October 2011
Modern Healthcare;10/24/2011, Vol. 41 Issue 43, p20
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This section offers news briefs about health care in the U.S. Midwest. A patient tower has been inaugurated by Saint Luke's Hospital in Kansas City, Missouri as part of its expansion and renovation project. Affinity Health System and Thedacare hospitals collaborated in the effort to ban firearms in their premises. The construction of a nine-story outpatient pavilion has been started by Advocate Christ Medical Center and Hope Children's Hospital.


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