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Adventist Health System Awards Top Honors at the 2016 Patient Experience Summit

Top-performers were recognized at the summit for excellence in patient experience.

Say NO to Diets!

Say NO to diets and YES to nutritional value. The “empty” calories in cakes, cookies, soft drinks and hot dogs are the solid fats and added sugars that add calories but few or no nutrients. If you think about making food choices based on nutrients most of your day, then you are well on your way to managing disease states and your weight. Stick to these guidelines when selecting the most nutritional value in food:

Eight Tips for Helping a Friend or Loved One Fighting Cancer

Article by Tracy Miles, DO, MS, RD, Medical Oncologist with the Shawnee Mission Cancer Center

Braised Kale

This side dish is a delicious way to eat more of this superfood, which is high in Vitamins A and C and low in calories.






A Legacy of Health & Healing

150 Years of Adventist Health Care

Lentil Roast

This recipe is from the personal collection of Kathy Eitel, an employee of Shawnee Mission Health for 37 years. This is part of our celebration of the 150 year legacy of Adventist health care. 

Upcoming Events

Benefit Fair
Wednesday, October 26, 2016
7 a.m.-4 p.m.
Flu Shot Clinic
Wednesday, October 26, 2016
7-11 a.m., noon-4p.m.
Bugging Out - Survival in the Wilderness
Thursday, October 27, 2016
5:30-7:30 p.m.
Downtown Overland Park Trick-or-Treating
Saturday, October 29, 2016
2-4 p.m.
Town Hall
Tuesday, November 1, 2016
Noon-1 p.m.

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Go behind the scenes of the Lee Ann Britain Infant Development Center and learn more about the B.E. Smith Children’s Center that is coming soon to SMH.

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Recognize a Co-Worker

Each and every day, our associates go above and beyond to provide outstanding care for our patients. SMH receives dozens of letters, emails and phone calls every week telling us stories about the impression staff members made on our patients and their loved ones, and our associates often recognize one another for outstanding performance. Nominate a co-worker for going above and beyond!