Press Releases


SSM Health, MU Health Care Mutually Agree to End Exclusive Negotiations

After more than a year of diligent, exclusive negotiations, St. Louis-based SSM Health and Columbia-based MU Health Care have mutually agreed to allow their Letter of Intent (LOI) to transfer

Nurses from MU Health Care and MU named March of Dimes 'Nurses of the Year'

Two nurses from University of Missouri Health Care and the University of Missouri have been named “Nurses of the Year” for 2019 by the March of Dimes. The award honors

MU Health Care Gives Notice to Home State Health

As an integrated health system, MU Health Care works every day with public and private insurers to ensure that all the hospitals and valued providers throughout our system are in-network

Commitment to Innovation Earns MU Health Care Ninth Straight ‘Most Wired’ Award

University of Missouri Health Care has been recognized for the ninth consecutive year as one of the nation’s “Most Wired” health systems, according to the 2019 Most Wired survey by

Missouri Psychiatric Center Opens Renovated Outdoor Activity Center for Patients

The Missouri Psychiatric Center space creates sensory experiences to encourage wellness and normalize hospital stay for those with behavioral health concerns.

MU, Cerner Mark 10 Years of Improving Care through Technology with the Tiger Institute for Health Innovation

The Tiger Institute for Health Innovation, a unique private-public partnership formed in 2009, celebrates a major milestone with its 10-year anniversary this month. University of Missouri Health Care and Cerner

MU Health Care Named First Adult Certified Duchenne Care Center

University of Missouri Health Care has been named the first Adult Certified Duchenne Care Center by Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy (PPMD), a non-profit organization dedicated to leading the fight to

Fire Department Responds to Women's and Children's Hospital

Earlier today, the Columbia Fire Department extinguished a fire in an equipment room on the roof of Women’s and Children’s Hospital.

MU Health Care Recognized for Excellence in Treating Patients with ALS

University of Missouri Health Care has been named an ALS Certified Treatment Center of Excellence by the ALS Association, the first hospital in mid-Missouri to earn the designation.

Cancer Survivor Celebration 2019 to Feature Interactive Paint Project

MU Health Care's Ellis Fischel Cancer Center hosts a free event 12 to 3 p.m. Sunday, June 30 to celebrate cancer survivors and survivorship. The event is free and open