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2014-03-05 23:32:14

Becker's Hospital Review recognizes Saint Luke's Hospital for exceptional women's health services. Kansas City, MO (PRWEB) March 05, 2014 Becker’s Hospital Review, one of the nation’s leading magazines for hospital business news and analysis, has recognized Saint Luke’s Hospital for clinical excellence, quality care and health awards by naming it to its list of “100 Hospitals with Great Women’s Health Programs.” “Hospitals were selected based on clinical...

2014-01-07 12:28:21

Clinical Services, Research and Education Greatly Enhanced by New Collaborations for CHI, St. Luke's, Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Heart Institute HOUSTON, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Three of the region's leading medical institutions - Baylor College of Medicine, CHI St. Luke's Health and the Texas Heart® Institute - have significantly expanded and enhanced their long-standing educational, clinical and research affiliations in conjunction with Englewood, Colo.-based...

2013-12-09 16:27:11

Bloch Family Foundation commits $12 million to support neuroscience programs and outcomes research KANSAS CITY, Mo., Dec. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Saint Luke's Foundation announced today a $12 million gift commitment from the Marion and Henry Bloch Family Foundation to Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City. The funds are designated for the Saint Luke's neuroscience programs and outcomes research. The gift is the single largest donation ever received by Saint Luke's. In...

2013-12-05 16:25:07

Latest data from CMS shows no hospital within 100 miles has a lower mortality rate KANSAS CITY, Mo., Dec. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Heart attacks are the leading killer of both men and women in the United States, impacting more than 1.5 million people each year. The latest statistics released from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) reveal that patients who have suffered acute myocardial infarction (AMI), more commonly known as heart attack, who receive...

2013-12-04 12:27:29

ATLANTA, Dec. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Craneware, Inc., the healthcare market leader in automated revenue integrity solutions, today announced that St. Luke's hospital in the Texas Medical Center will add Pharmacy ChargeLink® to the range of Craneware Revenue Integrity Solutions® used across the St. Luke's Health System hospitals, which on May 31 became part of Catholic Health Initiatives, the nation's third-largest faith-based health system. (Logo:...

2013-08-23 12:24:01

Saint Luke's program one of few nationwide to achieve transplant milestone KANSAS CITY, Mo., Aug. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Saint Luke's heart transplant program has performed its 600th heart transplant. Only 21 programs in the U.S. have performed more adult heart transplants. The transplant was performed on Aug. 15 on 34-year-old Jamie Poindexter of Pea Ridge, Ark. This year, Saint Luke's Mid America Heart Institute celebrates the 28th anniversary of cardiac...

2013-08-09 12:22:25

Neuroscience Symposium To Focus On Diagnosis And Treatment Of A Broad Range Of Neurological Disorders KANSAS CITY, Mo., Aug. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Registration is now open for the Saint Luke's Neuroscience Institute 2013 Symposium. The symposium will be hosted by the Saint Luke's Neuroscience Institute (SLNI), one of the region's pre-eminent neurological facilities, in conjunction with the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) School of Medicine and Saint Luke's...

2013-07-16 12:27:49

Kansas City-Based SLCI Focuses On Research And Leadership When Selecting New Director Timothy J. Pluard, M.D. KANSAS CITY, Mo., July 16, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Saint Luke's Cancer Institute (SLCI) announced today Timothy J. Pluard, M.D., has been appointed the new medical director for the acclaimed cancer institute. Pluard currently serves as associate professor of medicine at Washington University and clinical director, section of breast oncology at Siteman Cancer Center,...

2013-07-16 12:25:48

Saint Luke's Hospital moves up in state rankings; Saint Luke's South Hospital joins list this year KANSAS CITY, Mo., July 16, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two hospitals in Saint Luke's Health System are recognized on U.S. News & World Report's annual Best Hospitals rankings for 2013-2014, released today. The rankings, now in their 24(th) year, recognize hospitals that excel in treating the most challenging patients. Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City ranks #2 in Missouri...

2013-07-15 12:26:44

Symposium to focus on diagnosis and treatment of broad range of neurological disorders KANSAS CITY, Mo., July 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Saint Luke's Neuroscience Institute (SLNI), one of the region's pre-eminent neurological facilities, in conjunction with the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) School of Medicine and Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City (SLH) has opened registration for the Saint Luke's Neuroscience Institute 2013 Symposium. The SLNI Symposium is...