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Information for media

Media contacts for Via Christi

If you're a news reporter or other media representative and need information for a news story during regular business hours, please contact the appropriate Ascension Via Christi Communications staff member for help with arranging interviews, providing patient condition reports and background on health-related issues.

Please note: Working reporters, photographers and camera crews must be escorted by a staff member whenever visiting any Via Christi facility. This policy protects our patients' privacy and authorizes your presence.

Via Christi Clinic, Ascension Via Christi and Ascension Via Christi Hospitals

  • Via Christi Clinic
  • Ascension Via Christi Hospital, 929 N. St. Francis
  • Ascension Via Christi Hospital, 3600 E. Harry
  • Ascension Via Christi Hospital, 14800 W. St. Teresa
  • Ascension Via Christi Rehabilitation Hospital, 1151 N. Rock
  • Via Christi Behavorial Health Center, 8901 E. Orme

For all patient condition requests, please call 316-268-5000 and ask to be connected with the nursing house supervisor.

For all other requests during regular business hours, please call:

Roz Hutchinson
Director of Communications and Public Relations
316-719-3341
roz.hutchinson@viachristi.org

After hours and on weekends, please call the main hospital, 316-268-5000 and ask that the Communications staff member on call be paged.

Ascension Via Christi Hospital in Pittsburg

During business hours:

L. Michelle Kennedy
Director of Communications and Marketing
785-776-2831
loren.kennedy@viachristi.org

After hours: Call the main hospital, 620-231-6100

Ascension Via Christi Hospital in Manhattan

During business hours:

L. Michelle Kennedy
Director of Communications and Marketing
785-776-2831
loren.kennedy@viachristi.org

After hours: Call the main hospital, 785-776-3322

Wamego Health Center

Call the main hospital, 785-456-2295