Healthcare and Insurance


Bardavon Health Scores $15M Investment

Bardavon Health Innovations, an Overland Park-based provider of health-care data and analytics solutions, has landed a massive investment, which will propel its nationwide growth. Bardavon announced this week that it had raised $15 million in new financing, led by NewRoad… more

Provista Names DEG Its Digital Agency of Record

In terms of partnerships, DEG and Provista just got a more serious. Provista, a Texas-based health care and hospitality supply chain management company, named DEG of Overland Park its Digital Agency of Record. But this is not the first time… more

Hays Companies Will Become a Part of Brown & Brown Inc.

After 24 years as an independent insurance broker and consultant, Hays Companies will join Brown & Brown, Inc. The acquisition should be approved by early November according to Powell Brown, CEO of Brown & Brown. Hays brings Brown & Brown… more

A Different Spin on ‘Late Night’ at KU Health System

Yes, it started just after midnight, and "KU" was part of the host institution's title, but this celebration had nothing to do with college basketball: At 12:01 a.m. today, the University of Kansas Health System celebrated 20 years--to the minute--its birth… more

New CEO Tabbed at Stormont Vail

The ranks of this region's health-care leadership reshuffled again today as Stormont Vail Health announced that Randy Peterson, president and chief executive officer, will retire next spring. In a news release, the health system said Peterson had informed the hospital's… more

Olathe Health Names Its New CEO

A veteran hospital executive has been selected as the new President and CEO for Olathe Health System, which includes Olathe Medical Center, Miami County Medical Center and Olathe Health Physicians. Stan Holm will take over on Nov. 1, as longtime… more

The 2018 Ingram’s 250

Before you can compile a roster of the most influential business executives in a market of nearly 3 million people, you first must define what it means to have influence as an executive, what it means to wield that power,… more

Sunderland Foundation Donates $66 Million to KU Health

The Sunderland Foundation announced this afternoon that it was making one of the largest philanthropic donations in the region's history--and definitely the largest ever to the University of Kansas Health System. Officials at the hospital made the announcement at a… more

OptumRx Holding Job Fair in Overland Park, Seeking to Hire 135

OptumRx, a UnitedHealth Group pharmacy care services organization, is looking to hire a combined 135 pharmacy technicians and customer service representatives today and tomorrow at a job fair in Overland Park. All new positions will be based at Optum’s Overland… more

Cerner President Zane Burke Resigns

Zane Burke, president of Cerner, will be stepping down Nov. 2. The company did not give a reason for his departure, nor did it designate a new president. Executive Vice President of Worldwide Client Relationships John Peterzalek will take over… more