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.

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Mapping Missouri’s Health Care Workforce

Hospitals throughout the nation are facing a significant challenge recruiting and retaining qualified health care workers in a highly competitive labor market. Missouri is no different. Learn what Missouri hospitals are doing to make progress toward the workforce of the future. 

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Mental Health In Missouri

One in 10 Missouri adults have a serious mental illness, and 40 percent of those adults go without treatment. Missouri data suggest that there is a relationship between access to mental health services, hospital utilization for mental health disorders and adverse outcomes, such as suicide and suicidal thoughts. 

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469% Increase In Uncompensated Care At Missouri Hospitals In 10 Years

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 completely revised hospital data transparency site, FocusOnHospitals.com.

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Missouri Health Matters

Without Medicaid reform, Missouri will continue to lose billions in federal funding to strengthen the state’s health care system and bring access to health insurance to hundreds of thousands of Missourians.

Since Jan. 1, 2014, inaction has cost Missouri:

$2,000,000,000

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