Our Prime Care Providers have a Passionate Pursuit for Personalized Healthcare

Melissa Loomis, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC

Melissa Loomis

Melissa is a passionate provider specializing in acute and chronic care, hormone therapy, filler and Botox enhancements, PRP therapy, and IV therapies. She began her career at Research College of Nursing/ Rockhurst University in Kansas City, MO, graduating with a BSN in 2007. Melissa worked at Centerpoint Medical Center and contracted until diving into the MSN/ Family Nurse Practitioner program, where Melissa graduated from the Research College of Nursing with a MSN/FNP in 2009. She received a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree from the University of Alabama – Tuscaloosa in 2013. She pursued and received certificate training in botox and filler injections and performs injections regularly.

She has experience in various contracted positions and has a versatile background in patient care. She would love to provide healthcare services to you and your family.

Melissa spends her free time gardening, crafting and traveling.

DeAnna M. Mahoney, DNP, APRN, NP-C

DeAnna M Mahoney

DeAnna graduated in 1989 from Graceland College with her BSN. She worked as a Registered Nurse in the PCU at Children’s Mercy in Kansas City and the PCU at St Vincent in Santa Fe, NM. She later worked in the ICU and medical units in New Mexico and Missouri. She returned to Kansas City, did home health with intravenous infusions, and eventually worked in the emergency departments in various facilities. She has experience in surgery and radiology and developed intravenous nurse/peripherally inserted central lines at two hospitals in Missouri. After 22 years in nursing, DeAnna returned to Central Missouri State University, earning her FNP in 2011 and Received a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree from the University of Alabama – Tuscaloosa in 2013. Since then, she has worked in emergency departments, urgent care, and hospital medicine. She has furthered her career by earning certificates to inject Botox, fillers, and microneedling.

DeAnna enjoys spending time with her family when she is not working, camping at different lakes, fishing for trout, and traveling.

DeAnna and Melissa’s professional journey is more than a conventional one. Their paths first crossed in 2006 at Centerpoint, where Melissa embarked on a career shift toward nursing. Fatefully, DeAnna became her mentor, guiding her through skill development and helping to shape her into a skilled nursing professional. Yet, their story takes a fascinating turn. Melissa’s ambition led her to pursue becoming a nurse practitioner, and this time, the roles reversed, with Melissa offering the same dedicated mentorship that DeAnna once provided.

Beyond personal milestones, their shared passion lies in reimagining healthcare. They envisioned an environment where patients weren’t mere statistics but individuals with unique needs deserving personalized care. The limitations of insurance-based models, with their rigid protocols and impersonal approach, fueled their frustration. The “X-ray before MRI” scenario exemplified the disconnect between prescribed procedures and individual circumstances, potentially causing harm instead of healing.

This shared aspiration resulted in Prime Care, a beacon of patient-centric healthcare. At Prime Care, each patient receives the treatment the providers believe is best for them while acknowledging their unique situation and tailoring treatment accordingly—no more one-size-fits-all solutions. If physical therapy could exacerbate an injury, it’s replaced with optimal approaches. Prime Care prioritizes the patient’s well-being above adherence to predetermined protocols.

Operating outside the traditional insurance framework allows Prime Care’s practitioners to advocate for their patients. While patients can submit billing receipts to their insurance companies, potentially contributing towards deductibles, Prime Care liberates itself from the burden of insurance paperwork. They empower patients to engage in their healthcare actively, encouraging the utilization of HSAs for proactive care.

Ultimately, DeAnna and Melissa’s story isn’t just about two friends and disrupting the status quo. It’s about putting patients first, prioritizing individual needs over generic procedures, and building a healthcare model driven by genuine passion and personalized care. This is the essence of Prime Care – a refreshing approach to healthcare, a testament to the power of redefining healthcare with patient-centric values at its core.