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The Joint Commission has recognized Prime Healthcare hospitals as 2017 Pioneers in Quality™ Contributors
Dec 1, 2017

Prime Hospitals recognized for quality improvement in health care (Ontario, CA – November 16, 2017) –The Joint Commission has recognized Prime Healthcare as a Pioneer in Quality contributor. Prime hospitals have implemented new technology ...

State of the art Treatment for Herniated Discs Now Available at Saint John Surgery Center
Sep 18, 2017

(Leavenworth, Kan., Sept. 19, 2017) Described as a “gentle” procedure, a new surgical method offered at the Saint John Surgery Center by Mayank Gupta, M.D., a board certified pain management physician/anesthesiologist, is helping patients ...

Rock-Roll-Run Set for Aug. 26
Aug 2, 2017

Providence Medical Center and the YMCA of Greater Kansas City are proud to present the second annual Rock, Roll & Run Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017, at the Providence Medical Center Amphitheater, 633 N. 130th St., Bonner Springs, Kan. Proceeds benefit ...

Fireworks alert and safety tips
Jun 30, 2017

Most families love the Fourth of July and the fireworks that accompany the celebration. What is not loved are the preventable trips to the emergency room for fireworks-related injuries. Although, the injury rate on legal fireworks has declined over ...

Sherry Adams Dodson Shares Her Music with Grateful SBHU Patients
Jun 6, 2017

Sherry Adams Dodson, Easton, Kan., began playing the guitar when she was only 10 years old, a skill her father taught her. And though she's never had any formal training, she's also learned to play the piano and autoharp, performing at her ...

Saint John physicians urge caution during mowing season
Apr 13, 2017

The Providence and Saint John Emergency Room Physicians urge caution and common sense when using lawn mowers or other powerful lawn tools. The American College of Emergency Physicians offer the following safety tips: Wear shoes, not sandals. Keep all ...

Prime Healthcare names CEO for Kansas City Market
Mar 20, 2017

Prime Healthcare has named Randall G. "Randy" Nyp, FACHE, Chief Executive Officer for the Kansas City market which includes; Providence Medical Center, Kansas City KS; Saint John Hospital, Leavenworth, KS; St. Joseph Medical Center, Kansas ...

Snell named 2017 Black Achiever
Jan 31, 2017

Aundria Snell, Human Resources Manager, was recently named a 2017 Black Achiever in business and Industry along with other professionals in the community at the 42nd annual recognition dinner held by the Black Achievers Society of Kansas City. The ...

Dr. Prem Reddy Once Again Recognized Among the Most Influential Healthcare Leaders in the Nation
Oct 1, 2016

Prem Reddy, MD, FACC, FCCP, Chairman, President and CEO of Prime Healthcare, has once again been named to Modern Healthcare’s prestigious list of the “100 Most Influential People in Healthcare” for 2016. This is the third time that ...

Rock, Roll & Run set for Saturday, Oct. 8
Sep 6, 2016

Providence Medical Center and the YMCA of Greater Kansas City are proud to present the first annual Rock, Roll & Run Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016, at the Providence Medical Center Amphitheater, 633 N. 130th St., Bonner Springs, Kan. Proceeds benefit ...

Saint John Hospital Senior Behavioral Health Completes Expansion
Jul 26, 2016

To answer the growing need of specialized senior care in the community, Saint John Hospital has recently expanded their Senior Behavioral Health Unit, growing from 18 to 30 beds. That expansion was recently marked by a special open house and ribbon ...

Dr. Reddy in Conversation with The Advisory Board's Managing Director, Eric Larsen
Jul 18, 2016

We are pleased to share this Q & A featuring Dr. Reddy and Prime Healthcare and the Managing Director of the Advisory Board. The Advisory Board is a prestigious healthcare advisory organization located on three continents, and their Daily ...

New 3-D Mammography Comes to Saint John Women's Imaging Center
Aug 7, 2015

- The Saint John Women’s Imaging Center proudly announces FDA approval to now provide 3-D mammography with its state-of-the-art MAMMOMAT® Inspiration PRIME. This type of mammogram generates a more accurate and detailed image of the breast, ...

Prime Healthcare Continues Growth with Completed Acquisitions in Texas and Alabama
Mar 5, 2015

Prime Healthcare Continues Growth with Completed Acquisitions of Dallas Regional Medical Center in Texas and Riverview Regional Medical Center in Alabama Ontario, Calif., March 2, 2015 – Prime Healthcare announced today that it has completed ...

Prime Healthcare and Kaiser Foundation Health Plan End Lawsuits And Agree to Work Together
Feb 10, 2015

Ontario, Calif., February 9, 2015 – Prime Healthcare Services, Inc. and Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc. announced today that they have agreed to dismiss their respective lawsuits against each other (Prime Healthcare Cases, Judicial Council ...

Prime Healthcare Services Completes Acquisition of North Vista Hospital, located in Nevada
Jan 30, 2015

Ontario, Calif., Jan. 22, 2015 – Prime Healthcare Services announced today that it has completed its acquisition of North Vista Hospital, a 177-bed acute care hospital located in North Las Vegas, Nevada. North Vista Hospital has been serving ...

Digital Mammography Coming to Saint John Hospital
Dec 12, 2014

In early January, 2015, Saint John Hospital will be receiving a new weapon in the fight against breast cancer, digital mammography. The new digital mammography equipment is part of an initiative from the hospital designed to meet women's health ...

150 Years And Counting: Saint John Hospital Looks Forward to the Good That is Yet to Be
Dec 12, 2014

On March 15, 1864, the first patients treated at Saint John Hospital were a family of Civil War refugees. The Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth took the family in and cared for them even though the hospital wasn't yet ready to open. Fast forward ...

Prime Healthcare Enters into Definitive Agreement to Acquire Daughters of Charity Health System
Oct 10, 2014

Ontario, Calif. (Oct. 10, 2014) – Prime Healthcare Services and Prime Healthcare Foundation ("Prime Healthcare") said today it will ensure continued access to quality healthcare at six struggling California hospitals it will acquire ...

Construction Underway on New Saint John Emergency Services Department
Aug 15, 2014

In 2013, Saint John Hospital nearly doubled the number of patients seen each month in its Emergency Services Department. To meet the community's growing demand for emergency care, renovation is now underway on the ground floor of the Saint John ...

Back-To-School Basic Health Tips for COLLEGE STUDENTS
Aug 6, 2014

Parents of college-age students have a lot of experience in back-to school rituals, but when they are ready to go off to college and more independence, the ritual becomes more complex. While shopping for bedding, dorm room supplies, books and laptops ...

Saint John Hospital: 150 Years and Counting
Mar 24, 2014

As the first civilian hospital in Kansas, Saint John Hospital has a long history of serving the community. On March 15, 1864, the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth received their first patients, a family of Civil War refugees fleeing from ...