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Lisa Augustine
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Jake Jacobson
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April
25,
2017
A familiar face at Children's Mercy is listed alongside Drew Barrymore, Jessica Seinfeld, Melissa Bernstein (of Melissa & Doug), TV anchor Gretchen Carlson and other amazing women as neurodevelopmental pediatrician Sarah Soden ...
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April
24,
2017
Local organization Cars 4 Heroes, along with a generous donor, changed the life a veteran's family Monday. When the veteran's wife arrived at Children's Mercy, along with her two-year-old who was in need of an IV ...
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April
20,
2017
Every year thousands of kids in the area flock to pools or the lake, in order to beat the summer heat. But every year, several kids end up in the emergency room for accidental drowning. According to the Centers for Disease Control ...
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April
18,
2017
Dr. Steve Olsen is a Children’s Mercy neonatologist, yet on a recent Thursday his itinerary included traveling to see patients at Providence Medical Center in Kansas City, Kan.; Liberty (Mo.) Hospital; North Kansas City Hospital; and ...
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April
10,
2017
Health care providers who work with kids are natural innovators, says Krista Nelson, Children’s Mercy's Director of Innovation Development. Nelson, an expert in innovation — not medicine, was hired by the hospital to run its new ...
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April
06,
2017
April is Child Abuse Prevention Month. The most recent data from Missouri reports that there were 64 deaths from fatal child abuse and neglect (Missouri Child Fatality Review Annual Report for 2015). Not only is it important to prevent a child from ...
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April
05,
2017
I am fortunate both of my pregnancies and deliveries with my girls went, for the most part, smoothly. Many parents in Kansas City aren’t as fortunate and may find themselves in need of critical care for their infant. That can be a scary ...
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March
15,
2017
Mounting pressures, including more than 50 percent of Americans with a chronic condition and many with multiple illnesses, are rendering the nation's primary care system inadequate to meet the population's needs. On March 17 in Kansas City, ...
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February
21,
2017
Children’s Mercy Kansas City today announced it has been named a recipient of Microsoft Corp.’s 2017 Health Innovation Awards. The awards, which were announced at the 2017 HIMSS Annual Conference and Exhibition in Orlando, Florida, ...
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January
24,
2017
Taking a big step toward making Kansas City a premier global pediatric research innovation hub, Children’s Mercy and The University of Kansas Cancer Center today announced four first-of-their-kind endowed chair appointments that will help ...
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