Pair of professional liability insurance mutual merge as MPM-PPIA
Missouri’s two oldest mutual associations, providing physicians with professional liability insurance, have merged into the state’s largest-of-its-kind with the solitary mutual association governed by a Board of Directors comprised primarily of practicing physicians.

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Elevating Patient Experiences

Evaluate portfolio of facilities when developing the new must-have: brand identity

In 2001, half of all hospitals, excluding government and public facilities, were independent. By 2012, 62 percent were affiliated with a health system.

By JULIE PARKER

CARDIOLOGY FOCUS

Americans & Cardiovascular Health
Perhaps it should come as no surprise that there is a major divide between what Americans should do and what is currently being done when it comes adopting healthy cardiovascular lifestyle habits.

MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS FOCUS

Pair of professional liability insurance mutual merge as MPM-PPIA
Missouri’s two oldest mutual associations, providing physicians with professional liability insurance, have merged into the state’s largest-of-its-kind with the solitary mutual association governed by a Board of Directors comprised primarily of practicing physicians.

February 2015

Brief business news items from the local healthcare community.

PHYSICIAN SPOTLIGHT: David T. Balzer, MD

When David T. Balzer, MD, began his career in pediatric interventional cardiology a generation ago, the patients he treated nearly always fell within the standard age range for “pediatrics.” Today, that’s not necessarily the case.

By LUCY SCHULTZE

Breaking News

Title: Gene Mutations Tied to Leukemia Rise With Age, Study Finds
Category: Health News
Created: 2/26/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 2/27/2015 12:00:00 AM

Saturday, February 28, 2015 - 01:00

Title: Health Tip: Offer Kids the 5 Food Groups
Category: Health News
Created: 2/27/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 2/27/2015 12:00:00 AM

Saturday, February 28, 2015 - 01:00

Title: Health Tip: What's Triggering Your Irritable Bowel Syndrome?
Category: Health News
Created: 2/27/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 2/27/2015 12:00:00 AM

Saturday, February 28, 2015 - 01:00

Title: Study Links Recession to Spike in Suicides Among Middle-Aged
Category: Health News
Created: 2/27/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 2/27/2015 12:00:00 AM

Saturday, February 28, 2015 - 01:00

Title: Flu Vaccine Just 18% Effective This Year
Category: Health News
Created: 2/27/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 2/27/2015 12:00:00 AM

Saturday, February 28, 2015 - 01:00