Health Sciences & Health Services

MO HealthScience

 [A.T. Still University in Kirksville, MO]

In addition to being home to some of the most prestigious hospitals, medical schools, and health services companies in the country, Missouri has established organizations such as the Missouri Technology Corporation that facilitate health technology transfer, providing infrastructure needed to support health innovation.  Missouri's Prestigious Hospitals Provide Valuable Knowledge

Top ranked hospitals in Missouri include:

  • Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis is a teaching hospital and a 1,196 bed general medical and surgical facility with several specialties, 16 of which have been nationally ranked, including 8th in Orthopedics and 8th in Pulmonology.
  • Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics in Kansas City is a 260-bed children's general facility and teaching hospital with ten ranked pediatric specialties, including 6th in Nephrology.
  • Missouri Baptist Medical Center in St. Louis is a 448-bed general medical and surgical hospital. The hospital is one of America's Best Hospitals for 8 specialties.
  • St. Louis Children's Hospital is a 250-bed children's general facility that serves as a teaching hospital and has ten ranked pediatric specialties, including 7th in Neurology and Neurosurgery and 9th in Pulmonology.
  • St. Louis University Hospital is a 332-bed general medical and surgical facility and one of America's Best Hospitals for Nephrology and Pulmonology.
  • St. Luke's Hospital in Kansas City has 404 beds. The hospital ranks as one of America's Best Hospitals for Ear, Nose & Throat, Gynecology, and Nephrology.
  • University of Missouri Health Care in Columbia is a 383-bed general medical and surgical facility that ranks 47th nationally in Ear, Nose & Throat.

Other major Missouri hospitals include: 

Missouri's Educated Workforce Supports the Health Sciences and Services Industry

Missouri has 6 medical schools, including Washington University in St. Louis, ranked 6th by U.S. News and World Report:

Health Sciences and Services Companies Succeed in Missouri

Cerner Corporation: (HQ Kansas City) Cerner is the leading U.S. provider of health care information technology solutions.

Lumeris: (St. Louis) Lumeris develops and deploys cloud-based technologies and business practices that connect and transition physicians, patients, hospitals and health plans into "accountable delivery systems"—systems proven to deliver better health care at lower costs.

Express Scripts: (HQ St. Louis) Express Scripts is a pharmacy benefit management firm that processes prescription drug claims and manages drug plans for government agencies, private firms, and unions. It is the largest company headquartered in the St. Louis region, employing nearly 4,000 people.

Missouri Organizations Support Health Innovation

Missouri Technology Corporation: (Jefferson City) The Missouri Technology Corporation is a private, non-profit entity established to enhance and expand the potential for technologically-based employment to drive Missouri's job growth in the coming decades. MTC oversees the operations of ten Innovation Centers in the state, works closely with the University of Missouri and the Missouri Federal and State Technology Program, and provides grants and direct seed capital to businesses and organizations that conduct significant research and development or demonstrate the promise of growth or job creation.

Contact Info Missouri

Contact Name:
Ryan O'Lynn - European Director
State of Missouri European Trade & Investment Office

36-38 Whitefriars Street,
6th Floor
London, UK
Office:  +44 (0) 2890 268061
Mobile:+44 (0) 7557 029 757


C.A.S.E. Call Centre

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