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Press Center

MHA offers a news & media resource for association members, the media and the public focusing on recent developments in health care and issues related to Missouri’s hospital community.

Contact Us

MHA subject matter experts are available to discuss various hospital and health care-related issues with the media. If you have a news-related inquiry, please contact Dave Dillon, MHA Vice President of Public and Media Relations, at 573-893-3700 to facilitate an interview.

Photos of MHA staff are located in the Staff Directory. High-resolution images are available upon request.


Media Guide

MHA’s experienced communications staff assists members with crisis management, media relations, media planning and public relations. MHA developed a guide for releasing patient information to the news media to encourage a cooperative flow of information between hospitals and the media, to standardize protocol for releasing information from hospitals, and to ensure patients’ rights to privacy are consistent with applicable law.



Health Care Observances Calendar

The health care observance calendar, published by the American Hospital Association, features dates and descriptions of hundreds of health observances.


Contact An Expert

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Dave Dillon

Vice President of Public and Media Relations

News Releases

News from MHA is available within the Media Library.


Talking Points

Members-only talking points are available on a variety of topics.

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