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BCBS exit leaves an “Unhealthy” void

Blue Cross and Blue Shield (BCBS) of Kansas City recently announced that they are withdrawing participation in the 2018 individual marketplace. Unless another insurer enters the individual marketplace, 25 western counties in Missouri will be left without any insurers. Thirty … Continue reading

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Ransomware: GVMH keeping you, and your information, safe

One of the largest cyber security incidents ever to occur happened just over a week ago.  On Friday, May 12, hundreds of hospitals in Europe were affected by a malware known as WannaCry ransomware. Ransomware is a computer virus that takes … Continue reading

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Construction update – lots to share

Surgery Back Corridor Endoscopy Procedure Room Pharmacy Sleep Lab I’ve been a little delinquent in a blog post on current construction activity and that’s partially because construction activity has consumed a lot of my time.  Below I will provide an … Continue reading

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Dreams do come true

GVMH provides great care to our patients every day, and that’s because our staff cares for – and about – our patients. Along the way we all need a little help.  Mary Darling, a social worker in the Oncology Department at GVMH, … Continue reading

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Every Child Deserves a Champion

Last week, Golden Valley Memorial Healthcare had the honor of receiving the Mary Strack Partner of the Year Award at the national Bright Futures conference. We’re equally proud of the Clinton School District, which received the national Spotlight Award. We … Continue reading

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Medicaid Block Grants – cup half full or half empty

Missouri Senate Bill 28 has not yet been assigned a formal hearing date on the Senate calendar but it’s already caused a lot of discussion. Senate Bill 28 would allow Missouri to ask the federal government for a block grant … Continue reading

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Improving access to health care services

GVMH recently completed a large facility expansion to make access to health care services easier and more efficient for those we serve.  The recent expansion was close to 100,000 square feet and was focused on Outpatient Services as well as … Continue reading

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