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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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NEW REPORT: St. Louisans Use the ED too Often for Unnecessary Care

A recent St. Louis Post Dispatch article discussed MHI's work to measure and analyze emergency department (ED) and urgent care utilization in St. Louis.  The article references a community report issued by Midwest Health Initiative that provides a snapshot of how this city used the care involving the ED. 

Click here to view the full report.

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MHI has a vision that St. Louis will one day lead the nation in health, care quality and affordability.

Nearly 100 of MHI's community partners recently joined together for a half-day dialogue to consider how St. Louis might move toward this goal and whether a community scorecard might accelerate improvements. To learn more about our conversation, click here.

 

 

 

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

A recent Forbes article discussed MHI's work to measure and compare total cost of care for patients across regions. MHI is also 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 MHI report on the project. Click here to review a report on the national work. 

 

 

 

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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MHI RELEASES COMMUNITY EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT REPORT


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MHI COMMUNITY CONVERSATION: REALIZING THE VISION


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MHI AFFORDABILITY WORK FEATURED IN FORBES


Our Vision

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