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Terry Shaw Named President/CEO of Adventist Health System

With more than 30 years of experience with the organization, Shaw will assume responsibilities as president/CEO immediately.

Spiced Banana French Toast

A delicious, gluten-free alternative to traditional French Toast.

Get in Shape, Stay in Shape

You may think fitness refers to being muscle-bound and super-thin, but the real meaning is much more realistic – and achievable. To be fit simply means that you’re able to do the things your life demands, at work and at play, with energy and without feeling worn out. The key to being fit is staying physically active. You’ll look and feel better.


This recipe is from the files of Margaret McKelvey, mother of Donna McClain, both long time employees of Porter Hospital. This recipe is also part of our celebration of the 150 year legacy of Adventist Health Care. 

It Starts with Why: Jan Gordon

When you start exercising or eating healthy, it is easy to go back to unhealthy habits. However, when goals are attached to a deeper purpose, you are more likely to keep them. 

It Starts with Why participants share their experiences in the program and what inspires them to stick to their healthy lifestyles. 

Florida Hospital and Walgreens Announce Retail Health Clinic and Pharmacy Collaboration

Florida Hospital will operate and provide all clinical services at 15 retail health clinics located within Walgreens stores across Tampa.

Worry or Worship?

“In the middle of the night I arise to thank you for your just regulations.” 119:62 NET

Upcoming Events

SMH - Overland Park Grand Opening
Wednesday, January 25, 2017
4-5:30 p.m.
Weight Management University
Thursday, January 26, 2017
Noon-12:50 p.m.
Exhale Boutique Fitness Class Preview
Tuesday, January 31, 2017
11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
Basics of Essential Oils
Thursday, February 2, 2017
5:30-7 p.m.
What's New in Sinus and Allergy Treatment
Thursday, February 9, 2017
5:30-7 p.m.

Featured Video


Shawnee Mission Medical Center unveiled its new Harvest Kitchen dining and servery area in December 2016. Get a behind the scenes look at the new space and how Chef Michael Quarles and his team create each dish with the health and wellbeing of our patients, visitors and staff in mind.

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!