Live the Good Life With Help From NKCH’s Accredited Heart Failure Program

The words “heart” and “failure” when used together can be scary, especially when you hear them from your doctor. In the U.S. alone, the condition affects nearly 6 million people and their families. According to a recent report from the American Heart Association, the number is growing. By 2035, AHA projects more than 9 million [...]

By |2018-07-25T19:07:17+00:00May 30th, 2017|

Brave Hearts

Mary and Brandon trust NKCH’s accredited heart failure program to help them stay healthy and out of the hospital. Meet Mary For Mary Maag, 84, managing heart failure is a lot like gardening — it involves time, energy and patience, mixed with a little frustration from time to time. “My garden is my passion,” Mary [...]

By |2017-02-21T14:26:45+00:00February 21st, 2017|

Happy Anniversary to NKCH’s TAVR Program

We’re celebrating the one-year anniversary of the TAVR (transcatheter aortic valve replacement) program at North Kansas City Hospital. TAVR is an innovative approach to treating people with severe symptomatic aortic stenosis. The procedure is FDA-approved for people who have additional health conditions that put them at an intermediate or high risk for complications with open [...]

By |2018-07-25T19:13:44+00:00February 10th, 2017|

In a Heartbeat

“As I began feeling the effects of the anesthesia, I thought about the possibility of never seeing my husband, our 2-year-old son Anthony, or my family again. I thought about never having the chance to meet my unborn daughter.” Just 14 weeks into her second pregnancy, Angela Mason, 35, discovered her aortic stenosis had progressed [...]

By |2015-11-19T13:29:00+00:00November 19th, 2015|

Lifetime of Care

North Kansas City Hospital's current multimedia advertising campaign highlights cardiology, oncology, maternity and orthopedic services with real-life patient stories. You'll see the commercials on TV, print ads in the paper and magazines, billboards are up all around Kansas City, North and you'll hear us on the radio. The campaign features several familiar faces from the [...]

By |2018-06-16T12:52:22+00:00January 6th, 2014|