Veterans

Audio: 67 veterans at Missouri veterans homes have died from COVID-19, since September 1

Another 11 veterans living in Missouri veterans homes have died due to COVID-19 in the past week, bringing the total number of deaths to 67 since September 1.     Missourinet followed-up Tuesday with the Missouri Veterans Commission (MVC), on the number of deaths since September, broken down by facility. The Missouri Veterans Commission reports 29 […]

NCMC Geyer Hall

NCMC Board of Trustees approve applying for CARES Act funding to curtail expenses from COVID-19

The North Central Missouri College Board of Trustees approved the evening of Tuesday, July 28th applying for Grundy County CARES Act funding to combat COVID-19 expenses. A Return to Fall Plan was also presented. NCMC President Doctor Lenny Klaver said the college could receive $89,000 in Grundy County CARES Act funding, which could be used […]

COVID-19 or Coronavirus Update

Weekly report from Wright Memorial and Hedrick Medical Center show another 186 tested for COVID-19

In their weekly report, another 186 people have been tested by Hedrick Medical Center and Wright Memorial Hospital for COVID-19. The total number of people tested, as of Monday morning stands at 1,615 Wright Memorial Hospital has tested 430 including 300 from Grundy County, 75 from Mercer County and 55 from other counties. Hedrick Medical […]

Firearms (Gun) Background Check with application

Audio: Missouri lawyer says federal background check system used for firearms sales is faulty

A southwest Missouri trial lawyer says the federal background check system used for firearms sales is faulty. During a Monday hearing before an interim Missouri Senate committee studying the state’s gun violence problem, Craig Heidemann of Springfield, says Missouri is not providing mental health information to the database, to keep guns away from unstable people. […]

Livingston County Health Center

Aging in Place to host presentation for seniors at Livingston County Health Center

Aging in Place, an initiative of the Livingston County Health Center is hosting an event on Wednesday, February 27th at 10 a.m. in their classroom, to educate area residents about things they can do to help improve their own outcome in emergency situations. Jonathon Nolan, Firefighter/Paramedic at the Chillicothe Fire Department, will be presenting a […]

Wright Memorial Hospital

Saint Luke’s Health System joins KHIN Health Information Exchange

Saint Luke’s Health System is the newest addition to the list of healthcare participants now sending and receiving patient data through the Kansas Health Information Network (KHIN). The faith-based, not-for-profit health system with a significant presence in Kansas and Missouri includes 16 hospitals and campuses, several primary and specialty care practices, inpatient and outpatient care, […]

Health News

University of Missouri: Patients prefer to have cancer screenings despite risks and warnings

A large proportion of the American public opts to receive cancer screenings with the hope that testing will reduce their chance of cancer death. Now, a team led by University of Missouri psychological science researchers has determined that patients may want cancer screenings even if the potential harms outweigh the benefits. Researchers believe that clinicians […]

Wright Memorial Hospital

Wright Memorial Hospital to update patient medical record system

Wright Memorial Hospital in Trenton will update its electronic medical record system. The hospital, as well as physicians and clinicians associated with the Saint Luke’s Health System, will update the system to the Epic Electronic Medical Record October 1. This will enable family practice providers, specialists, home care, imaging, laboratory, and others associated with the […]