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March
3/5/2015What a Night(ingale) – UMMC nurses achieve statewide stardom
As she watched five nurses from the University of Mississippi Medical Center receive awards during the 10th annual Nightingale Awards Gala March 2,...
3/5/2015Turning up the volume: Patient numbers reaching all-time highs
The good news: University Hospital is seeing a steady increase in patient volume, both in admissions and outpatient treatment. Ditto for clinic...
3/2/2015Health-care company invests in Jackson to fight HIV epidemic
A four-year, $10 million investment from a global company focused on HIV will flow into Jackson and Baltimore, Maryland to fight the epidemic facing...

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3/2/2015Class Act: Standardized patients sharpen students’ clinical skills
Inside a physical exam room at the Clinical Skills Assessment Center, Dawn Bynum was lying on her back and lying her head off.The name on her chart,...
February
2/26/2015Hospital expansion will 'transform' health care for Mississippi's children
Children's of Mississippi is planning a building project that includes extensive renovations to Batson Children's Hospital and  an expansive new...

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2/26/2015Endowed psychiatry fund supports lectureship, residents
A generous gift from retired University of Mississippi Medical Center professor and physician Dr. Edgar Draper of Jackson has now become a fully...
2/24/2015Planned Jackson technology center to include new home for UMMC telehealth
A Baton Rouge, La.-based data company set its sights on Jackson and announced on Tuesday  it will build a technology center that, in part, will...

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2/23/2015Brunson tapped for IHL diversity educator award
Dr. Claude Brunson, a long-time University of Mississippi Medical Center faculty member, advisor to the Vice Chancellor and the first African...
2/23/2015Patient falls: First predict, then prevent
Patients on registered nurse Flora Green's floor have something to look at when they're lying in bed: A sign on the ceiling that tells them not to...
2/19/2015Woodward, in driver’s seat, plans to step on the gas | (PDF)
Dr. LouAnn Woodward, the Medical Center's newly selected vice chancellor, has taken over from a man old enough to be her father but not too old to...
2/19/2015Not ready for retirement? Here's how to get on track
Whether they've been working at the University of Mississippi Medical Center for more than two decades or for less than two days, all UMMC employees...
2/19/2015Taste milestone marked by miracles, healing
The Taste of the U, the UMMC Alliance's culinary extravaganza, is scheduled for the 25th - and final - time from 7-9 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 21, at...