Patients who are considered non-operable for conventional open heart valve surgery may have promising options using a new treatment available in the region only through Saint Luke's Mid America Heart Institute.

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Expectant mothers planning to deliver their babies at Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City will soon be doing so in spacious, well-appointed new birthing suites. The hospital's new labor and delivery unit will welcome patients beginning Friday, Sept. 10, 2010.

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The nursing research program at Saint Luke's Hospital has been awarded a grant that will allow for expansion of the program and more opportunities for nurses to conduct research. The Victor E. Speas Foundation, Bank of America, trustee, has awarded $75,000 to benefit the clinical nursing research and summer internship programs at Saint Luke's Hospital.

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Saint Luke's Mid America Heart Institute performed the first successful implant in the region of the C-pulse heart assist device on July 21. The patient was the tenth in the nation to receive the device as part of a 20-person clinical trial approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Saint Luke's is the only heart center in the region participating in the trial.

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Exposure to traumatic or violent experiences negatively affects the health, education and development of preschool aged children in Kansas City's urban communities. Without intervention, these children often experience lifelong emotional disturbance, social developmental lags and learning problems. Now, thanks to national and local recognition and support, more children and their caregivers will have a chance to benefit from proven trauma therapies provided by Crittenton Children's Center.

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Hedrick Medical Center is pleased to welcome obstetrician-gynecologist, Ankur Agrawal, M.D., to the medical

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The 2017 Wright Memorial Hospital Foundation 13th Annual Charity Golf Tournament will be held on Friday, June 9 at the Riverside Count

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Today, Saint Luke’s Health System announces its “Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality” designation from the Human Rights Campaign Found

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Don Sipes, FACHE, Vice President, Regional Services, Saint Luke’s Health System, was recently honored during a Hedrick Medical Center

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Anderson County Hospital Specialty Clinic Services is pleased to announce Christopher Bagby, M.D., a board c

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Maggie knew something was terribly wrong when she arrived to pick up her “Nannie” for their weekly coffee outing.

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Agnes Lickteig had known since she was a child that she had a heart murmur. It never bothered her much.

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For almost 4 decades, Dan Verbeck covered the stories of Kansas City never thinking one day he would be the one making news.

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With the recent death of Patty Duke and Muhammad Ali, the lesser known but life-threatening disease is making headlines.  Dr.

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When Arnold Smyth had heart transplant surgery last June, running a 5K was the last thing on his mind.

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Saint Luke’s Health System has signed an agreement with Washington University’s Alvin J.

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With so many deadly terror attacks, therapists say it can trigger PTSD and high anxiety even among the youngest of ages.

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Barb Wells, a mother of two, was recently diagnosed with her second bout of breast cancer.

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She's only the second person in the world to have two heart transplants and two healthy pregnancies.

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