Benefits

Participating in MHC is beneficial for both patients and healthcare team providers—from small, rural clinics to large hospital systems. Some of the specific benefits of the MHC Network for health care providers and organizations include:

  • Allowing access to a patient’s real-time, clinical data that is enhanced by aggregating the data into a longitudinal patient record Improving the quality of medical decision making and coordination of patient care
  • Increasing efficiency
  • Reducing preventable medical errors and duplication of treatment
  • Enhancing the affordability and value of healthcare
  • Empowering Missourians to take a more active role in their care
  • Giving providers the technology tools to meet Meaningful Use Stages 1, 2 and 3