Shawnee Mission Health will get a new name at the start of 2019. Shawnee Mission Medical Center will be rechristened AdventHealth Shawnee Mission on Jan. 2, 2019. Adventist Health System, the hospital’s parent company, announced Tuesday it would be renaming all of its local medical facilities to “help consumers easily identify and connect with the organization’s health services.” In addition to the Merriam facility, Adventist will be renaming its current Prairie Star and Overland Park campuses. They will be called AdventHealth Lenexa and AdventHealth South Overland Park.
Demolition permit issued for Edison District in downtown OP. Overland Park officials confirmed this week that the city had issued the first demolition permit for the Edison District project. The permit is for the demolition of 7301-7319 W 80th Street – a strip mall that will be torn down to make way for a new office building.