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"The data is a starting point. The journey is process improvement, sharing best practices and openness to self and system improvement/change."
-Tom Hastings
Primary Care Physician, Chair, MHI Physician Leadership Council
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LiveWellSTL.org Completes Successful First Year

LiveWellSTL.org has helped more than 20,000 local residents find ways to move more, eat better and learn about their health. Join them at livewellstl.org

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Reducing Unnecessary Emergency Room Use

MHI is working on a new communitywide project to reduce potentially inappropriate use of emergency rooms among commerically-insured patients. Did you know more than 30% of emergency room visits are unnecessary and the cost is more than $4.4 billion a year? Check back for updates on this important topic.

 

 

 

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MHI Partners with Four Other Regions to Examine Health Care Cost and Resource Use

MHI is sharing information with the region's largest physicians groups on the total cost of care for their patients and how it compares to other large medical in our community. The work is part of a national project led by the Network for Regional Healthcare Improvement and supported by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Click here to access a recent report on the project. 

 

 

 

Our Mission

To provide a forum where trusted information and shared responsibility are used to improve health and the quality and affordability of health care.


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LiveWellSTL.ORG IS HELPING ST. LOUIS REACH ITS HEALTH GOALS 


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MHI WORKING TO BETTER UNDERSTAND ER UTILIZATION IN THE ST. LOUIS REGION


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MHI RELEASES NEW REPORT ON COST OF HEALTH CARE IN ST. LOUIS REGION


Our Vision

A community that consistently leads the nation in health, care quality and affordability.