HCA Midwest

Heartland Health Monitor
3:18 pm
Mon January 5, 2015

Kansas City Hospital System Defends Record As Medicare Cuts Loom

A spokeswoman for Kansas City's largest hospital system defended its record on patient safety following a report last month that more than half its facilities are among those that will be penalized by the federal government for hospital-acquired ailments.

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Heartland Health Monitor
12:45 pm
Tue July 1, 2014

Walgreens Will Offer Medical Services In Collaboration With HCA Midwest

Credit Mike Mozart / Flickr -- Creative Commons

As part of a growing trend linking traditional healthcare providers with retailers, HCA Midwest Health System announced Tuesday that it will offer coordinated care at select Walgreens stores.

HCA, the biggest health system in Kansas City, said the Walgreens Healthcare Clinics will be staffed by nurse practitioners, who will provide care for minor illnesses and injuries, health testing and other non-emergency services.

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Heartland Health Monitor
4:48 pm
Wed April 30, 2014

HCA To Make Additional $77 Million Payment To Kansas City Health Care Foundation

HCA Inc. on Wednesday agreed to pay $77 million to the Health Care Foundation of Greater Kansas City on top of nearly $162 million it was ordered to pay last year. 

The payment averts a hearing in May in which a judge was to decide how much additional money, if any, HCA owed.

The payment stems from a lawsuit the foundation, which was created from the proceeds of the sale of Health Midwest to HCA in 2003, filed in 2009. The suit alleged that HCA Midwest Health System reneged on obligations it assumed when it bought Health Midwest.

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1:51 am
Tue October 30, 2012

Hospital Mergers, Alliances Hit Kansas City Region

Arif Ahmed, Professor of Health Administration at UMKC.

In recent months, local officials have been exploring the sale of North Kansas City Hospital, HCA Midwest announced plans to acquire St. Joseph and St. Mary’s hospitals.

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10:09 am
Wed October 17, 2012

HCA Midwest Looks To Buy St. Joseph And St. Mary's Hospitals

HCA Midwest may soon be the new owner of Carondelet Health, which runs St. Joseph and St. Mary’s Hospitals.  The two groups have announced they’re in negotiations for a merger.

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