Entries by Swope Health

Donations Produce New Bounty of Art 

If you’ve visited Swope Health recently, you might have seen the new displays of hand-painted leaves fluttering from the ceiling in Building C. These leaves, along with dozens of canvases, watercolors, decoupage creations, hand-made coasters and other artwork, are the result of a generous donation of art supplies from Artist & Craftsman Supply, 229 Southwest […]

Join us for the Swope Health 50th Anniversary Gala!

Swope Health is celebrating its 50th anniversary, marking the occasion with a gala dinner featuring a presentation by Dr. Peter Salgo, a practicing anesthesiologist, professor and healthcare futurist. The event will begin at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019 at the Intercontinental Hotel, 401 Ward Parkway on the Country Club Plaza in Kansas City. […]

Hoppy Brews and Happy Feet – Time for Socks and Hops 2019!

You’re invited to the Fifth Annual Socks and Hops 7-9 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019, at the Historic City Market. The event is designed to promote local chefs and brewers while raising funds and collecting socks for the homeless population in Kansas City. Michael Crane, President and Co-Founder of Crane Brewing, who has sponsored the […]

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Pink ribbons are a reminder that October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. As the pink ribbons and other pink items show up everywhere, they remind us that breast cancer is one of the most common types of cancer, affecting about one in eight women. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services notes that most […]

We Welcome Your Feedback

Have you ever wanted to tell somebody about your experience at Swope Health? We invite you to tell us. It is easy to do so – from every page of the Swope Health website, at the very top, you’ll find a button labeled “Provide Feedback.” When you click that button, you’ll see a Patient Feedback […]

Meet our CEO Jeron Ravin

On Aug. 26, 2019, Swope Health announced the appointment of our new President and Chief Executive Officer Jeron Ravin. Here are some early questions we had for Jeron: What attracted you to the position? Without question, it was the chance to work at Swope Health. I have always found FQHCs at the intersection of mission-driven […]

Question, Persuade and Refer: Steps to Prevent Suicide

Each year, more than 41,000 people die by suicide, leaving grief-stricken and broken-hearted family, and friends, and community members in their wake. The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) designated September as National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, a time to call attention to the issue of suicide. At Swope Health, suicide prevention is a regular […]