2015

Blog Posts in 2015

Providence Brings Advanced Wound Care Center to Campus
Nov 18, 2015

Providence Medical Center has recently opened the first phase of its advanced Wound Care Center, providing much needed expert wound care for area patients close to home. There were no other wound clinics in the surrounding communities, making it ...

Family Medicine Physician Continues Tradition of Delivering Babies at Providence
Aug 19, 2015

According to the American Academy of Family Physicians, Mistee Richardson, M.D., board-certified in family medicine and practicing with Providence Medical Group-Family Medical Group, is among the 16 percent of family physicians who deliver babies in ...

Providence Physician Plants Seeds of Good Health
Aug 19, 2015

To look at Russell King, M.D., a board-certified family physician with Providence Medical Group-Family Medical Group, you might think he's better suited to golfing than gardening, but you'd be wrong. Dr. King, along with members of the ...

Interventional Cardiologist Brings Expertise to Providence Medical Center
Jul 20, 2015

Prashanth Katrapati, M.D., a cardiologist who is fellowship trained in interventional cardiology, has joined Providence Medical Group Cardiology, Kansas City, Kan. His office is conveniently located on the Providence Medical Center campus at 8919 ...

Providence Receives American College Of Cardiology Award For Cardiac Care
Jul 13, 2015

Kansas City, KS (July 13, 2015) – Providence Medical Center has received the American College of Cardiology’s NCDR ACTION Registry–GWTG Platinum Performance Achievement Award for 2015. Providence is one of only 319 hospitals ...

Prime Healthcare Continues Growth with Completed Acquisitions in Texas and Alabama
Mar 5, 2015

Prime Healthcare Continues Growth with Completed Acquisitions of Dallas Regional Medical Center in Texas and Riverview Regional Medical Center in Alabama Ontario, Calif., March 2, 2015 – Prime Healthcare announced today that it has completed ...

Prime Healthcare and Kaiser Foundation Health Plan End Lawsuits And Agree to Work Together
Feb 10, 2015

Ontario, Calif., February 9, 2015 – Prime Healthcare Services, Inc. and Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc. announced today that they have agreed to dismiss their respective lawsuits against each other (Prime Healthcare Cases, Judicial Council ...

National Study: Providence Medical Center named AMERICA'S 100 Best For Coronary Intervention Care
Feb 2, 2015

Providence Medical Center released today that it has been recognized by Healthgrades as one of America’s 100 Best hospitals for coronary intervention care and a 5 star recipient for treatment of heart attack for 2015. Healthgrades, the leading ...

Prime Healthcare Services Completes Acquisition of North Vista Hospital, located in Nevada
Jan 30, 2015

Ontario, Calif., Jan. 22, 2015 – Prime Healthcare Services announced today that it has completed its acquisition of North Vista Hospital, a 177-bed acute care hospital located in North Las Vegas, Nevada. North Vista Hospital has been serving ...

Providence Medical Center Cardiovascular Rehabilitation Program Receives AACVPR Certification
Jan 5, 2015

Providence Medical Center is proud to announce the certification of its cardiovascular rehabilitation program by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR). Providence was recognized for its commitment to ...

Providence Medical Center Encourages Smokers to Quit Now; Offers Free Smoking Cessation Classes
Jan 5, 2015

According to the American Cancer Society, smoking accounts for at least 30 percent of all cancer deaths and 87 percent of all lung cancer deaths. The risk of developing lung cancer is about 23 times higher in male smokers and 13 times higher in ...