Opioid Crisis’ Youngest Victims

Researchers from the Hospital Industry Data Institute reviewed hospital diagnostic codes for all Missouri births between 2006 and 2016, and found a 538 percent increase in codes related to newborns with withdrawal symptoms stemming from maternal drug use.

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Celebrate Missouri Hospitals

Missouri Health Matters. And, hospitals are an essential part of Missouri’s efforts to maintain individual health and build strong, healthy communities. Join us in paying tribute to the hardworking, compassionate and necessary members of our communities that serve in our hospitals.

Hospital Hero Hall of Fame

Court’s Ruling On Missouri Medical Liability Law Increases Health Care Costs

A 2014 court decision that requires hospitals to extend their liability insurance coverage to protect themselves from nonemployees working in the hospital puts health care workers at risk.

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Hospitals Build A Healthy Missouri

The Missouri Hospital Association has released its annual Community Investment Report, which includes community benefit and economic impact data, and underscores hospitals’ essential role in building strong, healthy communities. The report is available to consumers on the association’s  hospital data transparency site, FocusOnHospitals.com.

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Missouri Health Matters

A healthy Missouri starts with you! Together we can help maintain the strength of the state’s health care system and begin building a better, healthier Missouri.