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0 | Jul. 25, 2014 |
Kansas welfare officials said they have suspended placing foster children with TFI, pending investigation of the death Thursday of an infant left in a hot car in Wichita.
0 | Jul. 24, 2014 |
Officials with the Kansas Foundation for Medical Care announced that the Topeka-based health care quality improvement organization is joining with similar nonprofits in Nebraska and the Dakotas to form the Great Plains Quality Innovation Network.
0 | Jul. 24, 2014 |
Kansas welfare officials say they will use more than $600,000 in grants from two nonprofit groups to launch a program aimed at getting parents to pay down child support debts.
0 | Jul. 22, 2014 |
Change is coming to the way donated livers are allocated in the United States, and Richard Gilroy, a hepatologist and medical director of transplantation at the University of Kansas Hospital, said that's not good news for those on waiting lists in Kansas and Missouri.
1 | Jul. 16, 2014 |
The move was prompted in part by a foster parents' bill of rights proposed earlier this year during the legislative session.
0 | Jul. 15, 2014 |
CMS officials last month directed officials in six states, including Kansas, to submit plans for correcting delays in determining eligibility in their respective Medicaid programs.
0 | Jul. 09, 2014 |
In what has become an annual process, the CMS proposes reductions in the Medicare reimbursement rate for doctors, and Congress suspends the cuts.
0 | Jul. 08, 2014 |
The program by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration focuses on intervention and treatment resources to counter prescription drug abuse.
0 | Jul. 07, 2014 |
A report published in the New England Journal of Medicine on the drug’s Phase 3 trial - when it’s given to large groups of people to test its effectiveness and safety - showed it was effective in slowing progression in mild cases of Alzheimer’s disease.
0 | Jul. 03, 2014 |
The patients, both of whom are adults from Sedgwick County, reported recent, but separate, travel to the Caribbean.
0 | Jun. 30, 2014 |
The percentage of alcohol-caused adult deaths in Kansas was the 22nd highest in the nation. New Jersey’s was the lowest, at 7.8 percent.
1 | Jun. 26, 2014 |
The tool, developed about two years ago by TFI Family Services, a Topeka-based charity, is being marketed by Foster Care Technologies, a for-profit partnership between TFI and the Bioscience & Technology Business Center at the University of Kansas.
0 | Jun. 25, 2014 |
In Kansas, the Department of Children and Families is charged with fielding and investigating reports of suspected abuse, neglect and exploitation of adults – frail seniors, mostly, and people with disabilities – who are not in nursing homes.
0 | Jun. 24, 2014 |
In the past year, the Department for Children and Families hotline has logged about 16,000 reports of suspected abuse, neglect and exploitation of aged or disabled adults.
0 | Jun. 23, 2014 |
A spokesperson for the Kansas State Board of Nursing says the agency may suspend or revoke the license of a nurse who appears to have known that residents at an Andover nursing home were being abused but did not report it.