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  1. 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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  2. Joseph Fielder, Jr. is the March/April Outstanding Associate

    Joseph Fielder, Jr. is the March/April Outstanding Associate

    Congratulations to Joseph Fielder, Jr. for being chosen as an Outstanding Associate of 2020!

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  3. Meet Jessica Brunkhorst, MD

    Meet Jessica Brunkhorst, MD

    Jessica Brunkhorst, MD, will serve as the medical director for Olathe Medical Center’s NICU. Dr. Brunkhorst is a neonatologist at Children’s Mercy and assistant professor of pediatrics at the University of Missouri, Kansas City, School of Medicine.

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  4. Make Your New Year’s Resolution to Quit Smoking

    Make Your New Year’s Resolution to Quit Smoking

    This year, tackle one of the biggest hurdles to your health. Quit smoking. Nurse Navigator Jeni Wakefield offers tips to help you keep your resolution and achieve your goal of quitting.

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  5. Melonie Godbold is the Sept./Oct. Outstanding Associate

    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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  6. His and Hers Hernia Surgery

    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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  7. Moving Forward After a Total Hip Replacement

    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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  8. Radiation Therapy Reduces Treatment Time, Gets Principal Back to School

    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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  9. Enhanced Stroke Response at OMC Helps Save Brain Cells

    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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  10. Olathe Health Homegrown – The Herradas

    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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