Monthly Archives: September 2011

The behavioral health of Henry County: Part 2

Here’s part 2 of our series on the behavioral health of Henry County.  If you’re confused, read the intro to Part 1 which was posted earlier in the week. Mental Health in Henry County In Southwest Missouri, an estimated 13.95% … Continue reading

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The behavioral health of Henry County: Part 1

GVMH and The Henry County Health Center along with the Missouri Hospital Association and the University of Missouri recently completed a formal study of the health of Henry, St. Clair and Benton Counties.  The Missouri Hospital Association chose four areas … Continue reading

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It’s your turn. Help!

So it might sound easy to come up with 3 or 4 blogs a week, but it’s not.  I need your help.  Use the “Leave a comment” link below to submit a question for me to answer or to give … Continue reading

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Friday health care humor

Nothing Beats Experience At the end of an appointment, I said to my 92-year-old patient: “Everything looks great. I want to see you back in 6 months unless you have problems before that.” My 92 year-old patient responded: “Well, if … Continue reading

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He said it…

I try to keep these blog posts relevant to the intended audience.  I make it a point to do regular posts about the health care landscape on a state and national level, I try to include timely information about happenings … Continue reading

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Missouri Hospitals – $ value, peace of mind value

The Missouri Hospital Association recently released a report on the economic impact of hospitals to the State of Missouri’s Economy.  Here’s a summary: Missouri has 115 counties, including St. Louis City. In 2009, there were 156 hospitals in Missouri. These … Continue reading

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Patient praise…

The survey’s over – yee-haw! On the front page of Wednesday’s KAYO there was a letter praising GVMH Staff and Services.  In light of our recent survey I thought it was especially appropriate to share the letter with staff and … Continue reading

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