University Health Truman Medical Center provides a broad array of acute and outpatient services to a diverse patient population. The medical center is known for excellence in emergency and level I trauma services and also is recognized for programs in asthma care and research, diabetes, HIV/AIDS services, obsteterics/ high risk obstetrics, ophthalmology, and women’s health. University Health maintains state-of-the-art videoendoscopy equipment and all procedural reporting is fully computerized. On an annual basis, the 237-bed medical center admits more than 11,500 patients, provides more than 212,000 outpatient visits and has over 54,000 emergency department visits. UH has 329 physicians on staff.
Saint Luke’s Hospital of Kansas City, a 629-bed tertiary care referral center serving a six-state region, has established some of the finest specialized clinical services and support programs in the area. Some of these include the Level I Trauma Center, Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Mid America Heart Institute, Mid America Brain and Stroke Institute, and programs in arthritis care, sexual assault treatment center, and comprehensive cancer care. Saint Luke’s admits more than 20,000 patients annually with over 200,000 outpatient visits. There are 466 physicians on staff. The hospital recently received the prestigious Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award for 2003.