In the News

July
15,
2019
| 09:04 PM Europe/Amsterdam
By Dave D'Marko Children's Mercy was the recipient of a check worth more than $686,000 Thursday. Summit Homes partnered with local contractors and vendors to build a home at nearly zero cost so they could hand over the proceeds to
July
11,
2019
| 11:52 PM Europe/Amsterdam
By Jordan Betts Children's Mercy's Headache Treatment Center sees more than 1,200 patients each year. One of those patients is 16-year-old Sydney Miller. "I've been having headaches for about four years, almost five years
July
09,
2019
| 06:34 PM Europe/Amsterdam
By Abby Eden  Art sometimes imitates life and now art may help to save a life. An unlikely partnership is making it possible between Kansas City artists and doctors. There's art created at the Kansas City Art Institute that will never hang

Our Stories

July
15,
2019
| 04:49 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Acupuncture is now being offered to patients in the Children’s Mercy Emergency Department (ED) to treat chronic and recurrent pain symptoms, which is a growing problem in the pediatric population. More than 30 ED physicians and hospitalists have
June
27,
2019
| 11:38 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Brad Winfrey, Manager of the Center for Childhood Safety and Injury Prevention It wouldn’t be the Fourth of July without fireworks, but fireworks can be extremely dangerous to children. Before starting your holiday celebrations, here’s some
June
24,
2019
| 05:17 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Dr. Joy Fulbright, Division of Hematology/Oncology, Director, Adolescent and Young Adult program, Medical Director, Survive and Thrive program When your child is diagnosed with cancer all you hope and pray for is that your child survives. You’re
June
21,
2019
| 07:40 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Dynamic stretching continues to be a very beneficial, but sometimes underutilized tool prior to athletic activity. It consists of active stretching using controlled, rhythmic movements. Dynamic stretching not only increases flexibility but also aids

Press Releases

June
18,
2019
| 03:00 PM Europe/Amsterdam
KANSAS CITY, Mo., June 18, 2019 – Children’s Mercy Kansas City is once again recognized as one of the nation’s top pediatric hospitals, according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2019-2020 “Best Children’s Hospitals” report. For the fifth year in a
June
04,
2019
| 04:34 PM Europe/Amsterdam
WESTWOOD, Kan. (May 9, 2019) Centrus Health of Kansas City, a physician-led, clinically integrated network (CIN), announces today its pediatric-focused partnership with Children’s Health Network (CHN), creating a more sophisticated and inclusive
May
23,
2019
| 04:00 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Kansas City, Mo. – May 23, 2019 - The University of Kansas Health System today announced the transition of certain pediatric specialty care providers and clinics from The University of Kansas Health System to Children’s Mercy. The anticipated