Compass Health Network Joins Health Network of Missouri

Compass Health Network has joined the Health Network of Missouri as an affiliate member. Compass Health Network provides a full continuum of behavioral health services as well as primary and dental health services throughout Missouri and in Louisiana.

MU Health Care Earns Highest Designation for Heart Attack Care

University of Missouri Health Care earned the state of Missouri’s highest designation as a Level 1 STEMI center, making it the only health care system in the region that offers patients Level 1 trauma, stroke and STEMI care programs.

MU Health Care Extends Health IT Platform to Capital Region Medical Center

Capital Region Medical Center (CRMC) has selected Cerner, a global leader in health care technology, to implement an integrated electronic health record (EHR) and revenue cycle management solutions to support improved health outcomes and optimized revenue functions. University of Missouri (MU) Health Care will extend its Cerner Millennium® domain to CRMC. As an affiliate of MU Health Care since 1997, the domain extension to CRMC will further the health system’s well-established collaboration with Cerner.

Free Skin Cancer Screenings

Who: Ellis Fischel Cancer Center

What: Free skin cancer screenings

When: 3 to 6 p.m. Thursday, May 10, 2018


MU Health Care Named to ‘150 Top Places to Work’ List for Second Straight Year

For the second year in a row, University of Missouri Health Care has been named one of the “150 Top Places to Work in Healthcare” by the health news publication Becker’s Hospital Review. MU Health Care is one of only three organizations in the state named to the list.

Safe Kids Day to Celebrate 7th Year

Free event aims to educate children and families about everyday safety

Curtright Named to Columbia Chamber of Commerce Board

Jonathan Curtright, chief executive officer of University of Missouri Health Care, has been named to the Columbia Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors. Curtright will begin a three-year term with the board in July.

Community Calendar: Ellis Fischel Cancer Center Memorial Service

Memorial Service at Ellis Fischel Cancer Center to celebrate and honor the lives of loved ones and those who cared for them.

MU Health Care, Truman VA Connect Medical Records through National Health Information Exchange

Patients who receive care at U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs hospitals and at members of the Tiger Institute Health Alliance Health Information Exchange (HIE) now can benefit from streamlined information sharing across organizations.

Racing fan beats colon cancer

For years, Michele Alexander has been one of the biggest NASCAR fans in Columbia, Missouri. She never imagined that passion, though, would help fuel her through a battle with colon cancer and a race for her own life. Alexander is sharing her story for Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month in March, and she hopes to increase preventive screenings and inspire those still fighting. One in 23 people will be diagnosed with colon cancer, a disease that affects men and women equally.