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PATIENT SAFETY…AN ONGOING PRIORITY

Approximately eighteen months ago, Nancy Miller RN, Manager of Quality Assessment and Medical Staff Services, and Carla Nelson RN, Manager of Surgery, participated in initial discussions with the ... READ MORE >>

FARMING AND KANSAS HEART HOSPITAL….A LEGACY LIVES ON

Kansas Heart Hospital’s Carol Giger, BSN, attended high school in Cottonwood Falls where she met her future husband, Alan. Alan is a fourth generation farmer on the family homestead in Elmdale ... READ MORE >>

Dr. Richard A. Steckley Appointed to the Management Committee of Kansas Heart Hospital

On December 24th, 2013, Richard A. Steckley MD, FACC was appointed to the Management Committee to fill the unexpired term of Dr. Roger Roberts who is relocating his clinical cardiology practice ... READ MORE >>

An AVID Learning Experience

AVID is an acronym for “advancement via individual determination.” It was founded in 1980 by Mary Catherine Swanson who, at the time, was the head of the English department at San Diego’s ... READ MORE >>

KHH Anesthesiologist Awarded a Prominent Employer Award

Dr. Ernest Hoeckel, anesthesiologist was presented with Employer’s Support for the Guard and Reserve’s (ESGR) Pro Patria Award. This award is presented annually by each ESGR State Committee to ... READ MORE >>

KICK – OFF FRIDAY….FALL IS UPON US

On Friday, September 06, 2013 Kansas Heart Hospital executives, nurses, staff and employees were encouraged to wear their favorite high school, college or pro football team jerseys. In keeping ... READ MORE >>

Box Tops Benefit Brooks Technology & Arts Magnet Middle School

Kansas Heart Hospital, as part of its mission, has partnered with Communities in Schools in order to assist and educate high school students about opportunities in health care. Recently, Teresa ... READ MORE >>

WICHITA STATE MASCOT VISITS KANSAS HEART HOSPITAL

According to the Wichita State University Shockers website, “legend has it that the name “Shockers” first appeared in 1904 on a poster advertising a football game between Wichita State-then ... READ MORE >>

Golfers Hit The Links at The 14th Annual Kansas Heart Hospital Golf Tournament

For the past fourteen years the Wichita Country Club, located in east Wichita, has served as the venue for the annual Kansas Heart Hospital Golf Tournament which was held on Saturday, August ... READ MORE >>

CONSUMER REPORTS LISTS CAROTID ARTERY SURGERY AT KHH AS A TOP FIVE PROGRAM IN THE US

The September, 2013, issue of Consumer Reports rated 2,463 hospitals across the United States in their keynote article, “Your safer-surgery survival guide.” Criteria for ratings focused on a ... READ MORE >>