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Imagine the Potential

Imagine the Potential

Imagine the Potential

Children’s Mercy Kansas City believes that every child deserves more. More everyday solutions to keep kids safe and healthy. More life-changing research to fight rare diseases. More working together, with parents, schools and our community. Because when we partner together, we can clear new paths for every child’s potential.


Paxson, a young Children's Mercy patient, holds a striped ball with snowflake imagery overlayed.

Give Now and Provide Twice the Comfort and Relief to Kids

This holiday season, you have an opportunity to make your dollar go TWICE as far to help give kids healthy, happy, and bright futures.

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Choose Children’s Mercy During Open Enrollment

Open enrollment for the ACA Exchange / Marketplace occurs from November 1st through January 15th. Find out which plans include Children’s Mercy as part of the provider network.

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Closeup of shirtless infant with heart surgery incision scar on chest.

Helping Patients with Congenital Heart Disease Reach Their Potential

“The (U.S. News and World Report) ranking really reflects the expertise and the many resources that we have to be able to care for pediatric patients with cardiac issues.” 

Aliessa Barnes, MD, Co-Director of the Ward Family Heart Center and Medical Director of the Brendan Tripp Elam Transplant Center

Through outstanding clinical care, innovation and research, Children’s Mercy Kansas City has become a national leader in pediatric cardiology and cardiac surgery care, ranked #19 by U.S. News and World Report. In this Powering Children’s Potential video, Children’s Mercy CEO Paul Kempinski and Dr. Barnes discuss the many ways the Ward Family Heart Center is improving the health of children with congenital heart disease and helping them fulfill their potential.

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New Study Using Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence to Predict Teens’ Response to Depression Treatment

Investigators at the Children’s Mercy Research Institute (CMRI) are collaborating with the Mayo Clinic on the GOLDILOKs PRISM study, which aims to match patients with an effective treatment for anxiety and depression as soon as possible and minimize the amount of time they may receive ineffective treatment.

Learn more about the research initiative