Technology

Treatment for Keratoconus Helps Avoid Corneal Transplant: Condition often appears in early teen years

When Wichitan Mike Ellis was diagnosed 25 years ago with keratoconus, a condition in which the cornea becomes misshapen, his treatment options were to monitor its progression and get stronger corrective lenses until the severity of his vision loss would require a corneal transplant.


With a Health Information Exchange Platform, KHIN Helps Improve Patient Safety

“Participation in a health information exchange can quickly impact patient safety and improve care coordination by allowing connected physicians, hospitals and other providers to share patient health records, including information from all providers and facilities from whom a patient has...


Flint Hills Heart, Vascular and Vein Saves Limbs to Enhance Lives

New advancements in technology and treatment options for peripheral arterial disease significantly reduce the need for amputation.


New Glaucoma Surgeries Now Available at Grene Vision Group

The minimally invasive procedures enable patients to heal in a week, with little interruption to their lifestyles.


One-Day Breast Cancer Treatment Opens New Options for Patients

Wesley Medical Center has begun offering a new treatment that targets cancer cells while sparing the surrounding healthy tissues.


Hyperbaric Therapy for Radiation-Induced Hemorrhagic Cystitis

Via Christi Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Therapy is addressing a side effect of cancer treatment.


Recognizing Symptoms, Prompt Treatment Can Minimize Stroke Impact

Members of the Kansas Initiative for Stroke Survival are working to improve awareness and outcomes.


Via Christi Structural Heart Program Brings Leading-Edge Treatments Close to Home

A team of Wichita-based physicians are at the forefront of cardiac procedures.


Robotic Arm to Transform Joint Replacement Surgery

The Kansas Spine & Specialty Hospital in Wichita is now the exclusive Kansas provider of Mako™ Robotic-Arm Assisted Surgery, which will enable surgeons to achieve a higher level of precision for implant design and replacement.


Transforming Outcomes with Early Intervention: ARCK’s Blend of Quality and Compassionate Care Improves Quality of Life for Rheumatology Patients

Compassionate, ongoing relationships between patients and caring physicians, as well as prompt referrals and advances in technology, have transformed the field of rheumatology in the 22 years Timothy Shaver, MD, FACP, has been in practice.