Missouri Care signs agreement with Phelps Health
to serve south-central Missouri’s Medicaid population

Missouri Care, Inc., a subsidiary of WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG), announced today that it has signed an agreement with Phelps Health that provides in-network coverage to Missouri Care’s MO HealthNet Managed Care (Medicaid) members. This agreement includes access to Phelps Health Hospital as well as its numerous primary, specialty, immediate and emergency care centers.

Samantha West is promoted at FCNB

    Scott Perkins, President and CEO of First Community National Bank, is pleased to announce the promotion of Samantha L. West to Assistant Vice President.
    As the Mortgage Lending Manager based in the Steelville Financial Center, she oversees the mortgage lending operations for all branch locations, working directly with the lending, insurance and finance departments.

MBSH Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine Center share tips on how to live a heart healthy life for American Heart Month

    Heart health is one of the most important factors that can affect wound healing. Chronic wounds affect approximately 6.7 million people in the United States, and if left untreated, these wounds can lead to a diminished quality of life and possible amputation of the affected limb. Of those individuals living with an amputation, 54 percent lost their limb(s) due to complications related to vascular disease.

Bank of Sullivan announces promotions

    Bank of Sullivan Board of Directors is pleased to announce the promotion of Kyle Roehrs, Kim Bauer, Cheri Knight, Beau Bartolotta, Josh Groom, Courtney Jacobs, Devin Arand, and Deanna Colombo.

Mid-America Transplant reports record-breaking year

    A historic number of tissue donations in Mid-America Transplant’s service area led to hundreds of thousands of life-enhancing and lifesaving gifts in 2018. Mid-America Transplant facilitated the recovery of the gifts of cornea, skin, bone, vein, and heart valves from 1,986 generous donors, the most in the organization’s 45-year history.

Education for staff at MBSH

By Samantha Alu
    Healthcare is always changing and new studies and research are always being published indicating new advances and treatments to be used on patients that increase the chances of a better outcome. At Missouri Baptist Sullivan Hospital (MBSH) we see the importance of continuing education for our nursing and clinical staff to ensure they have the knowledge to appropriately care for our patients. We continually work with staff on their knowledge and clinical skills so they are confident in performing procedures for our patients, which will decrease the risk of an adverse reaction or outcome.