Save the Date – Missouri Children’s Trauma Network Training Summit

In partnership with the Missouri Coalition for Community Behavioral Healthcare and Missouri KidsFirst, the Missouri Children’s Trauma Network is excited to be able to provide this training opportunity among many other training opportunities. The Missouri Children’s Trauma Network is a network of clinicians and advocates dedicated to expanding access to evidence-based mental health treatment for traumatized children.

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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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