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Dec 09, 2013, 16:27 ET

Marion and Henry Bloch Family Foundation Announces Generous Gift to Saint Luke's Hospital

Bloch Family Foundation commits $12 million to support neuroscience programs and outcomes research The Saint Luke's Foundation announced today...

Oct 15, 2013, 17:08 ET

Diabetes patients now have better options when it comes to heart surgery choices

Angioplasty and bypass surgery can lead to similar longterm benefits, finds study led by Saint Luke's Mid America Heart Institute researchers...

Sep 05, 2013, 11:19 ET

'Grow Your Own' Grant Will Help Saint Luke's Health System Enhance Nursing Workforce

$50,000 Hospital Grant designed to prepare Saint Luke's nursing workers and students for the demands of clinical and administrative...

Sep 05, 2013, 11:17 ET

'Grow Your Own' Grant Will Help Saint Luke's Health System Enhance Health Care Workforce

$50,000 Hospital Grant Funds Saint Luke Leadership Development Program For High Performing Employees Looking For Growth  Saint Luke's...

Aug 12, 2013, 11:28 ET

Saint Luke's Now Offers MRI Compatible Neuromodulation Therapy

Saint Luke's Neuroscience Institute is one of the first hospitals in the region to offer Neuromodulation Therapy Option for Chronic Pain Relief...

Aug 01, 2013, 13:00 ET

William Daniel, M.D., appointed chief quality officer

New role will oversee quality initiatives across Saint Luke's Health System  William C. Daniel, M.D., has been appointed chief quality...

Jul 16, 2013, 10:41 ET

Two Saint Luke's hospitals rank in U.S. News & World Report list of Best Hospitals

Saint Luke's Hospital moves up in state rankings; Saint Luke's South Hospital joins list this year Two hospitals in Saint Luke's Health System...

Jul 16, 2013, 10:30 ET

Saint Luke's Cancer Institute Appoints New Medical Director

Kansas City-Based SLCI Focuses On Research And Leadership When Selecting New Director Timothy J. Pluard, M.D. Saint Luke's Cancer Institute...

Jul 05, 2013, 14:30 ET
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Jun 20, 2013, 11:04 ET

Saint Luke's: Fatty Liver Disease is a Growing Concern

 Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) affects up to a third of the general population, and in most cases causes no signs, symptoms, or...

May 21, 2013, 11:45 ET

Baby Boomers Urged to Get Tested for Hepatitis C Virus

If you're a baby boomer, you may not know that odds are high that you're carrying the hepatitis C virus, putting yourself at risk for illness that...

Apr 05, 2013, 12:30 ET

Saint Luke's Health System Ranks Among Highest in Nation in Patient Satisfaction Survey

Saint Luke's 12th among national peers in hospital rankings As a health system, Saint Luke's ranks among the highest in the nation in...

Jan 02, 2013, 11:00 ET

Saint Luke's seeks qualified applicants for cardiovascular outcomes fellowships

T32 grant funding trains next generation of leaders in clinical and outcomes research As one of the leading outcomes research centers in the...

Dec 21, 2012, 15:14 ET

Saint Luke's research listed among American Heart Association's top 10 research advances for 2012

Resuscitation, new high blood pressure treatment, and bypass options for diabetics among foremost scientific projects Three clinical...

Nov 15, 2012, 16:36 ET

Artificial disc brings increased mobility and rapid recovery to patients suffering chronic neck pain in the Midwest

Saint Luke's Neurosurgeon performs first Bryan Disc surgery in Missouri, Kansas and Iowa  For many years cervical fusion was the only...

Nov 17, 2009, 17:25 ET

Study Reveals Evidence of Heart Disease in Ancient Egyptian Mummies

A cardiologist at Saint Luke's Mid America Heart Institute and his research colleagues from Cairo, Milwaukee, and Mission Viejo, Calif., have...

Aug 09, 2004, 01:00 ET

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Saint Luke's Health System to Join Humana's ChoiceCare Network

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Aug. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) announced today that its ChoiceCare Network has signed an agreement with...

Dec 09, 2003, 00:00 ET

Saint Luke's Health System Announces Agreement with Roche Diagnostics Molecular Center of Excellence

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Dec. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Saint Luke's Health System, a leading health system provider of molecular diagnostics, clinical testing...

Oct 24, 2003, 01:00 ET

Laura Bush's Message Taken to Heart by Kansas City Woman

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Oct. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Joyce Cullen, 54, had ignored the pain between her shoulder blades the first night. But two nights...