Heartland Partners with Rural Hospital

Published 08/26 2014 06:37PM

Updated 08/26 2014 11:12PM

(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) People in parts of rural northwest Missouri will soon get improved access to health care.

Heartland Health and Northwest Medical Center in Albany are partnering to expand health care services in and around Albany.

The new agreement means patients at Northwest Medical Center will have better and more direct access to medical technology such as telemedicine, and preventative population health management practice support.

Northwest Medical Center will continue to be an independent non-profit critical access hospital vital to rural health access.

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