health care

Empty Hospital Corridor
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Megan Lynch
April 22, 2020 - 9:23 am
Scotland County Hospital in Memphis, Mo. has seen income drop from patient cancellations, while spending more to prepare for coronavirus.
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April 03, 2020 - 2:10 pm
At least 27 long-term care facilities in Missouri have at least one resident or employee who has tested positive for the coronavirus.
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Megan Lynch
March 31, 2020 - 3:27 pm
Incarnate Word Academy puts STEM lab to work making face shields for medical professionals in St. Louis.
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Medical Cyber Attacks
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Megan Lynch
February 24, 2020 - 6:00 am
A new study of ransomware attacks by Comparitech.com suggests hospitals and clinics are losing millions of dollars thanks to cybercriminals.
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Urgent care
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Megan Lynch
December 09, 2019 - 7:25 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — The demand for instant access to medical treatment has prompted a surge in urgent care centers in the St. Louis region. Don't assume they're all the same. Your experience as a patient can vary widely, depending on which one you go to. KMOX's Megan Lynch examines the Condition of...
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Planned Parenthood Fairview Heights
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October 24, 2019 - 2:05 pm
A small group of protesters and supporters were on hand when KMOX's Carol Daniel stopped by.
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Fred Bodimer
September 03, 2019 - 3:46 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — A new program now being offered through the nation's V-A Healthcare system attempts to change the way healthcare has been traditionally offered. "We have really seen a shift in how we want to deliver healthcare," said Dr. Kavitha Reddy, the clinical director of the St. Louis V-A'...
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July 24, 2019 - 12:34 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The chairman of a committee that oversees Missouri’s Medicaid program was replaced amid a steep drop in people receiving health care through the program. Timothy McBride, who was appointed chairman of the MoHealthNet Oversight Committee in 2013 by Democratic then-Gov. Jay...
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July 23, 2019 - 7:55 am
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) - Data shows nearly 90,000 children and close to 23,000 adults were dropped from Missouri's Medicaid health care program in the past year, prompting a state Democratic leader to call for an investigation. House Minority Leader Crystal Quade on Sunday publicly released a letter...
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June 25, 2019 - 2:04 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — More than 49,000 employees of the Illinois Department of Human Services who provide home health care will get long-overdue backpay this week. Illinois Comptroller Susana Mendoza said Monday that her office will release the $30.7 million in back wages to the Department of...
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