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Month: July 2019

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Dr. Vasudevan Now Performing ERCP Procedures
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Dr. Vasudevan Now Performing ERCP Procedures

With the addition of our new gastroenterologist, Dr. Gopi Vasudevan, in May, and new fluoroscopy equipment in July, Kearney Regional Medical Center has added a new service that is the first of its kind in the area. An E.R.C.P. (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography) is a procedure that allows a physician to examine the pancreatic and bile ducts...

Flood Updates
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Flood Updates

7/10/19 10:00 a.m.  2nd Avenue and 11th Street are both fully open as is all of I-80 including the 272 Exit Ramp. Highway 30 remains closed at this time. Please continue to utilize http://511.nebraska.gov if you are driving to KRMC. Thank you! 7/9/19 9:00 p.m. 11th Street is now open from 5th Avenue westward. 2nd...

Kearney Regional Medical Center Earns 4/4 Stars For Cardiology
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Kearney Regional Medical Center Earns 4/4 Stars For Cardiology

Kearney Regional Medical Center has been recognized by the American College of Cardiology for its commitment to quality improvement by participating in public reporting beginning in 2019. KRMC earned a 4-out-of-4 Star rating for quality for patients who have undergone an interventional cardiology procedure or an ICD & Bi-V pacemaker procedure. The report includes data...

Wilkinson Only in Area to Utilize 3D Technology in Total-Knee Replacement Surgeries
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Wilkinson Only in Area to Utilize 3D Technology in Total-Knee Replacement Surgeries

Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Chris Wilkinson of Kearney Orthopedic & Sports Medicine, a Division of Kearney Regional Medical Center, is the only practitioner within a 100+ mile radius currently utilizing cutting-edge 3D technology in his total knee replacements. The technology comes from Boston-based company, Conformis, which has developed patient-specific implants via advanced 3D imaging technology and...

Kearney Regional Medical Center First in Nebraska to Utilize Telecytology
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Kearney Regional Medical Center First in Nebraska to Utilize Telecytology

Kearney Regional Medical Center is the first hospital in Nebraska to utilize Telecytology in partnership with the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha (UNMC). Telecytology is the interpretation of cell samples and structure remotely using digital images. Common uses for this technology include biopsying the thyroid gland for cancer. Patient specimens are collected using...