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Wichita children's hospitals to provide more services for sick kids

Children's Mercy has been steadily adding services in Wichita since opening in 2012.

The hospital, based in Kansas City, Mo., has two regional Missouri clinics in St. Joseph and Joplin,with its only Kansas clinic operating in Wichita.By June, it will have 11,000 square feet of clinic space in Wichita - more than doubling its size - but more importantly, it will add more specialized physicians, said Marshaun Butler, vice president for Children's Mercy South and Regional Medical Practices.

"We want to make sure we're responding to the demand for specialty services in the area," she said. "We're expanding in areas where pediatricians have indicated there is a need."

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