MERRIAM, Kan. – Shawnee Mission Medical Center will host its first annual Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) Reunion, Sunday, August 9, 1-4 p.m., in the park on the east side of the hospital. Past NICU graduates and their families will enjoy visits from the neonatologists and nurses who cared for them during their stay in the NICU, many of whom developed close friendships during the families’ time in the unit. In addition, children and their families will enjoy a scrapbook table, a bounce house, games, snacks and more.
Shawnee Mission Medical Center’s Level III NICU delivers extra special care to more than 500 babies each year who are born at 28-40 weeks gestation.
MERRIAM, Kan. — Shawnee Mission Medical Center (SMMC) will host an internal rally today to encourage its associates to get involved with the Start! Walking program.
Start! is the American Heart Association’s (AHA) national initiative that calls on all Americans and their employers to create a culture of physical activity and health to live longer, heart-healthier lives through walking. April 8 kicks off SMMC’s seven-week Start! program. All participants who track their activity throughout the seven weeks will be eligible for weekly incentives. More than 60 teams are participating in the program.