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Telehealth

Excelsior Springs Hospital receives funding to provide telehealth services

The Federal Communications Commission’s Wireline Competition Bureau approved an additional 62 funding applications for the COVID-19 Telehealth Program in June. Excelsior Springs Hospital and Clinics was awarded $995,000 for remote monitoring and diagnostic equipment that can be deployed to patient homes or other locations in the rural community to provide continued monitoring and evaluation of …

TeleStroke 24-hour care

A stroke is a life-threatening condition. A stroke occurs when the blood supply to the brain becomes blocked. The level of damage can be lessened with timely and effective care. Excelsior Springs Hospital now offers TeleStroke, a 24-hour, on-call access to award-winning, leading stroke and neuroscience experts through Centerpoint Medical Center, a Certified Primary Stroke …

Heart Attack

Warning Signs of a Heart Attack

Some heart attacks are sudden and intense. But most start slowly, with mild pain or discomfort. Here are some signs that can mean a heart attack is happening: Chest Discomfort Most heart attacks involve discomfort in the center of the chest that lasts more than a few minutes, or that goes away and comes back. …

Covid-19: Your questions answered

Kansas and Missouri have established HOTLINES, staffed by medical personnel, to answer questions regarding COVID-19: Missouri Department of Health & Senior Services 1-877-435-8411 24-Hour Hotline Kansas Department of Health & Environment 1-866-534-3463 Monday – Friday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. For online chat, click here. Our staff are dedicated to helping you stay connected with …

ESH named as prestigious HHCAHPS honors recipient

Home Health/Hospice at Excelsior Springs Hospital has been named a 2017 HHCAHPS Honors recipient by HEALTHCAREfirst, a leading provider of Web-based home health and hospice software, billing and coding services, CAHPS surveys and advanced analytics. HHCAHPS Honors is a prestigious award recognizing home health agencies that continuously provide the highest quality care as measured from the patient’s point of view. …