Dedicated to healthcare excellence and the patient experience, McDonald will lead premier hometown healthcare provider as it continues to expand...

Lee's Summit Medical Center
July 12, 2018

Dr. Stephen Scott, of Surgical Weight Loss Institute of Kansas City at Lee’s Summit Medical Center, cautions that successful, lifestyle-focused...

Overland Park Regional Medical Center's Dr. Eric Peters states that parents should talk to their kids about the dangers.

Premier hometown healthcare provider recognized as outstanding employer in the healthcare industry nationally.

Significantly underdiagnosed, untreated vein disease—including venous sufficiency—can result in health issues that affect quality of life and...

Lee's Summit Medical Center
June 07, 2018

According to the Society for Vascular Medicine, more than 30 million Americans suffer from venous disease, but only 10 percent seek treatment...

Lee’s Summit Medical Center—part of HCA Midwest Health, Kansas City’s leading healthcare provider—announced today that it is a recipient of the...

Lee’s Summit Medical Center has achieved the Level II STEMI Center, meaning the hospital offers specialized care...

Lee's Summit Medical Center
May 10, 2018

Next Week is National Women's Health Week and Dr. Mindi Beahm, board-certified General Surgeon at Centerpoint and Lee’s Summit Medical Center...

Lee's Summit Medical Center
May 07, 2018

Lee's Summit Medical Center's Dr. Rachel Hailey, a board-certified family medicine physician, discusses common skin cancer myths and why it’s...

Independent industry watchdog Leapfrog provides ratings to consumers so they can inform themselves and families when facing a hospital stay.

Dr. Rachel Hailey, with Lee's Summit Medical Center, provides tips on how to prevent the spread of measles.

To mark American Heart Month, Lee's Summit Medical Center and Lee's Summit Fire Department will educate the community with the help of students...

Lee's Summit Medical Center
November 22, 2017

Dr. Stephen Scott from the Surgical Weight Loss Institute of Kansas City at Lee's Summit and Menorah Medical Centers talks about a new, less ...

Lee's Summit Medical Center
November 16, 2017

The holidays, as joyous and fun as they are, can bring weight gain, depression, injuries and illness. Dr. Rachel Hailey, Family Practitioner ...

Of more than 3,200 Joint Commission-accredited hospitals nationwide that reported 2016 data, only 480 have been named 2017 Pioneers in Quality™...

Lee's Summit Medical Center
October 31, 2017

Halloween is here and, while it's a time to dress up and get some Halloween treats, it can also be a dangerous day. However, Dr. Denise Miller...

Independent industry watchdog Leapfrog provides ratings to consumers so they can be informed when facing a hospital stay.

Lee's Summit Medical Center
October 05, 2017

If you're affected by obesity, you know that managing your weight and improving your health can be hard. More than 78 million American adults...

Lee's Summit Medical Center
August 21, 2017

Orthopedic surgeons have been diagnosing and treating ACL injuries in male athletes for almost 40 years, but there's a new epidemic. Young female...

Lee's Summit Medical Center
July 27, 2017

Orthopedic injuries are on the rise this time of year. Dr. Matt Daggett of Lee’s Summit Medical Center, discusses common orthopedic injuries ...

Lee's Summit Medical Center
July 24, 2017

Dr. Rachel Hailey of Lee’s Summit Medical Centers urges parents to start preparing their kids on a back to school routine now, to help make the...

Construction began on the $21 million third floor addition in June and completion is slated for early summer 2018.

Hospital’s third-floor expansion will be marked by traditional hoisting of final steel beam.

As kids have more free time to enjoy the summer months, we also see more trips to the emergency room. Dr. Michael Watts with the Lee's Summit...

More than 200 employees participated in annual walk to help raise money to fight the nation’s No. 1 and No. 5 killers.

Kansas City’s leading healthcare provider walks to improve health of area moms and babies.

Independent industry watchdog Leapfrog provides ratings to consumers so they can be informed when facing a hospital stay.

Lee's Summit Medical Center
April 06, 2017

Dr. Michael Watts, of Lee’s Summit Medical Center, discusses the signs of symptoms of a Heart Attack vs. Stroke and what you need to do to take...

Recognition honors companies that lead with integrity and align principles with action.

Lee’s Summit Medical Center and Centerpoint Medical Center will honor and reunite first responders with five patients whose lives were saved ...

Lee's Summit Medical Center
January 19, 2017

With winter upon us, Dr. Rachel Hailey of Lee’s Summit Medical Center discusses ways to prevent the flu and the importance of getting the flu...

Lee's Summit Medical Center
November 30, 2016

“Christmas coronary” is a term coined by doctors who noticed a disturbing pattern: heart attacks and heart-related problems peaking every year...

Lee's Summit Medical Center
November 04, 2016

Leading online resource that helps consumers make informed decisions to find the right doctor, the right hospital for the right care gives trusted...

Lee's Summit Medical Center
October 31, 2016

Stay safe this Halloween with these helpful tips from Dr. Michael Watts of Lee's Summit Medical Center.

Lee’s Summit Medical Center has been honored with an outstanding "A" grade in the Fall 2016 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades,

Lee's Summit Medical Center
September 08, 2016

It's no secret that heart disease is the leading cause of death. But if you're diabetic, your chances of dying from heart disease is up to four...

Lee's Summit Medical Center
August 29, 2016

It used to be when you heard of an athlete with an ACL injury it meant a lot of time in recovery and on the bench. But when a local high school...

HCA (NYSE:HCA), the parent of company of HCA Midwest Health, is donating up to $100,000 to the American Red Cross for flood relief in Louisiana...

Lee's Summit Medical Center
August 22, 2016

Keeping your kids safe on the playing field can be a big concern for parents. Dr. Matthew Daggett, with Lee’s Summit Medical Center, has some...

Lee's Summit Medical Center
July 27, 2016

With the start of school right around the corner, Dr. Lori Boyajian O’Neill says adequate sleep and good nutrition will provide students a solid...

Accomplished, compassionate healthcare executive brings broad expertise to role at leading healthcare provider.

Kansas City’s leading healthcare provider partners with AHA-ASA to develop comprehensive heart failure and stroke diagnosis and treatment protocols...

Lee's Summit Medical Center
June 09, 2016

It is that time of the year that people want to spend a lot of time outside, enjoying the weather. But summertime comes with its own health risks...

Childbirth101 developed as a strategy to reach growing audience of savvy millennial parents-to-be and other expectant parents who rely on targeted...

Lee's Summit Medical Center
April 28, 2016

Dr. Megan Sneed with Lee’s Summit Medical Center discusses the health issues that can affect women over the age of 40.

Centerpoint Medical Center, Lee’s Summit Medical Center and Research Medical Center to expand, better meeting community needs.

Lee's Summit Medical Center
April 11, 2016

Dr. Lori Boyajian O’Neill, of HCA Midwest, discusses the symptoms of a woman having a stroke. By getting treatment fast, you can preserve brain...

Lee's Summit Medical Center
April 07, 2016

Dr. Michael Watts, ER Medical Director of Lee’s Summit Medical Center talks about the increase in TIAs and states there’s nothing “mini” about...

Lee's Summit Medical Center
March 14, 2016

March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month and Lee’s Summit Medical Center’s Dr. Hailey explains signs and symptoms of colon cancer and tips on prevention...

Lee's Summit Medical Center
February 15, 2016

Heart disease is the No. 1 killer of women. In fact, more women in the United States die from cardiovascular causes than from all forms of cancer...

Lee's Summit Medical Center
January 29, 2016

Lee's Summit Medical Center recently held a joint “Great Save” to so patients and staff could honor First Responders.

Four patients with remarkable stories will be reunited with medical teams and First Responders.

Lee's Summit Medical Center
January 14, 2016

Getting your flu shot before the flu season is more important than ever and it’s not too late.. Dr. Michael Watts, Medical Director of the Lee’s...

Lee's Summit Medical Center
November 24, 2015

Lee’s Summit is requesting funding for a new communication system to improve the delivery of emergency services.

Lee’s Summit Medical Center, along with six other HCA Midwest Health hospitals serving the Greater Kansas City region, has received Top Performer...

Lee's Summit Medical Center
October 26, 2015

Halloween are fun times for children, but did you know that out of all holidays, Halloween had the fifth highest number of visits to the emergency...

Lee's Summit Medical Center
August 13, 2015

Nutrition should be the most important consideration when heading back to school, says Dr. Rachel Hailey with Lee’s Summit Medical Center. Start...

More than 400 Lee’s Summit campers expected to visit Lee’s Summit Medical Center throughout the week to learn First Aid and about healthcare ...

Lee's Summit Medical Center
July 20, 2015

Wearing high heels can put stress not just on your feet but also on your ankles, knees and back. Dr. Leila Koleiny with Lee’s Summit Family ...

Lee's Summit Medical Center
July 09, 2015

With summer upon us, it’s important to remember that young children are more susceptible to dehydration than adults. Dr. Michael Watts with Lee’s...

Lee's Summit Medical Center
June 18, 2015

Concussions, fractures and sprains, oh my. The main culprits: bicycles, trampolines and roller blades. Dr. Gregory P. Ballard, an orthopedic ...

Dr. Megan Sneed, OB/GYN at Lee’s Summit Medical Center and the area’s only female board-certified urogynecologist, explains how robotic-assisted...

In January, Lee's Summit Medical Center started supporting the Lee's Summit Parks & Recreation Rev-Up program in providing health education seminars...

Midwest Transplant Network recognized this hospital in saving lives through an organ and tissue donation program.

Lee's Summit Medical Center
May 13, 2015

Local nurses are being recognized for making a difference in their patients' lives, their hospitals and their communities.

Lee Summit Medical Center’s CEO Matt Sogard was a part of the groundbreaking ceremony of the Blackwell Interchange. Learn more about this new...

Sarah Cannon cancer experts discussed the importance of clinical trials, targeted therapies and the exciting world of immunotherapy on Fox & ...

Hospital partnered with Fire/EMS Departments and Lee’s Summit Police Department to offer enriching educational experience for employees’ children...

Lee's Summit Medical Center
April 08, 2015

Dr. Lauren Bessey, with Family Health Specialists of Lee’s Summit, says breathing is the key to reducing stress. She recommends the 7-7-7 technique...

Lee's Summit Medical Center
April 02, 2015

Knowledge is power when it comes to stroke. Knowing your personal risk factors and learning to quickly recognize the signs and symptoms, can ...

After testing positive for the BRCA gene in 2011, oncology nurse Kelly Boling at Research Medical Center – like Angelina Jolie - underwent a ...

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When stroke strikes, EMTs transport patient to closest hospital with most advance stroke-treatment technology and highly experienced neurosciences...

Premier hometown healthcare provider recognized as outstanding employer in healthcare industry nationally by being named to prestigious annual...

Lee's Summit Medical Center
March 12, 2015

Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in the United States. Jennifer Feeback, Director of Clinical Research for Sarah...

According to a new study, more heart-attack patients are getting a potentially life-saving procedure to open a blocked artery within the recommended...

Sharon Hayes made good on her vow to stand by husband Jay Hayes III through sickness and health when he suffered a heart attack at home. Sharon...

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Lee's Summit Medical Center
February 04, 2015

Exercising outdoors in the cold could undermine your dieting willpower, causing you to eat more and possibility gain weight. And that cold weather...

Lee's Summit Medical Center
January 30, 2015

Dr. Rachel Hailey with Lee’s Summit Medical Center says sitting too much can cause an array of health problems as shown recently in an analysis...

Lee's Summit Medical Center
January 15, 2015

Cold temperatures and changes in barometric pressure can exacerbate knee and hip pain, says Dr. Gregory Ballard, an Orthopedic Surgeon at Lee's...

Lee's Summit Medical Center
January 08, 2015

Waiting for the school bus on a cold morning can lead to frostbite within a very short period of time. Dr. Adam Henson with Lee’s Summit Medical...

Lee's Summit Medical Center
December 22, 2014

When 11-year-old Logan Heurtin fell from his skateboard, he ended up in the ER at Lee’s Summit Medical Center with more than a bump on the head...

Lee's Summit Medical Center
December 02, 2014

With a few simple tips and tricks you can stay healthy this holiday season and avoid extra weight gain. Listen as Dr. Nicole Fearing with HCA...

Lee's Summit Medical Center
November 18, 2014

Dr. Rachel Hailey discusses the topic of energy drinks consumed by children.

Lee's Summit Medical Center
November 18, 2014

Doctors say this is the time of year to check for head lice because they see it with children when they share hats and scarfs.

Today HCA Midwest Health announces Lee’s Summit Medical Center (LSMC), along with six other HCA Midwest Health hospitals serving the Greater ...

Lee's Summit Medical Center
November 06, 2014

Dr. Hailey with Family Health Specialists at Lee’s Summit Medical Center discusses tips on avoiding the flu.

More than 250 Girl Scouts expected to attend all-day event to earn First Aid Badges on hometown healthcare provider’s campus.

Lee’s Summit Medical Center (LSMC)—part of HCA Midwest Health, Kansas City’s leading healthcare provider— was named as one of 100 companies and...

Lee's Summit Medical Center
October 09, 2014

Dr. Lori Boyajian O’Neill shares what to expect during a Mammogram. And don’t forget the amenities Lee's Summit Medical Center provides you ...

Lee's Summit Medical Center
October 08, 2014

HCA Midwest Health System and Sarah Cannon Cancer Network sponsored a private screening and panel discussion on Sept. 9 at AMC Theater Town Center...

Hospital is pleased to announce the physicians have joined Lee’s Summit Medical Center and the family medicine practices of Family Care at Arbor...

For more than 35 years, preferred hometown healthcare provider and its physicians have delivered high-quality, patient-family centered care to...

Lee's Summit Medical Center
September 24, 2014

Stroke is a medical emergency, and the window of opportunity to successfully treat it is short. That’s why it’s important to be able to recognize...

Premier hometown healthcare provider recognized as outstanding employer in the healthcare industry nationally.

Lee's Summit Medical Center
August 28, 2014

Ryan and Megan Sneed met in high school, reconnected in college. Megan is an obstetrician/gynecologist at Lee’s Summit Medical Center’s Women’s...

Lee's Summit Medical Center
August 25, 2014

If you’ve ever had a migraine, you know how debilitating it can be - the pain, nausea, light sensitivity and even dizziness. But according to...

Lee’s Summit Medical Center (LSMC), part of HCA Midwest Health System — Kansas City’s leading healthcare provider — has appointed John C. Heurtin...

For the second consecutive year, Team HCA Midwest Health System was the top fundraiser at the American Heart Association (AHA) Heart Walk on ...

Exposure to high temperatures, particularly when combined with high humidity and strenuous physical activity can lead to heat exhaustion and ...