We have a lot of work to do to identify those at risk for diabetes, reduce risk of complications, and implement standards of care for people with diabetes. Diabetes requires both medical intervention and self-management, including lifestyle modification. Here are some resources available in Johnson County and around the greater Kansas City area.
Join with leaders in the Kansas City medical community for a five-week Leadership Book Study beginning October 6. Under the facilitation and expert guidance of Sarah Hon, DO, FAAN, and Betty Drees, MD, FACP, FACE, participants each week will read and discuss two leadership articles from the book "HBR’s 10 Must Reads on Leadership."
The Missouri Department of Social Services will begin accepting Medicaid applications under the expanded eligibility criteria, it was announced on Aug. 11. Medicaid expansion in Missouri finally appears to becoming a reality!
The physicians of the Kansas City Medical Society strongly encourage all people who are eligible to obtain the COVID-19 vaccination. The vaccine has proven to be safe and effective through clinical trials and now the experience of over 160 million Americans who have been vaccinated.
The Kansas City Medical Society has sent a letter to 17 area school districts along with local public health departments, urging schools to adopt a masking requirement for the 2021-22 school year.
On July 22, the Missouri Supreme Court overruled a lower court ruling and unanimously upheld Medicaid expansion for the State of Missouri, upholding the will of the voters from the August 2020 election, and extending needed health care coverage to 275,000 Missourians.
Wondering where to look for COVID-19 vaccine in the Kansas City area? We've compiled a list of links to the area public health departments, health systems, retail stores and others that are providing the vaccine.
With a host of misinformation about COVID-19 vaccines circulating, here are possible responses to popular myths you might hear from your patients, friends or family. Get the facts and be safe.
Johnson County has a robust network of organizations offering programs and resources designed to help patients as they work to adopt a more heart-healthy lifestyle. Take a look at these four local organizations and encourage your patients to connect with them to help support wellness efforts.
Two months after the first COVID-19 vaccines were administered, how is the rollout going in the Kansas City area? Join KCMS for an informative webinar on Saturday, February 27, from 8 to 9 a.m. The webinar follows up on our December 5 COVID-19 vaccination webinar.