Tag: Saint Luke’s

High blood pressure. It’s one of the most neglected health conditions and, second only to nicotine, the most preventable risk factor. “It’s a silent killer,” Dr. Tracy L. Stevens, cardiologist with the Saint Luke’s Health…

Allen County Regional Hospital’s administrator provided more clarity as to why Saint Luke’s Health System made the decision to close the local maternity service. Elmore Patterson, administrator of ACRH, said Saint Luke’s studied the matter…

Some common heart procedures may be more common than they should be, a large-scale study led in part by a Kansas City doctor suggests. The study, which involved nearly 5,200 patients in 37 countries, found…

Allen County Regional Hospital should come under the control of Saint Luke’s Health System by April 1. That’s the tentative start date announced by ACRH Board of Trustees Tuesday night. Hospital officials have agreed to…

Iola City Council members said Monday they were willing to continue supporting Allen County Regional Hospital, for the next year, in the form of a quarter-cent sales tax. The sales tax, expected to generate around…

Allen County Regional Hospital is having a change of leadership in advance of a lease with Saint Luke’s Health System of Kansas City. Tony Thompson, who had served as the hospital’s CEO since late 2015,…

While traveling through northern Missouri a few months ago, Terry Sparks made an impromptu visit to Wright Memorial Hospital in Trenton. As a trustee for Allen County Regional Hospital, Sparks knew it was studying its…