Missouri Hospital Association

Health
1:38 am
Thu November 29, 2012

Coalition Emphasizes Economic Benefits Of Opting Into Medicaid Expansion

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Expanding Medicaid to more adults in Missouri would have a positive impact on the state’s economy and residents, according to a new report.

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Health
12:32 pm
Fri September 28, 2012

Area Hospitals Soon To Be Penalized For High Readmissions Rates

KU Hospital started piloting regular "huddles" within departments last year, to try and better coordinate patient care and the discharge process. The hospital is one of several in the area that will soon face fines for high readmissions rates.
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Starting October 1, hospitals that fail to meet certain quality measures will get less funding from Medicare.

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Health
3:37 pm
Mon June 18, 2012

Area Hospitals Intensify Patient Safety Efforts

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Nationwide, about one in twenty patients will contract a hospital associated infection, leading to tens of thousands of deaths annually, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.  

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