WHO: Lee’s Summit Medical Center

WHAT:  Camp Summit Day at Lee’s Summit Medical Center

WHEN: 9:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., Tuesday, July. 21, Wednesday, July 22 and Friday, July 24, 2015

WHERE: Lee’s Summit Medical Center, 2100 SE Blue Parkway, Lee’s Summit, Mo., 64063

WHY:  Lee’s Summit Medical Center (LSMC)—part of HCA Midwest Health, Kansas City’s leading healthcare provider—will partner with Lee’s Summit Parks and Recreation to host their Camp Summit campers this week.  400 children ages 5-10 years old are expected to be on the LSMC campus, where employee experts at stations throughout the hospital will educate kids about different aspects of healthcare.  Stations include First Aid; the da Vinci Surgical Robot; Infection Prevention; and Emergency care, among others.

“We are excited to work with our partners, Lee’s Summit Parks and Recreation to support their Camp Summit program. This is an enlightening and powerful educational experience for the children in our community,” says LSMC CEO Matt Sogard, FACHE.  “Our staff is excited to offer these kids practical and engaging demonstrations about career fields in a high-tech and high-touch hospital.”

LSMC is a full-service, patient-family centered care provider, offering comprehensive healthcare through building partnerships with patients and families in order to best meet their needs—from outpatient and preventative services including colonoscopies, mammograms and calcium scoring scans—to surgical and treatment option for chronic health condition such as spine and joint pain.  Highly trained physicians use the da Vinci surgical robot to perform minimally invasive procedures such as hysterectomies, gall bladder removal and more.

For more information about Lee’s Summit Medical Center, visit leessummitmedicalcenter.com.