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 |2019-10-09T14:10:55-06:00October 9th, 2019|

NKCH’s Hidden Gems

Whether you’re a first-time visitor or already familiar with the campus, you may be surprised by all the nonmedical niceties North Kansas City Hospital offers patients and visitors. From their favorite grub to the amenities they admire most, eight NKCH and Meritas Health employees share their recommended places and spaces. Gift Shop Nicole Cagle, [...]

By |2019-09-04T17:08:13-06:00September 4th, 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 |2019-08-09T14:36:05-06:00August 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 |2019-06-28T11:13:51-06:00June 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 |2019-06-13T10:36:31-06:00June 13th, 2019|

Honor Flight Brings NKCH Physician and Vietnam Veteran Father to D.C.

With the National Mall’s cherry blossom trees as a backdrop, MSGT Bob Cummins (left) and his son, Gregory A. Cummins, DO, visit the nearby Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial. Forty-six years ago, Gregory A. Cummins, DO, was 10 years old when he greeted his father, MSGT Bob Cummins, at Robins Air Force Base in [...]

By |2019-05-28T10:33:09-06:00May 26th, 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 |2019-05-21T11:24:43-06:00May 21st, 2019|
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