No matter what type of care you need, from a simple screening to a complex kidney transplant surgery, you can find it at University of Missouri Health Care.
At an academic health system such as MU Health Care, physicians from every field of medicine work together to offer comprehensive care. Our patients have access to the latest treatments and research. Our team approach takes into account all your needs, so that in good or poor health, you receive personalized attention.
Our expert physicians offer a wide depth and breadth of services, from preventive health care to treatment for serious illnesses or injuries. We treat all patients who come to us with advanced procedures, giving you access to:
- The highest level of trauma care in the region
- Advanced neonatal care for newborns
- The only hospital in the region dedicated to orthopaedic care
- Fast care for heart attacks and strokes
- The state’s only hospital designed solely for cancer care
Our Mission and Vision
- Our mission: To save and improve lives.
- Our vision: We will be Missouri’s premier academic health system.
Innovative, inspiring care
As an academic health system, MU Health Care is home to groundbreaking research that has made us an international health care destination. From three new, FDA-approved cancer treatments to a biological treatment for joint pain, MU Health Care physicians help patients, across Missouri and around the world, receive leading-edge care.
Our researchers, scientists and physicians work together to provide bench-to-bedside treatment. These treatments give you access to truly personalized medicine based on factors as specific as the DNA of cancer tumors. As the home of a research reactor, we are able to pursue innovative research and make advanced, customized treatments right here in Missouri.
As a patient at MU Health Care, you benefit from the latest research and medical evidence. Your physicians are on the leading edge of medical care, helping you get the answers you are looking for and the treatments you need to heal.
Convenient care close to home
At MU Health Care, we have committed ourselves to making care convenient for all our patients. We have a large primary care network to care for all your everyday health concerns. From extended care hours to Mizzou Quick Care clinics in Hy-Vee grocery stores, you have access to the care you need, when and where you want it.
If you are facing serious health problems, we provide advanced care right here in Columbia, so you can stay close to home throughout treatment. Our specialists also visit outreach clinics in towns across mid-Missouri, from Fayette to Ashland to Jefferson City, so you don’t have to travel far to see our health experts.
No matter which MU Health Care location you visit, you receive care in an environment designed for healing. Many of our facilities have undergone extensive renovation so you can enjoy a comfortable stay in a private room. Our patient areas are geared toward your needs and include the latest technology to monitor your health and deliver treatment.
Teaching the next generation of health professionals
At MU Health Care, we train future health professionals to provide advanced, patient-centered care. The students and faculty at University of Missouri stay up-to-date on the newest treatments and methods, getting the hands-on experience that will help them care for patients for years to come. Through the MU School of Medicine, MU Sinclair School of Nursing and MU School of Health Professions, we teach your future doctors, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurses and more to offer personalized care with confidence and compassion.
Integrated electronic medical record
No matter where you are treated at MU Health Care, all of our physicians and specialists record your health information in the same electronic medical record (EMR). Our centralized EMR helps you avoid unnecessary tests, receive more personalized, coordinated care, and keeps all your doctors up-to-date on your health.
Through our website and app, you have 24/7 access to all your health information, test results and more.
You can use the patient portal to:
- Contact your physician
- Request prescription refills
- Request an appointment
- Tell your physician what you need to discuss at your next appointment
The patient portal is available on your computer or smartphone any time of day so you always have the latest information about your health.
MU Health Care leadership ensures success and sustainability through a well-defined and strong strategic plan. The strategic plan maintains focus on achieving our mission and vision and serving the needs of our primary stakeholders to include patients and their families, employees and learners.
MU Health Comprehensive Academic Health Center Strategic Planning Process
MU Health, which includes MU Health Care, the School of Medicine, the Sinclair School of Nursing and the School of Health Professions, is developing an academic health center strategic plan. Kaufman Hall, a consulting firm, is helping facilitate the process.