Rauner Signs 'Gabby's Law,' New Rules for Treating SepsisGov. Bruce Rauner has signed legislation named for a 5-year-old Illinois girl that will require hospitals to be better prepared to treat patients with sepsis or septic shock.
Red Cross Pleads for Blood Donations During ShortageIf you are able to donate, go to redcross.org to find a blood drive in your area.
Nixon Signs Bill to Connect Prisons, Hospitals to Local FoodMissouri Gov. Jay Nixon has signed legislation to expand a state program aimed at serving locally grown food in school cafeterias.
Report Shows Rankings of Missouri Hospitals in Avoiding InfectionsConsumer Reports has released a new investigation into hospital-acquired infections.
Barnes and Wash U Hospitals are Top 10 in the NationIt's the 23rd year in a row that Barnes-Jewish has made the list of top hospitals in the country.
South Dakota Hospitals Are Equipped To Handle Ebola Patients Hospitals in South Dakota say they are equipped to safely manage patients infected with Ebola.
Local Group Concerned by Federal Decision Not to Publicly Report Hospital ErrorsA local health advocacy group is concerned about changes made by the federal government to stop publicly reporting when hospitals make life-threatening mistakes while treating patients.
Barnes Jewish Makes List of Top HospitalsU.S. News and World Report is out with its annual Best Hospital rankings.
Mercy Eliminates 220 Jobs in 7 StatesMercy Health plans to cut 125 jobs in the region and another 95 positions elsewhere in the Catholic health care system.
Financial Impact of Affordable Care Act Hits Uninsured PatientsBarnes Jewish Hospital has started charging co-pays to uninsured patients, no matter how poor.
SSM Health Care Uses New Text Messaging System to Alert FamiliesAll SSM Health Care Hospitals in St. Louis will be using a text messaging system that sends live updates of patients to their loved one and families.
Mercy Plans Telemedicine CenterMercy Health is breaking ground Tuesday on a $50 million four-story, 120,000-square-foot telemedicine center in Chesterfield, Missouri.