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New Device to Help Prevent Frequent IV Sticks
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New Device to Help Prevent Frequent IV Sticks

Kearney Regional Medical Center is the first in the area to utilize a new technology to help treat critically ill patients. On Thursday, Dr. John Allen placed a small port under a patient’s skin that will diminish the need for regular IV sticks as a part of their ongoing treatment therapy plan. The device, called...

KRMC to Offer Free Hernia Screenings & Information
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KRMC to Offer Free Hernia Screenings & Information

A hernia is a condition where a person has part of their organ protruding through an opening in the surrounding muscle wall. It is estimated that thousands of Americans have untreated and undiagnosed hernias. If left untreated, hernias can cause unnecessary pain and/or lead to further health problems. To combat this problem, a free educational...

Unique Orthopedics Service Model Leads to Better Quality of Care at Kearney Regional Medical Center
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Unique Orthopedics Service Model Leads to Better Quality of Care at Kearney Regional Medical Center

People, Service, Quality and Sustainability have been the key areas of focus for Kearney Regional Medical Center over the past year. Reflecting on the past 365 days, it’s safe to say all four have been embodied the relationship with OrthoDirectUSA®. OrthoDirectUSA® is a cost-savings program that helps hospitals more efficiently procure necessary equipment and implants...

da Vinci Xi Public Demo: Open House
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da Vinci Xi Public Demo: Open House

Interested in futuristic technology? Come try to peel a grape or stitch up a football using our new da Vinci Xi robotic-assisted surgical system! Kearney Regional Medical Center will have the da Vinci Robotic Surgical System set up for display and demonstration to the public in the Platte Valley Medical Group atrium from 1:15 to...

Patient Grateful to be First Case With Mako Robotic-Assisted Surgery System
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Patient Grateful to be First Case With Mako Robotic-Assisted Surgery System

The latest addition to robotic-assisted surgery made its debut at Kearney Regional Medical Center on Monday. Bev Muller of Kearney was the first patient at Kearney Regional Medical Center to receive Robotic-Arm Assisted Total Hip Replacement Surgery using the Stryker Mako robot. The surgery was performed by Dr. Ryan DeBlis, a Board-Certified Orthopedic Surgeon at...

Calling All Designers and Robot Enthusiasts
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Calling All Designers and Robot Enthusiasts

To help showcase our new robotic-assisted technology, a contest is being held for aspiring designers and robot enthusiasts! The winner will receive: a $200 Amazon gift card a behind-the-scenes tour of KRMC’s surgery center demonstration and hands-on experience with robots design featured on an electronic billboard and social media recognition and feature in local media...

Two New Additions to Robotic-Assisted Surgery at Kearney Regional Medical Center
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Two New Additions to Robotic-Assisted Surgery at Kearney Regional Medical Center

Kearney Regional Medical Center is expanding its robotic-assisted surgical offerings with the addition of two cutting-edge pieces of technology.  da Vinci Xi Surgical System The first addition is the da Vinci Xi Surgical System which translates surgeon hand movements in real-time, bending and rotating corresponding instruments while performing procedures. Its tiny wristed instruments move like...

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