I-70 Community Hospital in Sweet Springs, Missouri, voluntarily suspended its license in the latest blow to the EmpowerHMS chain led by Jorge A. Perez, accused of using rural hospitals for a lab billing scheme.
A hospital Oswego, in rural Kansas, closed Thursday, weeks after the CEO of its management company, North Kansas City-based EmpowerHMS, agreed to transfer the hospital contract to Miami-based iHealthcare.
An Olathe woman has sued Topeka-based Hill’s Pet Nutrition Inc. to complain about pet food that requires a veterinarian’s prescription. Her dog, Theo, has eaten potato and duck dry dog food for five years.
Southern Living featured three women barbecue pitmasters in its latest issue. Area restaurants have been honored in “best steakhouse” and “most romantic” lists. KC is one of the country’s sexiest cities.
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says that America might be forced to scale back certain operations in Europe and elsewhere if countries continue to do business with the Chinese telecommunications company Huawei.
Longtime KSHB TV reporter Lisa Benson Cooper had claimed the Scripps Media-owned station had passed her over for promotions and assigned her stories based on her race, and then retaliated over the lawsuit.
Over the next year to 18 months, Honeywell Aerospace will move what could be several hundred jobs from Wichita and Washington state to its Olathe plant. Economic development officials say it’s a big jobs win for Olathe.
Locally owned Louie’s Wine Dive is purchasing the three homegrown BRGR Kitchen + Bar locations, as well as Taco Republic and its food trucks. It will add some new seasonal items and later more locations.
Maximus officials said they’ve improved their performance, but they’re just one part of the broken system, and they should get the chance to continue with a contract that has been worth $17 million a year.
State general fund spending would increase by about 11 percent and provide a 6 percent pay increase for public school teachers across New Mexico under a budget proposal from the lead House budget writing committee.