mu health care http://kbia.org en University Hospital receives national certification for environmental design http://kbia.org/post/university-hospital-receives-national-certification-environmental-design <p>The Patient Care Tower Expansion at University Hospital was finished in March of 2013.&nbsp; The eight-story, $190 million building earned the Leadership in Energy &amp; Environmental Design gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council.</p><p> Wed, 02 Apr 2014 13:58:13 +0000 A.J. Feather 50638 at http://kbia.org MU Health Care recognized for electronic information systems http://kbia.org/post/mu-health-care-recognized-electronic-information-systems <p>MU Health Care clinics have reached the top level of advanced electronic medical records.&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 15 Nov 2013 15:19:50 +0000 Michael Losch 43840 at http://kbia.org MU Health Care recognized for electronic information systems University Hospital among Mo. hospitals fined for readmission rates http://kbia.org/post/university-hospital-among-mo-hospitals-fined-readmission-rates <p>This year, University of Missouri Hospital was one of many hospitals in the state penalized for not meeting Medicare’s readmission rate goals, which are used to judge the quality of patient care in a hospital.&nbsp;</p><p> Mon, 23 Sep 2013 13:53:07 +0000 Heather Adams 40944 at http://kbia.org University Hospital among Mo. hospitals fined for readmission rates UM Board of Curators approves University Hospital renovation http://kbia.org/post/um-board-curators-approves-university-hospital-renovation <p></p><p>The University of Missouri Board of Curators voted unanimously in favor of renovating the 4<sup>th</sup>, 5<sup>th</sup>, 6<sup>th</sup>, and 7<sup>th</sup> floors of the &nbsp;University Hospital building on Thursday. According to Interim Vice President Thomas Richards, the $19 million plan is necessary because the current state of the private patient rooms are not up to standards with the rest of the hospital.</p> Fri, 13 Sep 2013 13:59:26 +0000 Jack Korte 40472 at http://kbia.org UM Board of Curators approves University Hospital renovation Newscast for July 17, 2013 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-july-17-2013 <p></p><p></p><p>Regional news coverage from the KBIA Newsroom, including:&nbsp;</p><ul><li>MU Health Care named one of the "Most Wired" hospitals in the country&nbsp;</li><li>Kirksville&nbsp;pays Environmental Protection Agency fine for not testing water</li><li>New licensing requirements for insurance counselors&nbsp; Wed, 17 Jul 2013 23:00:48 +0000 Alexandra Olgin 37270 at http://kbia.org MU Health Care named one of the 'Most Wired' hospitals in the nation http://kbia.org/post/mu-health-care-named-one-most-wired-hospitals-nation <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">For the third year in a row, the American Hospital Association has named MU Health Care as one of the “Most Wired” hospitals in the country.</span></p><p>The recognition is given to hospitals that work to adopt the newest health-care information technology. Spokesperson Bryan Bliven says as the technology continues to evolve, the benchmarks of the Most Wired list changes every year.</p> Wed, 17 Jul 2013 19:54:42 +0000 Harum Helmy 37243 at http://kbia.org MU Health Care named one of the 'Most Wired' hospitals in the nation Boone Hospital and MU Health Care to lay off employees, cut others' hours http://kbia.org/post/boone-hospital-and-mu-health-care-lay-employees-cut-others-hours <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Thirty-five MU Health Care employees will see their hours reduced in the coming year. At Boone Hospital Center, seven employees’ hours will be cut, while 13 full- and part-time employees will lose their jobs.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">In Boone Hospital’s case, the layoffs came in a system-wide package. The hospital’s parent company, St. Louis-based </span>BJC<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Healthcare, recently announced it is cutting 160 jobs from its hospitals. This is the first time </span>BJC<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> has ever made system-wide layoffs. June Fowler, vice president for corporate and public communications at the company, said several factors led to the layoffs.</span></p><p>“BJC is experiencing reductions in our reimbursement for the healthcare services that we provide,” Fowler said. &nbsp;“We’ve also seen a decrease in inpatient hospitalizations.”</p><p> Wed, 19 Jun 2013 17:37:01 +0000 Harum Helmy & Andrew Nichols 35726 at http://kbia.org Boone Hospital and MU Health Care to lay off employees, cut others' hours University of Missouri Health System opens new wing http://kbia.org/post/university-missouri-health-system-opens-new-wing <p>University of Missouri Health System officials and UM System President Tim Wolfe officially opened the new patient care tower at the MU Hospital at a ribbon-cutting ceremony Monday morning. Tue, 19 Mar 2013 13:51:49 +0000 Amanda Weston 30599 at http://kbia.org University of Missouri Health System opens new wing UPDATE: MU healthcare system officals activate system's command center http://kbia.org/post/update-mu-healthcare-system-officals-activate-systems-command-center <p><em>Update Feb. 22 11:16 a.m.:</em>&nbsp;</p><p><em>The following Boone Health centers will remain closed today: Boone Convenient Care, Moberly, Boone Family Practice, Boone Infectious Disease, Boone Primary Care, Boone Pulmonary Clinic, Moberly Specialty Clinic and the Wound Clinic. Staying open for Boone Health is Boone Convenient Care Columbia, Boone Internal Medicine Associates, Centralia Family Health Clinic, Southern Boone County Family Care Clinic and Boone Hospital Home Care &amp; Hospice.</em></p><p>Feb. 22 9:40 a.m.:</p><p>MU Health Care clinics are closed until Monday, Feb. 25. MU Health Care hospitals and emergency rooms remain open<em>.</em></p><p>Original post:</p><p>In response to the winter storm, MU healthcare system officials activated the system’s command center to mobilize staff at 11:45 a.m. this morning.</p><p> Thu, 21 Feb 2013 23:47:20 +0000 Kristofor Husted 29290 at http://kbia.org UPDATE: MU healthcare system officals activate system's command center Shakeup at MU Health Care: CEO retiring, new interim dean of School Medicine http://kbia.org/post/shakeup-mu-health-care-ceo-retiring-new-interim-dean-school-medicine <p>The University of Missouri Health System has announced that chief executive officer Jim Ross will retire at the end of the year. Thu, 23 Aug 2012 21:26:46 +0000 Ryan Famuliner 19928 at http://kbia.org Shakeup at MU Health Care: CEO retiring, new interim dean of School Medicine