Affiliates, Business Services & Partnerships

Understanding the changing health care environment is essential to MHA’s shared success with its member hospitals. MHA is committed to delivering the products and services hospitals need, when they need them. We are an organization that is dynamic, innovative and responsive to the varied needs of Missouri’s hospitals. Our goal is to continually develop business intelligence tools and resources to help hospitals understand the landscape and provide them with first-mover advantage as changes occur in the system.

MHA Management Services

Management ServicesMHA Management Services Corporation is a wholly owned for-profit subsidiary of MHA. MSC develops and provides high-quality, market-driven programs and services to hospitals in Missouri and nationwide, on a self-sustaining basis, to enhance hospitals’ effectiveness.

Quality Works

final_logo_colorQuality Works®, a subsidiary of MHA, offers expertise in facilitating and leading clinical quality, population health, safety and performance improvement. Hospital-specific offerings include:

In addition, Quality Works® offers a performance measurement system software and patient safety data collection tool that helps hospitals collect, report and analyze clinical quality core measure data.

Quality Works® professionals are available to work in partnership with members of the hospital staff to provide technical and adaptive support services.


Background Check Advantage

Logo_Background_Check_AdvantageBackground Check Advantage® is the one-stop shop for all background screening services. The reporting program for Background Check Advantage is fully accessible through a secure online site, including order entry, results reporting and various management reports. Clients may customize many features in their online accounts, and the results from their requests are printed from the web in one concise report. Background Check Advantage prides itself on providing exceptional customer service and free on-site training, as well as fast turnaround and competitive pricing.

MHA Health Institute

MHA Health Institute LogoThe MHA Health Institute is a not-for-profit corporation that is affiliated with MHA. Formed in 1965, MHI coordinates hospital educational programming to meet the educational requirements of hospital staff and assists in developing educational and scholarship programs designed for health care workforce expansion. MHI also supports research and other projects promoting improvements in quality, patient safety and population health. Various associations of health care employee groups organized under MHI promote networking and education for their respective groups.

Hospital Industry Data Institute

HIDIThe Hospital Industry Data Institute provides timely access to data and information services for hospitals to support their strategic planning, advocacy and health policy initiatives. With more than 30 years of experience in data collection, HIDI’s staff continues to build on its expertise in data collection, analytics and reporting. This not-for-profit organization founded by the Missouri Hospital Association continues to serve hospitals’ increasing needs for high-quality data resources to more than 1,400 hospitals nationwide.

HIDI Analytic Advantage®, a secure web-based platform from the Hospital Industry Data Institute, provides analytic offerings for hospital staff from a single point of entry. HIDI Analytic Advantage® presents reports in categories for participating hospitals’ specific reporting needs.

Through partnerships with state associations, HIDI continues to leverage its expertise in data collection and reporting services as staff shares its knowledge and best practices with colleagues. This arrangement allows HIDI to work as your silent partner as it designs and implements customized reports to meet your organization’s unique needs.

Healthcare Services Group

Through its companies, Healthcare Services Group provides essential insurance coverage for health care providers, including professional and general liability, property and casualty, workers compensation and employee benefits.

The Health Alliance of MidAmerica LLC

Created in 1999, The Health Alliance of MidAmerica is the first corporate affiliation between two state hospital associations, MHA and the Kansas Hospital Association. The Alliance was formed to create synergy and member value, enhance association effectiveness and leverage association resources.


APS is a health care services organization owned by MHA and the Kansas Hospital Association. APS partners with members to cut costs, expand purchasing power, enhance revenues and streamline operations. Through the APS Staffing Program, MHA members have access to temporary and permanent workforce solutions for both clinical and nonclinical positions.

Midwest Transplant Network

Midwest Transplant Network is a federally-certified, not-for-profit Organ Procurement Organization located in Kansas City, Mo., that works with donors, donor families and hospitals, serving Kansas and western Missouri communities.

MidAmerica Transplant Services

MidAmerica Transplant Services is a federally-certified, not-for-profit Organ Procurement Organization located in St. Louis that works with donors, donor families and hospitals, serving eastern Missouri, southern Illinois, and northeast Arkansas.