Missouri Children’s Trauma Network – Save the Date

Missouri Children’s Trauma Network Training Summit May 3, 2018 Holiday Inn and Expo Center 2200 Interstate 70 Dr. SW Columbia, MO 65203 Featuring keynote speakers Laura van Dernoot Lipsky and Tonier Cain! Registration is now open >> Click Here Please see the flyer with more information on our keynote speakers and topics for the training summit. We will send out […]

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Health Care Collaborative of Rural Missouri’s Network Projects

The Health Care Collaborative of Rural Missouri (HCC) is a rural healthcare network comprised of over 50 organizations that serve Missouri’s Lafayette, Carroll, Ray, Saline, and Eastern Jackson counties. This network provides a centralized effort to ensure adequate provision of healthcare services to the public. It also serves as a source of advocacy for healthcare providers. Along with their many programs and services, […]

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Addressing Transportation Issues Leads to Better Care

New AHA guide offers strategies to help hospitals, health systems recognize and address transportation issues Transportation can influence the health and well-being of communities. Every year, 3.6 million people in the United States do not obtain medical care due to transportation issues. These issues, which affect rural and urban communities, may result in missed or delayed health care appointments, increased […]

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Transportation and Health Access Report

The new report, Transportation and Health Access: Rides to Wellness Community Scan Project, conducted by Health Outreach Partners, describes the barrier that transportation (or lack thereof) poses in access to health care and its financial impact due to missed appointments. Based on a national survey with community health centers, findings uncovered no-show rates ranging from 11-30%, and the reasons for […]

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Announcements from the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy

November 17, 2017 The latest edition of the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) Rural Health Series looks at racial and ethnic disparities in health outcomes for people living in rural areas. According to data collected from the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, racial and ethnic minorities fare worse than non-Hispanic whites in rural areas across many indicators of health, […]

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