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  1. Melonie Godbold

    Melonie Godbold is the Sept./Oct. Outstanding Associate

    Congratulations to Melonie Godbold for being chosen as an Outstanding Associate of 2019!

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  2. Barb and Joe Peine

    His and Hers Hernia Surgery

    It wasn't the ideal start to 2019. Barb Peine had hernia surgery, and two months later her husband, Joe, underwent his own hernia surgery.

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  3. Steve Coons walking Duke

    Moving Forward After a Total Hip Replacement

    Hip pain and joint replacement surgery were pretty familiar to Steve Coons, even before his own hip started bothering him. He’d watched his father and his brother have hip replacement surgeries, so when Steve’s pain grew so unbearable that it began to disrupt his daily activities and sleep, he knew it was time to talk to the doctor.

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  4. Kim Thorup celebrates her last treatment

    Radiation Therapy Reduces Treatment Time, Gets Principal Back to School

    Olathe elementary school principal, Kim Thorup, was diagnosed with breast cancer on May 2. Because of a radiation treatment new to Olathe Health Cancer Center, she's healed and back in her office in time for the first day of school just three months later.

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  5. Members of the OMC Stroke Care Team

    Enhanced Stroke Response at OMC Helps Save Brain Cells

    The Stroke Clinical Team at OMC has enhanced its emergency response procedure for stroke patients, providing care 20 minutes faster than the national recommendation. How the new change is helping patients save brain cells.

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  6. The Herrada Family

    Olathe Health Homegrown - The Herradas

    The Homegrown series features associates who have shown immense dedication to their own growth, as well as to Olathe Health. Meet the Herradas, a mother and her three children who all work at Olathe Medical Center.

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  7. Grandma and granddaughter

    Busting Diabetes Myths

    Do you want to get control of your diabetes? Start by knowing the facts. Kathy Coker, RD, CDE, a diabetes educator at Olathe Medical Center, breaks down the myths about diabetes and how you can get healthy.

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  8. Terri Koehler, RN

    Terri Koehler is the March/April Outstanding Associate

    Congratulations to Terri Koehler, RN, Nurse Educator at Olathe Medical Center, for being chosen as an Outstanding Associate of 2019!

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  9. Patricia Ordiway with her son Ethan

    How 27 Blood Donors Saved a New Mom's Life

    After delivering her son, Ethan, via an emergency Caesarian section (C-section) at The Birth Place at Olathe Medical Center (OMC), Patricia suffered a massive blood loss. Moments after Patricia got to kiss her son for the first time, she remembers feeling sleepy and hearing Dr. Peck ordering someone to get more blood.

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  10. Allison Lee and her family

    Allison Lee Recovers Quickly After Gallbladder Surgery

    As both a nurse and a mom, Allison Lee of Gardner spends most of her time caring for her patients and her two young daughters, Harper and Nora. But when Allison started experiencing nausea and stomach pain after eating, she didn’t seek care for herself right away.

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