Swope Health provides primary health care and behavioral health services throughout Greater Kansas City. We are a patient-centered medical home, nationally recognized by NCQA for our commitment to an integrated model of health care. We are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities and The Joint Commission.
We opened in 1969 as Model Cities Health Corporation, part of President Lyndon Johnson’s Model Cities program. Our first clinic was in the basement of Metropolitan Missionary Baptist Church.
That first year, with 20 employees and a $100,000 budget, we served more than 2,000 patients. Today, Swope Health has grown to provide care for more than 40,000 patients in western Missouri and eastern Kansas. We are a Federally Qualified Health Center and Federal Tort Claims Act-deemed facility, recognized by the NCQA.
Swope Health improves the health and wellness of the community by delivering accessible, quality, comprehensive patient care.
To be a regional healthcare provider of choice in the communities we serve. Mission Statement- To improve the health and wellness of the community by delivering accessible, quality, comprehensive patient care.
Our promise: We make care visible
Our care has a higher purpose.
Every encounter; every time.
Be friendly and compassionate.
Understand patient/customer needs.
If it’s right for the customer, it is right.
Offer an option or a solution.
Close conversation with appreciation.
Keep our promises!
“The Swope Health experience is full of so many endless possibilities. We work with a great group of people who take pride in their work and the service we provide to a community of diverse populations. Care and compassion are shown to every patient because they matter to us. This is a great place to work, and we want the best to join our team!"
- Renee’ Sutherland, Director of HR, and Talent Acquisition