Kristen DeHart joined Excelsior Springs Hospital as Chief Executive Officer in June, 2017. Kristen has more than 28 years of healthcare experience and brings a diverse healthcare experience to the hospital, including hospital management, rehabilitation leadership, marketing, sales and operations. Kristen holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Therapy from the University of Kansas. She has a Master’s of Business Administration from Western Governors University.
“Excelsior Springs Hospital has provided the foundation for quality healthcare for over 100 years, “stated DeHart. “The legacy continues today as our healthcare system grows across the community,” she added.
Staff members at Excelsior Springs Hospital consider it both a privilege and duty to serve the community. ESH is committed to excellence in patient care and to the educational support that helps prevent illness. Utilizing the latest in technological advances, each member of the medical staff strives to uphold the tradition of quality patient care. At the same time, community programs reach out to young and old, offering a variety of educational and preventative health opportunities.
Excelsior Springs Hospital has over 250 employees and serves over 22,700 patients a year. Hospital services include: Emergency Department, Medical and Surgical Services, Radiology, Rehabilitation, Laboratory, Cardiopulmonary, Surgery, Outpatient Specialty Clinics and Home Health/Hospice. Three levels of Senior Living are also included on the hospital campus. A Health Express Clinic, opened 7 days a week, is located inside the local Price Chopper Grocery Store. Excelsior Springs Hospital is also very proud to offer multiple physician clinics …. two in Excelsior Springs and one in Lawson.
Future plans are to build on our service offerings, Telehealth services, educational seminars, and continue to partner with business leaders and city officials, to name just a few.
The long-term affiliation with North Kansas City Hospital enhances resources, improving the ability to keep your care local. We are committed to helping improve the health of Excelsior Springs and surrounding communities and continue to provide outstanding patient care right here where you need us to be.