When physicians are involved in a medical professional liability claim or lawsuit, MMIC’s multilayered, holistic approach provides extensive support while addressing physicians’ personal and professional needs.
Galichia Heart Hospital, a campus of Wesley Medical Center, was recently renamed Wesley Woodlawn Hospital & ER to better illustrate both its diverse services and its importance to the Wesley system of care.
Chronic venous insufficiency (CVI) of the lower limbs “is characterized by symptoms or signs produced by venous hypertension as a result of structural or functional abnormalities of veins.”1
On Sept. 9, the 100th transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) procedure was performed in Via Christi Hospital St. Francis’ hybrid operating room.
With an overarching objective of building healthy communities and with 69 percent of Americans considered overweight or obese,1 Via Christi Health is particularly attuned to the impact of the obesity epidemic on population health.
Heartland Cardiology, a leader in innovative and compassionate heart care, has expanded its group, adding interventional cardiologist Mazen Shaheen, MD.
Heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (HFpEF), formerly known as diastolic heart failure, accounts for more than 50 percent of heart failure.1 Patients with HFpEF are older, often female and more obese than those with heart failure with reduced ejection fraction (HFrEF). They are also less likely to have coronary heart disease and more likely to have hypertension and atrial fibrillation.2
The Varian Edge Radiosurgery System and the da Vinci Xi Surgical System keep Kansas physicians at the forefront of medical technologies that are improving patient outcomes across the nation.
Kansas Kids Heart Center (KKHC) offers a full complement of diagnostic and treatment modalities to provide continuous care for patients of all ages — from before birth through adulthood — who have congenital heart problems.
Patients Experiencing Knee or Hip Pain Can Calculate Their Lower Extremity Function Score Online with New Wesley Website
Reconstructive plastic surgery is, in its broadest sense, the use of highly specialized surgical techniques to restore the body’s appearance and functionality, and in some cases mobility. Reconstructive procedures arise from medical necessity due to a cancer diagnosis or physical limitation.
Medical professionals from all fields regularly come in contact with patients living with symptoms caused by venous insufficiency (VI). Besides the typical signs of varicose veins, the condition often presents as restless legs, edema, neuropathy, cellulitis or other skin changes. VI is often mistakenly treated with temporary relief aids, such as medications, diuretics and antibiotic creams.
Via Christi Health’s three-year pilot project to test the patient-centered medical home (PCMH) care model improved patient outcomes — and reduced costs.
Founded on the principles of innovative neurological care fueled by compassion, Neurology Consultants of Kansas (NCK) serves as consultants to other physicians in diagnosing and treating disorders of the nervous system, including diseases of the brain, spinal cord, nerves and muscles, as well as provides long-term care to those patients with chronic neurological disorders. Begun in 2005, NCK is the largest and most long-standing group of neurologists in Wichita.
For nearly three years, orthopedic surgeons Ely Bartal, MD, David McQueen, MD, and administrators of what today is Via Christi Hospital St. Joseph would end their workday by meeting in the basement of Dr. McQueen’s Wichita home, making plans far into the night to start a specialty hospital of their own.
John R. Schurman II, MD, has a favorite saying when he talks about the Via Christi Joint Replacement Center: “Every patient is special,” he says, “but there’s nothing special about the process.”
Wesley Medical Center is expanding its children’s services and renovating its current inpatient pediatric areas with the construction of a $28 million dedicated children’s hospital on its campus.
Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in the United States, claiming more lives than all forms of cancer combined. With cardiovascular disease on the rise, the importance of local, highly accessible cardiovascular care increases significantly. Much more than just being local and visible, Heartland Cardiology understands the need to develop relationships through authenticity and to partner with the community through innovation in the delivery of outstanding care.
A cancer diagnosis is never easy. But two new programs from Wesley Medical Center are helping diagnose cancer earlier — when it is more effectively treated — and providing resources for physicians and patients alike to help navigate through treatment, recovery and survivorship.
On Feb. 6 — Go Red Day — we drew attention to heart disease, the leading cause of death for women. About one in three women dies from heart disease.1