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EXPERT AVAILABLE: Aging in Place Critical for Seniors to Remain Independent

MU Professor Marilyn Rantz credits advanced nurses, technology and coordinated care as means for improving patient care and lowering health care costs

May 25, 2016

Quality of care in nursing homes has long been under scrutiny of the public and government regulators. Under this microscope, how can nurses improve quality of care in nursing homes? That question has laid the research foundation for Marilyn Rantz, Curators’ Professor Emerita of Nursing in the Sinclair School of Nursing at the University of Missouri. Over the past 30 years, Rantz has established herself as a premier international expert in quality measurement in nursing homes and research programs to improve quality of care of older people. Through her research she has found that nurses, coordinated care and technology all play pivotal roles in improving patient care and lowering health care costs for aging populations.  Full Story
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MEDIA ADVISORY: 2016 Interdisciplinary Zoonoses Research Symposium to be held at MU

May 25, 2016

The MU College of Veterinary Medicine and Mizzou Advantage in collaboration with the MU African Interdisciplinary Studies Hub will host the 2016 Interdisciplinary Zoonoses Research Symposium at MU. The symposium aims to raise awareness about zoonotic diseases, or diseases that can be transmitted from animals to humans. The theme will address “Infectious Disease Emergence & One Health.”  Full Story

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