Amy Bennett

About Amy Bennett

Amy Bennett is the physician communications coordinator for North Kansas City Hospital. She is editor of Physician Connections, and she writes brochure, web and other communication pieces for North Kansas City Hospital and Meritas Health. In her spare time, she is often working in her flower garden or volunteering with Pet Partners, a pet therapy organization.

How to Find the Right Doctor for You

Many health insurance plans make you designate a primary care doctor, but finding the right one can be difficult and stressful. Michael R. Brown, DO, a family medicine doctor with Meritas Health Park Plaza (Kansas City North, near Parkville) shares tips to help you find a primary care physician that’ s a good fit. A [...]

By |2018-07-25T18:45:03+00:00June 5th, 2018|

Meritas Health Establishes Urogynecology Clinic

Urogynecologist, Ian Rosbrugh, MD When women experience pelvic floor disorders causing urinary or fecal incontinence, they often suffer in silence, hesitant to address the topic. They are not alone. The National Institutes of Health estimates one-third of women in the U.S. have pelvic floor disorders. Today, more women are reaching out for help [...]

By |2018-06-29T17:15:33+00:00September 22nd, 2017|

Codfish Skin Helps Heal Wounds, Reduces Pain Levels

An innovative wound treatment using fish skin is bringing dramatic healing, reduction in pain and cost savings to patients at NKCH. Karl R. Stark, MD, vascular surgeon Vascular Surgeon Karl Stark, MD, with Midwest Aortic and Vascular Institute and director of the hospital’s Wound Healing Center, along with his colleagues, are the Northland’s [...]

By |2018-07-25T19:05:03+00:00July 13th, 2017|

Just Breathe

Asthma attacks are scary, and if you’re a woman, your chance of being diagnosed with asthma increases as you age. When you’re 20, the rate of diagnosis is equally split between men and women. However, by age 40, women are twice as likely to have asthma than men of the same age. Pulmonologist, Andrea [...]

By |2018-07-25T19:08:18+00:00May 18th, 2017|