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.

Statement from Boone Hospital Center Trustees and MU Health Care

Following more than 18 months of thoughtful and thorough negotiations, the Boone Hospital Center (BHC) Trustees and University of Missouri Health Care (MU Health Care) have decided to pause exclusive negotiations.

MU Health Care Physician Offers Safety Tips for Ice, Cold

Weather across Missouri is likely to bring a mix of ice and single-digit temperatures through the weekend, increasing the likelihood of cold-related injuries.

With Flu Season at Peak, Physicians Urge Flu Vaccinations

According to the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services there have been more than 17,000 confirmed cases of laboratory-positive influenza in Missouri since October 1, 2017.