Veterans

Audio: Wayne Kleinschmidt offers advice to veterans needing assistance with filing VA claims

Veterans Service Officer Wayne Kleinschmidt helps veterans file VA claims and appeals and says having a copy of VA and civilian medical records helps when filing those claims.     Kleinschmidt sometimes speaks on behalf of veterans and families about conditions they cannot express themselves. He knows what to ask when dealing with claims. He […]

Gavel and Missouri Flag

Several new laws go into effect in Missouri today

Several bills become law today that the Missouri Legislature passed during the second regular session of the 100th General Assembly. Here is a snapshot of the top bills approved by lawmakers and signed by Gov. Mike Parson: Partial motorcycle helmet law repeal House Bill 1963 is a sweeping transportation bill allowing motorcycle drivers 26 years and […]

State Rep. Sheila Solon

Audio: Missouri’s governor signs major foster care legislation into law

Bipartisan legislation that aims to modernize Missouri’s foster care system and provides Medicaid coverage to homeless children was signed into law Monday by the governor in Jefferson City. State Rep. Sheila Solon, R-St. Joseph, who chairs the House Children and Families Committee, says it’s one of the most important bills she’s passed in her eight […]

Northwest Medical Center Albany Missouri (Mosaic)

$7.5 million improvement project at Northwest Medical Center in Albany nearing completion

As of July 1, 2019, Northwest Medical Center is operating under the Mosaic Life Care corporate brand and has completed the implementation of Mosaic Life Care’s electronic medical record system across all of its locations. The hospital in Albany now is officially known as Mosaic Medical Center-Albany. The four primary care clinics closely connected to […]

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, […]

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 […]