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 Celebrates Seventh 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.

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.

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.