Preferred Hospice of Rolla hires site manager

    Preferred Hospice is pleased to announce that Matthew Hill, LPN is now the Site Manager in the Rolla office.  Preferred Hospice of Missouri has 7 offices across the state, covering over 65 counties total. The Rolla office covers patients in the following counties:  Phelps, Dent, Crawford, Gasconade, Maries, Texas, and Pulaski.      

Tietjens joins MBSH and BJC Medical Group

    Missouri Baptist Sullivan Hospital and BJC Medical Group is pleased to announce that Jeremy Tietjens, MD has joined its group of specialty physicians.  He is providing Cardiology services at the clinic located at 965 Mattox Drive, Building B in Sullivan.

MBSH Wound Care participates in the ‘Save a Leg, Save a Life’ Foundation Awareness campaign

    The Wound Care Center and employees at Missouri Baptist Sullivan Hospital participated in the national movement sponsored by SALSAL Foundation by wearing a white sock on Wednesday, September 16 to promote awareness of Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD), diabetes and amputation prevention.

Voters turn out to participate in Crawford Electric’s virtual meeting

    The 80th meeting of members of Crawford Electric Cooperative drew near-record voter participation to a completely virtual event on September 16.

Getting employees in recovery back into the workplace

Opioid addiction keeps an estimated 1 million Missourians out of the workforce and costs the state about $1 million an hour, including the loss of jobs and wages. A new University of Missouri community health initiative will help rural communities counter the effects of the opioid crisis by focusing on local workforce recovery efforts, which could also help faltering rural economies.