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Business notes: Shawnee Mission Medical Center receives high grade from behavioral health organization

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Shawnee Mission Medical Center has received the “Platinum” designation from Optum for its contributions to the Kansas City area in behavioral health. Optum, formerly United Behavioral Health, based its rating on a review of clinical data over a full year. Its review included readmission rates and average length of inpatient stay.

Distinguished alum

Jack Poole, the principal owner of Poole Fire Protection in Olathe, was recently named one of the inaugural recipients of the Glenn L. Martin Medal from the University of Maryland. The award, from the university’s A. James Clark School of Engineering, recognized individuals for their professional achievement and exceptional service to the school, particularly the Department of Fire Protection Engineering.

Poole, an alumni of the University of Maryland, received a bachelor of science degree in fire protection engineering from the university in 1986. His company also has offices in Oklahoma City, Guam, Bahrain, Italy and Africa.

Quivira 95 sold

Colby Capital LLC has acquired the Quivira 95 shopping center across from Oak Park Mall from MD Management. The purchase price was not disclosed.

The approximately 10,000-square-foot Lenexa center has several tenants, including Mattress Firm, Sleep One and Verizon.

Colby Capital, based in Overland Park, was started earlier this year by Tyler Oliver, who had partnered for about 17 years with Doug Henzlik at Henzlik-Oliver Real Estate Cos. LLC.

According to its website, Colby Capital has developed more than 60 stores for Dollar General, and owns more than 30 retail properties totaling about one million square feet of retail space.

Colby Capital’s area retail projects include the Westport Landing Shopping Center, the Gregory Center in the Waldo area, and a small building in Mission.

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