Kansas is one of three states in the nation without expanded access to a life-saving drug that reverses opioid overdoses. The drug is called naloxone, or Narcan by its brand-name. Naloxone works as an antidote to opioids – including heroin and pre
The Kearny County Hospital in Lakin, Kansas discovered they were giving 38% of their residents anti-psychotic medications to help manage their care. They've since made efforts to lower the amount of drugs prescribed to elderly residents.
Kira Corteville's father Wayne Corteville was in the Via Christi HOPE program until he died Sept. 10. When the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services suspended new enrollments in the HOPE program, it cited examples of untreated medical conditio
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)
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
Decked out as Superman, Captain America and local sports heroes, Kansas City’s adorable newborns have gone international. As part of an effort to inject Halloween happiness at St. Luke’s Hospital’s neonatal intensive care unit, the March of Dimes
This little guy sings "You Are My Sunshine" at Children's Mercy Hospital even after numerous heart surgeries. "Through all the numerous needle pokes and prods, his parents say, "he is still singing! Melts our hearts and makes us smile."
HealthSim United has partnered with health care providers and students to use low and high fidelity mannequins, virtual reality and other modalities to sharpen clinical and critical thinking skills and to enhance teamwork, communication and leader
Wesley and city officials, staff members dressed as superheroes and SWAT team members who rappelled down the building dressed as superheroes to the delight of patients inside were all on hand for Wesley Children's Hospital Grand Opening Ribbon-Cut
Wichita State University has a dental residency program, called Advanced Education in General Dentistry, that offers free dental care to underserved and uninsured patients through a program called Gift of Smiles. The residency operates more like a