university hospital 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 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 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 The cost of connecting doctors with rural patients electronically http://kbia.org/post/cost-connecting-doctors-rural-patients-electronically <p></p><p>A shortage of rural health care professionals throughout the state has health systems connecting with patients in remote areas through telehealth.</p><p>At the University Hospital in Columbia, telehealth coordinator Samuel Woodard thumbs a remote which sends a camera at the far end of the room spinning around to face him. His co-workers at the Missouri Telehealth Network offices across town appear on the screen.</p><p>“Hey Katie, how’s it going? We’re just going over the equipment, showing him how the telehealth unit works.” Woodard says.</p> Wed, 31 Oct 2012 16:43:32 +0000 Lee Jian Chung 23737 at http://kbia.org The cost of connecting doctors with rural patients electronically University Hospital receives Stroke Gold Plus award http://kbia.org/post/university-hospital-receives-stroke-gold-plus-award <p>University Hospital has received the American Heart Association and the American Stroke Association's Stroke Gold Plus award for the second year in a row.</p><p>American Heart Association spokesperson Stephen Hall said the Stroke Gold Plus award reflects the hospital’s efforts to give the best stroke care.</p><p>"The reason these awards are so significant that it is very important that individuals who exhibit symptoms of stroke are treated appropriately and with guidelines that are based on, you know, rapidly changing science and the most up to date information,” Hall said.
</p> Mon, 29 Oct 2012 18:49:51 +0000 Bridgit Bowden 23588 at http://kbia.org University Hospital receives Stroke Gold Plus award University Hospital brings fMRI technology to mid-Mo. http://kbia.org/post/university-hospital-brings-fmri-technology-mid-mo <p>University Hospital is mid-Missouri’s first hospital to have functional MRI technology. The fMRI will allow doctors to be more precise when treating brain tumors.</p><p>The new software was added to an MRI machine the hospital bought earlier this year. A spokesperson said the set-up costs $1.7 million. The School of Medicine’s Chief of Neurosurgery Scott Litofsky said fMRIs have been around for a couple of decades in scientific research, but the focus on patient care is relatively new.</p> Thu, 11 Oct 2012 17:06:13 +0000 Elaina O'Connell 22647 at http://kbia.org University Hospital brings fMRI technology to mid-Mo. MU welcomes new clinical research center http://kbia.org/post/mu-welcomes-new-clinical-research-center <p>The hallway on the fifth floor merging together MU School of Medicine and University Hospital is not your average hallway. It’s the new clinical research center, a five million dollar multi-stage renovation project, giving scientists, doctors and patients a place to discover new treatment.&nbsp; Thu, 27 Sep 2012 21:56:45 +0000 Nicole Niedenberg 21914 at http://kbia.org MU welcomes new clinical research center