News from around the state

10 Kansas Facilities earn A’s in Spring Leapfrog Grades

Ten Kansas medical facilities earned A’s in the spring 2020 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades. The Leapfrog Group is an independent national...


In Kansas Farmer’s Gesture for Healthcare Workers, There’s ‘A Snapshot of Humanity’

I was struck recently by two stories appearing within days of each other that show how the COVID-19 pandemic has exposed the best and the worst in us.

Specialized Centers at Ascension Via Christi Provide Access to Quality Care

Ascension Via Christi St. Teresa: A Center of Excellence in Hernia Surgery

Earlier this year, the Hernia Center at Ascension Via Christi St. Teresa in Wichita was recognized as a Center of...


The Importance of Mental Health for Physicians During a Crisis

Just as physician burnout rates were starting to decline, along comes a pandemic that has caused considerable stress for those in the healthcare field.

Mapping the Way to More Treatment Options for Spinal Cord Injury

A dearth of therapies to repair spinal cord damage and reverse paralysis following spinal cord injury spurred a team of researchers to embark on an ambitious project to map the spine as never before.