HCA Midwest Health is the area’s largest healthcare network, consisting of hospitals, outpatient centers, clinics, physician practices, surgery centers and an array of other services to meet the healthcare needs of the greater Kansas City area. More than bricks and mortar, what makes us truly unique is the thousands of compassionate, caring professionals that work tirelessly to not only provide our patients with the highest quality of care when sick, but who also remain committed to keeping patients well. Learn more in our annual report.
2015 Community Report
HCA Midwest Health: Taking a Turn for the Better
We acknowledge the many absurdities, complexities and frustrations patients—as well as caregivers—face in today's healthcare arena. Through candidness, hard work and innovation we're making sure that healthcare takes a turn for the better.
Q. I saw a sign in my doctor’s office that said it was a “Patient Centered Medical Home” practice. What does that mean? Does it have anything to do with what insurance plans are accepted?
A. Imagine that feeling of coming home—the safety and familiarity, the way your body just relaxes and your mind focuses on what’s really important to you. When you are home, you are surrounded by people who care about you—your teammates in life—and you face things together. Now imagine a medical home—again... More
Q. Medical professionals need additional basic training on genetics, and to be familiar with local resources that can provide better guidance and care.
A. When serious illnesses, such as heart disease or cancer, appear to “run in families,” it’s understandable to be concerned about one’s own risk. The medical community is continually learning more about how family history and genetics play a role in the likelihood of certain diseases. That’s why healthcare... More
Q. I went to the doctor recently with a bad stomach bug and she asked me if I still had my appendix. What a random question! I think I’d know if I had appendicitis.
A. You’re partly right. Appendicitis does cause searing stomach pain in the lower right area of the stomach that is often unmistakable as appendicitis pain. But that is later in the disease process. Early appendicitis can cause symptoms very similar to the stomach bug. So, how do you tell the difference?... More
About Careers at HCA Midwest Health
As a healthcare professional, you make it your business to be on the front lines, connecting patients, providers and the community to health and wellness. As the area’s largest healthcare network, HCA Midwest Health consists of more than 150 locations including seven hospitals and outpatient centers, clinics, physician practices, surgery centers and an array of services to meet the demands of the greater Kansas City area’s growing healthcare needs. See some examples below. More at turn4thebetter.com
That strength means whether you’re searching for a healthcare career in nursing, as a technologist, billing specialist or admissions professional, HCA Midwest Health offers those and many other health-related positions. From new graduates to experienced professionals, we’ll work to find the job that fits your talents and passion.
What makes us truly unique? The more than 9,000 compassionate professionals of HCA Midwest Health who work tirelessly to provide patients with the highest quality care when sick—and remain committed to community wellness. And continually investing in the most advanced technologies available helps keep patients safe and clinical outcomes excellent.
Find out more about our recognized services including heart attack care, with some of the fastest door to balloon times in the city; stroke care; trauma care; cancer care through the Sarah Cannon Cancer Institute at HCA Midwest Health; women’s care and neonatal care for premature or ill infants; rehabilitation services and surgical care with the only accredited center of excellence for minimally-invasive gynecologic surgery in the region.
HCA Midwest Health is a vital part of the community we serve through services, taxes and investments to local charitable and civic organizations. Find out more about the significant local economic impact we make in the Kansas City area of well over $1 billion annually in our Community Benefit Report.