In the News

August
15,
2019
| 03:26 PM Europe/Amsterdam
By Lily Lieberman  BioNexus KC has awarded $150,000 to three area investigators to support research focused on genetic diseases affecting children. Chronic Kidney Disease Chronic kidney disease is a lifelong condition that increases risk of
August
14,
2019
| 08:51 PM Europe/Amsterdam
By Kelly Eckerman Lauren Case, 14, has been in the hospital for two months now waiting for a new heart. Lauren said she is trying to focus on the positive. The teen has lived most of her life with a heart rhythm problem. It never slowed her
August
13,
2019
| 10:45 PM Europe/Amsterdam
By Olga Rukovets Young adults who lack reliable access to affordable, nutritious food— considered food insecure—had a significantly higher chance of being diagnosed with migraine, according to a research letter published online in the June 24

Our Stories

August
13,
2019
| 04:55 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Pedestrian accidents are on the rise as more drivers become distracted by smartphones. The most common reason children are hit by cars is because kids will dart into the street without looking and drivers simply don’t see them or they can’t stop in
August
05,
2019
| 05:16 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Dr. Alan Gamis, Associate Division Director, Section of Oncology Childhood cancer research plays a critically important role when it comes to treating and curing the disease, but the reality is very few cancer therapies are developed for kids.
August
05,
2019
| 04:07 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Becky Wiseman, clinical social worker, Sports Medicine Being a teenager can be a complex time in life. The teen years are a time of tremendous growth, change, challenges and self-discovery. Sports can create amazing opportunities for growth for a
July
30,
2019
| 11:59 PM Europe/Amsterdam
The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Children’s Mercy is experiencing a baby boom! Thirty six nurses have given birth, or are due to give birth in 2019. As the region’s only Level IV NICU, these nurses handle some of the most complex and critically

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