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on Tue, November 18, 2014
Via Christi Hospital Pittsburg announced it has been recognized as a 2013 Top Performer on Key Quality Measures by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor...
on Thu, November 13, 2014
As I drove home along East 21st Street last night, I passed two young deer standing just a few yards back from the busy road. With numerous farmsteads and...
Chet Sweet
on Mon, October 13, 2014
On a spring evening in April 2009, Chet Sweet was watching television at his Girard, Kansas, home when he had an itch. He scratched it and felt a lump. He...
on Mon, October 06, 2014
Via Christi Hospital in Pittsburg dedicated its new Surgery Center Sunday, Oct. 5, with a ceremony and tours. The 40,000-square-foot center, the largest...
Via Christi Hospital in Pittsburg nursing students
on Mon, August 04, 2014
“My mom died of breast cancer three years ago,” says Emily Mika, who just finished her junior year in the nursing program at Pittsburg State University. “I was...
on Mon, April 14, 2014
Via Christi HOPE, which provides community-based services and care to the elderly as an alternative to traditional Medicare and Medicaid services, will expand...
OB family Joanna and Drew Rhodes
on Fri, January 24, 2014
Even as a veteran mom, Joanna Rhodes admits she was nervous when she went to Via Christi Hospital in Pittsburg to deliver her third child in October. “The...
Concussion patient Faith VanBecelaere
on Wed, October 09, 2013
In basketball, loose balls can help a team gain possession, score points and win games. Every basketball team practices loose-ball drills. They are, in essence...
Prostate cancer patient Pat Carden
on Tue, June 18, 2013
As a lead helicopter pilot for a critical care ambulance service serving southeast Kansas, Pat Carden’s job was saving lives. Pat, 61, who retired from Joplin...