Technology

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.


Absorb Dissolving Heart Stent: Opens, Heals, Disappears

Approximately 90 days after the world’s first fully dissolving heart stent for treating coronary artery disease received FDA approval, Via Christi Hospital St. Francis in Wichita, already a leader in advanced cardiac care, now offers this technology.


Wesley EmergencyCare Network Expands to Meet Growing Community Needs

Emergency care is foundational in any healthcare system, and Wesley Healthcare has consistently expanded and enhanced emergency care services to meet the needs of the Wichita community and the region.


A Patient’s Journey: Treatment for Kidney Failure and the Decision on Peritoneal Dialysis

Peritoneal dialysis (PD) is a wonder of modern medicine. PD is a form of treatment for kidney disease in which waste products and excess fluid buildup are removed from the body. Using the peritoneal membrane already in a patient’s body, it acts as a filter — functioning similarly to a “third kidney.”


KMC Gastroenterology Adds Newest Technology for Patient Benefit

Patient care is at the forefront of each decision made by the staff of Kansas Medical Clinic, PA, and KMC’s Topeka-based Gastroenterology and Endoscopy Center has adopted the practice of providing patients with the best care and treatment that medical technology can offer.


Via Christi Hospital St. Francis Achieves Elite Comprehensive Stroke Center Designation

Via Christi Hospital St. Francis in Wichita recently became the second hospital in Kansas to earn designation by The Joint Commission as a Comprehensive Stroke Center (CSC), the highest level of stroke care certification offered by the independent accrediting and certification agency.