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The Most Difficult Resolution to Keep
Jan 7, 2020

It is that time a year again; when we make outlandish promises like getting in shape, eating better, and putting away the laundry as soon as it comes out of the dryer. Most of us know all too well that our well-intentioned New Year’s resolution ...

World Stroke Day 2019
Oct 29, 2019

Today, stroke is the leading cause of disability and the second leading cause of death worldwide. This year, alone, 14.5 million people will experience a stroke and 5.5 of those will die from it. Around 80 million people worldwide are stroke ...

Inpatient Rehabilitation Myths Debunked
Sep 16, 2019

This week we celebrate National Rehabilitation Week. In honor of that I’d like to take the opportunity to debunk some myths surrounding the Inpatient Rehabilitation. For those who are not familiar, this service provides comprehensive and ...

Ten Tips for Tick Season
Jul 9, 2019

Tick season is back and it’s getting worse every year. Last year almost 60,000 cases of tickborne disease were reported to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). In 2016 the total reported cases was closer to 50,000. For the ...

Mark Benz Named New Regional CEO of Prime Healthcare's Four Area Hospitals
Jan 9, 2020

Prime Healthcare’s award-winning hospitalswelcomed Mark Benz to its leadership team on December 18, 2019, as the new Regional CEO of the healthcare system’s four Missouri and Kansas hospitals and affiliated locations, including St. ...

St. Mary's Medical Center Nationally Recognized with an 'A' Grade in the Fall 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades
Nov 7, 2019

For the fifth time in a row, St. Mary’s Medical Center was awarded an ‘A’ grade from the Leapfrog Group as a part of the Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades service. This is a national distinction recognizing St. Mary’s Medical ...

St. Mary's Medical Center Earns Nuclear Cardiology Reaccreditation by IAC
Oct 2, 2019

St. Mary's Heart Center has been granted an additional three-year term of accreditation by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC) in Nuclear Cardiology. This latest accreditation awarded to demonstrates St. Mary's ongoing commitment ...

St. Mary's Receives Awards for Excellence in Heart Failure, Stroke Care
Aug 12, 2019

St. Mary’s Medical Center has received both the American Heart Association’s Get With The Guidelines®- Heart Failure Gold Plus and Stroke Gold Plus achievement awards. Both awards recognize St. Mary’s commitment to ensuring ...