Two of the Kansas City area’s most respected names in health-sciences education have announced their intent to join forces under an affiliation agreement being signed by Rockhurst University and Saint Luke’s Hospital of Kansas City.
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Decatur Memorial Hospital will become the second largest hospital in the Springfield-based Memorial Health System, pending regulatory approval. The boards of both nonprofit health care organizations reached an affiliation agreement in late April, with full affiliation set to occur on Oct. 1, 2019.
A new BJC Collaborative (BJCC) joint research endeavor with Washington University School of Medicine aims to educate patients and physicians about low-dose CT lung cancer screening so they can take advantage of this potentially life-saving new technology.
Memorial Hospital of Carbondale is applying for Level II Trauma Center designation from the Illinois Department of Public Health.
Rural communities look to their hospital for care, comfort and support in an emergency. Cox Medical Center Branson embraced patients as part of their community in the aftermath of a tragedy and was featured in a moving Missouri Hospital Association video.