Entries by Swope Health

Explore a Career with Swope Health!

Swope Health is hosting a career fair 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 5, at the Bruce R. Watkins Cultural Center, 3700 Blue Parkway, Kansas City. The fair is free and open to anyone who is interested in learning about Swope Health. Hiring managers from most departments will be on hand to talk with […]

Meet Dr. Jennifer Frost

Swope Health’s newest addition to healthcare services and leadership is Dr. Jennifer Frost, Medical Director of Wyandotte, West and Northland Clinics. She brings a wealth of experience from social work to family medicine and women’s healthcare, from developing health policy to providing healthcare in underserved urban areas. In her new position, she wears two hats […]

Celebrate Mental Health Awareness Month

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, as designated by the National Alliance on Mental Illness, an organization that advocates and supports Americans with mental illness. To mark the observance, the Respect Institute will host the Fifth Annual “Respect for Mental Health Awareness” program, 5:30 to 8 p.m., Tuesday, May 7 at the Kauffman Foundation, 4801 […]

Child Abuse Prevention: All Children Deserve Great Childhoods

National Child Abuse Prevention Month recognizes the importance of families and communities working together to prevent child abuse and neglect, while promoting the social and emotional well-being of children and families. At Swope Health, you can find events each week in April – all designed to increase awareness, provide education, and offer support and resources […]

New Translation Services: We Listen and Understand

It has just gotten a little easier to communicate across multiple languages while visiting with your providers at Swope Health. That’s thanks to a new mobile translation service offered on iPads in a feature that looks and feels familiar to patients, a lot like using FaceTime or other video chat services. Sharon Trongaard, Adult Medicine […]

Have a Healthy Heart!

In this month when hearts are the decoration everywhere for Valentine’s Day, it is a good idea to think about your own heart. After all, February is “American Heart Month,” a designation sponsored by the American Heart Association. According to Healthfinder.gov, heart disease is the No. 1 cause of death for men and women in […]