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Comedian Headlines FREE Breast Cancer Awareness Event at SRHC Oct. 24

(October 18, 2017) – A breast cancer diagnosis is never considered a laughing matter, but finding humor can be important to reducing stress for anyone concerned about the disease.
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Geary Community Hospital and Salina Regional Health Center To Enter Partnership Exploratory Phase

(August 24)- Geary Community Hospital and Salina Regional Health Center have agreed to enter into a period of discovery to examine the potential of a strategic alliance in order to better serve the patients and families of their perspective communities, as well as central and northeastern Kansas.
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Cardiologist To Offer Free Seminar

(May 23, 2017)- Salina Regional Health Center will host a free educational seminar about atrial fibrillation (AF) with cardiologist Maria Baldasare, M.D., from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., Thursday, June 15, in Conference Rooms 6 and 7 at Salina Regional Health Center.
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University Of Kansas School Of Nursing Opens New Campus

(May 16, 2017) — In an effort to attract and educate professional nurses in rural parts of Kansas, the University Of Kansas School Of Nursing is participating with Salina Regional Health Center to open a new campus location in Salina, Kansas.
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Salina Regional Health Center Receives 2017 Women's Choice Award

(April 24, 2017) — For the second year in a row, Salina Regional Health Center has received the 2016 Women's Choice Award® as one of America's Best Hospitals for Emergency Care. This evidence-based designation is the only Emergency Care award that identifies the country's best healthcare institutions based on robust criteria that considers female patient satisfaction, clinical excellence, and what women state that they want from a hospital.
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Watchman™ Device Offers Alternative To Blood Thinners

(May 11, 2017) — Salina Regional Health Center and cardiologists with Mowery Clinic recently began offering a new treatment for patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation, a common heart rhythm disorder, than serves as an alternative to long-term anticoagulation medication used to reduce risk for stroke.
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Visitor Restrictions Lifted At Salina Regional Health Center

(March 13, 2017) — Due to a recent decline in influenza activity, Salina Regional Health Center announced today that it is lifting its visitor restrictions put in place February 13 to protect patients, visitors and employees from the spread of influenza.
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Community Health Investment Program Awards $62,960 In Grants

(March 2, 2017) — The Salina Regional Health Foundation's Community Health Investment Program (CHIP) awarded three grants at its February committee meeting for a total of $62,950.
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Free Colon Cancer Screening Kits Available In March

(March 1, 2017) — Statistics say colon cancer is the third-most common cancer found in both men and women, and it's the second-leading cancer killer in the United States. But fortunately colon cancer found in its earliest stages is often highly curable.
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Capital Campaign For New KU Medical School Campus Reaches Goal

(February 14, 2017) — Recent constributions to the Blueprint for Rural Health Campaign to establish a new home for the KU School Of Medicine-Salina in downtown Salina have met and exceeded the original $7,563,000 goal.
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Visitor Restrictions in Force at Salina Regional Health Center

(February 13, 2017) — In an effort to protect its patients, visitors and employees during influenza season, Salina Regional Health Center implemented visitor restrictions effective February 13, 2017 until further notice. The following restrictions apply:
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Primary Stroke Center Certification

(January 16, 2017) Salina Regional Health Center has been awarded Primary Stroke Center Certification by the Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program. The certification comes as validation of the hospital’s efforts to enhance stroke care in the region.
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New daVinci Robotic Surgical System

(January 4, 2017) Salina Regional Health Center has implemented the latest da Vinci robotic surgical system, which offers broader capabilities to perform more complex minimally invasive surgeries. With longer instrument shafts, smaller, thinner arms and newly designed instrument joints, the new da Vinci Xi System allows surgeons to operate in multiple quadrants of the abdomen making it more suitable for complex general, urologic and gynecologic surgeries.
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More Than $6.3 Million Raised To Date For KU School Of Medicine - Salina Campus

(August 17, 2016) The Blueprint for Rural Health campaign to relocate the University of Kansas School Of Medicine -Salina Campus to downtown Saina has surpassed $6.3 million of its $7.5 million goal.
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Community Health Investment Program Awards $91,756 In Grants

(May 18, 2016) The Salina Regional Health Foundation's Community Health Investment Program (CHIP) awarded five grants at its May committee meeting for a total of $91,756.
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Salina Regional Health Foundation Announces Purchase Of Downtown Building

(May 3, 2016) The Salina Regional Health Foundation has entered a contract to purchase the former Planter's State Bank/Bank Of America building at 138 N. Santa Fe to be the future home for the University of Kansas School of Medicine-Salina Campus.
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Salina Regional Health Center Responds To Resignation Of Orthopedic Surgeons

(April 29, 2016) Salina Regional Health Center today issued this response to the resignation of orthopedic surgeons of the Orthopaedic Sports Health Clinic Of Salina (OSHC).
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Salina Regional Health Center Receives 2016 Women's Choice Award

(April 25, 2016) Salina Regional Health Center has received the Safety and Innovation Award from AvaSure, the maker and distributer of the AvaSys video monitoring system now in use in hundreds of hospitals nationwide.
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Salina Regional Health Center Receives 2016 Women's Choice Award

(March 24, 2016) Salina Regional Health Center has received the 2016 Women's Choice Award® as one of America's Best Hospitals for Emergency Care. This evidence-based designation is the only Emergency Care award that identifies the country's best healthcare institutions based on robust criteria that considers female patient satisfaction, clinical excellence, and what women state that they want from a hospital.
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CHIP Awards More Than $232,000 In Grants

(March 2, 2016) The Salina Regional Health Foundation's Community Health Investment Program (CHIP) awarded three grants totaling more than $232,000 in February.
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SRHC Designated Blue Distinction Center For Maternity Care

(February 12, 2016) In an effort to help prospective parents find hospitals that deliver quality, affordable maternity care, Blue Cross and Blue Shield Of Kansas announced Salina Regional Health Center has been designated as one of the first hospitals to receive the Blue Distinction Center+ for Maternity Care designation, a new designation under the Blue Distinction® Specialty Care program.
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Pennies From The Heart, For The Home With A Heart Campaign

(January 28, 2016) During the month of February the Salina Regional Health Foundation is
sponsoring a “Pennies from the Heart, for the Home with a Heart” campaign to increase awareness and support for the Rebecca A. Morrison House at Salina Regional Health Center.
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HPV Documentary Film and Cancer Awareness Event Planned For Jan 7

(January 4, 2016) Human papillomavirus infection may be the most widespread, misunderstood and potentially dangerous epidemic that no one knows about it.
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Salina Regional Health Center and Cloud County Health Center to Form Affiliation

(December 30, 2015) Salina Regional Health Center and Cloud County Health Center, Concordia, announced today that the two hospitals are working towards a clinical and operational affiliation to better serve their patients and communities. The affiliation will be effective May 1.
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SRHC First In State To Use New, Lower Risk Stents For Heart Patients

(December 9, 2015) Last week Salina Regional Health Center became the first hospital in Kansas to use a new bioabsorbable polymer drug-eluting stent that promotes faster healing and reduces the risk of future heart complications. Read the full story...

Salina Regional Health Center Contributes $1 Million To Field House Project

(November 18, 2015) The Salina Regional Helath Center board of trustees has authorized a $1 million contribution to the field house project planned for downtown Salina. Read the full story...

Salina Regional Health Center Purchases Office Building

(September 23, 2015) Salina Regional Health Center announced today that it has purchased the former Sunflower Bank Corporate office building at the intersection of South Ohio Street and Belmont Avenue with plans to convert it to a medical office building. The facility will become the new home for COMCARE physicians and staff that currently practice at 617 East Elm Street. The COMCARE clinic at 520 S. Santa Fe will remain in its current location. Read the full story...

Salina Regional Urgent Care Clinic Plans To Open In Early 2016

(September 23, 2015) Salina Regional Health Center announced today that it will open a new urgent care clinic – Salina Regional Urgent Care Clinic – at 2265 S. 9th St., Salina, in early 2016. Read the full story...

Dr. Justin Whitlow of Salina Regional Neurosurgery Earns Award

(August 18, 2015) Dr. Justin Whitlow, M.D., of Salina Regional Neurosurgery, was recently recognized with an Excellence Through Insight Award for Overall Patient Experience by HealthStream, Inc. Read the full story...

Project Search To Pilot New Internship Program For Adults With Disabilities

(August 7, 2015) Project SEARCH at Salina Regional Health Center is pleased to announce a pilot internship program that will train adults with developmental and intellectual disabilites alongside Salina Regional Health Center staff. Read the full story...

Weisel Named As Examiner For 2015 Malcolm Baldridge National Quality Award

(July 31, 2015) Brian Weisel, Salina Regional Health Center's Quality Improvement Director, has been named to the Board of Examiners for the 2015 Malcolm Baldridge National Quality Award by the U.S. Commerce Department's National Institute of Standards and Technology. Read the full story...

Salina Regional Earns ACR Accreditation For PET Studies

(July 1, 2015) Salina Regional Health Center has been awarded accreditation in Positron Emission Tomography (PET) as a result of a recent review by the American College of Radiology. Read the full story...

Salina Regional Lifts Visitor Restrictions

(March 31, 2015) Due to a recent decline in influenza activity, Salina Regional Health Center Center announced today that it is lifting its visitor restrictions put in place on January 5 to protect patients, visitors and employees from the spread of influenza. Read the full story...

Salina Regional Announces Sale Of St. John's Hospital

(March 19, 2015) Salina Regional Health Center announced today that it has completed the sale of the former St. John's Hospital to an out-of-town developer. Read the full story...

Foundation Awards More Than $400,000 In Grants

(February 23, 2015)- The Salina Regional Health Foundation Board of Trustees recently approved the following grants: Read the full story...

New App Helps Salina Regional and Lindsborg Patients Manage Their Healthcare

(February 17, 2015)- Salina Regional Health Center launched a new mobile health app today, called Salina Regional Engage, which allows patients greater access to their health records and helps them manage their care. Read the full story...

FREE Skin & Prostate Cancer Screening Clinic Nov. 22

(November 12, 2014)- Statistics tell us that skin cancer is the leading cancer found in the United States among men and women, and prostate cancer second-most common form of cancer found in men. Read the full story...

University of Kansas School Of Pharmacy Distinguised Service Award

(September 27, 2014)- The University of Kansas School of Pharmacy presented its Distinguished Service Award to Jeff and Sherry Denton of Salina on Friday, September 26 at the School of Pharmacy building in Lawrence. Jeff Denton, a 1965 graduate of the School of Pharmacy, is part owner of B&K Prescription Shop in Salina. Sherry Denton, a 1966 graduate, is a pharmacist at Salina Regional Health Center. Read the full story...

Salina Pediatric Care Influenza Vaccine Clinic CANCELLED

(September 22, 2014)- Salina Pediatric Clinic's influenze vaccine clinic that was scheduled for October 4 has been cancelled and will be re-scheduled at a later date. Patients will be notified by mail just as soon as the clinic can be re-scheduled. Patients can also watch the clinic's website at www.salinapediatriccare.com or the clinic's Facebook page for more information.

Tammy Walker Cancer Center Named Among Best Cancer Hospitals In America

(September 11, 2014)- Tammy Walker Cancer Center at Salina Regional Health Center has been named a Women's Choice Award® recpient as an America's Best Hospital for Cancer Care, acknowledging Tammy Walker Cancer Center's dedication to providing exceptional patient care and cancer treatment care for women and their families. Read the full story...

Salina Regional Named A 2014 Most Wired Hospital

(July 31, 2014)- A survey and industry benchmarking study conducted by Hospitals & Health Networks magazine has named Salina Regional Health Center among the 2014 Most Wired Hospitals. Read the full story...

National Cancer Survivor's Day Event Planned For June 29

(June 23, 2014)- A special "Cook-Out" is being planned from 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. on Sunday, June 29 at the Tammy Walker Cancer Center, 511 S. Santa Fe Ave., Salina. Meals for survivors and guests are free. Read the full story...

Chat With The Doctor Set For April 10 At Tammy Walker Cancer Center

(April 2, 2014)- Salina oncologists Larry Beck, Huhammad Ahmed, Peeran Sandhu and Jeffrey Geitz will host a "Chat With The Doc" from 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. on Thursday April 10, at the Tammy Walker Cancer Center. Read the full story...

Free Colon Cancer Screening Kits Available in March

(February 28, 2014)- Statistics say colon cancer is the third-most common cancer found in both men and women, and it is the second-leading cancer killer in the United States. But fortunately about 90 percent of people who find colon cancer in the earliest stages can be successfully treated. Read the full story...

Hospice Of Salina No Longer Accepting Inpatients at Kay Pogue Hospice Center

(February 21, 2014)- Effective Feb. 28, Hospice of Salina will no longer accept inpatients at the Kaye Pogue Hospice Center. Hospice of Salina home care services will remain at the center and patients in the unit on Feb. 28 will continue being cared for as long as necessary. Read the full story...

Salina Regional Health Center, Cloud County Health Center To Explore Increased Cooperation

(January 22, 2014)- Salina Regional Health Center and Cloud County Health Center have agreed to retain services of a consulting company to explore areas of cooperation in patient care and potential models of alignment. Read the full story...

Salina Regional Neurosurgery Plans Open House For January 17

(January 10, 2014)- Salina Regional Neurosurgery will host an open house Friday, January 17, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at its new location, 501 S. Santa Fe., Suite 300, in the Santa Fe Medical Plaza office building. The clinic moved in early December to a larger space. Read the full story...

Chat With The Doc Set For January 9 At The Cancer Center

(January 2, 2014)- Salina Oncologists Larry Beck, Muhammad Ahmed, Peeran Sandhu and Jeffrey Geitz will host a "Chat With The Doc" from 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m., Thursday, January 9 at the Tammy Walker Cancer Center Conference Room, 511 S. Santa Fe, Salina. Read the full story...