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The Health Care Foundation of Greater Kansas City is proud to partner with the Kansas Health Institute news service to provide weekly health stories about health and policy issues impacting the greater Kansas City region. If you have a story idea, please contact HCF Communications Officer Jennifer Sykes at

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By Rick Hellman, HCF/KHI News Service, November 3, 2011

KANSAS CITY, Mo. –Tri-County Mental Health Services is located in a modern office building near a highway and Robbie-Joe Hughes’ space within it hardly looks homey, with bare walls and a printer...

By Phil Cauthon, HCF/KHI News Service, October 27, 2011

Several public health departments in Kansas and Missouri are taking early steps to meet standards that will allow them to become nationally...

By Mike Shields, HCF/KHI News Service, October 19, 2011

KANSAS CITY - Kansas and Missouri hospital officials are among those lobbying Congress in an effort to protect government health programs headed...

By Tammy Worth, KHI/HCF News Service, October 13, 2011

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Jason Blakemore, a service officer at the VFW’s St. Louis regional office, works with veterans to make sure they get access to...

Health News


  • NPR News November 4, 2011
  • Kaiser Health News, November 3, 2011
  • Kansas City Star, November 2, 2011


  • Fox 4 KC News, November 4, 2011
  • KHI News, November 2, 2011
  • KHI News, October 31, 2011