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Intensive Care

Leading-edge technology connects an intensive care network

Our eICU® allows for centralized monitoring while patients remain in the comfort of their local hospital.

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Heart attack. Stroke. Major surgery. Traumatic injury. Patients requiring the highest level of advanced care often end up in one of Saint Luke’s intensive care units (ICUs).

The doctors and nurses who staff the ICU are known as critical care specialists. Saint Luke's Health System uses cutting-edge technology to provide critical care services at six area hospitals:

Saint Luke’s Hospital of Kansas City

Saint Luke’s East Hospital

Saint Luke’s North Hospital

Saint Luke’s South Hospital

Saint Luke's Cushing Hospital

Hedrick Medical Center



  • Saint Luke’s Hospital of Kansas City - Peet Center Conference Room

    Saint Luke's welcomes all stroke survivors and caregivers. Join us each month for this free event from 5 to 6:30 p.m.You'll meet other stroke survivors, discuss caregiver concerns, share inspiring stories, and learn how to navigate health resources. Snacks and beverages are provided; registration not required.

    We meet at Saint Luke's Hospital's Peet Center the second Thursday of each month (except December). For more information, call 816-932-2020.

  • Saint Luke's East Hospital

    Monthly presentation by a guest speaker followed by an open discussion among stroke survivors and caregivers. The stroke support group meets on the first Thursday of every month, from 6-7:30 p.m. Registration is not required. For more information call Matt Lammers at 816-347-4656 or Saint Luke's Concierge at 816-932-5100.

  • Solitaire FR Animation US

    Ischemic stroke patients diagnosed early enough will often be given a clot-busting drug, tissue plasminogen activator (tPA). When tPA isn’t a safe option, or when it doesn’t resolve a patient’s symptoms, clot retrieval devices like this Solitaire™ revascularization device may be used.

  • Saint Luke's eICU®

    Saint Luke’s eICU® Center supports ICU coverage for hospitals across the Kansas City region and beyond. A trained critical care physician and a team of critical care nurses and technicians can accurately monitor patients 24 hours a day and respond anywhere within moments.

  • Interventional Stroke Rounds: Car Accident Causing Stroke

    A tag team of Saint Luke’s experts quickly delivers a great outcome to this car crash victim.