Car crashes – a leading cause of death among children

MoDOT and the Department of Health and Senior Services know that car crashes are a leading cause of death for children ages 1-13 in the United States. Safety professionals continue to stress the importance of buckling children in an age-appropriate safety seat. It’s their best defense in a traffic crash. MoDHSS Director Dr. Randall Williams reminds, “Everyone, including pregnant women […]

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HealthTran aims to curb transportation barriers

Check out the newest HealthTran article! “A new program in Northwest Missouri aims to help patients get to their doctor’s appointments. An estimated 25 percent of missed doctor’s appointments are due to not having a ride, according to the Missouri Rural Health Association. The organization created HealthTran as a way to coordinate rides for patients who need them. The program […]

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HealthTran Links Transit to Health

Read the full RHI article here. For more than 20 years, transportation has continually surfaced as a key barrier to healthcare access in rural Missouri. Approximately 25% of missed appointments are transportation-related, causing an average loss of $544,500 in revenue for a provider that sees an average of 22 patients per day. Rural areas in South Central Missouri lack full-time […]

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Missouri Rural Health Conference

Please join the Missouri Rural Health Association, Missouri Hospital Association, Missouri Primary Care Association and Missouri Department of Health & Senior Services (Office of Primary Care and Rural Health), as Collaborating Partners on August 21-23, 2018 at The Lodge at Old Kinderhook, Camdenton, Missouri. Check the conference page for additional information.

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