A new report on Kansas health systems found some improvement in the state’s hospitals and nursing facilities but in other areas, such as obesity and infant mortality, Kansas is still lagging behind other states. Heartland Health Monitor’s Bryan Thompson has details.
Bryan Thompson is a reporter for the KHI News Service in Topeka. He's also a contributor to Heartland Health Monitor, a reporting collaboration focused on health issues and their impact in Kansas and Missouri. The partners — Kansas Public Radio, KCUR, KMUW, KCPT Public Television and the KHI News Service — strive to bring listeners and readers timely, accurate and comprehensive coverage of health and health-related issues.