theatre organization that has staged veterans and military families ...

12 year old Independence boy named Youth Ambassador for the Tourette Association of America

March 3, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Local 12 year old heading to Washington D.C. to speak with members of Congress Independence, MO – March 4, 2017 12 year old Pierson Phillips of Independence, MO has been named as a Youth Ambassador for the Tourette Association of America. He will be leaving for Washington D.C. this week, along with 17 other Youth Ambassadors from ...

The “Sport Exchange Summit, Powered By Drug Free Sport” Announces 2018 Dates, Location and Call For Speakers

March 2, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Gene Willis, Director of Marketing.; 816.285.1423 The “Sport Exchange Summit, Powered By Drug Free Sport” Announces 2018 Dates, Location and Call For Speakers Biennial event focuses on “the team behind the team” in pro, collegiate, amateur and high school athletics. KANSAS CITY, MO. (March 2, 2017) – In July 2016, a new professional education conference ...

National Architecture Firms Take Day Off to Volunteer - Kansas City & 8 other offices

Feb. 24, 2017

According to Cone Research, 79 percent of people work for a socially responsible company and 79 percent of employees think it’s important that their companies match their charitable giving. A company’s social and environmental commitments are key drivers in recruitment, retention and loyalty for today’s workforce. National architecture firm, TreanorHL, recently created a new day of giving called Love Connects. ...

Keep Kids in the Game for Life Through STOP Sports Injuries

Feb. 23, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Keep Kids in the Game for Life Through STOP Sports Injuries Healthcare and, Business Leaders, and Professional Athletes Join Forces to Help Young Athletes Play Safe and Stay Healthy Lee’s Summit, Misso. (February 23, 2017) –– Today, Advanced Orthopedics & Sports Medicine, the office of Dr. Matt Daggett is coming together with the American Orthopaedic Society for ...

Cochlear Americas Becomes National Sponsor of CELEBRATE SOUND

Feb. 23, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact ?Janice Martin ? Hearing Charities of America? 1912 E. Meyer Blvd. ?Kansas City, MO. 64132? 816-333-8300 ? Cochlear Americas Becomes National Sponsor of CELEBRATE SOUND ?Hearing implant company provides Kansas City based charity with funds to support hearing health events. Kansas City, MO. 2/6/2017 – Cochlear, the global leader in implantable hearing solutions, donates significant funding ...

Leawood Swim School Hosting Local Hiring Day March 4

Feb. 23, 2017

GRAPEVINE, Tx -- Emler Swim School is conducting three company-wide hiring days on March 4, 8 and 15 with the goal of interviewing qualified candidates to fill multiple management positions and approximately 100 part-time swim teacher roles. The company is hiring to support growth, both at current schools and in new locations. SATURDAY, MARCH 4 12:30 to 2:30 P.M near ...

Amelia Earhart & Prairie Toothfairy’s gift for the NGA

Feb. 22, 2017

Outraged Disability Rights Leaders Send a Message to their Governors and the National Governors Association about ACA Repeal/Replace/Repair For Immediate Release: Helen Stucky Weaver 785-770-7448 Twitter@wellnessweaver Twitter@sistersue1954 FB: Helen Stucky Risdon FB:WellnessWeavers February 22, 2017 Waterville, KS – Disability rights leaders in Kansas and Wisconsin are sending a “loud and clear” message to Governor Brownback & Gov Walker, ...

New ‘Signature Dining’ Comes to Tallgrass Creek

Feb. 21, 2017

OVERLAND PARK, KS (February 21, 2017) – Tallgrass Creek retirement community’s on-site restaurants, which recently underwent a major overhaul, have rolled out ‘Signature Dining,’ a new Erickson Living-wide program that features fresh, made-to-order menu offerings. Signature Dining is the result of collaborative efforts between community members and dining services staff. Focus groups were held to determine which entrées residents most ...

Important Considerations for Orthotics

Feb. 20, 2017

Dr. Michael S. Greene, Lee’s Summit Chiropractor, recently attended a seminar which included instruction on postural abnormalities and Bone Marrow Edema (BME). BME is often found in athletes related to activities and the elderly related to arthritis. It is often a precursor of stress fracture in the athlete and can be caused by trauma, extreme exercise and abnormal motion. A ...


Feb. 16, 2017

Don't miss your chance to learn more about important issues facing Kansas. Join advocates at the Kansas Statehouse on Thursday, March 16th as they share information about Water, Energy, Air, Land, Transportation and Health in Kansas. Start your day with an Interfaith Climate Vigil, followed by an Advocate Policy Briefing, Exhibits, Local Foods Lunch and Legislator Meetings. For a complete ...

How to Choose the Best Moving Company

Feb. 16, 2017

OVERLAND PARK, KS (February 17, 2017) -- Whether you’re planning a move locally or long distance, moving can be stressful. One of the most important factors in planning a move is to hire the right mover for the job. Not knowing what to look for while searching through the vast range of moving options can be overwhelming. Erickson Living, the ...

Couple’s Move to Tallgrass Creek Helped by Erickson Living’s Realty and Moving Services

Feb. 16, 2017

OVERLAND PARK, KS (February 17, 2017) -- Janet and Bob Butterworth’s move to Tallgrass Creek retirement community was made easier because the couple worked with Erickson Living’s realty and moving services, which helped with every aspect of their move. By doing so, their former home, also in Overland Park, was staged to impress potential buyers and it was sold quickly ...

Red Door Woodfired Grill Goes RED For Women in February

Feb. 9, 2017

An estimated 44 million women in the United States are affected by cardiovascular diseases, and 1 in 3 women die from heart disease each year. Both Red Door Woodfired Grill locations, Leawood, KS at Camelot Court and in Brookside, have partnered with the Go Red for Women campaign during the month of February. Throughout the month, Red Door will be ...

National Architecture Firm to Give Paid Time Off to 9 offices this Valentine’s Day for Community Service

Feb. 9, 2017

TreanorHL Dedicates Valentine’s Day to Community Service Nine Offices Across the Nation Will Spend the Day Giving Back to Their Communities TreanorHL, a nationwide architecture firm, is giving new relevance to Valentine’s Day with a staff-led, fully paid volunteer day of service they’re calling “Love Connects”. This company-wide initiative will give employees an opportunity to offer their time and talents ...

Kansas City Urology Care is now an Exclusive Provider of PROVENGE

Feb. 8, 2017

Overland Park, Kansas ( Pressreleases.kcstar ) February 8, 2017 - Prostate Cancer is the most common cancer in the United States and can be tricky to treat because of the way it spreads around the body. Recently, a team of immunotherapy specialists has developed a new treatment named "PROVENGE" which is a prescription medicine that is used to treat certain ...

Meredith Shapland Showcases Public Health Research at Kansas State House

Feb. 7, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: February 7, 2017 Contact: Kansas City Star Robert Moser, Kansas Public Health Association President 913-945-5245 Meredith Shapland Showcases Public Health Research at Kansas State House Topeka, Kansas – Meredith Shapland was one of six students to showcase their public health research to state lawmakers and other professionals on Jan. 23 during Public Health Advocacy Day ...

New counseling & wellness center open in Prairie Village

Feb. 2, 2017

Clinical Counselor, James McMillian, and Clinical Social Worker, Amber Reed, have opened a new counseling and wellness center, located in Prairie Village, KS, called Resolve. This office is staffed with a group of talented professionals ranging from play therapists, child/teen therapists, marriage counselors, addictions counselors, trauma & grief therapists, life/business coaches, and a chiropractor. Resolve was founded with the mission ...

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