Research Medical Center http://kcur.org en Research Medical Center Names Jacqueline DeSouza New CEO http://kcur.org/post/research-medical-center-names-jacqueline-desouza-new-ceo <p><span style="font-size:16.0pt; line-height:200%; font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;">Research Medical Center in Kansas City, Mo., has named&nbsp;</span><span style="font-family: 'Times New Roman', serif; font-size: 21px; line-height: 42.66666793823242px;">Jacqueline&nbsp;</span>DeSouza&nbsp;as its<span style="font-family: 'Times New Roman', serif; font-size: 16pt; line-height: 200%;">&nbsp;next CEO. DeSouza&nbsp;</span><span style="font-family: 'Times New Roman', serif; font-size: 16pt; line-height: 200%;">is currently CEO of Lee’s Summit Medical Center. Wed, 29 Jan 2014 11:52:58 +0000 Alex Smith 50417 at http://kcur.org Research Medical Center Names Jacqueline DeSouza New CEO National Budget Battle Threatens Medical Research http://kcur.org/post/national-budget-battle-threatens-medical-research <p>Maddie Major shouldn&rsquo;t be alive today.&nbsp;The eight-year-old girl has been fighting a form of leukemia since she was three.&nbsp;Robyn Major, Maddie&rsquo;s mother, says in spite of chemotherapy, radiation, and even a bone&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">marrow transplant, </span>Maddie&rsquo;s<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> cancer kept coming back.&nbsp;</span></p> Tue, 01 Oct 2013 10:24:00 +0000 Bryan Thompson 44443 at http://kcur.org National Budget Battle Threatens Medical Research Hospital Prices Vary Widely In Kansas City http://kcur.org/post/hospital-prices-vary-widely-kansas-city <p>For the first time, the federal government has released the prices that hospitals for the 100 most common inpatient procedures.&nbsp; The prices for a given procedure can vary by tens of thousands of dollars. Thu, 09 May 2013 14:56:37 +0000 Véronique LaCapra 36450 at http://kcur.org