The age, number and type of primary care providers in rural Missouri will present future challenges to rural residents’ access to health services and have negative consequences for rural health improvement efforts. More »
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A new special report finds Missouri hospitals are making significant investments in health information technology. These investments promise new opportunities for quality improvement in Missouri’s health care delivery system and an economic boost through expansion of jobs in the state’s health care and information technology sectors. More »
Quickly recognizing the symptoms of a possible heart attack and acting quickly to reach medical care is the key to improving survival. More »
Individual mandates. The public option. Insurance exchanges. The politicians in the recent debate on health care reform seemed to create a whole new language. Learn what’s already changed, and what’s on the way in the next few years. More »
Strong communities need strong hospitals. Strong hospitals support the social and economic fabric of Missouri. More »