Carroll County Memorial Hospital

Carroll County Memorial Hospital partners with Feedtrail for patient feedback

Carroll County Memorial Hospital will partner with Feedtrail, a real-time patient feedback platform, beginning April 1. The feedback platform will be used across the CCMH system including the Jefferson Medical Group, Laboratory and Outpatient Services. “Feedtrail’s ability to notify us of patient requests and concerns is unparalleled,” said Cindy Gilman, CCMH Interim Associate Chief Nursing […]

Special Olympics

Special Olympics Missouri announces new President & CEO

The Board of Directors of Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) has announced the appointment of Susan Stegeman as President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) effective April 1, 2019. She will lead the grassroots movement for the empowerment of people with intellectual disabilities in Missouri. Every day, Special Olympics uses the transformative power and joy of sports […]

Missouri Hospital Association

Missouri hospitals’ community benefit exceeded $3.3 billion In 2017

New data from the Missouri Hospital Association reveals that in 2017, the state’s hospitals provided more than $1.4 billion in uncompensated care and exceeded $3.3 billion in total community benefit — record totals for both categories. The report and hospital-specific data are available on the association’s consumer data site, FocusOnHospitals.com. “Hospitals are committed to building […]

Traffic Accident

Two injured in Sunday crash on I-35 in Daviess County

Two people from southern Iowa were injured Sunday evening in an accident on northbound Interstate 35 in Daviess County. The occupants were passengers in a pickup driven by 45-year-old Teresa Marks of Leon, Iowa. Taken by ambulance to the Cameron Regional Medical Center were 49-year-old Brian Marks of Leon, Iowa and 48-year-old Victoria Herring of […]

Medicaid Missouri

Audio: Missouri’s New Medicaid Director Todd Richardson to Face Challenges

Missouri House Speaker Todd Richardson will resign his seat in the Legislature on Thursday to become the new MO HealthNet Director. Medicaid provides low-income families and individuals with health care coverage. Missouri Department of Social Services (DSS) Director Steve Corsi says Richardson will face challenges.     Rural hospitals in Farmington, Kennett, Osceola, and Reynolds […]

Workshop

Farm tax workshops to be offered in area locations

The University of Missouri Extension will offer a free farm tax workshop in November at locations throughout the state. This workshop explains major tax changes affecting farms and ranches that went into effect in December 2017. The workshops are 6:15-8:45 p.m. on Nov. 12 and Nov. 19. Extension specialists will present the workshops remotely through […]