Dr. Christiane Smith remembers her reaction when she first heard about the concept of direct primary care, in which doctors and patients bypass insurance companies. She didn’t believe it. But now she has her own direct primary care practice.
Kristi Jantz has been learning what it is to like with liver disease as she cares for her 2 year-old-son, Eli. Eli has been dealing with serious health issues since he was born, and eventually will need a liver transplant. (Video by Bo Rader / The Wichita Eagle)
The $540,000 neonatal ambulance was created to Wesley Medical Center’s custom specifications. It is equipped to carry twins and has a power lift that bears the weight of the isolette and attached equipment. (Video by Bo Rader /The Wichita Eagle)