MU School of Medicine: Working to meet health needs in rural Missouri

According to a 2017 report by the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, 99 of 115 Missouri counties don’t have enough physicians, with 86 percent of the state classified as health profession…
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‘Forget About the Stigma’: Male Nurses Explain Why Nursing Is a Job of the Future for Men

Jake Creviston, a nurse practitioner, has been repeatedly mistaken for a doctor. Adam White says the veterans he cares for…
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Health Care Jobs Abound. Here’s How to Tap Into the Hot Job Market.

Top Takeaways for Starting a Health Care Career Look for job postings at doctor’s offices, clinics, hospitals and pharmacies. If…
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Report Finds High Vacancy Rates In Hospital Workforce

A new report from the Missouri Hospital Association finds that the statewide vacancy rate for staff nurses — a mainstay…
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Here Are The Best Jobs of 2017

U.S. News & World Report just released their 2017 best jobs report and it’s evidence that a career in health…
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Genetic Counselors Struggle To Keep Up With Huge New Demand

Erika Stallings’ mom was diagnosed with breast cancer at the age of 28. When it came back in her early…
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8-Year-Old Treats Hospital Staff Who Saved Her Life

On Saturday mornings, one Columbia girl visits the MU Children’s Hospital to thank the staff who saved her life, complete…
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Older Nurses Retiring In Droves, Creating Shortages

We are getting old. This is causing a problem across the country in the field of nursing. Specifically, the problem…
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Volunteers Assure That Patients Don’t Die Alone

Hospital volunteers are amazing! The Boston Globe wrote a great article about a wave of hospitals nationwide that are implementing volunteer…
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