HMI alumnus Dr. David Barbe (Executive MHA 1998) has been elected to be the next president of the American Medical Association (AMA). Dr. Barbe will assume the office in June 2017. Please join us in celebrating his service and accomplishment! ... more
A team of HMI Executive MHA students won a poster award at the 2016 MU Health Innovation and Improvement Sharing Days ceremony. Jean Taylor (pictured below with Dean Delafontaine and Dr. Julie Kapp), Holly Brengarth, and Caroline Johnson submitted the poster based on their project "Breast Cancer Incidence in Post-Menopausal Women" conducted in Dr. Julie Kapp's HMI 8544: Managerial Epidemiology class. Congratulations!
Eduardo J. Simoes, MD, MSc, MPH, chair of HMI and the Health Management and Informatics Alumni Distinguished Professor, has been named the Dr. Stuart Wesbury Distinguished Professor in Health Management and Informatics... more
Dr. Naresh Khatri, associate professor in HMI, has been honored by Healthcare Administration Degree as one of its Top 50 Healthcare Management Professors in 2015-2016... more
The MU Center for Health Ethics is excited to announce that this year's conference, "Health Ethics and Storytelling in a Digital Age", September 29 - October 1, 2016, will be offered in partnership with DigiHealth, a multidisciplinary team of digital storytellers. Join us as we engage in practical application, academic inquiry, and pure storytelling delight as we explore the ethical and unethical practices of digital media in the area of health... more
The School of Medicine Staff Advisory Committee honored outstanding staff members from HMI Tuesday afternoon, April 26, during a reception in Acuff Gallery... more
The University of Missouri team took second place at the 2016 CLARION National Case Competition in Minneapolis April 15-16... more
"Health information technologies have a great potential to improve patient safety and reduce cost of care," said Naresh Khatri, PhD, associate professor in HMI. "However, the benefits of these services have remained far from realized due to a lack of proper implementation. This study found that specific IT capabilities boosted employee efforts and flexibility, leading to improved patient care." more
The Health and Behavioral Risk Research Center (HBRRC) at the University of Missouri has been awarded an $2.13 million grant from the Missouri Foundation for Health to conduct a 2016 county-level health surveillance study... more
Drs. Julie Kapp and Brian Hensel have examined the usefulness of Twitter and developed tips for the scientific community on how to use the social media tool to advance their research from the lab to the hands of health policymakers... more
HMI was well-represented by five teams at the 2015 University of Kansas Regional Case Competition held November 13, in Kansas City. The team of Monica Godbee and Saniya Bhusari won 1st place in the First-Year Student Division! more
Dr. Hensel Contributes to Digital Storytelling Project
Dr. Brian Hensel, HMI Instructor and 2015-2016 Reynolds Journalism Institute Fellow, is exploring the opportunities for journalism to help the health care industry, which has been accelerating efforts to use storytelling to improve performance and help patients stay healthy. Check out his inaugural post for the project...
HMI would like to thank the following partners for hosting Health Management and Informatics graduate students for 12-week internships for Summer 2015... more
We are proud to announce the establishment of the Lanis Hicks, PhD, Scholarship Endowment to support students in perpetuity, honoring the 36-year tenure of Dr. Hicks as she retires from the University... more
Lindsey Lehman Wins MOHEG Student Essay Award
Congratulations to Lindsey Lehman on winning first place in the MOHEG Student Essay Award Competition for her essay titled "The Importance of Health Insurance Literacy"! Well done!
HMI MHA student Marvin Foster was recently profiled by the Mizzou Alumni Association on his transition from MU football to graduate student and future nursing home administrator... more