A Via Christi surgeon is using a novel technique to repair hernias that uses the minimally invasive da Vinci robotic system and the principles of the gold standard surgical procedure known as Rives-Stoppa.
In its first 10 years, the Kansas Healthcare Collaborative (KHC) has helped physicians and hospitals make significant strides in the ever-changing healthcare landscape.
When radiation oncologist Claudia Perez-Tamayo, MD, FACR, FACRO, came to Kansas in 1989, she saw an opportunity to bring the latest in cancer treatment — such as her work in intensity-modulated radiation therapy — to underserved areas.
KaMMCO was formed in 1989 by the Kansas Medical Society as a business solution for physicians facing rocketing medical professional liability (MPL) costs. Just as it did then, KaMMCO is now offering relevant solutions for new, decisive areas of concern for physicians — the transition to value-based payment models and effective use of clinical data to improve patient outcomes and quality reporting.
In the past five years, GraceMed, a clinic system affiliated with the United Methodist Church, has grown from three locations in Wichita to 15 locations in Kansas.
A foundational belief in the worth of each individual has always been at the heart of Prairie View’s bio-psycho-social-spiritual framework for caring for its patients’ needs.
In the past 10 years, the Hutchinson Clinic has witnessed many changes, but one of the most prevalent has been a steady increase in pain management patients and a steady decrease in providers taking these patients.
It’s called the Kansas Kids Heart Center, but one will likely find not only kids but also older adults waiting to see center founder and pediatric cardiologist Mohamad Al-Ahdab, MD, FAAP, CCDS, who goes by Dr. Mo.
One of the simplest ways for patients to lower their risk for venous disorders — such as deep vein thrombosis or varicose veins — is to wear compression stockings.
Because of America’s aging population, keeping the status quo with today’s healthcare model will create capacity strain and cost issues, says Randy Peterson, President and CEO of the Topeka-based Stormont Vail Health system.
Heartland Cardiology opened in Wichita in 1994, with an absolute commitment to high quality patient care, and that dedication is their guiding principle today.
Structural heart disease is the newest field of interventional cardiology to offer hope to many extremely sick patients who are not candidates for surgery while reducing recovery time for those who are candidates.
While ophthalmologists often focus on saving one’s vision, a neuro-ophthalmologist can often help save lives through a diagnosis.
From checking a patient’s gut to scoping out a stomach and more, the gastroenterology department at Kansas Medical Clinic in Topeka is often the first in the state and sometimes the region to offer the latest diagnostics and procedures for gastrointestinal and related conditions.