In the News

April
17,
2019
By Jillian Carroll Dr. Lalitha Gopineti talks about the comprehensive Cardiology services available at Children’s Mercy Wichita. The team in Wichita sees patients every day, allowing them access to award-winning care without having to travel
April
16,
2019
By Charlotte Huff Doctors and nurses working for Geisinger, a health system based in Danville, Pa., no longer assume that their patients who are already struggling with uncontrolled diabetes have access to healthy food, or even enough food. In
April
12,
2019
By Jonathan Landrum Jr. Some of Marvel's top Avengers have assembled to support a $5 million donation to benefit seriously ill children in hospitals around the globe. Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner,

Our Stories

April
18,
2019
Five-year-old Malaya Morgan drove herself to the operating room in a pink Mercedes recently to get a tonsillectomy. Well, Malaya wasn’t actually driving…an OR nurse was guiding the vehicle with a remote-control device…but don’t tell Malaya
April
12,
2019
As baseball and softball season are underway it is always important to review information that can help keep your student-athletes healthy all season. The rotator cuff is a very important part of the shoulder and is critical to performance when
April
11,
2019
Enuresis or bedwetting is a common childhood problem, affecting 5 to 7 million children in the United States each year. By age 7, about 5-10 percent of all children are still wet at night. While 15 percent of kids will outgrow bedwetting without
April
04,
2019
Type 1 diabetes (T1D) is an auto-immune disease that develops when the body’s immune system destroys insulin-producing pancreatic beta cells; it requires around-the-clock care management. Without treatment, people face a lifetime of risks, such as

Press Releases

November
14,
2018
This story started as four separate stories. A Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) nurse at Children’s Mercy who had been family friends with a longtime Children’s Mercy patient, was ready to donate her kidney when the patient needed a
July
26,
2018
KANSAS CITY, MO., July 26, 2018 – Following a 10-month nationwide search, Children’s Mercy Kansas City today announced Paul Kempinski, MS, FACHE, as its next President and Chief Executive Officer, effective November 1. Currently, Kempinski serves
June
26,
2018
KANSAS CITY, Mo., June 26, 2018 – Children’s Mercy is once again recognized as one of the nation’s top pediatric hospitals, according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2018-2019 “Best Children’s Hospitals” report. For the fourth year in a row,