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Thoughts From Our CEO – December

Thoughts From Our CEO – December

Happy Holiday Season. I hope all had a fantastic Thanksgiving.  Still processing that it is almost Christmas…wow, the year flew by. We have so much to be thankful at Saint John Hospital…I am beyond thankful for our employees and the outstanding work and effort that...

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Scholarship winner announced

Scholarship winner announced

Destiny Brown was recently named the recipient of the Susan Abramovitz Scholarship. Destiny is a second year Radiology student at Penn Valley Community College. The Scholarship fund is in memory of Susan who worked at Saint John for more than 40 years and was actually...

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KCHEART has Star Lighting Ceremony at Saint John

KCHEART has Star Lighting Ceremony at Saint John

For a few years, the star atop Saint John Hospital has been dark during the Christmas season. Last December 2021, during their regular maintenance of the radio and antenna equipment, the Kansas City Hospital Emergency Amateur Radio Team (KCHEART) volunteers took it...

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Director of Kansas Physician Services Announced

Director of Kansas Physician Services Announced

Mark Davis has been named Director of Physician Services – Prime Healthcare Kansas Market for Providence and Saint John. With more than 25 years of healthcare administrative management and operational experience, he now has Administrative oversight for 14 Primary and...

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New Regional Patient Experience Director Named

New Regional Patient Experience Director Named

Danielle “Danie” Turpin, CPXP, is the new MOKAN Regional Patient Experience director. Danie is leading experience improvement efforts and has responsibility for the four MOKAN hospitals, partnering closely with local staff and leadership in helping deliver the very...

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Healthgrades Recognizes Saint John Hospital

Healthgrades Recognizes Saint John Hospital

Saint John Hospital, a member of Prime Healthcare, announced recently that it is nationally recognized in pulmonary and critical care service lines and received two Five-Star ratings according to new research released by  Healthgrades, the leading online resource for...

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Thoughts From the CEO – November

Thoughts From the CEO – November

Farewell October and Welcome November!  Yes, it is November already and we all know that means completely different weather and temperatures and lots of holiday plans. With only two months left in the year, I believe we should celebrate and acknowledge the great...

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Thoughts from the CEO September

Happy September to our Leavenworth and Lansing community. What a wonderful time of year. We are officially in the fall season and that means school is back in session, football is in swing, hunting season is right around the corner and there are radical changes in...

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Saint John welcomes new Respiratory Therapy Director

Saint John welcomes new Respiratory Therapy Director

Saint John Hospital and Providence Medical Center recently welcomed Melissa Garmon, RRT, RRT-NPS, as the director of Respiratory Therapy. With more than 26 years of experience, Melissa comes to the hospitals after having worked at Overland Park Regional Medical Center...

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