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SSM Health enters negotiations to transfer ownership of St. Mary's Hospital to MU Health

Published Aug. 16 2018

SSM Health, which owns St. Mary's Hospital, has announced they are in exclusive discussions with University of Missouri Health Care...

State Dental Board regulates opioid prescriptions

Published Aug. 16 2018

Because they often treat acute pain with prescription opioids, dentists are at the front line of the opioid crisis, Missouri...

Health center receives recognition, revenue on day of ribbon-cutting

Published Aug. 16 2018

The Community Health Center of Central Missouri was named one of the top three performing health centers in the state...

Get Moving: Why a bike helmet is a good investment

Published Aug. 15 2018

It has been years since I have ridden a bike. Having been a part of local bike advocacy recently, I...

Missouri hospitals struggle to retain certain employees

Published Aug. 12 2018

Finding and keeping highly trained medical professionals remains a challenge across the state, and Central Missouri is no exception to...

Safely sharing the road with bicycles and vehicles

Published Aug. 7 2018

With the launch of the bike share program in Jefferson City, it is important to talk about the safety of...

Energy companies biggest donors in Oklahoma's anti medical marijuana campaigns

Published Aug. 6 2018

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Records show energy companies were the biggest donors to an Oklahoma campaign against medical marijuana.

Hospital system pays $65M to settle Medicare billing claims

Published Aug. 6 2018

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Prime Healthcare Services, one of the nation's largest hospital systems, agreed Friday to pay $65 million...

Study: 'Medicare for all' projected to cost $32.6 trillion

Published Aug. 6 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Bernie Sanders' "Medicare for all" plan would increase government health care spending by $32.

Missouri Hospital Association receives recognition

Published Aug. 4 2018

The Missouri Hospital Association was recognized at the end of July for its work to improve health care quality.