Tag: MU Health Care

Check out all the places in CoMo where you can get STI testing

Celebrate sexual health responsibility week by getting checked.

Foley rehires Williamson as interim executive vice chancellor of health affairs

Hal Williamson: “The need for this leadership position is apparent as health care continues to change and evolve throughout Missouri.”

MU Health Care unanimously votes to discontinue ‘refer and follow’

The “refer and follow” privileges of two medical providers were described as “outdated and unnecessary.”

Graduate student unity is crucial to progress

It’s been a crazy week for our graduate students, but through all of the discord, we’re now seeing a united graduate student population.

Forum to be held on changes in graduate student health care policy

A subsidy that was once $3,051 has been replaced by a one-time payment of $1,240.

Seven mumps cases confirmed with more pending

Crowded environments like college campuses are the most vulnerable for mumps outbreaks to occur, said Michael Cooperstock, medical director of MU Health Care’s Infection Control Department.

New South Providence clinic aims to treat 100,000 its first year

Services like Urgent Care, Family Medicine and Psychiatry services will be relocated to the new clinic.

Steines named MU Health CFO

Steines brings 17 years of experience in health care financial management.

New MU Health Care policy bans hiring nicotine users

Nicotine users of any kind — including users of alternative nicotine products — will no longer be hired by MU Health Care after Jan. 1, 2015.

MU Health Care’s nicotine-free policy an unnecessary overreach

The problematic policy would ban new employees from using legal products.

Delafontaine begins as MU School of Medicine dean

Delafontaine said he plans to improve the academic structure of the School of Medicine by integrating clinical work, research, and teaching.

MU Health Care celebrates Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Events like Pink Pursuit seek to raise funds for mammograms at Ellis Fischel.

Thompson Center wins competitive grant for autism research, treatment

The center will receive $140,000 each year for the next three years.

MU receives $2.4 million for cancer research, oncology

The donation will be used to fund cancer research and create the Frances T. McAndrew Endowed Chair in Oncology.

MU Rehabilitation Center to close

Over the past five years, the center in Mount Vernon received $10 million from the state each year, while its annual operating costs reached nearly $30 million.

MU Health Care will construct Quick Care clinics at Columbia Hy-Vees

Two of the clinics are planned to open by Aug. 1, and the third is planned to open by Oct. 1.

MU Health Care lights up red for American Heart Month

Exterior lights at the University Hospital and MU Women’s and Children’s Hospital will be red for all of February.

Children’s Hospital patients benefit from MRI-compatible goggles

Children can now watch their favorite movies during the procedure.

MU Children’s Hospital’s transport system has expanded over four decades

The program has been running for 40 years and now transports 500 children to the hospital annually.

MU Health Care turns pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Two hundred and eighty gels go up around the hospital for the month of October.