In the News

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April
24,
2018
By Joe Chiodo Kailyn McMillin's story has been decades in the making. She was recently reunited with the doctors at Children’s Mercy who saved her life 14 years ago. Now, they are all coming together to share the importance of
April
23,
2018
By Donna Pitman When you're at a hospital, the last thing you need is trouble getting around. A new app developed by Children's Mercy provides turn by turn directions within the hospital so parents and families can easily find where
April
23,
2018
by Cynthia Billhartz Gregorian Taylor Scott and Alyssa Williamson, both 17, looked like Hollywood starlets ready to stroll the red carpet. Their hair and makeup had been professionally done and each was dressed in a long glamorous gown. But

Our Stories

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April
19,
2018
Amy Terreros, Advanced Practice RN II, SCAN Clinic (Child Abuse and Neglect) When your child is a toddler they start to explore their independence and test boundaries. You’ll find they don’t always listen and they want to do things on
April
19,
2018
Dr. Yun Yan, Director of Endocrine Type 2 Diabetes Prevention Program Type 2 diabetes is a growing problem for our youth in this country. What was once considered an adult disease is now becoming more prevalent in children ages 10 to 18 years
April
13,
2018
Amy Terreros, Advanced Practice RN II, SCAN Clinic (Child Abuse and Neglect) It happens to the best of us. You’re at the grocery store and your kid throws a tantrum because you won’t buy her a candy bar in the checkout lane.
April
12,
2018
Visitor restrictions for children 12 and under that have been in place since Dec. 26 because of a high incidence of respiratory viruses, have been lifted as of Thursday, April 12. This means all visitors 12 years old or

Press Releases

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April
09,
2018
Children’s Mercy invested three endowed chair positions in the fields of pediatric surgery and pediatric genomic research to advance treatments for children on Wednesday, April 4, 2018. Endowed chair positions are academic medicine’s
February
08,
2018
Children’s Mercy Kansas City, one of the nation’s top pediatric medical centers, and Cerner, a global leader in health care technology, today announced an expanded strategic relationship that will help transform pediatric care in their
January
11,
2018
Kansas City, Mo. – Jan. 11, 2018 – Two of Kansas City’s iconic families today transformed the future of pediatric research – as well as the city’s downtown skyline – by joining together to donate $150 million to Ch