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  • The importance of social connection 9/25/2020

    Studies on the effects of social isolation and loneliness on the aging population show that social isolation can create a wide range of serious health issues in older adults, more harmful than even smoking. What doesn’t exist is a wealth of studies and history to lead us through combatting these issues in the wake of the current coronavirus pandemic.

  • LMH Health physician earns certificate in diversity and inclusion 9/23/2020

    Dr. Lynley Holman earned Cornell University's Certificate in Diversity and Inclusion. She earned the certificate following the completion of a two-month online course that covers improving engagement, counteracting unconscious bias, diversity and inclusion at work and fostering an inclusive climate.

  • New Women's Center at LMH Health West Campus provides care under one roof 9/18/2020

    The new Women’s Center at the LMH Health West Campus was designed with convenience, time and care for our patients in mind. One major goal was to provide a center that could handle most of the care patients need all under one roof, just a seconds walk away from each other.

  • LMH Health docs debunk common mask myths 9/11/2020

    We’re constantly bombarded with updates, news and information about COVID-19 and it can be hard to tell what information is true and what isn’t. LMH Health infectious disease physicians Drs. Christopher Brychel and Christopher Penn chimed in to answer a few of the hottest questions we’ve received.

  • LMH Health receives $7.5 million in CARES funding 9/10/2020

    Last month, Douglas County Commissioners recommended a Reimbursement and Direct Aid Plan for $24.9 million in funding from the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act. The plan, which was approved by the State of Kansas on September 9th, includes a $7.5 million request from LMH Health to assist hospital patients, staff and the community.

  • Prostate cancer awareness takes center stage in September 9/4/2020

    Shining a light on prostate cancer and the statistics behind the disease is important to raise awareness, increase education and emphasize the importance of age-appropriate health screening for men. Read on to learn more.

  • Suicide prevention awareness: Stories of hope and resiliency 8/28/2020

    As soon as they received the text message, they knew. And in that moment, everything changed. Forever.

  • LMH Health introduces VotER initiative 8/25/2020

    LMH Health is one of a group of hospitals nationwide – and the only one in Kansas – to participate in VotER, an initiative offering patients and visitors the opportunity to register to vote.

  • LMH Health family of providers continues to expand in 2020 8/21/2020

    LMH Health’s new outpatient campus in West Lawrence isn’t the only expansion being undertaken in the organization this year. The LMH Health family of medical providers continues to grow in 2020 with the addition of a number of physicians, advance practice providers and a new clinic.

  • LMH Health partnership with Mayo Clinic offers treatment for COVID-19 patients 8/21/2020

    LMH Health is partnering with the Mayo Clinic to offer an experimental convalescent plasma therapy treatment to some patients with severe COVID-19.

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