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Kansas Hospitals Enthusiastic About Bipartisan Collaboration on Medicaid Expansion

The Kansas Hospital Association is delighted to learn that Gov. Laura Kelly and Sen. Jim Denning have reached an agreement on a Medicaid (KanCare) expansion plan. The plan allows for expansion up to 138% of the...


New Retina Specialist, New Drugs Give Grene Vision Group More Tools to Treat Macular Degeneration

About 15 years ago, groundbreaking injections became available as a treatment option for wet age-related macular degeneration (AMD). These injections provide patients with a safer, more sight-sparing treatment option than lasering, or killing off, the abnormal blood vessels formed with wet AMD.


News From Around The State

Manhattan Surgical Hospital and Stormont Vail Health Announce New Partnership

Manhattan Surgical Hospital and Stormont Vail Health finalized a partnership agreement. With the agreement, the Topeka-based Stormont Vail system has a 49% ownership in physician-owned Manhattan Surgical Hospital, and...


With GI/MIS Expertise, Jarvis Walters, DO, Joins Surgical Specialists

It makes sense that a former engineer would find robotics surgery fascinating.


Finding Pain Relief at Advanced Pain Medicine Associates: Providing Hope for Pain Sufferers

Symptoms of chronic pain can aggravate physical and mental conditions and contribute to high healthcare costs and lost productivity.


Wichita-based Clinical Community Oncology Program Joins National Clinical Trials Network

The clinical community oncology program led by Ascension Via Christi has joined the Alliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology — part of the National Cancer Institute’s National Clinical Trials Network, or NCTN. It also has a new name: Cancer Research of Kansas.


New Proposed Osteopathic School in Wichita Is Moving Forward

Renovations are underway to turn a historic downtown Wichita building into Kansas’ first osteopathic medical college and the second medical school in the state.


Ascension Via Christi CyberKnife Center Expanding to Meet Growing Demand

Most patients diagnosed with cancer aren’t eager to spend months getting treatment or recovering from surgery. But patients referred for treatment at Ascension Via Christi CyberKnife Center in Wichita don’t have to, because CyberKnife can hone in on lethal cancerous or unhealthy tissue with pinpoint precision in just one to five treatments and requires no incisions or sedation.


News From Around the State

First Children’s Psychiatric Hospital Opens in Wichita

KVC Hospitals Wichita opened in mid-July at 1507 W. 21st St. N., in a renovated and expanded facility that had once been the Kansas Orthopaedic Center. The new 54-bed psychiatric hospital is KVC Hospitals’ third children’s psychiatric...