In the News

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April
16,
2018
By Fox 4 Newsroom More than 250 metro children are diagnosed with diabetes every year, so a team at Children's Mercy is trying to make the big adjustment a little easier. Fourteen-year-old Tanner Jackson has experienced a health resurgence
April
10,
2018
By Candance Ganger Not to sound glass-half-empty or anything, but your living space is a damn death trap. OK, I'm over-exaggerating. But you get the idea. Just think about the surfaces you touch, sit, and eat off of in your home. Now think
April
09,
2018
By Kara Marxer A new study says doctors should be testing for fatty liver disease in children as young as eight years old. Largely because of the rise in obesity, fatty liver disease is the most common chronic liver condition in children and

Our Stories

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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
April
10,
2018
As advances in genetic testing generate hope among patients and families looking for answers to address rare (and not so rare) conditions, the Children's Mercy Division of Clinical Genetics is providing medical, financial and emotional
April
05,
2018
Manometry has long been the standard to measure colorectal activity, but it’s a lengthy and invasive test. Doctors at Children’s Mercy Kansas City wanted to know if there was a better, non-invasive way to monitor colonic activity. The

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