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Feeling Anxious and Depressed Approaching the Holidays?

Excelsior Springs Hospital’s Senior Life Solutions Program says you’re not alone The winter season is upon us and the colder weather may bring individuals further into isolation.  Many Americans have been hunkering down amid the COVID-19 pandemic since early March and this prolonged isolation may take its toll on individuals, especially the elderly population.  According …

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. …