Achieving zero health disparities through community and health system partnerships across St. Louis

A National Model for Health Care

Following the closure of the last public hospital in St. Louis, the region faced a fiscal crisis jeopardizing the St. Louis health care safety net. The St. Louis Regional Health Commission (RHC) was formed in 2001 to ensure the financial stability of the safety net and develop an integrated health system that continues to support uninsured and vulnerable patients across the community.

Read more about the RHC’s history.

Upcoming Events

  • Provider Services Advisory Board Meeting

    RHC Provider Services Advisory Board members meet monthly to provide direct input to the RHC’s work. The meeting will be held via Zoom. These meetings are…

    Tuesday, August 2, 2022 7:30 am - 8:30 am Zoom
  • Community Advisory Board Meeting

    RHC Community Advisory Board members meet monthly to provide direct input to the RHC’s work.  The meeting will be held via Zoom. These meetings are open…

    Tuesday, August 16, 2022 8:30 am - 10:00 am Zoom
  • Commission Monthly Board Meeting

    The Regional Health Commission is an appointed body of individuals dedicated to ensuring the financial sustainability of the health care safety net in St. Louis, developing and…

    Wednesday, August 17, 2022 7:30 am - 8:30 am Zoom
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See What We're Working On

See What We're Working On

Gateway to Better Health Impact

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0 Uninsured St. Louis patients served through the Gateway to Better Health Program since 2012
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RHC Blog

Feed the Babies Project fighting infant formula shortage

Feed the Babies Project fighting infant formula shortage

An article by the St. Louis American highlights the efforts of the St. Louis Integrated Health Network and a host of partners, including the St. Louis Regional Health Commission, in a community-wide collaboration to address the recent shortage of baby formula and provide solutions for families. The initiative addresses three main priorities: Breastfeeding Support for…

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Legal Update: The Supreme Court has overturned Roe v. Wade

Legal Update: The Supreme Court has overturned Roe v. Wade

Following the Supreme Court’s decision to ban abortion, states now have the legal authority to regulate abortion access. Shortly after the decision was released, Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt certified House Bill 126, which holds that abortion is illegal in all cases except where a medical emergency threatens the life of the pregnant person. Follow…

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