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2008-06-24 06:03:01

By Julius A. Karash, The Kansas City Star, Mo. Jun. 24--Kansas health reform is down and so are a lot of the folks who expected major steps forward in Topeka this year. But Marcia Nielsen, executive director of the Kansas Health Policy Authority, says it's not over yet.

2008-06-20 06:00:37

By Julius A. Karash, The Kansas City Star, Mo. Jun. 20--The University of Kansas Hospital has implemented an electronic medical records system in its emergency department.

2008-06-19 21:00:27

By Julius A. Karash, The Kansas City Star, Mo. Jun. 19--The University of Kansas Hospital has implemented an electronic medical record system in its emergency department.

2008-06-17 06:00:41

By Julius A. Karash, The Kansas City Star, Mo. Jun. 17--Missouri consumers who reach the end of extended group health coverage after a layoff will soon be able to obtain coverage through the state.

2008-06-17 06:00:41

By Julius A. Karash, The Kansas City Star, Mo. Jun. 17--A $2.1 million urgent-care center is being built at the I-470 Business and Technology Center in Lee's Summit.

2008-02-05 06:00:41

By Julius A. Karash, The Kansas City Star, Mo. Feb. 5--Shawnee Mission Medical Center said Monday that it intends to buy 42 acres in south Overland Park for a hospital of up to 400 beds.

2007-07-28 12:25:04

By Julius A. Karash, The Kansas City Star, Mo. Jul. 28--Irene Cumming received $1.8 million in severance pay after resigning as president and chief executive officer of the University of Kansas Hospital, the hospital reported Friday.

2007-02-10 06:00:18

By Julius A. Karash, The Kansas City Star, Mo. Feb. 10--As it pushes ahead with research and development, Cerner Corp . is sending about 350 employees to work at the company's new Innovation Campus next week.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.