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Join us for Women’s History Month speaker series

Swope Health invites you to join our Women’s History speaker series, a lunchtime virtual meeting, featuring civic and community leaders in celebration of Women’s History Month. Each of the three weekly events is free and open to the public. The first event in the series was held Thursday, March 14, featuring Dr. Penelope Martin-Knox, Superintendent …

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Swope Health Speaker Series Celebrates Black History Month

Swope Health invites you to join our Black History speaker series, a lunchtime virtual meeting, featuring civic and community leaders. Each of the four weekly events is free and open to the public. The first event in the speaker series was held Thursday, Feb. 8, with Mickey Dean, a member of the Kansas City Reparations Coalition. …

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Meet Dr. Heather Newhard, Swope Health Podiatrist

Swope Health announces the addition of podiatrist Dr. Heather Newhard to our family of care professionals. Here’s a bit more information about her, in her own words. Tell us a bit about your background.    I am a Board-Certified Podiatric Physician with more than a decade of service in the non-profit sector of healthcare. Before …

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Swope Health opens state-of-the-art facility in Hickman Mills, fills community need for dental services

On Jan. 8,  Swope Health Hickman Mills—a full-spectrum family medical clinic offering pediatric care, prenatal care, preventive medicine, acute care and chronic disease management for all ages—will begin providing services from a newly built, state-of-the-art facility at 6406 E. 87th St., Kansas City, Mo. A ribbon cutting event for the new location is scheduled for …

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One on One with Swope Health: Rev. Dr. Wallace Hartsfield II

Swope Health announces a new edition of its podcast, One on One with Swope Health, featuring the Rev. Dr. Wallace S. Hartsfield II, pastor of the Metropolitan Missionary Baptist Church in Kansas City. Eric Wesson, founder and publisher of The Next Page KC, a newspaper focused on the Black community, hosts the show’s conversations with …

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Swope Health and University Health collaborate in 988 response

Swope Health and University Health have been quietly knocking down boundaries to provide rapid response to 988 mental health crisis calls in the Kansas City area. The local partnership has produced a Mobile Care Team, jointly staffed and managed, to respond to calls to the 988 hotline – the national suicide prevention lifeline. The partnership …

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Longtime Physician Duo to join Swope Health, Expand Pediatric Care in Leavenworth

Leavenworth, Kan. (Dec. 8, 2023) – Swope Health, a leading provider of comprehensive healthcare services in the Kansas City metro area, is pleased to announce that Drs. Heidgen and Mills, a pediatric clinic in Leavenworth serving approximately 4,600 patients, will join Swope Health, effective December 11. Dr. Debra Heidgen and Dr. Vernon Mills, two highly …

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