Monthly Archives: July 2011

A letter from the President…

Each Friday Herb Kuhn, President and CEO of the Missouri Hospital Association, sends an email to all member organizations.  Herb’s letter last week was especially good and I thought worth sharing.  There’s an old saying in agriculture, “don’t eat your seed corn.” … Continue reading

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It’s hot

It’s hot and it’s been hot for days.  The forecast shows that the weekend will cool down to the mid 90’s.  You know it’s been hot when you start looking forward to mid 90’s. I’ve learned a few things about … Continue reading

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How do you feel?

There was an article in the MIT Technology Review detailing a companies plans to sell in home testing equipment to help people “self diagnose” common medical problems. Consumer diagnostic tests have been around for a long time.  Pregnancy, ovulation, HIV … Continue reading

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A two and half year old trial lawyer

I’ve learned over the past few months that a toddler has the ability to go from red-faced, kicking, screaming and crying to laughing and playing within 2.3 seconds.  My son’s officially a 2 and a half-year old this month yet he has … Continue reading

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Older patients in a hospital – we’ve got them…

My clinical background is in physical medicine and rehabilitation and I got my start in health care as a Physical Therapist.  I still maintain my PT license but fortunately for our patients we have several competent PT’s on staff because I’m way … Continue reading

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Dear Editor,

I wanted to share a “Letter to the Editor” that recently appeared in the Clinton Daily Democrat.  The letter, from a former patient, demonstrates the excellent care provided across our organization.  Great job team, you should be proud. To The … Continue reading

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Contact your congressional leader, the future of rural hospitals may be in your hands.

The ability for rural Missouri hospital’s to meet the needs of the communities they serve has come under fire and your assistance is needed to assist rural hospitals in Missouri in remaining viable. Below is information from Herb Kuhn, President and … Continue reading

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