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Congressman Sam Graves – Incurable Diseases Don’t Have to Stay that Way

There are 10,000 known diseases in the world. Somehow, even today, treatment only exists for 500 of those. That is a staggering number, but the House of Representatives and the Senate have been working together to give our healthcare industries the tools to fix it. Last week, I helped pass …

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Congressman Emanuel Cleaver – A Huge Impact

Congressman Emanuel Cleaver represents the fifth district in the United States House of Representatives. His district includes a portion of Clay County Missouri. This is his December 2, 2016 newsletter. For more information on our Opinion Section and why we publish these communications please click here. A development this week in …

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New Partnership Expands Prenatal Care in the Northland

Kansas City, MO — Expectant mothers in the Northland will have easier access to prenatal care thanks to a new partnership between North Kansas City Hospital and Samuel U. Rodgers Health Center. The two healthcare providers will work together to provide quality care through every stage of pregnancy. “We are …

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High School Athletic Trainers Receive Life-Saving Equipment from Mosaic Life Care

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. – Athletes and spectators can enjoy more peace of mind at the next sporting event they attend. Thanks to Mosaic Life Care Auxiliary, eleven automated external defibrillators (AED) are now in the hands of St. Joseph and Kansas City athletic trainers. “In early spring, we approached a Mosaic …

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Getting Help for Northland Young People and Families

Liz Jarski’s work with Tri-County Mental Health Services includes lots of details and demands, but most of all she targets making life better for young people and their families in Clay, Platte, and Ray counties. Labeled a Youth Qualified Mental Health Professional, Jarski starts by assessing the mental health needs …

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NAMI Family Group To Meet Nov. 16 at Tri-County

The Northland family support group organized by the National Alliance on Mental Illness will meet at Tri-County Mental Health Services Wednesday, Nov. 16 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. The monthly meetings are designed for family members and significant others of persons with severe and persistent mental illness. The sessions are …

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Tri-County Mental Health Honored at National Event

Tri-County Mental Health Services was recently recognized at CONNECTIONS16, the annual conference held by Netsmart, the nation’s largest provider of electronic behavioral health record systems. Tri-County was recognized for its groundbreaking work with Netsmart’s analytics tool, the Key Performance Indicators Dashboard, which helps the Northland organization determine growing needs and …

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Department of Insurance to hold public hearing on Anthem’s proposed acquisition of Cigna

Jefferson City, Mo. – The Missouri Department of Insurance Director John M. Huff announced the department will hold a public hearing on November 17th to consider the proposed acquisition (Form A) filed by Anthem, Inc. to acquire Cigna Dental Health of Missouri, Inc. and Cigna Healthcare of St. Louis, Inc. …

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Mosaic Life Care Included in Healthiest Employers List in Kansas City

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. – The Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce recently released this year’s list of healthiest employers in Kansas City. For the second year in a row, Mosaic Life Care was awarded the highest level of certification – Gold. The list is part of the Healthy KC initiative …

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