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More Than a Spine Surgery: Mobility and Faith in Healthcare Restored

What began as a primary care visit for radiating neck pain led to a six-level spinal fusion (C4-T3) within just three weeks’ time. When 63-year-old Gardner resident Danny Scherdin began experiencing acute pain that felt like an “electric shock,” pins and needles, as well as numbness in his neck and left arm, primary care provider […]

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  1. More Than a Spine Surgery: Mobility and Faith in Healthcare Restored

    More Than a Spine Surgery: Mobility and Faith in Healthcare Restored

    What began as a primary care visit for radiating neck pain led to a six-level spinal fusion (C4-T3) within just three weeks’ time. When 63-year-old Gardner resident Danny Scherdin began experiencing acute pain that felt like an “electric shock,” pins and needles, as well as numbness in his neck and left arm, primary care provider […]

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  2. Dear Birth Place

    Dear Birth Place

    Dear Birth Place at Olathe Medical Center, Happy birthday! I saw that The Birth Place’s NICU is turning five this month, and I wanted to express my family’s gratitude for your services. We are forever grateful for this NICU and the wonderful people who work there. In recognition of this milestone, I shared some highlights […]

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  3. The Birth Place: A Mother’s Calling

    The Birth Place: A Mother’s Calling

    First-time mom Gracey Routh had a vision for her birth story. She wanted a water birth, but she wanted to deliver at a hospital, in case she or her baby needed medical intervention. And she wanted privacy with easy access to her support team. After learning the newly remodeled The Birth Place at Olathe Medical […]

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  4. Emerson’s Birth Story

    Emerson’s Birth Story

    As The Birth Place celebrates its fifth anniversary, one special NICU graduate is ringing in her third birthday. Despite a two-day stay in the NICU, three-year-old Emerson has grown into a happy, healthy toddler. “She is absolutely perfect,” mom Amanda, exclaimed. “We are forever grateful to the NICU nurses at The Birth Place.” Before Emerson’s […]

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  5. Finding Steady Ground

    Finding Steady Ground

    Going down a set of stairs. Mowing the lawn. People do these activities every day without thinking twice. But for 56-year-old Osawatomie resident Clayton Sherlock these simple tasks were taxing and filled with uncertainty before a total knee replacement in November 2021. The Problem Knee Clayton’s knee issues began in 2000 when his weight reached […]

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  6. Everything Ear Tubes: When and Why Your Child May Need Them

    Everything Ear Tubes: When and Why Your Child May Need Them

    It’s cold and flu season, which may result in more frequent or severe ear infections. While treatment and time resolve most ear infections and related issues, there is always the potential for longer-term complications, sometimes making ear tubes a necessary means of medical intervention. To help kids get the care they need, we have addressed […]

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  7. Walking to a New Beat

    Walking to a New Beat

    Vickie Otten will never forget the late-night trip to the Emergency Room that set her life on a different course. “I remember that visit all too well,” Vickie, said. “After almost a year of uncontrolled heart problems, I was admitted to the hospital. I felt hopeless and tired – something had to change.” Vickie consulted […]

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  8. Maintaining Your Heart Health During Uncertain Times

    Maintaining Your Heart Health During Uncertain Times

    At the beginning of the pandemic, healthcare providers in the United States and around the world saw patients deferring their cardiovascular care. The result? Patients began showing up with serious issues that were difficult to manage. From dizziness and shortness of breath to pain, discomfort or death, poor heart health can have real consequences. Fortunately, […]

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  9. Jaree Lanser, RRT, Is Named the 2021 Frank H. Devocelle Legacy Award Winner

    Jaree Lanser, RRT, Is Named the 2021 Frank H. Devocelle Legacy Award Winner

    Jaree Lanser, RRT, who works in the Cardiopulmonary Department at Miami Country Medical Center as a registered respiratory therapist, is the 2021 Frank H. Devocelle Legacy Award winner. After being recognized as the 4th Quarter Outstanding Associate, senior leadership team named the 14-year-veteran the Frank H. Devocelle Legacy Award Winner. For this achievement, Jaree will […]

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  10. Breast Cancer: New Screening and Treatment Options Now Available

    Breast Cancer: New Screening and Treatment Options Now Available

    Breast cancer affects one in eight women during their lives. If you’re one of the women affected by breast cancer, we want to ensure you receive the care you need. In addition to our existing breast cancer services, we’ve added some new screening and treatment tools. New Resources FAST Breast MRI Screening The FAST Breast […]

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