Human Health

Chesterfield medical billing firm to open Cuba facility

National Medical Billing Services (NMBS) is planning to open a new facility in Cuba, Missouri. The planned $213,000 expansion project will create 11 new jobs, with the possibility for “significant” further job ... Read More

ProPharma Group opens new medical information contact center in Maryland Heights

ST. LOUIS, Mo.— The Missouri Department of Economic Development (DED) today announced that ProPharma Group, a provider of compliance services to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device sectors, is opening a ... Read More

Prime Inc. plans $50M headquarters expansion

Killian Construction Co. President Bill Killian said today the Springfield-based contracting firm was hired to build a $50 million expansion of Prime Inc.’s Queen City headquarters, 2740 N. Mayfair Ave. “This ... Read More

Barnes-Jewish Hospital named to ‘great hospitals’ list

Becker’s Hospital Review, a monthly publication that focuses on hospital news, legal issues and industry trends, just released its annual 100 Great Hospitals in America, and Barnes-Jewish Hospital is the only ... Read More

Missouri medical school plans Joplin extension

The Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences recently announced that it plans to open a campus in Joplin, enrolling up to 150 students per class. The move will potentially turn ... Read More

Missouri healthcare organizations earn top rankings

Five Missouri-based organizations have been named in Becker’s Hospital Review’s 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare in 2015. The annual list includes both healthcare providers and other types of healthcare-specific ... Read More

UMKC med school ranks among top residency programs

The University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine was named among the region’s top family medicine residency training programs. Doximity and U.S. News and World Report released the rankings Tuesday, which ... Read More

MOGene creates spinoff lab targeting personalized medicine

Genomic services company MOgene LC has launched a spinoff aimed at establishing a footprint in the growing field of personalized medicine. Called MOgeneDx, the company became operational two weeks ago and ... Read More

New center aims to use gut microbiome discoveries to improve human nutrition

A new center at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis aims to tackle the challenges of feeding the world’s rapidly expanding population and improving global health by linking efforts ... Read More

Three Missouri hospitals earn recognition for heart care

Becker’s Hospital Review has listed three Missouri hospitals in their 2014-15 list of the top 100 U.S. hospitals and health systems with great heart programs: Barnes-Jewish Hospital/Washington University in St. Louis; ... Read More