LMH Health Provides Update on Strategic Clinical Relationships
During today’s LMH Health Board of Trustees meeting, Russ Johnson, President and CEO, updated the Board and community on our continued review toward building stronger relationships with healthcare systems in the region to ensure the best care for our patients.
National Breastfeeding Month highlights benefits for babies and moms
Breastfeeding provides a number of benefits for both babies and mothers. Read on for information about the benefits and how LMH Health provides support for parents along their journey.
KDHE features patient's COVID-19 update
Kansas Department of Health and Environment shares and update with LMH Health patient Scott Bruegge and his wife Shannon. See how this Tonganoxie, Kansas resident is doing today.
Changes to LMH Health billing systems brings ease in paying bills
LMH Health is changing its hospital and clinic billing systems to bring greater ease to patients and their families in paying their bills, and increase internal efficiencies. The changes went into effect on August 1.
ALTO project aims to provide pain management while reducing opioid use
The opioid epidemic is a leading public health issue that not only affects health but also social and economic welfare, costing the country over $78 billion per year. The LMH Health pharmacy and emergency department have teamed up for the ALTO project, which aims to reduce opioid use by managing pain with non-opioid medications.
Exercise key to keeping both mind and body fit
“If exercise could be packaged in a pill, it would be the single most widely prescribed and beneficial medicine in the nation.” – Robert Butler, National Institute on Aging Maribeth Orr, a family practice physician at Eudora Family Care, said this is one of her favorite quotes. What many medications can help with, exercise can help with too.
High-risk individuals urged to take special precautions to protect against COVID-19
Given the increase in the spread of COVID-19 in our community, our infectious disease team is encouraging high-risk patients to take special precautions. COVID-19 is a new disease, and as such, there’s limited information about the impact of underlying medical conditions and how they might create additional challenges for patients with COVID-19.
LMH Health and Just Food team up to tackle food insecurity in the community
In January 2019, Just Food and LMH Health began discussing ways the organizations could collaborate to serve the community. When the conversations began, the link between food insecurity and many health conditions began to become increasingly obvious.
Information regarding COVID testing for return to KU campus this fall
The University of Kansas announced that all students, faculty and staff would be tested for COVID-19 prior to returning to campus this fall. Questions regarding this testing should be directed to Watkins Health Services at 785-864-9500.
Second-annual summer leadership academy launches carefully amid pandemic
The LMH Health Summer Leadership Academy, a mentoring program for local high school juniors and seniors, is proceeding carefully during the COVID-19 pandemic by offering a hybrid experience of virtual and in-person activities. In collaboration with USD 497, LMH Health commenced the second-annual Summer Leadership Academy on June 15.