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Plan Ahead to Get Your Child Vaccinated for COVID-19 Before School Starts

Summer is a time for relaxing, participating in fun activities, enjoying the outdoors, and spending time with family and friends. This year, an important item to add to your summer to-do list is taking your kids to get the COVID-19 vaccine. In May, the FDA approved the Pfizer vaccine for kids ages 12 and older. […]

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  1. Olathe Health Now Offering Third Dose for Qualifying Patients

    Olathe Health Now Offering Third Dose for Qualifying Patients

    Olathe Health is now offering a third dose of the mRNA COVID-19 vaccines to patients who are moderate to severely immunocompromised. This is in response to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Kansas Department of Health and Environment’s support for the expansion of emergency use authorization for […]

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  2. COVID-19 Diagnosis Saved the Life of a Young Cancer Patient

    COVID-19 Diagnosis Saved the Life of a Young Cancer Patient

    More than a year since the pandemic gripped the world, it’s rare to hear someone say anything positive about COVID-19. But had it not been for her COVID-19 diagnosis, Brianna Bolden of Shawnee wouldn’t have known she had cancer. “COVID saved my life.” Twenty-three-year-old Brianna was diagnosed with COVID-19 after experiencing common cold symptoms. Two […]

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  3. FREEZE! Procedure Stops Heart Rhythm Condition in its Tracks

    FREEZE! Procedure Stops Heart Rhythm Condition in its Tracks

    An innovative heart procedure at Olathe Medical Center (OMC) is helping doctors freeze away a common heart rhythm disorder. Atrial fibrillation, or a-fib, is a fast and abnormal pattern of contractions in the upper part of the heart. Atrial fibrillation may cause mild to severe symptoms, including fatigue, shortness of breath and lightheadedness. Some patients, […]

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  4. Plan Ahead to Get Your Child Vaccinated for COVID-19 Before School Starts

    Plan Ahead to Get Your Child Vaccinated for COVID-19 Before School Starts

    Summer is a time for relaxing, participating in fun activities, enjoying the outdoors, and spending time with family and friends. This year, an important item to add to your summer to-do list is taking your kids to get the COVID-19 vaccine. In May, the FDA approved the Pfizer vaccine for kids ages 12 and older. […]

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  5. Katy Hudspeth, LPN, is Named the 2020 Frank H. Devocelle Legacy Award Winner

    Katy Hudspeth, LPN, is Named the 2020 Frank H. Devocelle Legacy Award Winner

    Congratulations to Katy Hudspeth, LPN, who works at Olathe Health Internal Medicine and Pediatrics! Katy is the Frank H. Devocelle Legacy Award winner for 2020. Katy was one of six Outstanding Associates for Olathe Health in 2020. The senior leadership team then chose her to be named the annual Frank H. Devocelle Legacy Award Winner. […]

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  6. Connecting Care for One Patient Across Doctors, Hospitals and Specialties

    Connecting Care for One Patient Across Doctors, Hospitals and Specialties

    The importance of getting her annual health exam took on new meaning in Fall 2019 for Patty Armstrong of Paola, KS. Her recommended preventive screening led to the discovery of gallstones and an emergency heart procedure. Patty’s primary care physician at Olathe Health Family Medicine – Paola recommended a screening colonoscopy for the 70-year-old. So […]

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  7. Heart Patient Finds Hope from OMC Cardiologist

    Heart Patient Finds Hope from OMC Cardiologist

    A cardiologist at Olathe Medical Center (OMC) has earned a special place in the heart of one of his patients. Janice Mayfield credits Ali Al Arab, MD, an interventional cardiologist with Olathe Health Cardiology Services, with enhancing her quality of life and giving her the ability to walk without pain. At 68, Janice has experienced […]

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  8. New Procedure, Shorter Stay: First Outpatient Hip Replacement at OMC

    New Procedure, Shorter Stay: First Outpatient Hip Replacement at OMC

    Strides in orthopedic surgery have led to a unique procedure at Olathe Medical Center that gets you home faster and healing just as quickly. Take it from Kelly Crahan who received the first outpatient hip replacement at Olathe Medical Center (OMC).

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  9. Seeing your doctor is safe. Avoiding immunizations isn’t.

    Seeing your doctor is safe. Avoiding immunizations isn’t.

    Staying healthy requires people of all ages to remain current on their immunizations. The most vulnerable to vaccine-preventable illness are children. Dr. McGinnis explains the importance of remaining current on your routine immunizations and how to get caught up if not current.

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  10. Saddling Up: One Patient’s Healthcare Journey During Uncertain Times

    Saddling Up: One Patient’s Healthcare Journey During Uncertain Times

    When COVID-19 began spreading in the community, pulmonology patient Dorman Marler was nervous to come for his routine appointments. His confidence in his care team gave him the comfort he needed to continue receiving his life-saving, routine care.

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