3/21/2018

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.
3/20/2018

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.
1/25/2018

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.
12/29/2017

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.
12/19/2017

Statement from MU Health Care Regarding Class Action Settlement

University of Missouri Health Care has reached a preliminary settlement in a class-action lawsuit involving former payroll practices related to meal deductions for hourly employees.
12/19/2017

Tiger Institute Ranked Among Nation’s Best Hospital IT Departments

The Tiger Institute for Health Innovation, the information technology department for University of Missouri Health Care, has been recognized as one of the nation’s “Best Hospital IT Departments” by Healthcare IT News. The national trade publication selected the Tiger Institute for the honor based on surveys and interviews of health IT departments across the country.
12/14/2017

MUHealth.org Earns International Awards

MUHealth.org launched Aug. 22, 2017, and has since received international recognition for its user experience – the way in which site visitors interact with the website. The site received two gold W3 Awards and a gold Davey Award.
12/7/2017

Fulton Family Health Officially Joins MU Health Care Today

Fulton Family Health Associates joined University of Missouri Health Care today, Dec. 7, 2017.
11/14/2017

EXPERT AVAILABLE: Smoking Remains No. 1 Cause of Lung Cancer

Cigarette smoking is the leading cause of preventable disease and death in the United States. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 480,000 deaths are caused by smoking each year. To coincide with the American Cancer Society’s annual Great American Smokeout on Nov. 16, lung experts at University of Missouri Health Care are urging smokers to kick the habit.
11/6/2017

Don’t Get Burned: MU Physician Warns of Gas-fueled Danger

Jeffrey Litt, DO, acute care surgeon at MU Health Care and medical director of the burn and wound center, raises awareness about the dangers of using accelerants to start fires.