View our past Press Releases below. Press releases are sorted by date, beginning with the most recent.

Posted: 01/31/2023 10:55
Mosaic partners with Lifepoint to Expand Rehabilitation Services
Posted: 06/17/2022 01:01
Chiefs Training Camp Returns to St. Joseph

The boys are back in town. The Kansas City Chiefs Training Camp will return to St. Joseph for the 12th year. Find out when they will hit the field.

Posted: 06/02/2022 09:30
Mosaic Life Care Announces Mike Poore as Chief Executive Officer

Mosaic Life Care Board of Trustees announces Mike Poore, FACHE, will serve as Mosaic’s chief executive officer (CEO) beginning immediately. Mike has served as interim CEO since March 2022.

Posted: 03/24/2022 10:10
UMKC to Receive $15.5 Million to Improve Rural Health Care Access

The University of Missouri-Kansas City will receive $15.5 million to help expand rural access to health care as part of the $1.5 trillion federal government spending measure signed into law last week.

Posted: 03/15/2022 09:19
Mosaic Life Care and MLC Foundation donate $500,000 for Interprofessional Lab

A $500,000 gift from Mosaic Life Care and the Mosaic Life Care Foundation will allow Missouri Western State University to create a new Interprofessional Lab for its health care programs, including the new Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Therapy program.

Posted: 02/15/2022 01:52
Mosaic Announces Interim Chief Executive Officer

Mosaic Life Care Board of Trustees announces Mike Poore, MBA, FACHE, will serve as Mosaic’s interim chief executive officer (CEO) beginning March 14, 2022.

Posted: 12/16/2020 01:18
UMKC School of Medicine Expands Its Program in Missouri

The University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine is expanding its program to St. Joseph, Missouri, to address the state’s rural physician shortage.

Posted: 05/07/2020 06:28
Mosaic Announces Closure of Mosaic Child Care and Education Center

Mosaic announced the Mosaic Child Care and Education Center will cease operations on August 14, 2020. The difficult decision was made in light of the pandemic and the ensuing financial strain on the health care system.

Posted: 05/01/2020 03:43
Mosaic Life Care Announces Operational Adjustments

Mosaic Life Care announces adjustments to operations to combat the unprecedented financial challenges the COVID-19 pandemic has had on the health system.

Posted: 12/11/2019 03:50
Mosaic Medical Center – Albany Receives Award

Mosaic Medical Center – Albany was one of three Missouri health-care entities recognized with the Missouri Hospital Association’s (MHA’s) Aim for Excellence Award.

Posted: 08/21/2019 12:55
Mosaic Medical Center – Maryville Joins Mayo Clinic Care Network

After successfully completing a rigorous evaluation process, Mosaic Medical Center – Maryville (MMCM) now has access to the tools and services offered through the Mayo Clinic Care Network (MCCN).

Posted: 08/21/2019 12:53
Mosaic Medical Center – Albany Joins Mayo Clinic Care Network

After successfully completing a rigorous evaluation process, Mosaic Medical Center – Albany (MMCA) now has access to the tools and services offered through the Mayo Clinic Care Network (MCCN).

Posted: 03/04/2019 10:14
New President Named for Mosaic Medical Center – Maryville

St. Joseph, Mo. (March 4, 2019) – Mosaic Life Care has named Nate Blackford as its new president for Mosaic Medical Center-Maryville effective April 1, 2019, when Mosaic assumes operations of the hospital in Maryville, Mo.

Posted: 12/06/2018 10:28
Mosaic Life Care Finalizes St. Francis Hospital Purchase Terms With SSM Health

Mosaic Life Care, a health-care system based in St. Joseph, Mo., and St. Louis-based SSM Health, have finalized the purchase agreement to transfer ownership of St. Francis Hospital in Maryville, Mo.

Posted: 08/16/2018 04:02
SSM Health Explores Transfer of Ownership for Ministries in Mid- and Northwest Missouri

St. Louis-based SSM Health has signed letters of intent with two Missouri health systems to explore transferring ownership of its ministries in Jefferson City, Mexico and Maryville, Missouri.

Posted: 04/06/2018 09:21
myMosaic Portal Now on Apple’s Health App

Mosaic Life Care is the first health-care organization in Missouri on Apple Health.

Posted: 12/19/2017 09:59
Saint Luke’s Health System to Acquire Six Mosaic Life Care Facilities

Saint Luke’s Health System, in conjunction with Mosaic Life Care, announced today it will assume ownership of six Mosaic Life Care clinics in Kansas City. 

Posted: 11/27/2017 03:19
Dr. Laney Receives Missouri Hospital Association Award

Congratulations to Mosaic Life Care CEO Mark Laney, MD, who was awarded the Missouri Hospital Association’s (MHA’s) Distinguished Service Award for his leadership, advocacy and commitment to improving health care in Missouri and nationwide. 

Posted: 05/17/2017 10:03
Mosaic Life Care recognized for commitment to quality stroke care

Mosaic Life Care has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Silver Plus Quality Achievement Award with Target: StrokeSM Honor Roll Elite. The award recognizes the hospital’s commitment and success ensuring that stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines based on the latest scientific evidence.

Posted: 05/16/2017 02:42
German American Building Completed

Mosaic Life Care has completed restoration of the historic German American Building after more than two years of construction. The $20 million dollar project included crafting open concept office spaces with modern amenities while protecting the architectural and historic features of the building. 

Posted: 03/29/2017 01:29
Mosaic Life Care named to 100 Top Hospitals® list

Truven Health AnalyticsTM, a leading provider of data-driven analytics and solutions to improve the cost and quality of health care, included Mosaic Life Care in its 100 Top Hospitals® list for the third year in a row. 

Posted: 12/30/2016 08:48
Five-Star Rating Announced

Mosaic Life Care received a five-star rating from The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Overall Hospital Quality Star Rating, which was released December 19.

Posted: 11/23/2016 09:07
Breast Cancer Patient Assistance Fund Receives Donation

The Mosaic Life Care Breast Cancer Patient Assistance Fund recently received a large donation from the “Coffee for a Cure” fundraiser on October 21, 2016 at The Human Bean, a new drive-thru espresso franchise in St. Joseph. 

Posted: 11/14/2016 08:26
Mosaic Life Care Earns “A” Grade for Patient Safety
Posted: 10/31/2016 11:19
Mosaic Life Care Earns Five-Star Rating

Mosaic Life Care recently received a five-star rating from The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Overall Hospital Quality Star Rating. Mosaic Life Care is the only five-star hospital in Missouri.

Posted: 08/31/2016 02:36
Mosaic Life Care Named One of the Nation's 100 Top Hospitals

Mosaic Life Care was named one of the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals® by Truven Health AnalyticsTM, meaning we have reached benchmarks in patient care, operational efficiency and financial stability.

Posted: 08/31/2016 02:19
Good Employee Benefits Go Beyond Medical Insurance

Health-care benefits can make or break a company. Wooing the best talent for your company can come down to what type of health insurance plans you offer.

Posted: 05/18/2016 02:15
Mobile Clinics Offering Cost-effective Alternative to On-site Clinics

On-site clinics for employers may sound expensive, but Mosaic Life Care has overcome these concerns with their Mobile Clinic.

Posted: 04/26/2016 03:25
Improve Your Company's Financial Health By Ensuring Your Employees' Health

Learn from Mosaic Life Care Business Solutions how an on-site telemedicine clinic at your workplace can save your company money by lowering the cost of providing health-care benefits to your employees.

Posted: 02/23/2016 11:24
Focus On Hospitals Provides Consumer Information

Mosaic Life Care is one of 81 percent of Missouri hospitals featured on MHA’s new website, which compares hospitals as well as state averages on price, quality and community benefit.

Posted: 02/23/2016 11:18
Hospitals Provide Valued Community Benefit

The Missouri Hospital Association (MHA) has released its annual Community Investment Report, which includes community benefit and economic impact data, and underscores hospitals’ essential role in building strong, healthy communities.

Posted: 01/11/2016 03:20
Mosaic Life Care Accepted for Second Three Years as an Accountable Care Organization

Mosaic Life Care was selected as one of nearly 150 ACOs who renewed their participation in the MSSP. 

Posted: 11/09/2015 09:52
Animal Planet's "Monsters Inside Me" returns to Mosaic Life Care

On Thursday, November 12 at 9 p.m., Animal Planet’s Monsters Inside Me will air an episode entitled Worms are Eating My Lungs. The episode tells the story of Chris Motsinger, who after eating raw crayfish while on a float trip in southern Missouri, contracted Paragonimus kellicotti – a parasite that attacked his lungs. Watch the episode to find out how Mosaic Life Care physicians Randy Mitchem, DO, and Scott Folk, MD, helped Chris get rid of his unexpected passengers.

Posted: 11/09/2015 09:47
Mosaic Life Care earns 'A' grade from Leapfrog

For the fifth straight reporting period, the Leapfrog Group has awarded Mosaic Life Care with an “A” rating for patient safety. 

Posted: 10/29/2015 02:06
Plymouth Building Donated to Mosaic Life Care

The Plymouth Building, located at 521 Felix Street in St. Joseph, Mo., was donated to Mosaic Life Care by Robert Anderson. Mr. Anderson formerly operated Shooters Pool Hall at the location.

Posted: 09/11/2015 02:56
Medicare ACOs Continue to Improve Quality of Care, Generate Shared Savings

Mosaic Life Care’s Accountable Care Organization achieved shared savings during its second year of operations. Out of the 333 ACOs who participate in the Medicare Shared Savings Program, Mosaic Life Care recorded the second highest score for quality care. 

Posted: 07/10/2015 11:10
Mosaic Life Care launches Twitter account for news and information

Mosaic Life Care now has a Twitter account dedicated to distributing news about the company, facilities and the health care industry and engaging in discussions related to health care.

Posted: 05/12/2015 09:59
Mercy, Mosaic Life Care, MU Health Care Announce Multi-State Provider Network

With the goal of enhancing health-care quality, care coordination and access, Mercy, Mosaic Life Care and University of Missouri Health Care have formed a multi-state collaborative network, MPact Health. 

Posted: 04/07/2015 04:38
Fire Occurs at Heartland Health Business Plaza

April 7, 2015

A small electrical fire occurred today at the Heartland Health Business Plaza. Services have been redirected to alternate systems. Read here for today’s service updates.

Posted: 03/18/2015 02:52
Mosaic Life Care Announces Task Force Recommendations

March 18, 2015

Mosaic Life Care takes the issue of medical debt very seriously.  The Mosaic Life Care Board of Trustees formed a task force to evaluate billing and collections processes and make recommendations for improvement. Even though Mosaic Life Care currently meets and exceeds state and federal laws and requirements pertaining to charity care and community benefit giving, the task force recommendations adopted by the Board of Trustees focus on expanding services for the poor and powerless.

Posted: 02/11/2015 11:27
Mosaic Life Care Responds to Senator Grassley's Inquiry


Posted: 11/17/2014 02:09
Mosaic Life Care Earns ‘Top Performer on Key Quality Measures®’ Recognition from The Joint Commission

November 14, 2014

Mosaic Life Care today announced it has been recognized as a 2013 Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health care organizations in the United States. Mosaic Life Care was recognized as part of The Joint Commission’s 2014 annual report “America’s Hospitals: Improving Quality and Safety,” for attaining and sustaining excellence in accountability measure performance for heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia and surgical care. Mosaic Life Care is one of 1,224 hospitals in the United States to achieve the 2013 Top Performer distinction.

Posted: 11/12/2014 06:17
Heartland Health Becomes Mosaic Life Care

November 12, 2014

In 1984, 30 years ago, Missouri Methodist Medical Center and St. Joseph Hospital merged to form Heartland Health. Today, Heartland Health celebrates the next chapter with a reinvention into Mosaic Life Care, a physician-led life care company that is introducing a new kind of health care. A health-care delivery model that connects to the hearts, minds and spirits of consumers, which helps them become the healthiest version of themselves and life live well.

Posted: 11/05/2014 10:15
Heartland Health Making Service and Staffing Adjustments to Address Future of Health Care

November 4, 2014

Service and position staffing adjustments announced to adjust to future health care delivery needs. The changes announced are necessary in light of industry trends toward fewer hospital inpatients and increasing needs within outpatient and primary care.

Posted: 08/27/2014 04:12
Heartland Health and Mosaic Life Care Invests in St. Joseph Downtown

July 25, 2014

Mark Laney, MD, president and CEO of Heartland Health and Mosaic Life Care today announced the organization’s investment into four properties in downtown St. Joseph, with the intention of moving a portion of the system’s administrative services into the downtown area.

Posted: 08/26/2014 02:55
Hospitals announce agreement to improve critical health-care access and quality

August 26, 2014

Heartland Health and Mosaic Life Care in St. Joseph, Mo., alongside Northwest Medical Center in Albany, Mo., today announced an operational agreement of partnership.

Posted: 02/13/2014 02:36
Medicare’s Accountable Care Organization initiatives achieve savings and high quality care

January 30, 2014

Heartland Regional Medical Center will receive a $2.86 million payment from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) as their portion of shared savings from being an Accountable Care Organization.

Posted: 02/04/2014 04:13
Heartland Health Donates $65000 to Second Harvest for Fresh Produce

January 15, 2014

St. Joseph, Mo. — The Heartland Health Board of Trustees approved a $65,000 donation to Second Harvest Food Bank. The contribution will help provide 250,000 pounds of fresh produce to individuals served by the Backpack Buddies program, Fresh Start and the Regional Fresh Produce Distribution program.

Posted: 02/04/2014 04:11
Mosaic Life Care Featured In Kansas City Star

December 28, 2013

Kansas City, Mo. — Mosaic Life Care was featured in the Kansas City Star as a part of a series of articles focusing on physician employment within health-care systems and how that trend is influencing the industry.

Posted: 02/04/2014 04:04
Heartland Health Presents K-JO 105.5 Pound Plunge 9

December 27, 2013

St. Joseph, Mo. — The K-JO 105.5 Pound Plunge presented by Heartland Health is a FREE 12-week weight loss program. Pound Plunge began in 2006 helping thousands of people shed more than 90,000 pounds. This year, the program is expected to exceed the 100,000 pounds lost mark.

Posted: 02/04/2014 04:00
Heartland Health Featured on Animal Planet Show Monsters Inside Me

December 18, 2013

St. Joseph, Mo. — Monsters Inside Me, featured the story of Wade Latham and his health journey, along with the diagnosis and care provided by Scott Folk, MD, medical director of adult infectious diseases.

The video, along with comments from Dr. Folk, may be viewed at

Posted: 12/30/2013 02:13
Heartland Health featured on "Monsters Inside Me"

Recently Heartland Health was featured on Monsters Inside Me, a television show airing on the Animal Planet network, retells the real-life harrowing stories of people infected by deadly parasites as doctors and scientists unravel their cases to seek a cure.

Posted: 12/26/2013 01:58
Heartland Regional Medical Center Recognized for Quality Outcomes

December 19, 2013

St. Joseph, Mo. - Heartland Regional Medical Center (HRMC) was highlighted as one of only two hospitals in the Kansas City/St. Joseph area to achieve better status for fewer complications after knee or hip replacement.

Posted: 09/04/2013 01:40
‘Grow Your Own’ Grant Will Help Heartland Regional Medical Center Enhance Health Care Workforce

September 4, 2013

St. Joseph, Mo. — Heartland Regional Medical Center has been awarded a “Grow Your Own” grant from the Missouri Hospital Association to help recruit the hospital’s health–care workforce. The grant of $45,662.14 will be used to build a foundation of health–care professionals who have an understanding of the opportunities and challenges that lie ahead.