For the 3rd straight year, the #oncology team at MCA member, Children's Mercy Hospital, is ranked among the best in the nation for pediatric #cancer care by U.S. News and World Report.
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Children aren't just little adults. They require specialized care that can only be offered by doctors, nurses and staff trained in pediatrics. That's why we're proud to be named one of the best children's hospitals in America by U.S. News and World Report, ranking in all 10 pediatric specialties. Learn more:
Children arent just little adults They require specialized care that can only

For the third straight year, Children's Mercy Ranks in all 10 Specialties by U.S. News & World Report

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“Coming to a children’s hospital is a very emotional experience for a family," says Krista Nelson, our director of innovation development. "We are focusing first on the lobby, and how to make it much more inviting and less stressful. We want to create an environment that reduces that emotional stress." Read more about how we're focused on improving patient experience through innovation:
Coming to a childrens hospital is a very emotional experience for a

Innovation: A key component of Children's Mercy's vision, woven into our strategic pillars

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Love. This.
Thank you, Big Slick KC.
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Light and Life Ministries
Dr. Denise Dowd says thoughts of suicide can pass quickly in young people, so the availability of a gun could make the difference. She's one expert USA Today recently talked with about a new study showing more kids are committing suicide with guns:
Dr Denise Dowd says thoughts of suicide can pass quickly in young

USA Today: More and more children are killing themselves with guns

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THANK YOU, Big Slick KC, for a record-breaking weekend, raising $1.75 million to help kids in our Cancer Center! We love this recap video, and we think Jake Tapper has a bright future on the mic! :)
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Thank you, Kansas City, and THANK YOU, Big Slick!!! A new record $1.7 million(!!!) raised to help our Cancer Center!! How does that money help our kids? Find details here: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Thank you Kansas City and THANK YOU Big Slick A new record
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As Big Slick weekend continues, meet Dr. Jaszianne Tolbert. “I just fell in love with the patients and the families," she says of her work in our Cancer Center. "I enjoyed talking to these kids who seemed to be much older than they were because they’d been through so much already.” Learn more about Dr. Tolbert and the research being done here to fight cancer:
As Big Slick weekend continues meet Dr Jaszianne Tolbert I just fell

KC Business Journal: Fighting the good fight against cancer: Dr. Jaszianne Tolbert

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‪At Big Slick 2013, Jason Sudeikis met baby Elise while she fought cancer here.‬
‪They reconnected today four years later - on the nose!! ‬
‪At Big Slick 2013 Jason Sudeikis met baby Elise while she fought cancer here‬
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‪Thank you to our friends at Pinstripes & Prairiefire for such a fun day of bowling & bocce with Big Slick buddies! Loved seeing everyone enjoying the festive Block Party!‬
Thank you to our friends at Pinstripes Prairiefire for such a fun
Can't. Stop. Smiling. It's easy to see why Big Slick hosts and guests say that visiting our kids is everyone's favorite part of the weekend! More pics at [ Bit.ly Link ]
Cant Stop Smiling Its easy to see why Big Slick hosts and
"It's like holiday season at Children's Mercy this time a year. There's a sense of excitement and anticipation. To know these celebrities they see on TV are coming by to shower them with attention, and let them know they're thinking about them, just gives them a sense of hope." Read the story and see more photos from Big Slick's hospital visit.
Its like holiday season at Childrens Mercy this time a year Theres

KC Business Journal: Big Slick fundraiser gives young patients 'a sense of hope'

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Cecilia Durkin
‪We LOVED Friday night's Royals game! From these fantastic first pitches to Whit's walkoff winner, we never stopped cheering!‬
‪Thank you, Big Slick, and AWESOME JOB, Kit, Izzie, Kaiden, Austin, Mekki & Ella!!
We LOVED Friday nights Royals game From these fantastic first pitches to
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Everyone knows you can't take group photos without at least one CRAZY pic! Lucky for us, Haley and her new friends Jason Sudekis, Johnny Knoxville, Laura Marano and Seth Herzog aren't shy!
Everyone knows you cant take group photos without at least one CRAZY
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Eddie Martinez
Lindsay Valentine Krueger
Want to go behind the scenes at Big Slick? Here are some highlights from Friday's hospital visit as Rob Riggle, Paul Rudd, Jason Sudeikis, David Koechner, Eric Stonestreet and their celebrity friends had fun with our kids!
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When Kierra asked Jason Sudeikis, Laura Marano, Seth Herzog and Johnny Knoxville for a "cute" group pic during today's Big Slick visit, they were more than happy to strike a pose! We love it!
When Kierra asked Jason Sudeikis Laura Marano Seth Herzog and Johnny Knoxville
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Jerri Childs
Check out the Red Carpet arrivals at the Big Slick Block Party! Watch live as several of our kids join the Big Slick celebrity hosts and guests at Pinstripes for a morning of fun!
‪We love our hometown Royals and all of our Big Slick friends, but if we have to vote, these five adorable all-stars throwing out tonight's first pitch are the true MVP's!‬ Way to go, Izzie, Kaiden, Austin, Mekki & Ella!‬!!
We love our hometown Royals and all of our Big Slick friends
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Want to watch the Big Slick softball game but don't have a ticket? Here you go!!