pediatric care http://kmuw.org en Kansas City Hospitals To Cooperate On Pediatric Care http://kmuw.org/post/kansas-city-hospitals-cooperate-pediatric-care <p>Two Kansas City hospitals have announced plans to work together to create a single, integrated pediatric program.&nbsp;</p><p>Children’s Mercy and the University of Kansas Hospital say they'll work together to improve pediatric care. They're also hoping to expand research, boost training and coordinate children’s health initiatives.</p><p>The partnership also includes the KU Med Center and the KU Physicians group. The two hospitals already work together on medical education, research and clinical trials.</p> Tue, 04 Dec 2012 11:58:02 +0000 Bryan Thompson 9371 at http://kmuw.org Top Morning News 12.04.12 http://kmuw.org/post/top-morning-news-120412 <p><em>Wagle wins top spot in Kansas Senate; Schools offered 'green grants;' Partnership between KC hospitals announced; Midwest economy improving slowly.</em></p><p><strong>Westar Plant To Be Closed Two Months After Fire</strong></p><p>Westar Energy officials say one of the utility's plants near Colwich will be closed for at least two months for repairs from a fire.</p><p>Westar officials say customers should not notice any impact from the closure. A transformer at the plant failed last Wednesday, causing an explosion and fire.</p> Tue, 04 Dec 2012 11:54:47 +0000 Briana O’Higgins 9373 at http://kmuw.org Top Morning News 12.04.12