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  • Talking about implicit bias helps break down walls 10/16/2020

    Implicit bias - the attitudes or stereotypes that affect our understanding, actions, and decisions in an unconscious manner - is developed over the course of a lifetime. This bias can be harmful when personal attitudes and feelings influence health outcomes of others.

  • Raising awareness about domestic violence vital, especially during COVID pandemic 10/9/2020

    One in three women and one in four men will experience some type of domestic violence in their lives, and that is far too many. Domestic Violence Awareness Month allows communities to engage in conversations around domestic violence and look deeply into what those words mean, especially during a pandemic.

  • LMH Health earns Commission on Cancer accreditation 10/6/2020

    LMH Health has earned official accreditation from the Commission on Cancer (CoC), a quality program of the American College of Surgeons. This accreditation comes after a rigorous, two-year survey process that monitored protocols, treatments and outcomes in LMH Health’s cancer care units.

  • Be aware: Early detection of breast cancer saves lives 10/2/2020

    One in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetimes, and it’s important to learn the signs, prevention and treatment options.

  • 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.

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