Published on December 11, 2013

North Kansas City Hospital included in "100 Hospitals With Great Heart Programs" list

Beckers ReviewBecker’s Hospital Review has named North Kansas City Hospital in its list of “100 Hospitals With Great Heart Programs” which recognizes hospitals that have some of the most respected heart programs in the country. Designated hospitals are institutions with programs that demonstrate excellent clinical outcomes, cutting-edge research, cardiac risk-reduction programs, and an innovative approach to cardiac care.

The Becker’s Hospital Review editorial team selects hospitals based on their heart programs’ recognition for quality of care, clinical awards and research contributions to cardiovascular care.

Hospitals honored have received recognition as outstanding providers of cardiovascular services by U.S. News & World Report, Truven Health Analytics, Blue Cross Blue Shield, the American College of Cardiology Foundation and the American Nurses Credentialing Center.


About North Kansas City Hospital: For more than half a century, North Kansas City Hospital has been at the forefront of providing medical care in the Northland. The hospital is an acute-care facility with 451 licensed beds with specialties in cardiac care, cancer care, women’s health, orthopedics, emergency services and minimally invasive surgery. They provide a full continuum of care from the highest level of neonatal intensive care to award-winning cardiovascular and orthopedic programs to home health and hospice. The medical staff includes over 550 physicians representing 49 medical specialties. North Kansas City Hospital is the first hospital in Missouri and one of only a few hospitals in the country to receive the Mission: Lifeline Heart Attack Receiving Center accreditation from the American Heart Association. In addition, the Hospital is an accredited Level III Chest Pain Center by the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care, a major trauma center for emergency care and rated as one of the busiest adult/pediatric emergency departments in Kansas City.