Published by the Division of Public Affairs at the University of Mississippi Medical Center

 

This Week Home

 
View the latest this week publication.

Master Calendar

 
View details about upcoming events of interest to the Medical Center community.

New Faculty

 
View photos and information about new faculty members at the Medical Center.

Campus Menus

 
View campus menus.

Bulletin Board

 
View the latest items for sale on the UMMC Bulletin Board.

UMMC Studies

 
View information about ongoing studies at the Medical Center.

This Week Archives

 
View archived issues of This Week.

Facebook Facebook

 
Join the crowd and fan UMMC on Facebook!

Twitter Twitter

 
Stay up to date with UMMC, follow us on Twitter.

Submit Items

Published in This Week on August 18, 2014

CHC boasts first graduate - and he’s not even 1

Stacey Smith, right, pediatric cardiovascular nurse care coordinator in Batson Children’s Hospital, holds Landon Berry while visiting with his parents, Jason and Meagan Berry, during a celebration of the first graduate of the Home Monitoring Program.

The Children’s Heart Center at UMMC is 1 of 52 sites in the country that participate in the National Pediatric Cardiology Quality Improvement Collaborative, which improves care for the most high-risk infants between discharge from their initial open-heart surgery and admission for a Stage 2 heart procedure.

One key component of the collaborative is the Home Monitoring Program, in which daily vital signs and growth are followed closely by an R.N./N.P. The babies are seen every one-to-two weeks by a multidisciplinary clinic team to that includes nurses, nutritionists, social workers, speech therapists and cardiologists.


For more news and information of interest to the Medical Center family, visit Medical Center News online



The University of Mississippi Medical Center - 2500 North State St. - Jackson, MS 39216
Legal Information
This site maintained by: Division of Public Affairs