Kim Shopper

About Kim Shopper

Kim has worked at NKCH for 30 years where she produces the employee newsletter and manages internal campaigns. She serves on the Living With Diabetes Advisory Board and the Chip In For Charity Open golf committee. She is passionate about animal rescue and volunteers for the Parkville Animal Shelter.

Coworkers Unite for Team Lo-Pro

What cancer took from Lori Provin, LPN, her coworkers in Patient Scheduling compensated for through their love, support and generosity. Doctors diagnosed Lori with fast-growing, advanced-stage breast cancer in August 2017, after she noticed a change in the shape of her left breast. She was only 44. For the next year, Lori’s life consisted of [...]

By |2019-10-09T14:10:55-05:00October 9th, 2019|

NKCH Celebrates 25 Years of Home Health Excellence

Cheryl Foster, MHA, BSN, director of Home Health at NKCH Celebrating over two decades of nationally acclaimed care, August marked the 25th anniversary of North Kansas City Hospital’s Home Health agency. “Having the privilege to serve the community is special to us, and we hope to remain a provider of choice for home [...]

By |2019-08-09T14:36:05-05:00August 9th, 2019|

Two-Time Finisher

Her first race in 2018 when she competed in the worst weather in the race's 123-year history and she became hypothermic. The Boston Marathon is to runners what the Super Bowl is to football players or the World Series is to baseball athletes. Each year, the 26.2-mile marathon attracts about 30,000 runners, whom [...]

By |2019-06-28T11:13:51-05:00June 28th, 2019|

From Ms. Goodwrench to Nursing Director

An Important Impact According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the number of female mechanics has slowly increased from 1.4% to 2.1% between 1999-2018. While the growth of female mechanics may be a recent trend, ladies have made an impact in the automobile industry for over a century. • During World War I, women drove [...]

By |2019-06-13T10:36:31-05:00June 13th, 2019|

A Home of Their Own

May is National Foster Care Month, but the plight of children who need foster families is a year-round problem. Four employees stepped up to make a difference for seven children in our area. They share their stories to raise awareness of children who need someone to love and care about them. Annually, 440,000 children need [...]

By |2019-05-21T11:24:43-05:00May 21st, 2019|

Come on Down, You’re the Next Contestant on The Price Is Right

For most TV viewers, it’s an unfilled dream to be a game show contestant. However, Mike Kallenberger, PharmD, BCPS, is one of the lucky ones. He knows how it feels to be a contestant and a winner on the beloved Price Is Right game show, where contestants compete to win cash and prizes in pricing [...]

By |2019-04-18T17:20:57-05:00April 17th, 2019|

Keeping the Faith After a Cancer Diagnosis

David is now in remission and back to work after two years of treatment and recovery. It may sound odd for someone to feel “chosen” for cancer but that’s how David Rolf feels after being diagnosed with multiple myeloma. For David, who works in Radiology, his cancer diagnosis strengthened his faith and his [...]

By |2019-03-26T13:35:25-05:00March 26th, 2019|
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